GIFs are becoming the new communication protocol on the web and if you have ever wondered how to create GIFs, this collection is for you !
Here are some of the free GIF creation tools available in the market. I’ve emphasized more on simplicity and individual work to team and advance level. Go ahead and upvote the ones you like (bonus: stay until the end because last ones will surprise you!).
RecordIT is the simplest app available right now. All you have to do is download and mark the screen area, and voila - it's done. You can download it in gif or MP4.
So simple, it is available for Mac and Windows.
RecordIT is a slightly advanced version of RecordIT. Adding more features to its app, the app is definitely for enthusiasts.
Besides creating GIF it can do -
1) Webcam recording
2) Board, to record yourself while drawing
3) Editor for Gifs
GiffingTool provides more flexibility in editing. The only drawback is that it lags and the interface is not friendly.
Additional features -
1) Can trim frame to frame
2) Add text elements
3) Adjust quality settings
This is a web app, which is as simple as pasting a video URL and creating Gifs instantly.
Not only that, using automatic GIFs creator they can spot the best moments in video and create a Gif of it. Cool isn't it! they called it a computer vision tech.
Off course other editing options are also available - effects, template (thug life etc) and stickers.
Giphy is a web app Gif editor and discovery platform for Gifs. It is a complete package for anybody. Every type of Gifs is available there.
1) Combining various pictures and gifs to create one GIF
2) More filters
3)Flexibility in adding captions
TinyTake is a dedicated software for screen capture, Gifs, and video recording. It looks like Microsoft office that what makes it more simple and use-to. So advanced features and simplicity are TinyTake's positive points.
Available for Mac and Windows as well.
CloudApp is more of a team file sharing app which supports Gif creation and sharing. It is being used by ProductHunt and Buffer for creating Gifs.
For individuals, it's free and chargeable for an enterprise. Ease to share, advanced editing and simplicity are their strong points.
Droplr is same like cloudApp and being used by many businesses. For an individual, its free, so its worth using it for Gif creation. Both CloudApp and Droplr have the restriction in video recording minutes.