Animated .gif thread

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  1. PoetJC

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    BOO! And the cat runs, screeching for it's very own life.
    I'm not mad at the cat.. I'd be terrified of that cucumber (pickled?) ghost too bahahahaha.

    INTRIGUING though! The new gifv "format". Never really heard of it until now - but always wondered how such sites like FB and Twitter use gifs that render exactly like videos. Pretty kewl stuff. Now -shall the world embrace the format and introduce a conversion tool....Or has that already been done?

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  2. LeadCrow

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    It is an actual video, made from the file originally uploaded (even if it's a GIF).

    Like Youtube videos, the GIFV is streamed as you watch it with nearly no buffering, you don't need to wait for the whole file to load - on top of other benefits like smoother playback, higher visual quality and lower filesizes. Since all mainstream browsers now natively support plugin-free h264 videos, it makes sense to adopt GIFV.
     
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  3. PoetJC

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    It's quite genius actually. So the video is changed into animated .gif format? I see the sourcecode has the .gif extension and not an .avi or other video format. You see them on Facebook and Twitter all the time. I've often wondered what sort of modification would be needed to do similar for a Xenforo forum. It's sorta neat that the format reads as if a .gif file - but you have play/stop/forward/next/ect... controls as if the file is a video. It's really genius. Difficult for me to understand obviously - but renders great in browsers anyway...

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  4. LeadCrow

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    For Twitter and Facebook, I think they're actual videos, not GIFs converted to videos.
    s9e includes GIFv support, but imo its overkill for just that format.
     
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