Gifsicle 1.86 Description:
Gifsicle (an acronym of the gif and popsicle words) is an open source, free and powerful command-line software that can be used to easily and quickly create, edit, manipulate and collect information from GIF animations and static images. It comprises of three programs, one for viewing GIFs (gifview), a second one to compare two GIF images (gifdiff) and a third one for editing GIF images (gifsicle). With Gifsicle, making animated GIF images is easy. Key features include a batch mode for converting GIF images in place, prints detailed information about GIF files, such as comments, allows you to control interlacing, looping, comments and transparency of GIFs, as well as to generate standard GIFs and unoptimize GIF animations, making them easier to edit. In addition the application is capable of shrinking colormaps, allows users to implement the Web-safe palette or any other colormap in GIF images, removes superfluous colors and optimizes GIF animations, reducing the size of the animated GIF files.