How do I set an animated gif as a screensaver

  acrobat270 18:43 26 Sep 2003
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Is there a simple way to turn an animated gif file into a screensaver. If I need a program can anyone suggest a freeware or reasonably priced piece of software.

Any ideas gratefully recceived.

  Belatucadrus 19:11 26 Sep 2003

I can't find a freeware package that does what you require and the shareware versions that support gif seem to be between $29 & $100 so not cheap :-

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  Pesala 19:24 26 Sep 2003

and it can save each frame of an animated gif as a separate image. Serif Draw Plus from click here can be used to make animations.

I think you will need to be quite creative to do it with these free programs, but it may be possible.

  Chegs ® 20:31 26 Sep 2003

I was just playing around with Adobe PhotoDeluxe 3(OEM with my 1st puter)and it is able to store animated gifs,which might be possible to use as a Screensaver as I reinstalled it today and it has added an "EasyPhoto Slideshow" option to my screensaver list.I was trying to create a animated gif signature for Outlook Express last week,and somehow ended up with several gifs running on the desktop,this needed the "active desktop" (I think it was called)switched on too.

  Chegs ® 20:48 26 Sep 2003

I just tried a google search ( click here )and (miss out the crack/warez sites)some of these looked promising,so I am off to have a good read. :-)

  Chegs ® 21:25 26 Sep 2003

click here With Advanced GIF Animator you can:
? Create GIF 89a images
? Manage GIF image frames
? Create finite and infinite animation loops
? Set/change frame interchange frequency
? Convert GIF images from/to windows bitmap files (*.bmp)
? And more...

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