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HOW TO: Turn Video into an Animated Gif (Mac)

I have stumbled across this cool tutorial on turning videos into gif files. Here's a quick recap (Mind that you can also turn your iPhone videos into gif using this cool free iPhone app we reviews previously).

Things you will need:

And here's the result (Let's call it "When youdon't feel like working!")

  1. Open your video in MPEG Strteamclip and select the part you want to turn into gif (the shorter the better). Use Edit-Select in / out for that
  2. Export video as the sequence of images (make sure to click "Options" to set "frames per second": The more the faster will be the gif)
  3. In Gimp, open all the resulting images using "Open as layers"
  4. Now export the sequence as gif image (make sure to "Loop forever").

Here's my result:

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