With the development of the Internet technology, smart device and mobile application, lively GIF is booming. In social application, people use it to help them express their feelings when words and static images are not enough to describe the various moments.
When you watch a TV show or movie, you may be attracted by the exaggerated facial expression or action of the people and this may cause you to laugh due to the humor.Most of the people choose the way of converting videos to GIF animation to share interesting videos.
Part 1. About VideoSolo Free Video to GIF Converter
Is there an easy way to make GIF? Yes, there is. Here I recommend VideoSolo Free Video to GIF Converter as your GIF assistant. It is a totally free software that enables you to convert more than 200+ video formats such as AVI, MPEG, MP4, MKV, WMV, MOV, 3GP, etc. to GIF. Comparing to Photoshop, it saves you lots of time, you don't need to learn Photoshop skills, just prepare the videos you want to convert and simply operate few steps to finish it.
A powerful built-in editor allows you to crop video and adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and hue easily. If you don't allow your GIF to be commercially used, you can add watermark. Watermark can be words or pictures which make your GIF quite different. It also helps you customize the duration of GIF. Just pay attention to the clip function and choose exact part of video to make GIF or several parts of the video to merge into one GIF. The output GIF will be excellent quality.
- It is able to convert 200+ video formats to animated GIF.
- Set brightness, contrast, saturation, and other profile settings
- Clip, crop, trim video to create GIF.
- Add watermark to your GIF animation.
Part 2. How to Convert Videos to GIF
Step 1. Install and Launch the Converter
Install the converter which matches your computer system. Launch it, then click "Add File" to add videos one by one or choose a folder due to the function of batch conversion.
Step 2. Clip Your Video into Several Segments
Clip the video and select duration. If you want to acquire several GIF from the same video, just click “New Clip” and you will find that it allows you collect different segments from one video. In the bottom of the interface, you also can choose "Merge into one file" after you finish the clipping.
Step 3. Set Parameters of the Profile
The function of "Profile Settings" enables you to adjust resolution, frame rate, aspect ratio and video bit rate according to your own requirements.
Step 4. Edit File to Make GIF More Professional
Crop the files to capture the frames that is no watermark or other scenes you don't need. By choosing "Crop Area Size, Position of Crop Area or Zoom Mode" you can reach it.
"Effect" allows you to make a choice of brightness, contrast, saturation and hue. Skillfully use it will let you get better effect of GIF.
If you share your GIF on the Internet, and someone uses your GIF for commercial usage without your authorization, you can protect your rights and interests by adding watermark. Watermark can be designed as text or picture. To the right of the framework of text, you can select font and color of the text.
Step 5. Convert Video to GIF
Check the settings you have made, then click "Convert" to finish the final step. You don’t need monitor the process all the time, just take a break, wait for your interesting GIF.
It is easy to use, right? It also supports you to make GIF offline. VideoSolo Free Video to GIF Converter is useful software you deserve it. Don’t hesitate anymore, start enjoying it.
Part 3. Other Practical GIF Converter
In this part, I would like to recommend a one-stop tool for converting, downloading, editing and enhancing videos. That is VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate! The free trial version allows you to download 10 videos from YouTube and Yahoo etc. directly and convert those videos to different formats such as AVI, FLV, MP4, M4V, MKV etc. Of course, you can convert the videos to GIF after downloading YouTube videos. But, free trial version has many limitations, it is hard to meet your needs all the time, I strongly advise you to purchase registration code to get professional version so that you can download videos without limitation.