A Boolean value indicating whether the image view automatically plays animated images.
- macOS 10.3+
When the value of this property is
true, the image view plays animated images automatically using the timing and looping characteristics stored in the image data. The default value of this property is
Decoding an animated GIF file is the only way to create an animated
NSImage object. If the image view has been assigned an image that was created from animated GIF data, setting this property to
true enables automatic playback of the animation. If this property is set to
false, only the first frame of an animated image is displayed.
Loading an animated GIF file using an
NSImage object produces an image that uses an
NSBitmap object. The
frame properties of the bitmap image representation determine the timing and looping characteristics of the animation. For more information, see