Albums: Animated GIF are converted to static PNG
see https://vivaldi.net/unity/photos/item/4595-abgehoben/310-quhno https://vivaldi.net/media/com_easysocial/photos/721/4595/75095f488cbafa37710c8b85036e63ba_original.png nope, the original looks and should look more like this: [img]http://quhno.internetstrahlen.de/graphics/smilies/original/abgehoben.gif[/img] Please allow animated GIFs. All web browsers can display that since ages....
There is quite a lot of work going on hwere I imagine. So this is what it is like to be in at the start.
Too bad I am a curmudgeon.
Try using APNG instead of GIF. It works in the old Opera and in Firefox, but not in Chrome, IE11, or Opera 18 — not many people are using these browsers here, apart perhaps from Opera 18, which will highlight the need to support this file format.
The uploader should just think its a normal PNG file. Here is a test file.
Do you mean a PNG file extension?
I need to get Opera's Browser. I am sure I downloaded it but this Magaea KDE doesn't seem to want to play with it.
The smilie works BTW.
I would If I knew how to create them
I think I have to get some new software that lets me create them or some converter that can convert animated GIFs to APNG.
Any suggestions, especially one that can batch convert?
But in the end I don't like excluding a bigger part of the Internet population by using APNG - not only registered users can see my albums …
found a quite good converter
Result after converting (as attachment to this post):
Sadly it seems that it can not batch convert …
Nope, the album uploader seems to convert the APNG - it is no longer animated
I wonder why the uploader is also converting it from 8-bit to 4-bit?
Are there any options not to reduce the colour depth?
I have not seen any …
BTW: The GIF is 4 bit, the original APNG 8 bit and the uploader converted it to 4 bit, which would have been fine in this case if it hadn't killed the other 21 frames ...
Just tested: It strips the EXIF and the IPTC info of JPGs too.
Even worse: I uploaded a JPG with EXIF and IPTC infos and the size of the original is 280336 bytes while the image here is 323218 bytes. It does not only strip the meta data, it converts bad too.
I don't like that.
Uploading animated gif as media is working fine.
IMO it's quite logical a photo can't be animated, perhaps media manager is better place for smileys than albums