Shortening of animated GIF.
anigif (plural anigifs)
- (computing, informal) An animated image in the GIF format.
1997 May 8, Hale, Ken M., “Gifs now Anigifs, How to turn them back?”, in microsoft.public.publisher, Usenet, message-ID <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
- The gentleman's original complaint was that his gifs (not anigifs) had been turned into anigifs. The answer you gave would be okay IF he only had one type of graphic involved.
1998 January 18, Rancie, “Animated Gif”, in alt.homepages.geocities, Usenet, message-ID <email@example.com>:
- If you are asking about making an anigif then the other posts have addys that are good. If you're asking about placing an anigif on yer page, the answer's easy: Place it on like anyother[sic] picture.