GIF Playrate

Scott Rossi scott at
Thu Dec 21 17:26:08 EST 2006

Recently, Bridger Maxwell wrote:

> I am using an animated GIF in my stack, and I can't figure out how to slow
> it down.  What is the property (if any) that specifies how fast the frames
> are played?

Last I checked, I don't believe GIFs have a playrate -- you have to script
playback yourself if you want custom speed (or to jump to specific frames).
Several options have been posted in the mail archives to handle this --
here's one:

Hope this helps -- if not, let us know.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
E: scott at

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