.gif file extension
- Graphics Interchange Format (GIF)
that supports animation. Created by CompuServ and used primarily for web
use. See GIF glossary entry for
For more information see:
- http://webstyleguide.com/wsg2/graphics/gifs.html - Web Style Guide on GIF files. Good straight forward overview of what GIF files are.
- www.daubnet.com/formats/GIF.html - Definition of the file GIF format, more intuitive than the formal specifications (below).
- GIF 87 file specification
- GIF 89 file specification
- http://everything.explained.at/Graphics_Interchange_Format/ - Graphics Interchange format explained.
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