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Package gif

import "image/gif"
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Package gif implements a GIF image decoder and encoder.

The GIF specification is at http://www.w3.org/Graphics/GIF/spec-gif89a.txt.

func Decode

func Decode(r io.Reader) (image.Image, error)

Decode reads a GIF image from r and returns the first embedded image as an image.Image.

func DecodeConfig

func DecodeConfig(r io.Reader) (image.Config, error)

DecodeConfig returns the global color model and dimensions of a GIF image without decoding the entire image.

func Encode

func Encode(w io.Writer, m image.Image, o *Options) error

Encode writes the Image m to w in GIF format.

func EncodeAll

func EncodeAll(w io.Writer, g *GIF) error

EncodeAll writes the images in g to w in GIF format with the given loop count and delay between frames.

type GIF

type GIF struct {
        Image     []*image.Paletted // The successive images.
        Delay     []int             // The successive delay times, one per frame, in 100ths of a second.
        LoopCount int               // The loop count.
}

GIF represents the possibly multiple images stored in a GIF file.

func DecodeAll

func DecodeAll(r io.Reader) (*GIF, error)

DecodeAll reads a GIF image from r and returns the sequential frames and timing information.

type Options

type Options struct {
        // NumColors is the maximum number of colors used in the image.
        // It ranges from 1 to 256.
        NumColors int

        // Quantizer is used to produce a palette with size NumColors.
        // palette.Plan9 is used in place of a nil Quantizer.
        Quantizer draw.Quantizer

        // Drawer is used to convert the source image to the desired palette.
        // draw.FloydSteinberg is used in place of a nil Drawer.
        Drawer draw.Drawer
}

Options are the encoding parameters.