The command line tool "gifdiff" is used to compare and highlight differences between two GIF images. It is primarily used for analyzing and comparing GIF animations or static images.
Here are a few key features of gifdiff:
Image Comparison: Gifdiff compares the pixel-by-pixel differences between two GIF images and generates a visualization of the differences.
Visual Highlighting: The tool highlights the specific areas where differences occur, making it easy to identify changes between two images.
Animated GIF Support: Gifdiff can handle both static images and animated GIFs. It provides detailed insights into frame-by-frame differences in animated GIFs.
Customization: Users have the flexibility to customize the visualization of differences, such as choosing the color scheme or comparison threshold values.
Command Line Interface: It is a command line tool, which means it is operated through a terminal or command prompt, making it suitable for automation or batch processing.
Gifdiff can be useful in various scenarios, such as identifying modifications made to GIF images, analyzing the effectiveness of different compression algorithms, or showcasing visual changes in image processing workflows.