Free Video to GIF Converter

Free Video to GIF Converter


Average User Rating:
2.7
out of 6 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
2.0
File Size:
8.24MB
Date Added:
December 23, 2011
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Total Downloads:
18,433
Downloads Last Week:
200
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  • All Versions:

    2.7

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 2
  • Current Version:

    2.7

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 2
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  • 4 stars

    "Simple, but it does what it's made for!"

    January 06, 2014   |   By Willabee93

    Version: Free Video to GIF Converter 2.0

    Pros

    - Depending on the capacity of your computer, it converts video to GIF with little to no time or effort. Judging on other entries, I'd say that some people just have slower systems or their computer might not support the program as well as others might.
    - It didn't, for me, seem to come with any secret add-ons or hidden problems. So as far as I can tell, it's clean.
    - It does what it's made for! It converts videos of various formats into GIF images.

    Cons

    - It can be a little slow at times, but let's admit you probably don't need to convert a 5+ minute clip into a huge GIF. If anything, you might need a 30 second snippet from it. If that's the case, I'd suggest using Any Video Converter to trim off what you don't want and keep what you do. Then the processing time can be significantly shortened!
    - The frame removal window can be a little tedious, but if it's a problem, refer to the previous point.
    - The program skimps a little on features. It does meet the requirements and it does what it's made for, but it would be nice if it could have some other features like adding text. At the same time, spending 5 minutes to edit extras onto the video file before conversion can prove helpful.

    Summary

    This program is definitely useful, and I'm sure it will prove so to others. It would be nice if a little more effort were put into features, but it meets its advertized function, and that's what makes it great!

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  • 2 stars

    "Decent Program It Is Just Way To Slow"

    December 26, 2013   |   By DJboutit2

    Version: Free Video to GIF Converter 2.0

    Pros

    Interface
    Easy to use

    Cons

    Way to slow takes 3 to 7 min to process part of the video before you can create a gif

    Summary

    Way to slow if it were faster I would stick with this program

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  • 1 stars

    "AVOID AT ALL COSTS"

    June 20, 2013   |   By almendelsohn

    Version: Free Video to GIF Converter 2.0

    Pros

    none. i stopped mid-install fro a reason.

    Cons

    ADWARE
    ---> Agree with xanderak 100%, the downloader includes the toparcadehits.com adware which is a nightmare (Google it). Avoid at all costs.

    Summary

    Seriously, avoid at all costs. I am an IT professional, I know what I am doing, and this must be avoided, and should be removed from CNET.

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  • 5 stars

    "Works Great"

    April 17, 2013   |   By Tsuroshi

    Version: Free Video to GIF Converter 2.0

    Pros

    -Easy, simple, streamlined, small footprint.
    -Allows you to choose extraction FPS, from 1 to 20.
    -DOES allow you to set dimensions for the frames, both constrained by aspect ratio, or not.
    -Allows you to extract clips instead of the entire video, by entering the time to start extracting and the time to stop.
    -Allows you to remove unwanted extracted frames.
    -Allows you to set GIF FPS, or remain the same as the source.

    Cons

    -Can only do one file at a time...no batch operations.
    -Resets all the parameters to default each time a file is loaded.
    -If you set large extraction dimensions(width of 1024 or greater, dunno for height), a warning window pops up and you have to confirm the size before it will extract, which is unnecessary and annoying.

    Summary

    All in all this software is great. Does what it says it does, and well. The GIFs I've made with it are high-quality. It has a few annoying quirks, and I really wish it would perform batch conversions, but you can't have everything....and it's completely free, so why complain?

    BTW, it is NOT adware-in fact it has no ads at all, nor does it attempt to install browser toolbars or anything, amazing for free software these days-it works quickly, it lets you save the file, and it actually gives CNet a GOOD name. I don't know what that guy was smokin'.

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  • 1 stars

    "do not get this"

    December 09, 2012   |   By xanderak

    Version: Free Video to GIF Converter 2.0

    Pros

    DOES NOT MAKE GIFS

    Cons

    adware
    had to use
    super slow
    won't let you save your gif

    Summary

    should be removed from site, gives cnet a bad name.

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  • 3 stars

    "Does what it's supposed to"

    May 13, 2012   |   By broken249

    Version: Free Video to GIF Converter 2.0

    Pros

    Easy, simple to use, you can choose when the clip starts and end, then delete/keep every single frame

    Cons

    doesn't let you choose size (dimensions) of .gif file to be generated

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