- Size: They are much larger than they need to be.
- Compatibility: They appear as "corrupted" or have "no preview" in many Windows applications.
- Colorization: They use the web-safe color palette instead of using an adaptive color palette that would do its best to render all the colors in your animation properly.
In the interim (or for those that don't want to upgrade to RC4 for some reason), I have made available a quick-and-dirty standalone app called "Stykz GIF Optimizer" that you can download to use, either in a drag-and-drop fashion, or launch it and click the only button in the app.
Here's the download links:
(*NOTE: I haven't tested this in Win 7 yet, so if you have problems, let me know...)
Enjoy! And if you get errors, let me know...