A gif image is a unique and interesting type of image. The basis of a gif image is that it repeats itself over and over again something like the first timelapse movie scenes produced. GIF is short for Graphic Interchange Format. It is a file extension that uses the LZW compression algorithm.

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Creating a gif starts with using an image or a series of images. One way to create a gif is to use Photoshop and is explained here: https://helpx.adobe.com/ca/photoshop/how-to/make-animated-gif.html/ Another way to do it is to upload it to https://giphy.com/