What is GIF (Graphics interchange format)?

The Graphics Interchange Format is a bitmap image format. It was created by a group at the online administrations supplier CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite. It was delivered on 15 June 1987. It is normally utilized for pictures on the web and sprites in software programs. GIFs save image information utilizing indexed color. GIFs may only contain 256 colors, they are not ideal for storing digital photos.