Re: Transparent gif design on the PC

Ian Kallen (
Fri, 27 Jan 1995 08:24:20 +0100

On Wed, 25 Jan 1995, Brian D. Goodwin wrote:

> LView Pro for Windows. Available at fine CICA mirrors everywhere. It's
> not a photoshop plug-in, but it is quite simple to use. Make sure you
> get Lview Pro, not the plain Lview.

hmmm, been unable to get Lview Pro to generate the transparency...background
persists. Care to elaborate how rendered the GIF transparent with it??

> Brian Goodwin
> University of Portland Printing Services
> On Wed, 25 Jan 1995, Kevin Buttler wrote:
> >
> > Text item: Transparent gif design on the PC
> >
> > Anybody out there know of any programs for the PC where I can make the
> > background transparent.
> > There is a program available at
> > called
> > giftrans that I tried to use to no avail. I'm trying to find something I
> > can use with Photoshop 3.0....any
> > ideas?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
Yea, I was unable to get that 'giftrans' thang to work as marqueed.
Certainly there must be some ms-windows shareware that'll do the trick
-- have'nt found it yet!

alas: I went over to the mac on the next desk over, used 'gifconverter' and
'transparency' to achieve the desired effect....

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