Working with metadata in GIF images

Detecting the GIF version

The following sample of code will help you to detect the version of a loaded GIF image and extract some additional file format information.

  1. Load a GIF image
  2. Extract the root metadata package
  3. Use the getGifImageType method to obtain file format information


try (Metadata metadata = new Metadata(Constants.InputGif)) {
	GifRootPackage root = metadata.getRootPackageGeneric();


Working with XMP Metadata

GroupDocs.Metadata for Java also allows managing XMP metadata in GIF files. For more details please refer to the following guide: Working with XMP Metadata.

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GitHub examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

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