Feature Request: Convert to GIF?


#1

Can you add the functionality to convert files to GIF as well? PNG is there, but I could not find GIF.
Reason is that I still sometimes use GIF instead of PNG when I need transparency. Or is this not a good idea (to use GIF instead of PNG8)?


#2

I’ll look into it as a save format. It’s relatively easy to add, but there’s no good control over the color palette to use…


#3

I seem to remember that Photoshop does it as a ‘web export’

and you can adjust the layers as a continuous animation or once through… as well as how fast to play each layer


#4

Saving to gif, and saving to animated gif are two different things as far as RB is concerned. Animated gifs are on the todo list for sure.


#5

The latest 1.1 beta build has support for writing gifs. You can grab it here:
http://flyingmeat.com/download/latest/#retrobatch


#6

If you need transparency then .png is the answer.

If you need animation then (I gather) .gif is the answer.


#7

Don’t forget about apng! :slight_smile: