A BrowserSetting object that can be used to change the way the browser handles animated images, such as GIFs.

The underlying value is a string that can take one of three values:

  • "normal": the default. Play animated images as normal.
  • "none": don't animate images at all.
  • "once": play the animation once.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support No No5757 No


Disable animated images:

  browser.browserSettings.imageAnimationBehavior.set({value: "none"});

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