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BuzzFeed News / Charlie Warzel / Nov 8
“This video analysis by BuzzFeed News demonstrates what the GIF conversion process does to video. While it’s not technically ‘sped up’ by intent, it effectively is in practice. The video-to-GIF conversion removes frames from the source material by reducing the frame rate. The GIF-making tool GIF Brewery, for example, typically reduces source video to 10 frames per second. Raw, televised video typically has a frame rate of 29.97 frames per second.”