GIF animation is a simple and not as hackneyed as emoji, method of expressing yourself when communicating in a messenger or social network. You can create a gif in a few minutes on any mobile device. This requires one of the following applications.
Gfycat Loops: GIF Cam + Recorder
Gfycat Loops divides the finished video sequence into frames, from which it glues the GIF animation. The main window consists of two halves: one contains the viewfinder, the other contains thumbnails of images and additional options (capturing a part of an image or downloading a video from the Internet).
The application provides four modes of operation:
- shooting a two-second video using the camera of a mobile device;
- loading and processing any 15-second fragment from a file stored in the smartphone's memory;
- screenshot of actions on the screen lasting 15 seconds;
- posting a link to YouTube or Vimeo. Any quarter-minute segment is suitable for conversion.
Benefits of using Gfycat Loops:
- the ability to make gifs in a vertical or horizontal position;
- clear interface even when using the application for the first time;
- several methods of work;
- option for cropping, overlaying emoticons and text messages;
- publication of the created file in all popular social networks, sending using instant messengers or saving to the phone;
- a multimillion-dollar collection of ready-made GIFs, broken down into 200 categories for easy search.
Gif Me! Is an application that creates not only short videos in GIF, but also MP4. It is possible to become the author of your own animation in a few steps: shoot a video, transform and add filters.
Features of Gif Me !:
- using files captured by the device's camera or imported from its memory;
- various color filters;
- adding slides with text or new static pictures;
- two modes of operation: GIF and MP4;
- distribution of the result by email or in popular social networks;
- image without a watermark (you can turn it off in the settings).
DU GIF Maker
DU GIF Maker allows you to not only create new gifs, but also edit existing ones. Its three main modes are converting video files, creating from multiple still images, or editing a finished work.
Differences DU GIF Maker from similar programs:
- no annoying ads in the process of work and no watermarks on the finished file;
- fast saving and small file size;
- the ability to share your creation with friends on social networks or WhatsApp;
- smooth playback or clear frame to choose from;
- editor mode: change speed, add text or emoji, crop;
- rich collection of frames and ready-made GIF-animations.
Footej Camera is a simple and reliable application to save the best moments in GIF format. It successfully copes with both the usual shooting of photos or videos, and with their transformation.
Functional features of the program:
- intuitive interface;
- high quality of the created photos and videos;
- work with Android Camera API 2;
- burst option;
- slow motion video recording;
- precise manual adjustment of ISO and exposure;
- the ability to shoot in RAW;
- automatic creation of freeze frames.