Performance Calendar » Evolution of <img>: Gif without the GIF


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Safari is going to support mp4s in img tags. They display 20x faster than gifs, and no pronunciation controversies!
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17 hours ago by mgifford
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22 hours ago by ninthart
<img src="video.mp4"/> is a very promising idea! Let's fast follow, .
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23 hours ago by grzbielok
<img src="video.mp4"/> is a very promising idea! Let's fast follow, .
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23 hours ago by AramZS
<img src="video.mp4">
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23 hours ago by sambaldwin
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3 days ago by bishbashbosh
Now, with the latest Safari, you can use videos as Gifs.
tutorial  287  newslettered 
3 days ago by justinavery
GIFs are awesome but terrible for quality and performance
Replacing GIFs with <video> is better but has perf. drawbacks
gif  video  performance  webdev 
3 days ago by toastednut
Evolution of : Gif without the GIF
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4 days ago by trieloff
Catching up with this Safari "use an mp4 in an img tag" stuff. WTF? This sounds terrible!
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5 days ago by matthewbeta
MP4s in <img> tags now in Safari Tech Preview to replace animated GIFs. Fantastic, detailed article by
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6 days ago by grigs
The latest Safari can use <img src="*.mp4" />, leading to gigantic size and processing savings

Article includes code for handling fallbacks so you can use it ASAP
html  performance  webdesign  browsers  gifs  movies 
6 days ago by leereamsnyder
The original article strongly suggests “yes”:
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6 days ago by joewiz
Reading: Performance Calendar » Evolution of <img>: Gif without the GIF
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6 days ago by makzan
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Colin Bendell on a new feature in Safari Technology Preview:

Now you can in Safari Technology Preview

Early results show mp4s in tags display 20x faster and decode 7x faster than the GIF equivalent — in addition to being 1/14th the file size!

Background CSS video & Responsive Video can now be a “thing”.

Finally cinemagraphs without the downsides of GIFs!

Now we wait for the other browsers to catch-up: This post is 46 MB on Chrome but 2 MB in Safari TP

It’ll take a few years for this to catch on web-wide, but the benefits are massive. It’s really rather ridiculous how popular the GIF format is in 2017.

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6 days ago by josephschmitt
> In the latest Safari Tech Preview, thanks to some hard work by Jer Noble, we can now use MP4 files in <img> tags. The intended use case is not long-form video, but micro-form, muted, looping video – just like GIFs.
gif  gifs 
6 days ago by gglnx
Colin Bendell on a new feature in Safari Technology Preview:

Now you can in Safari Technology Preview

Early results show mp4s in tags display 20x faster and decode 7x faster than the GIF equivalent — in addition to being 1/14th the file size!

Background CSS video & Responsive Video can now be a “thing”.

Finally cinemagraphs without the downsides of GIFs!

Now we wait for the other browsers to catch-up: This post is 46 MB on Chrome but 2 MB in Safari TP

It’ll take a few years for this to catch on web-wide, but the benefits are massive. It’s really rather ridiculous how popular the GIF format is in 2017.

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6 days ago by rufous
Gif without the GIF: Safari now supports &lt;img src=".mp4"&gt; ()
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7 days ago by michaeltri
Evolution of : Gif without the GIF
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7 days ago by codepo8