GIF to APNG - Convert image online
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How to convert GIF to APNG:
1. Click "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer or click the dropdown button to choose online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox. Image file size can be up to 200M. You can use file analyzer to get source image's detailed information such as image size, resolution, quality and transparent color etc.
2. Set target image format, image quality and image size. You can use the original image size or select "Change width and height" option and enter customized image size. The format is [width]x[height], for example: 1920x1080. Image quality option only works on a few image formats such as JPG, WEBP or AVIF etc. The value ranges from 1 (lowest image quality and highest compression) to 100 (best quality but least effective compression). If this value is blank, the converter will use the estimated quality of your input image if it can be determined, otherwise 92. The target image format can be JPG, PNG, TIFF, GIF, HEIC, BMP, PS, PSD, WEBP, TGA, DDS, EXR, J2K, PNM or SVG etc.
3. Click "Convert Now!" button to start batch conversion. It will automatically retry another server if one failed, please be patient while converting. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
GIF vs APNG:
|Full name||CompuServe Graphics Interchange Format||Animated Portable Network Graphics|
|File extension||.gif||.png, .apng|
|Developed by||CompuServe||PNG Development Group|
|Type of format||Lossless bitmap image format||Animated raster image format|
|Introduction||The Graphics Interchange Format (better known by its acronym GIF) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.||The Animated Portable Network Graphics (APNG) file format is an extension to the Portable Network Graphics (PNG) specification. It allows for animated PNG files that work similarly to animated GIF files, while supporting 24-bit images and 8-bit transparency not available for GIFs. It also retains backward compatibility with non-animated PNG files.|
|Technical details||GIF supports up to 8 bits per pixel for each image, allowing a single image to reference its own palette of up to 256 different colors chosen from the 24-bit RGB color space. GIF images are compressed using the Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) lossless data compression technique to reduce the file size without degrading the visual quality.||The first frame of an APNG file is stored as a normal PNG stream, so most standard PNG decoders are able to display the first frame of an APNG file. The frame speed data and extra animation frames are stored in extra chunks (as provided for by the original PNG specification).|
|Associated programs||Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, the GIMP, ImageMagick, IrfanView, Pixel image editor, Paint.NET.||Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox|
|Wikipedia||GIF on Wikipedia||APNG on Wikipedia|