The giflib package contains a shared library of functions for loading and saving GIF format image files. It is API and ABI compatible with libungif, the library which supported uncompressed GIFs while the Unisys LZW patent was in effect.
Install the giflib package if you need to write programs that use GIF files. You should also install the giflib-utils package if you need some simple utilities to manipulate GIFs.
The library is available as 32-bit and 64-bit:
Current version: v5.0.6-1
Even older version