Windows cannot open GIF files?
When Windows cannot determine which application to use to open this file format type, the cause could be:
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The GIF extension is used for Graphics Interchange Format files used by numerous programs. GIF files store raster images and can contain as many as 256 indexed colors. GIF is a standard compression format used to reduce images for transfer or storage, the GIF compression process is lossless, which means that no data nor quality are lost during the compression and decompression routine. GIF files are most commonly used for small web graphics such as icons or buttons while other formats that are not limited in colors are preferred for photos. GIF files can also store animated image files. GIF files can be edited with the appropriate software.
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