What does GIF Stand for

What is the full form of GIF/gif?

The GIF means Graphics Interchange Format which is a bitmap image format.

GIF was developed on 15’th June 1987 by CompuServe, an online services provider company in the United States.

The main purpose of GIF image is to make an animated image without video.

Since it came into widespread usage, GIF is the most popular image format uses by millions of internet users over the internet.

Example of GIF Image:

image source – verdict.co.uk

Long Form :Graphics Interchange Format

Filename Extension: .gif

Developed by: CompuServe

Developed in: 15’th June, 1987

Source: Wikipedia, Verdict.co.uk