animated gif

  simonsup 10:39 28 Apr 07

hi how do i get animated gifs to play in paint shop pro x. it opens ok but will not play, but it will work if i right click it and choose preview using windows picture & fax viewer.
Thanks :)
I`ve looked at settings in psp but could notfind any help.

  Polygonal lass 10:48 28 Apr 07


Animated gifs don't animate in Paint Shop Pro. If you have Animation Shop, open it in that, and it should work. Having said that, Animation Shop is not included in version X.

You will find Animation Shop (free) from the JASC's website click here

Hope this helps.

  simonsup 10:51 28 Apr 07

thanks, will ani shop work with psp pro x?

  Polygonal lass 10:56 28 Apr 07

Your are welcome.

Open Animation Shop and run it first. After that, Paint Shop Pro X (should) recognise it. To access Animation Shop from Paint Shop Pro X, click File, and it should be in the drop-downn menu, somewhere. If not, you may need to access Animation Shop from it's icon.

  simonsup 11:26 28 Apr 07

ok will try that, I`ll let u know if it works :)

  Polygonal lass 11:35 28 Apr 07

If my memory serves me right, you cannot access Animation Shop from Paint Shop Pro X - another forum member may know different. However, you can use Animation Shop and Paint Shop Pro X, independently.

You will find an excellent specialised Paint Shop Pro forum click here
It has helped me in the past.

  Polygonal lass 11:56 28 Apr 07

Additonal Notes.

To open your gif in Animation Shop, right-click your gif, then choose OPEN WITH - and choose Animation Shop from the drop-down menu. If you cannot see Animation shop in the list, click CHOOSE PROGRAM. Then click BROWSE, and locate the JASC folder. Now locate and click Anim.exe, then click OK. In future, Animation Shop will be available when you right-click a gif.

  simonsup 12:06 28 Apr 07

thanks peeps :)

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