doc iconGif (The Graphics Interchange Format) a bitmap image format, Simple Animated images for web pages.

Gif provides 8bit per pixel for every images. It is used for making animated pictures to Web sites. It relatively has smaller image quality. It can be edited or changed with many softwares because it is an old format. Acdsee software is highly recommended for using this file format. 

For opening a gif file you should follow these steps on Photoshop CS3:

1- Select the File-Import-Video frames as Layers option.

2- For being able to see all the files, put *.* characters on the place that says File name and then press the enter key. Then pick the Gif file and open it.

3- If you wish to see animation frames like Image Ready, pick the correct menu with Window-Animation option. 

What to use Gif

Adobe Photoshop CS3, Ulead Gif Animator, Fireworks

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