Opening A .GIF File in Photoshop

A Tutorial for GameBanana

Ever have an issue with opening a .gif in Photoshop CS3? This will fix that issue!

Ever try and open a .gif in Photoshop CS3 and get this following box pop up?
Well, I'll tell you how to get around that error so you can open your animated .gif file for editing the frames. Go to Start > Import > Video Frames To Layers
Then the file browser will pop up. Navigate to the folder with the selected .gif you want to open and type it's name into the box. Click open, once you do that this following window will open.
Click OK, and then you are done. Your .gif is now editable. If you don't see the animation window at the bottom click window > animation. Viola. You are done. Have fun editing those .gif files!
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    Nice tutorial only bad a spray cant have more than 4 layers of 128 x 128 ea so thats badly but ty anyway u could make animated backgrounds from it :D
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    Good tut but how do you make a gif movie to a css or tf2 spray?
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    Posted by OwnT- What I don't understand is WHY Adobe hid this so well, and why they didn't even say they supported .GIF for this function.. This is madness.
    Madness? This is PHOTOSHOPPAAA!!! :P
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    What I don't understand is WHY Adobe hid this so well, and why they didn't even say they supported .GIF for this function.. This is madness.
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    Posted by SGT_kick_ur_ass This doesn't work for me, the only file formats that I can open are .MOV, .AVI, .MPEG and .MPG, no GIF.
    You have to type the actual GIFs name in the box then hit enter/open. That worked for me.

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    I was not aware of this.
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    Nice tutorial Luntix, good way for people to get the gifs they want to edit in photoshop.

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    Posted by SGT_kick_ur_ass This doesn't work for me, the only file formats that I can open are .MOV, .AVI, .MPEG and .MPG, no GIF.
    You gotta type in the file name. If I wanted to open the cliffdive.gif on my desktop I would go to my desktop with the file browser and type in cliffdive.gif then press open. That was covered in the tutorial.
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    This doesn't work for me, the only file formats that I can open are .MOV, .AVI, .MPEG and .MPG, no GIF.
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    I could make animated things now :D

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