History of GIF and Why We Use It


How to Create an Animated GIF in Photoshop®


Lesson Info

History of GIF and Why We Use It

The age old question to g or not to g so of course when we're dealing with gifts is it a jiff into the gift? What is it ok, so we're going to get both sides of the argument here people going to be like it's definitely a hard g people are like no it's going to be a softy well anyway okay so this is how to do jeffs and my name is jason okay, there we go that'll settle it way we've already heard from the peanut gallery and we didn't like what we heard ok, so what is this graphic interchange format thing that we're going to be talking about? Well, it's just a way to save particular files created by a steve I think it's wilhite I don't know it sounds good enough we'll just call him steve okay very formal while he was at compuserve remember copy serve that whole a well copy serve thing the whole beta vhs thing yeah, exactly compuserve and so they went ahead and created this graphic interchange formats which of course was using great animated sequences there when we didn't have, you know been...

with for video but also first attic graphics as well you've seen gifts everywhere they're making a big comeback now that flashes going away and everybody's creating gifts everybody if you're not one of those people that's why you're watching this show right now, okay so the biggest question is forget about how to make this stuff we need to know how to pronounce it is it a jiff or is it a gift who knows I'll be of no help. Okay, so people say it's pronounced with a hard g because it stands for graphics ok? Because if it was a j it would be traffics makes sense sure because this is the english language here every single thing makes sense but steve who is the creator of this says no it's pronounced jif like the peanut butter well then why isn't spelled like jeff like the peanut butter okay again semantics with the english language you know but really knows so which way is it supposed to be done? Well, I can tell you you can pronounce it any way that you want to ok you think this is a joke but no, you get to pronounce it whatever way you want tio on the oxford dictionary basically says it's up to you okay like how were pronounced graph? Absolutely on people like no seriously you know you have to take this seriously I dio you get this, you know, flying overhead and so for all those people who like guess it's pronounced jif yes it's pronounced gif then how do you pronounce no okay, so the geo silent so we're just going to call this if ok what if all right, so if that's going to be jet that's going to be no, so now we're going to show you how to create ifs right there. The g is silent, end of discussion, there is no j, there is no g yeah, and that we can thank colin for because we're talking about this now is putting the presentation together. Collins like, well, how do you pronounce? No, right. There you go. So, really, what if is this is the really technical wikipedia side you could read this formats supports eight picks per pixel. Single image. Twenty fixed, the different colors, rgb, whatever that means, you know who knows? Okay, two hundred fifty six colors in their palate limitations. This that, and the other thing means nothing, right? Because that's, way too much to read. So we're gonna go in. We're going to show you how to create ifs.

Class Description

GIFs are a lot of fun and you’ll learn how to create one and what they are used for in How to Create an Animated GIF in Photoshop® with Jason Hoppe.

GIFs can be static or animated and are most-commonly used to display images and graphics on websites and mobile devices. In this class, you’ll learn how to create animated GIFs in Photoshop® that are easy to build and is widely supported on all devices.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.2.2