Mozilla Labs » Blog Archive » Better animations in Firefox 3


One of the cool new features coming in Firefox 3 is support for a new animated image format. Browsers have supported animated GIFs for more than a decade, but the GIF image format has a number of limitations and is overdue for replacement. The PNG image format is now widely accepted as a superior replacement for static GIF images, but for animated GIFs there has not yet been a clear successor. The new Animated PNG format (APNG) is a simple extension to PNG, making it superior for animations too.

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