[FFmpeg-user] looping an animated gif

Michael Koch astroelectronic at t-online.de
Fri Jul 9 09:59:07 EEST 2021

Am 09.07.2021 um 08:49 schrieb Gyan Doshi:
> 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 
> -stream_loop.

-ignore_loop 0  did solve the problem.

Thank you!

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