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Library for playing gifs on Android

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Number of watchers on Github 1409
Number of open issues 11
Average time to close an issue 7 months
Main language Java
Average time to merge a PR about 15 hours
Open pull requests 2+
Closed pull requests 0+
Last commit over 2 years ago
Repo Created about 4 years ago
Repo Last Updated almost 2 years ago
Size 16.3 MB
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Library for playing gifs on Android

Simple android view to display gifs efficiently. You can start, pause and stop gifView. Example usages can be found in example project.

Inspired by sbakhtiarov/gif-movie-view



Add these lines on top-level build file

repositories {
    maven {
        url ""

On app's build.gradle

compile 'com.github.Cutta:GifView:1.1'


            custom:gif=@mipmap/gif1 />
          GifView gifView1 = (GifView) view.findViewById(;

Sample APK



Copyright 2015 Cneyt arki.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the License); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an AS IS BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

GifView open issues Ask a question     (View All Issues)
  • over 3 years can't work on android 4.1
  • over 3 years How to play a gif from url in a list ?
  • almost 4 years How to make Gif to be full screen?
  • about 4 years Questions: compatibility and memory usage
  • about 4 years Bug: can't build
GifView open pull requests (View All Pulls)
  • Some arrangements and
  • Fix dangling build errors from a previous commit.
GifView questions on Stackoverflow (View All Questions)
  • Android custom GIFView resizing?
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