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editing a existing gif file

Steve John
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What do I need to do to be able to edit links in an existing gif file. I have been asked to changed to wording that is displayed in gif along with the links?
Bear Bibeault
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Do you mean that the text is part of the image? If so, you need an image editor like Photoshop or its ilk.


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Steve John
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Joined: Aug 30, 2008
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yes the text is part of the gif file, done by someone about 14 years ago, site owner wants to update text and links on gif. I well look into what you said, will have to find something for use in Linux in place of Phot-shop, thanks
Ulf Dittmer
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"The Gimp" is the premier image editing application that runs on Linux.

Personally I like ImageJ for these purposes. It's written in Java, so it runs wherever I need it.


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Steve John
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thank you
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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