A Guide to Web Image Compression Software: GifClean32

Software type:  GIF junk remover

Author: Martin Haring
URL: http://members.tripod.com/~mharing/
Program: GifClean32 2.4b
Program URL: http://members.tripod.com/~mharing/gifclean.html
Platform: w95
Type: GIF image junk remover
Price: free


GifClean is not a GIF size or palette reducer in the normal sense, but I've included it here as it's a useful freeware utility. It gets rid of unecessary junk inside a GIF, eg the promo statements often added by software, plus other extraneous structures not needed for viewing on the Web. It has a simple interface and does what it claims to do. Definitely worth the download time. A shareware version that also cleans up (and annotates) JPEG files is coming soon.


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