Information about the .gif (gif) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .gif (gif) file type.

.gif
Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) that supports animation. Created by CompuServ and used primarily for web use. See GIF glossary entry for more information.

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Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .gif files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .gif. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.