Are you annoyed with animated GIFs of some twitter users appearing in your timeline?, or if you don’t want to see GIF animations not anymore in browsers, we’ve got you covered. Those animated GIFs on websites sometimes look good, you may not like these with users on your twitter timeline who’d set animated GIFs as their profile pic, if you want to permanently disable these animated images in Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Opera browsers, simply follow the steps mentioned below.
Disabling animated GIFs
#1. For Internet Explorer: From Tools menu select Options, scroll down a bit and under “Multimedia” uncheck for “play animations in webpages”.
Restart Internet Explorer for the changes to take effect.
# II. In Firefox
visit about: config, find and set image.animation_mode preference string value as “none”.
There is also an extension available in AMO to toggle animated GIFs with the same name. After installing that restart less extension you can use hotkey Ctrl +M for enabling and disabling GIF animations in the browser.
#III. In Google Chrome
You need to sign into Chrome to get this extension. This extension has successfully stopped animated GIFs in Google Chrome.
IV. In Opera
Visit animations page and press F12, right click on page and deselect for “Enable animated images”.
Want some animations for testing? visit webhamster.com for some.
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