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How do I stop playing animated GIF's within web pages?

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Various websites display numerous images available for download. Some of those images are animated GIF files. These files take time to load and chew up a lot of my limited upload/download usage. IE Explorer let me see a single image for the GIF but doesn't load or play the GIF. How do I get that same setting in Mozilla Fire Fox?

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hello vyoumans,

i found a couple different ways this can be done.

1. this firefox addon, Toggle animated GIFs, seems to work pretty good. ctrl+m toggles the animations on and off.

2. if you don't want to install an addon, you can go to your browser configuration file. type about:config in the address bar and find the entry image.animation_mode. double click it and set its value to none. this should disable all GIF animations

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hello vyoumans,

i found a couple different ways this can be done.

1. this firefox addon, Toggle animated GIFs, seems to work pretty good. ctrl+m toggles the animations on and off.

2. if you don't want to install an addon, you can go to your browser configuration file. type about:config in the address bar and find the entry image.animation_mode. double click it and set its value to none. this should disable all GIF animations

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Thanks,

The add on Toggle animated GIFs was exactly what I was looking for.