Saturday, November 22, 2014

Create Animated GIF from Video

Here is how I create an animated GIF from a video.

I use Ubuntu, a Debian-based Linux operating system.

Install ImageMagick

sudo apt-get install imagemagick

Convert video to images.

avconv -i 00111.MTS 1%5d.png

Delete half of the images to speed up and decrease the size of the GIF.

rm *[13579].png

Convert the images to an animated GIF.

convert -loop 0 -resize 800 -layers optimize %d.png[100130-100300] awesome.gif

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