[html5] some questiones about the poster frame

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Apr 23 20:12:10 PDT 2009

On Fri, 24 Apr 2009, caoyipeng wrote:
> How can we get a poster frame of an image? I check the format of gif, 
> but I have found nothing related to the poster frame.

As the rest of the sentence says, the first frame of the animation if 
there is no poster frame, must be used.

> Is the poster frame has nothing to do with the image file itself? Just a 
> other image represent to the animated image?

Some image formats have poster frames, e.g. APNG, if I'm not mistaken.

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