Windows Photo Viewer no longer plays .gif files

  wee eddie 13:40 04 Feb 2012
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What would be a suitable Program (free and without a multitude of Pop-ups) to play Gifs?

  difarn 16:23 04 Feb 2012

You should be able to play animated gif's in Internet Explorer

Open Internet Explorer, click the 'Tools' menu and select 'Internet Options...'.

Select the 'Security' tab, click 'Custom Level' and scroll down to the 'Scripting' section.

Select all the 'Enable' radio buttons and click 'OK'.

Select the 'Advanced' tab, scroll down to the 'Multimedia' section and verify that the following check boxes are selected:

'Play animations in web pages' 'Play sounds in web pages'

Click 'OK'.

Do they play in Firefox or another browser?

Have you made sure that you have an up to date Java running?

  wee eddie 10:25 05 Feb 2012

They play on their Web Pages and they used to play when downloaded to my PC.

  lotvic 12:03 05 Feb 2012
Answer

IrfanView plays gif http://www.irfanview.com/ and costs nowt.

  difarn 12:08 05 Feb 2012

IrfanView seems to have good reports.

  wee eddie 12:40 05 Feb 2012

Many thanks

  difarn 13:10 05 Feb 2012

You're welcome.

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