Software for animated gifs?

norman norman at
Sun Mar 2 11:58:42 UTC 2008

> The GIMP will do it. Create your picture with multiple layers; each
> layer is another image in the animation. Be careful with transparency;
> each frame completely overwrites the previous frame. When you save, do
> so as GIF. At that point you will be given the option to save as an
> animation; the next dialogue will let you set the delay between frames.
I have used Gimp to make animated GIFs without difficulty. There is a
video available which explains the method quite well. You can find this
on and, if my memory is correct, it is episode 20.


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