[FFmpeg-user] Couple of questions about GIFs

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 14:47:47 EET 2020

Am So., 20. Dez. 2020 um 20:18 Uhr schrieb MediaMouth <communque at gmail.com>:

> 2 - My experience with GIFs is there is little (or no?) ability to control the quality vs file size tradeoffs.
> i.e. If you want a high res GIF, you necessarily will have a large file size
> (In contrast to, say, JPGs or MP4s where you can achieve high quality picture at surprisingly small file sizes)
> Is this just the limitation of the GIF format, or is there some compression or other wizardry that can be done
> with, say FFmpeg, to get higher quality GIFs without ballooning the file size?)

You can reduce the framerate.

Carl Eugen

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