How do you save an Animated GIF file using Photoshop?


I am making a .gif file in Photoshop CS5. While saving this animation, I used the steps = File > Save for web & devices > Preset= GIF 128 Dithered > GIF > Save. After saving the .gif file it does not show the animation. So what is wrong with the procedure?

6/14/2014 2:19:00 AM

  • The file must have a Timeline or Frame sequence. (Window > Timeline)
  • You need to set the animation options in the Save for Web dialog:

animation options

In addition, it is possible to have a quick animation and not see it initially due to speed and duration if the Save For Web options are set to "once". You may need to reload a page/image to see the animation.

Also, some browsers have an option to disable gif animation. If you've done all the above, verify it's not a browser setting preventing the animation from being visible.

8/23/2013 10:01:00 PM