Add Animated GIF Images support for Prestashop


It allows showing animated gifs in the product page of your Prestashop .

A GIF is the acronym for Graphics Interchange Format and it is nothing more than an image compression format limited to 256 colors, GIF files use a data compression algorithm that is patented and it is considered that, by For example, this type of file is better for graphic images, instead of JPG, which is better for photographs. GIF is innovating given the rise of Internet technologies and the use of Digital Marketing as indicated by comScore in its latest studies published online.

GIFs have generally been used for banner-type advertising, and currently its usefulness is the display of animated images for web pages, since it is the only format supported by most browsers that allow this effect.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For best use, the recommended maximum gif file size is 500KB and less than 60 frames in total, as processing of animated images requires additional CPU and memory consumption.

For demonstration purposes, the video is accelerated to 5X


  • PHP 5.3 or Higher
  • GD Library for PHP
  • Prestashop 1.5.x / 1.6.x / 1.7.x


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