How do I freeze frames on a .gif file?

mysteron

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#1
Fellow ARRSErs,

I have a .gif file that has a number of frames that allows a needle to swing up and down on a meter.

What I would like to know is how do I freeze the frames so I can set my meter at the level I want?

Think of the outrage-o-meter on some people's signature blocks and you get my drift.

Why? Apart from the obvious uses here, I want to be able to use it in a .ppt presentation.

Any sensible advice is gratefully received (but I don't do *******!!! :wink: ). Many Thanks.
 

mysteron

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#3
AnimGif is something I have not come across before - thanks - googling now.
 

mysteron

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#4
OK,

So I have googles, downloaded Advanced GIF Animator.

I have a .gif with 10 Frames but as I delete the ones I do not want it goes nuts on me. How do I reduce the frame count so it does not go all Herr Flick of the Gestapo at me?
 
#7
I found this program to be useful:

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/gifsplitter.html

Despite the 2 star rating it got, it's freeware and it splits the GIF file into each individual frame and saves them to an output directory as a bitmap (.bmp) file.

You can then dump these into any document you want, or if they are large, convert them to jpg files before doing so.

Hope this helps.

D
 
#8
#9
Try googling Gadwin print screen. It's a free program that lets you do a screen grab. When it gets to the point you want to save, hit the print screen button on your keyboard and it saves the grab for you.
 

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