Adds a play/pause button and a scrubber for controlling gif playback
Adds play and pause buttons for controlling gif playback.
Adds a timeline so you can scrub through gifs frame by frame.
Configure gifPlayer.autoPlay to disable automatic playback of gifs.
gifPlayer.autoPlay — Should gifs be automatically played when you open them? Defaults to true.
gifPlayer.togglePlay — Toggles if the gif is playing or pauses. Defaults keybinding: space
gifPlayer.nextFrame — Goes to the next frame in the gif. Defaults keybinding: right
gifPlayer.previousFrame — Goes to the previous frame in the gif. Defaults keybinding: left
Note that these keybindings are only active when you are focused on the Gif Player editor.
Disabling Gif Player as the default editor
By default, the Gif Player editor is used for any gif you open. You can disable this using the workbench.editorAssociations setting. For example, this setting will use make VS Code use its standard image preview for when you open a gif: