Create Animated GIF Images From YouTube Videos Online

Did you like a scene from any video clip on YouTube? If you want to save it as GIF image so that you can use it as you avatar, advertising banner or signature in forums; then there is an easy method to perform this task online.

Creating GIF images from YouTube videos

The first method covers manual operations on desktop. While the second one is comparatively easier, most importantly no hard work or special skills are required.

Offline Method

Search for the video on YouTube, once it is downloaded, convert the scenes into GIF images using desktop video editing software such as ConvexSoft Video, Virtualdub or Photoshop. Well, in this method you need a lot of time investment depending on the type and quality of GIF images you are creating. Most important factor in this method is your system specifications which eases up or worsen things. You need to be good in the applications used to produce high quality images.

If you find the above procedure geeky then, here’s a simple solution to do it online. i.e the second method.

Online Method

  • Find the video from which you want the scenes to be converted and enter the URL of that video on Gickr.
  • Select the output size of image and number of Frames per second (FPS) and you are done with your job.
  • GIF image, made from your favorite video, will be available for download within few seconds.

Gickr is a free service that lets you create GIF animations online from Flickr photos. The good news is that they have extended support for YouTube videos. It is extremely handy with an easy to use interface.

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Rohit Langde is Founder and Editor-in-chief of Blogsolute. Tech Blogger by Passion & Profession | Mechanical Engineer by Qualification | Introverted Geek by Choice

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  1. weGIF says:

    animating your photos or GIF animation is really easy now to do so… you don;t have to download the tools needed cause there are actually sites on the net like http://www.wegif.com/ that allows its members to create their own one for FREE!!!
    Gif Photo Animation

  2. Quinton Pike says:

    http://www.gifsoup.com Allows you to create Animated GIFs from YouTube videos online, instantly. Simple, Easy and Free. I have used all of these services and I like GifSoup the best.

  3. Itender says:

    Great post dude…..I tested this one….!!

  4. Gerrard Parks says:

    NO! I have been using coub.com to make animated cinemagraphs for a while now, you dont have to download anything and you can use one of your own videos too. I find the editor much easier to use than gifsoup

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