If you need or want to create an animated cursor (.ani) from a GIF picture, you just need to use some of the special utilities designed exactly for this purpose, for example the popular AniTurner. This program can turn any picture to animated cursor.
Convert Graphics interchange file format to Animated cursor.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .gif to .ani file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert gif to ani on Windows
A cursor editing and conversion utility
Convert from gif file format
|Yes, AniTuner supports ani file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||Yes||Yes||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned gif to ani. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A graphical art and design software