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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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In Interlaced GIF files, the image data is stored in a format that allows browsers to build a low-resolution version of the full-sized GIF picture on the screen while downloading.
Users can also create animated interlaced GIF files for easy posting on Web pages or to send with emails.
The MGI software supports all the popular graphic file formats including Interlaced GIF, Transparent GIF, and JPEG formats most often used on the Net, and other photographic formats such as Kodak CD, Seattle FilmWorks, and soon FlashPix.