[FFmpeg-user] looping an animated gif

Gyan Doshi ffmpeg at gyani.pro
Fri Jul 9 09:49:27 EEST 2021

On 2021-07-09 12:07, Michael Koch wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to overlay an animated gif over a video. The gif must be looped 
> because it's much shorter than the video. I did try the "-loop 1" 
> option, but I get the error message "Option loop not found". However, 
> the loop option works fine for jpg images. How can an animated gif be 
> looped?

GIF has a dedicated demuxer.  See  ffmpeg -h demuxer=gif

There's a boolean option called -ignore loop. You can also apply 


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