tf.image.decode_gif(contents, name=None)

tf.image.decode_gif(contents, name=None)

See the guide: Images > Encoding and Decoding

Decode the first frame of a GIF-encoded image to a uint8 tensor.

GIF with frame or transparency compression are not supported convert animated GIF from compressed to uncompressed by:

convert $src.gif -coalesce $dst.gif


  • contents: A Tensor of type string. 0-D. The GIF-encoded image.
  • name: A name for the operation (optional).


A Tensor of type uint8. 4-D with shape [num_frames, height, width, 3]. RGB order

Defined in tensorflow/python/ops/