Free Gifs and Animations
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I save animations using a Internet Explorer
Can I just Copy & Paste an animation?
When I view the animation I saved it is not
What do I need to create my own animations?
How do I link to an animation?
How can I reduce the size of an image?
Where can I find software to upload my web site
Will you make me a custom animation?
I linked to a few of your graphics and one day they
were gone, why?
Why isn't my country's flag listed? It's a great
To save animations using
Internet Explorer: Place your mouse arrow on top of the animation
or Gif that you want - click the right mouse button - a window will pop
up - click "save picture as" with left mouse button - another
window will pop up - choose the directory where you want to save the image
then click "save" with left mouse button
Copy & Paste?: No, you cannot copy & paste an animation. Only one frame
of the animation will be captured. Instead, use the directions above and
save the image you want to your hard drive or a disk. You can copy &
paste a single image static gif.
Gif is not animated: In most cases the reason an animation you saved is not animated is because
of the viewer you are using. An animation cannot be viewed using
a paint or photo program. View the animations you saved with your browser.
Open your browser (online or off) - left click on "file" in upper
left - click on "open" - locate the animation you want to view
and double click on it - the animation will open in a new window and will
ftp software: One of the best ftp software on the market for the money can be
downloaded by going to http://www.ipswitch.com/downloads/index.html The download only takes about a minute and then follow their instructions
Create Animations: Try one of these animators. They both have free downloads. Try them
out. There are many others, just go to Yahoo or Google and search "animator" or "animation software".
Ulead Animation Software
Link Animations: The HTML for linking an animation is -
<A HREF="http://www.example.com"><IMG SRC="example2.gif"
BORDER=0 HEIGHT=28 WIDTH=86></A>
Replace http://www.example.com with the url
that you want to link to - replace example2.gif with the name of the animation in your web directory that you want to use.
Change the height & width to the actual pixel height & width of
the animation you are using.
Custom Animation: The short answer is no,
however, we have over 400,000 animations in stock so if you request an
animation, and we have one similar, we will be happy to send it to you
as an email attachment.
Graphics Gone: In order to prevent some webmasters
from linking to our graphics and bogging down our servers, we rotate our
gifs and animations on a regular basis.
Why Isn't My Flag Posted? - When
we first decided to add world flags to our site we had to make a decision
as to how much bandwidth to allocate. Once that decision
was made we placed a note on our web site offering to add flags per request.
The note was left up until the projected bandwidth was reached (about
60 days). Therefor, the flags that are posted are those that were requested
within that 60 day period.
There are no personal or political reasons why one flag is listed and another
isn't. If you need a flag that isn't posted just ask and if we have it
we will be happy to send it to you as an email attachment.
Reduce image size - The easiest way to reduce
the size to fit your site is simply change the HEIGHT=60 WIDTH=468 html
tags in your document source.
The best way is to open the gif in a paint or photo program and choose
"resize" or "resample" and change it to the size of
your choice. This will provide you with better quality and lower bandwidth
usage thereby increasing the speed at which your site loads.