How to open GIF file?

What is GIF file extension?

Files with the GIF extension are used to store vector graphics or short animations. This format is widely used when creating websites. These files are also a graphic data exchange format. GIF files are recognized by graphics editors and browsers as well as by web browsers.

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Programs that support GIF file

Programs for Windows system
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator
PaintShop Pro PaintShop Pro
PaperPort PaperPort
Programs for Mac OS system
Safari Safari
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop
Web browser Web browser
Preview Preview
Programs for Linux system
Web browser Web browser
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the GIF file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the GIF file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the GIF file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the GIF file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the GIF file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the GIF file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).