Standards  >   File Formats  >   Graphics File Formats  >  

GIF

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Transparent GIF, Graphics Interchange Format, Animated GIF
DEFINITION: A GIF89a graphics file is an image formatted according to Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) Version 89a (July, 1989). There was an earlier Version, 87a, from May of 1987, but most images you will see on the Web have probably been created in the newer format. One of the chief advantages of the newer format is the ability to create an animated image that can be played after transmitting to a viewer.page  … 
Definition continues below.
GIF IT Downloads (View All Report Types)
1 Match
IBM Rational Build Forge Demos
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: Learn more about Rational Build Forge and how it can help you to automate, streamline and standardize your software assembly processes.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Premiered: 17 Mar 2010

IBM
1 Match
 
GIF DEFINITION (continued): … A GIF89a graphics file is an image formatted according to Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) Version 89a (July, 1989). There was an earlier Version, 87a, from May of 1987, but most images you will see on the Web have probably been created in the newer format. One of the chief advantages of the newer format is the ability to create an animated image that can be played after transmitting to a viewer.page that moves - for example, a twirling icon or a banner with a hand that waves or letters that magically get larger. In particular, an animated GIF is a file in the Graphics Interchange Format specified as GIF89a that contains within the single file a set of images that are presented in a specified order.
GIF definition sponsored by SearchSOA.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary
Browse by Report Type:
GIF White Papers | GIF Multimedia | GIF IT Downloads

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2015, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement