Video to GIF

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by typhoon88, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. typhoon88

    typhoon88 Guest

    Does anyone know what prog to use to take a few frames from a video file and make a gif out of it?
  2. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

    London, UK
    Load the video in PowerDVD (or similar). Then to multiple screen captures (to file). Then load these images in to something like Jasc Animation Shop and away you go!

    Thats what i did last time.
  3. Sparsely

    Sparsely Guest

    This is how I do it (only once or twice, so it's probably kind of a roundabout way):
    Open the video file with VirtualDub (Get it here) and find the section of video that you
    want to make a .gif from. I use that to find the frame number range.
    Then, open Jasc Animation Shop (download a trial version here) and go to
    File > Animation Wizard.
    Just let it walk you through. The pallete can be transparant or opaque,
    doesn't really matter. Center it in the frame. Scale frames to fit. Then, when you
    come to the place where you input the frame numbers, enter the numbers you
    wrote down from Virtual Dub. That's all there is to it. You can do frame transitions
    and all that if you want, otherwise just save it and let the program compress it.