[Pw_forum] Whirlgif

Axel Kohlmeyer axel.kohlmeyer at theochem.ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Mon Nov 29 16:41:38 CET 2004

On Mon, 29 Nov 2004, Tone Kokalj wrote:

hi folks,
sorry to butt in on this, but you should also consider
looking into gifsicle (http://www.lcdf.org/gifsicle/)
which is in many ways superior to whirlgif and has
a simple viewer for (animated) gifs (=gifview) included.


TK> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 06:20:09PM +0330, Mahmoud Payami wrote:
TK> > my "whirlgif" is also in /usr/bin   so i did not change the custom-defs.
TK> > I obtain a lot (say some 10) of gif files named anim-x.gif (x=0,1,2,3,..) 
TK> > using the arrow key pointing to the right and clicking repeatedly until it 
TK> > shows "slide 21/21". Then by stopping, i enter a name which creates a large 
TK> > file (about 8 MB) with name we enter in the process of saving.
TK> > However, I do not know how to run animation.
TK> OK, this large file is the animated GIF. You can use some animated GIF
TK> viewer to view it. Here are some possibilities:
TK> + xanim
TK> + WEB browsers (mozilla, netscape, ...)
TK> + OpenOffice impress (for presentations)
TK> + ...
TK> Regards, Tone


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