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How to Create Animated GIFs For Free

You have seen one of those funny GIF pictures and you wonder how to create animated GIFs for free. Or you might be a professional photographer looking for how to create GIF pictures all by yourself.

In this post, you will learn how to create animated GIF pictures without spending money on any paid graphics software.

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What are GIF pictures?

GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format. It is a kind of animated or moving picture.

GIF images are images arranged in a sequence and animated to create a moving effect. Videos can also be converted to GIF pictures

This type of images are used while chatting to express yourself better.

How to Create Animated GIF pictures on PC (Offline)

There are many online GIF creators on the net but they require internet connectivity to use.

There’s a software that you can use to create animated GIF pictures and this app/software is totally free to use; this wonderful app is Photoscape.

Photoscape is a simple photo editing software. Apart from creating GIF pictures, this app can do lots of other things with pictures. We would soon be writing a complete review of what you can do with Photoscape.

Follow the steps below to create Animated GIFs with Photoscape.

Step 1: Download Photoscape from here for free.

Note: Photoscape is a computer software. There is no Android or iOS app for Photoscape right now.

Step 2: Open the Photoscape software and click on “Animated GIF”

Step 2: Drag and drop all the images you want to animate (in the right sequence) into the large area.

Step 3: By the right-hand side of the software, you can customize your GIF image to suit your preference.

You can customize the time it takes the GIF image to change, you can customize the swipe layout if need be, you can also customize the image size.

Step 4: Once you are satisfied with your GIF image, click on save.

How to Create Animated GIFs from Videos

Maybe you found one funny clip in a movie or music video and you want to convert that clip to an animated Gif picture.

Here is how to do it with ease.

Step 1: Trim the Video you want to convert to GIF.

Cut only the parts you want in the GIF

If you are using a VLC media player on your computer, you can use it to trim videos without any extra trimming software.

Save the trimmed video on your device.

Step 2: Visit Img2go.com video to GIF converter page.

Img2go is a web tool that allows you edit and convert images online for free.

Step 3: Upload the images by clicking on “Choose File”

Step 4: Click on start to begin the conversion process

Once the video has been converted to GIF, you will be able to download it to your device.

That’s all you need to do to create your own GIF picture.

We hope that you have learnt how to create animated GIFs for free. You can also check our article on how to use WhatsApp on Computer.

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