GiF Resizer v1.10

__philippe on 25 Mar 2017
  • 628KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 8 Mar 2009
  • Suggested by Wolfghost

GiF Resizer reduces the physical size of animated GIF files. This is not a compression program but instead changes the dimensions of the picture (e.g. 300x300 file reduced to 150x150) without changing other animation settings such as frame rate or colors.

This is useful for creating thumbnails of animated GIF files or for reducing the download size of the file.

Category:
Runs on:Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download GiFResizer.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.

7 comments on GiF Resizer  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

Midas 2017-03-25 13:02

It was never my intention to pit GiF Resizer against any alternative app -- I was only shining a light on an easy to miss yet relevant factor... :)

v1.10

__philippe 2017-03-24 23:16

@midas
One point granted: Gif Resizer is indeed packed with UPX...checked.
Second point: PhotoScape itself is packed with NSIS - Nullsoft Scriptable Install System,

further relevant discussion continued in the forum:
https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=23348

v1.10

Midas 2017-03-24 14:06

@__philippe: that wondrous tiny footprint is achieved via UPX packing -- GiF Resizer unpacked is 2,014,720 Bytes. And BTW, unpacking and repacking with a current version of UPX might decrease its size further to 586KB (KiloBytes, not Kilobits;).

v1.10

__philippe 2017-03-23 21:15

Staircase wit, years late, penny short... :

@Kenny2421: Seconding your observations, wildly applauding...;-)
GifResizer does a remarkable job at swiftly reducing *reasonably-sized* animated GIFs,
with a noteworthy crisp output, provided the "Good Quality" option box is ticked.

@webfork
Admittedly more powerful, yet please consider :
PhotoScape does weigh in at a hefty 23Mb vs GifResizer mere 627Kb...;-)

@abc
14Mb animated GIF indeed...! Heed Kenny2421 wise words.

v1.10

Kenny2421 2015-03-20 07:56

14mb at 400x300 is a heck of a lot of images in one file, so yes it will seem to freeze. chances the previous user did not watch his image closely as it wass still likely converting tbe better of a few hundred frames. dont forget that an animated gif is as much a video as a video is an animated set of stills. I am happy with the speed and stability of this tool as well as the tiny memory footprint it has. My avatars are looking much better at 1080p rather than 16p or 32p and they take for the most part a few seconds as they consist of only a handful of images. I can verify the tool works.

v1.10

webfork 2012-05-27 17:04

Thanks for testing. In my tests, PhotoScape (http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1339) resizes GIFs reliably.

V1.10

abc 2012-05-24 19:42

I tried a hefty 14MB 400x300 file (I converted from a video file) and it seemed to freeze up after 3 minutes had passed so I killed it with task manager. Suffice to say I'm not happy with the results.

V1.10

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