What does GIF stand for?

What does GIF mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: GIF.

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CompuServe Graphics Interchange Format Bitmap graphics file

Computing » File Extensions

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General Image Format

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

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Geospatial Innovation Facility

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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German Israeli Foundation

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

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Goodie, It's Free

Miscellaneous » Funnies

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Graphic Interchange Format

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Graphical Interchange Format

Computing » File Extensions

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Graphics Interchange Format

Computing » General

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Graphics Interchange Format

Internet

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Graphics Interchange Format

Governmental » Military

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Graphics Interchange Format

Governmental » FDA

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Growth and Innovation Framework

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Guaranteed Investment Fund

Business » Stock Exchange

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Guy In Front

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What does GIF mean?

GIF(n.)
The Graphics Interchange Format, one of the most popular standardized formats for storing graphic data in binary computer files. The standard has been revised several times, and includes provisions for interlacing and animating images. Its disadvantage is that it can store only 256 colors. Compare JPEG.

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