Introduction: Compresses your GIFs into lightweight MP4 video using fast, hardware accelerated encoders. Supports cropping, rotation, GIF concatenation and much more.
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An Android tool to compress GIF files into the MP4 format, using hardware-accelerated Android codecs available on the device. Works on API 18+.

implementation 'com.otaliastudios.gif:compressor:1.0.0'
  • Fast compression to lightweight MP4 (AVC)
  • Hardware accelerated
  • Multithreaded
  • Convenient, fluent API
  • Concatenate multiple GIF files [docs]
  • Choose output size, with automatic cropping [docs]
  • Choose output rotation [docs]
  • Choose output speed [docs]
  • Choose output frame rate [docs]
  • Override frames timestamp, e.g. to slow down the middle part of the video [docs]
  • Error handling [docs]
  • Configurable strategies [docs]


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Please read the official website for setup instructions and documentation. You might also be interested in our changelog. Using GIFCompressor in the most basic form is pretty simple:

        .addDataSource(context, uri) // or...
        .addDataSource(context, filePath) // or...
        .addDataSource(context, fileDescriptor) // or...
        .setListener(new GIFListener() {
             public void onGIFCompressionProgress(double progress) {}
             public void onGIFCompressionCompleted() {}
             public void onGIFCompressionCanceled() {}
             public void onGIFCompressionFailed(@NonNull Throwable exception) {}

Take a look at the demo app for a complete example.

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