troubleshooting Question

gif animation inside an icon

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I'd like to know if there is a way to preserve the gif animation in an icon.

here's how I load my icon:

URL dancing = getClass().getResource("/img/dancingCat.gif");
BufferedImage img2 =;

Is a BufferedImage a processed image? meaning does it process all the pixels in dancingCat.gif and recreate the image? Is that why it's not animated anymore? Am I talking shite?

How would I load up an animated gif preserving the animation?


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