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GIF

 (gĭf, jĭf )
n. Computers
1. A raster-based format for storing files of color graphics.
2. An image or animated clip recorded in such a format.

[G(raphics) I(nterchange) F(ormat).]

GIF

(ɡɪf)
n
(Computer Science)
a. a standard compressed file format used for pictures
b. a picture held in this format
[C20: from g(raphic) i(nterchange) f(ormat)]
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Only pdf, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp and gif file types are allowed to be uploaded.
Winners are chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a global organization whose newest members include Tumblr founder David Karp, Huffington Post Media Group President Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and creator of the GIF file format, Steve Wilhite.
Multi Exposure' merges two difA[degrees] ferent shots together to proA[degrees] duce one distinctive image, while 'Animated Photo' connects continA[degrees] uous shots of up to five seconds, creatA[degrees] ing a moving GIF file.
More than 30 Smart Mode options mean the optimum settings can be selected for the environment photographers are shooting in, whilst Multi Exposure merges two different shots together to produce one distinctive image and Animated Photo connects continuous shots of up to five seconds, creating a moving GIF file.
Such compression is commonly done after the fact, resulting in a JPEG or GIF file, but the new approach collects less data to begin with.
There's a panorama lens to capture panorama shots (obviously), a cinemagraph mode that captures movement and turns still shots into a GIF file and a SmartShot lens that captures multiple photos and then allows you to remove elements from an image, like someone walking in the background of your photo, for example.
When a document is sent as an e-mail, each page of the document is scanned as an image and arrives in the e-mail inbox as separate GIF file attachments.
Somewhere on the Web, I once found an animated GIF file that runs through the operation of a filter press.
It even includes HTML that determines if your web site visitor's browser is Javascript-enabled, and if not, the HTML displays a single GIF file instead of your Flash movie.
The small, animated GIF file sizes still make a big impact, delivering motion and engagement without the hassles of traditional video and without chewing through the user's data plan.
Intellidact rapidly locates and accurately redacts sensitive information from any PDF, TIFF, XML, MS Office, JPEG, or GIF file.