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    Default Resizing Gif Files

    Does anyone know of an app that can resize GIF files? Whenever I attach a GIF to a text, my phone converts to just an image, I'm assuming because the file is too large.

    I checked the Play store but couldn't find anything.

    Thanks
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    Default Re: Resizing Gif Files

    Quote Originally Posted by oldrtyfrog View Post
    Does anyone know of an app that can resize GIF files? Whenever I attach a GIF to a text, my phone converts to just an image, I'm assuming because the file is too large.

    I checked the Play store but couldn't find anything.

    Thanks
    Hello.

    Does the other person still receive the gif? Usually when you attach it, you only see it through a simple picture viewer. This is why it seems to be a still picture. It doesn't convert it or anything like that.
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    Default Re: Resizing Gif Files

    I've never seen an app that resizes one.. as a matter of fact you'd have to do it through a program like Photoshop with a plugin and it takes some time (unless there is some new plugin I'm not aware of - it's been a while since I had to do it manually). There are websites out there that allow you to upload a give and get it resized. Just Google "resize a gif" and you'll see plenty sites offering an free automated service.
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    Default Re: Resizing Gif Files

    Nope, the other person also receives just a still image.

    I think I got it now though...I installed Textra, and changed the MMS size limit to "No Limit", and so far it seems to be working fine. I just wish the stock messaging app had that option.

    Thanks for the response!
    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    Hello.

    Does the other person still receive the gif? Usually when you attach it, you only see it through a simple picture viewer. This is why it seems to be a still picture. It doesn't convert it or anything like that.

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