Open GIF files with File Viewer Plus

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Do you need to open a GIF file?

File Viewer Plus can open GIF (Graphical Interchange Format) files. It comes with various image editing capabilities, including several filter effects and tools to adjust the images' brightness, color, and contrast. You can also play animated GIFs and convert them to various image formats, including JPEG, PNG, BMP, and TIFF.

Open, edit, save, and convert GIF images with our easy-to-use image editor. Try File Viewer Plus for free today!


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What is a .GIF file?

GIF files are images saved in the Graphical Interchange Format (GIF), which many image editors and web browsers support. The GIF format is lossless but is limited to 256 colors, which is not ideal for high-quality digital photographs. Therefore, the files are usually limited to simple web graphics with slight color variation, like website banners and buttons.

Also, users often save animations as GIF files. These animations are a series of images that can be "played" to display an animation much like a flipbook.

You may encounter GIF files in various ways, but you will primarily acquire them when downloading web graphics from the Internet or downloading animated GIFs from social sites, such as Twitter and Facebook. You can use File Viewer Plus to open, edit, and save GIF images. You can even play animations saved in GIF files to view them the same way as it appears in a web browser. File Viewer Plus also supports the conversion of GIF files to other image formats, such as PNG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP.

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About File Viewer Plus

File Viewer Plus is the universal file viewer for Windows. Why pay for dozens of software programs when you only need one? Install File Viewer Plus, and you'll be able open 400 file types with a single app.

You can also edit, save, print, and convert your files. Unknown file on your PC? No problem — the app's advanced file identification algorithm can identify over 10,000 file formats, including files with incorrect or missing file extensions. File Viewer Plus is the ultimate file viewer "plus" much more!

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