A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) specifies the location of one or more images at a remote location. For example:


selects a single GIF image of a rose. You can also specify an image sequence such as animated_banner.png. See formats for a list of image formats recognized by ImageMagick Studio.

You can create an animation sequence by placing two or more images in a directory accessible as an URL and ending the URL with a slash (/):


A URL might not hint at what type of image is being loaded:


If the image fails to load, try hinting by adding a slash and the image type to the URL. For example, here we hint that the image is in the JPEG format: