How to edit an animated .gif?

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  1. Terminator02
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    So i've edited my avatar, but after i save it, it comes out as just a plain gif as opposed to the animated one, so how could i edit it and keep the animation?

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  2. Nathan Drake

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    You need to edit each frame of the .gif individually. If you're doing that, uh, elaborate moar? :3
     
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    well i'm just opening up the .gif in paint.net and editing it, then saving it, and then it comes out as a regular image (as you can see in the OP)
     
  4. Ron

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    I don't think Paint.NET supports animating GIFs. If you open it in GIF or Photoshop, it'll show multiple layers, and you have to edit each one, as each one is a frame.
     
  5. tagzard

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    Gimp is good.
     
  6. Terminator02
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    alright, i'll try it in gimp then
     
  7. Rydian

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    In GIMP each frame is a layer, and when you save as GIF make sure to tell it animated, not flat.
     
  8. Infinite Zero

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    In Photoshop, save for web and devices
     
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    I have no f*cking idea why you cant do it.
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  11. Terminator02
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    because i'm a noob at photo editing, but thanks anyway for doing it (and i like the file name)

    and thanks chaos for the plugin