1. rulasiu's Avatar
    I was wondering if anyone knows if theres are specific rules o limits that controls the possibility of displaying animated gifs on the BBM Avatar. I have found that if the dimensions are 100x100 and have no background the animation would play almost anytime. Im attaching 2 gifs that will work and 1 that will not and all 3 of them have same specifications. Any help would be much appreciated.
    harry_yuli and TashuEmm like this.
    03-18-10 01:58 PM
  2. dictoresno's Avatar
    i didnt think animated gifs could be displayed in BBM
    03-19-10 09:43 PM
  3. SevereDeceit's Avatar
    From what I know, they cannot...
    03-19-10 09:45 PM
  4. dictoresno's Avatar
    anyone else wanna confirm the avatars above work, as the OP stated.
    03-19-10 10:14 PM
  5. jaydee5799's Avatar
    I only tried the walking shoes. They DO NOT work as a BBM avatar. I didn't think animated gifs were allowable.

    They may work as your crackberry avatar but it didn't in bbm.
    03-22-10 02:04 PM
  6. rulasiu's Avatar
    The walking shoes and colored circle works when you enlarge the avatar image not on the bbm contact list, im sorry if i didnt clear this up.
    03-22-10 02:20 PM
  7. abz123's Avatar
    ok so the shoes work and the beach ball does too. It only work when you go view contact profile and enlarge the display picture.... really cool.... can you upload more .gifs please!!!!
    08-31-10 07:28 PM
  8. Ahmed G.'s Avatar
    I have myself as a contact on BBM. I've used all of them, they are all STILL (not moving) but when I click on my name on my list, as if I was about to talk to myself and then view the Display pic, the DPs are moving
    khati likes this.
    08-31-10 09:17 PM
  9. abz123's Avatar
    Yeah thats correct, but when you change your display pic ive noticed almost everyone on my bbm will enlarge my display pic and comment on "Whoa your pic looks crazy... how did you do that?" then i reply "eff u"
    08-31-10 10:18 PM
  10. elipseve's Avatar
    the image has to be exactly 100x100px, alice wont show off 'cause she's 95x100. And thanks to your post was that i could put my own gif to play in my profile, so thx
    09-06-10 11:59 PM
  11. Chica09's Avatar
    Does anyone know where to get more of these gifs for BBM?
    09-28-10 11:56 AM
  12. Buncez's Avatar
    10-01-10 08:06 AM
  13. seajay00's Avatar
    how do you make it as your display picture? and what version of bbm do you need?
    10-02-10 09:10 PM
  14. gbsn's Avatar
    A friend of mine actually has an animated GIF as his avatar using the latest BBM version. File size restrictions? i still dont know, i've tried up to 100kb only and they have worked. They only show animated when the person views your profile.
    10-02-10 11:29 PM
  15. joeygug613's Avatar
    Can anyone fix this so that it would play when you enlarge a bbm pic

    10-06-10 10:00 AM
  16. Chetz's Avatar
    I was wondering if anyone knows if theres are specific rules o limits that controls the possibility of displaying animated gifs on the BBM Avatar. I have found that if the dimensions are 100x100 and have no background the animation would play almost anytime. Im attaching 2 gifs that will work and 1 that will not and all 3 of them have same specifications. Any help would be much appreciated.

    Hey thanks man.. The walkin shoes is gud..

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    12-17-10 08:00 AM
  17. OILERHOCKEY's Avatar
    Can anyone fix this so that it would play when you enlarge a bbm pic

    you can resize gifs here!! Animated gifs free size changer
    hope that helps!!
    01-10-11 11:46 AM
  18. spanarabiglish's Avatar
    Its too big for bbm display the GIF image should be under 20kb in order to play on your bbm display picture you can edit it on CS5 but you will loose the colours aswell as the quality

    cheers
    03-24-11 01:18 PM
  19. rm1short's Avatar
    For your information. This GIF only can be use for BBM 6.1.0.25. Try to download now at beta zone. www.blackberry.com/beta . if you want to create your own GIF avatar. please create 32Kb and it must be in square dimensions.
    11-23-11 04:40 AM
  20. bbmZsexy's Avatar
    I found some cool animated avatars at BBM Animated
    So far they all work and they look pretty good on my BlackBerry
    CDM76, sheeraz_aa and TashuEmm like this.
    01-11-12 12:02 AM
  21. sheeraz_aa's Avatar
    Thanks alot man!
    01-22-12 12:54 PM
  22. J_Dubz's Avatar
    Mine works at 240px by 240px im using 5frames an saving the file as a gif no problem on enlarged view no animation on the thumbnail view. Even at this size bbm resizes it to the size it should be which means you can get x amount of detail into even the smallest of gifs if you are workin with Adobe photoshop



    And the Small one at 6kb
    Last edited by J_Dubz; 01-22-12 at 02:16 PM.
    01-22-12 01:59 PM
  23. kemso's Avatar
    I've been collecting and resizing some good ones Animated BBM pictures also please visit and like my Facebook page and I will keep you updated when I add more if you want something resized or custom made ask me on here
    TashuEmm likes this.
    01-30-12 04:48 PM
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