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Gimp: Adjusting frame rate?

The icon I'm using in this post is the one I'm trying to edit. I want it to go a little faster...

Obviously, I can do this by cutting out some layers, which I've seen discussed here, but there're only so many I can cut before it starts looking choppy.

I'm new to Gimp, but not to photo editors. I've found a screen or two that references the frame rate, but they either A) don't go past 100/sec or B) go up to 250/sec BUT only work for settings in the preview box.

Am I missing something? Or is the only way to speed up a gif through cutting the layers down?

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htbthomas
Dec. 2nd, 2010 11:09 pm (UTC)
If you double click the text on each frame, you can change it from 100 to 50 (or whatever). Press enter to lock in the change. I think you can also "Save As" and set the frame rate for the whole gif to a lower number in the second dialog.
fantasticjackie
Dec. 3rd, 2010 05:57 am (UTC)
Thank you!!! I tried both methods and they worked!
htbthomas
Dec. 3rd, 2010 03:33 pm (UTC)
Great! Glad to help. :)
six_two_four
Dec. 3rd, 2010 12:55 am (UTC)
The commenter above me is right, but I thought I might be able to explain it a bit clearer.

You can specify the length of each frame by renaming the layer. Put (XXXms) - where XXX is the number of milliseconds you want the frame to last - after the layer name and press enter to save the change.

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If you want all the frames to show at the same frame rate, you can adjust it while saving.

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fantasticjackie
Dec. 3rd, 2010 06:00 am (UTC)
SWEET! Thank you so much for the screen shots and further detailed explanation! I never would have guessed titling the layers like that would do anything!
htbthomas
Dec. 3rd, 2010 03:34 pm (UTC)
Thanks for doing that! I didn't have my screenshots handy. :)
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