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Probably a dumb question, but what's the deal with GIFs as wallpapers? And Live?

#1ajko000Posted 8/9/2014 7:59:38 PM
I was considering a Live wallpaper, but after some quick googling it seems like a very redundant thing to do considering all the steps it takes.

In the case of GIFs, does it process the GIF entirely as a wallpaper? Or does this not work?
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#2PsythikPosted 8/9/2014 8:48:22 PM
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#3GM_Posted 8/9/2014 8:47:03 PM
When I was a kid I accidentally saved a porn gif as my wallpaper and freaked out. I had to frantically Google how to fix it because I was still new to computers then. Believe it or not but it wasn't uncommon for families to not have computers in 2000-2004. By kid I mean I was like 14 or so.
#4ajko000(Topic Creator)Posted 8/9/2014 10:16:10 PM
Psythik posted...
You'll need to make the gif into a live wallpaper. It's ridiculously easy. Just search "gif live wallpaper" in the Play Store.

EDIT: You're talking about Android, right?


Windows 7 Desktop

Preferably without any downloads or sign-ups, I'm wondering if there is a simplistic way to do it.
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#5PsythikPosted 8/9/2014 10:19:10 PM
ajko000 posted...
Psythik posted...
You'll need to make the gif into a live wallpaper. It's ridiculously easy. Just search "gif live wallpaper" in the Play Store.

EDIT: You're talking about Android, right?


Windows 7 Desktop

Preferably without any downloads or sign-ups, I'm wondering if there is a simplistic way to do it.
You don't want to use a gif as a desktop wallpaper. A low resolution 256 color image blown up to fill your screen will look like s***.
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#6ajko000(Topic Creator)Posted 8/9/2014 10:43:13 PM
Psythik posted...
ajko000 posted...
Psythik posted...
You'll need to make the gif into a live wallpaper. It's ridiculously easy. Just search "gif live wallpaper" in the Play Store.

EDIT: You're talking about Android, right?


Windows 7 Desktop

Preferably without any downloads or sign-ups, I'm wondering if there is a simplistic way to do it.
You don't want to use a gif as a desktop wallpaper. A low resolution 256 color image blown up to fill your screen will look like s***.


That's a valid truth.
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