Softpedia Editor's Review for Free Video to GIF Converter
A lightweight application designed to make animated gif from any video.
Written by Gabriela Vatu on March 15th, 2013
If you have always admired the GIF files found on various websites and wanted to make some yourself, then it’s time to take a step in this direction. Free Video to GIF Converter is a nice program that was designed to make this entire process extremely easy for you.
While it might not be the pretties interface, it hosts all the necessary tools to create an animated GIF in just a few moments.
As the name suggests, the program enables you to load video files and extract a certain number of frames in order to create the animation. The program supports a wide range of file formats, such as AVI, MP4, FLV, MOV, WMV and 3GP, to name just a few.
Once the file is loaded, the app lets you know its overall duration and the default image size. Then, you can choose the time interval where the desired frames are placed and adjust the correct values in the interface.
The file’s width and height can be modified as well. The aspect ratio can be maintained by enabling this option from the interface. You must also specify how many frames per second to extract.
The app lets you preview all the frames and remove the redundant ones. The color quality can be adjusted, as well as the playing speed, which may me the same as in the source video or have a custom fps (frames per second).
The files are saved to the GIF format and can be placed to any directory on the computer.
All in all, Free Video to GIF Converter is a nice program that can be quite useful. Inexperienced individuals shouldn’t have any issues while installing or customizing this app, thanks to the intuitive layout.
Free Video to GIF Converter description
Here are some key features of "Free Video to GIF Converter":
· Convert any video to gif animation, such as avi, wmv, mpeg, flv, mov, mp4, vob, mkv, rmvb, etc.
· Trim video to convert only a segment of video to gif animation.
· Customize width and height of output gif.
· Select frame rate / adjust play speed of gif animation.
· Allow you remove unwanted frames from the converted gif.
· Optimize output gif's image quality and file size.
· Output gif with high image quality.
· User-friendly interface
· CPU 800Hmz
· 128MB RAM