Have you wanted to play animated Gifs on the Raspberry Pi without showing or taking over the entire desktop? Or maybe you are only wanting to SSH into the Pi and play some kind of animation without the fancy graphical environment. Or possibly, you just want to know how to play animated Gifs with Python and the Pillow library. If so, this is the guide for you.
This is an animated Gif player that runs on the Raspberry Pi and uses a PiTFT Display. It works kind of like a Slideshow player, but displays animated Gifs instead. Because this is written in pure Python, it won’t quite be as speedy as a C-based player, but the smaller the resolution of display that you use, the better the performance.
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