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[Discord Nitro] Make GIF autoplay

So we don't have to move cursor at profile

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  • Yukihira commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree that it would be a good idea, and having a simple option to keep it as it currently is would take care of people who don’t want the change.

  • Smiitster commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I say make it a option in settings, for those people who dont have good internet or use mobile data they can turn off autoplay.

  • CoalSephos commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    would be nice, but would take a lot of mobile data to render all avatars in a server and make them move accordingly.
    Also loading times on servers would be longer as it has to render everyone's avatar, for example the Discord Nitro server would be unusable.

  • sbyers6 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    the only problem for me is that if i watch a gif for to long it will make me sick so i think it would be better if there is a way to turn it off

  • Andy the Otter commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be nice if the GIF in a Nitro User's avatar was constantly animated (both in the Member list and the message line), not only when one hovers their cursor over it.

    Best regards,

  • KeViNtheMASTA commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Make the gif play constantly everywhere it is shown. In the voice channels list, in the online/offline list and in the chat.

  • Tekwhat commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Should have a toggle, and the gif should stop autoplaying when it scrolls off the page/out of view, like facebook messenger.

    Also this should work with avatars too.

  • Haalim commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    this option would not work with me by default, when discord looks at gifs for too long it can crash my client!

  • Kenderama commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I like this idea but only if it's a toggle so people can have it on or off, and server default on/off.

  • Tyler commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'd only support this if it includes an option to disable it. Speaking of which, an option to disable the GIFs altogether would be nice.

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