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Extract image sequence From a Video File

Have you wondered can you ever convert a video file to images? It is an important question especially if you want a specific scene or perhaps if you want to produce a creative Gif. With Filezigzag you can convert video to images, you can create that Gif or even save a single picture and the bonus point; you don’t need to install software or pay money!

We offer an online free conversion tool that will help to handle your video. For us, there is nothing we can’t do! We have multiple features that will help you extract, cut or modify your videos.

So what can you do to extract multiple images from your video? Simple answer “Advanced Converter”. Our Advanced converter is a Filezigzag tool that was created to grant you more control over your files.

Follow the steps below to convert your video to image sequence: 

Note: You need to know where is the exact clip in the video timeline, this will help you to identify where to cut the video.

#1 Head to “ Advanced Converter” and upload your file from one of the options provided.

#2 Choose the target output format to be MP4. 

#3 In the “cut video” field choose a start and an end time that include the specific scene, make sure the start and end time is only 5 seconds difference.

Enter the time in the following manner:

Hours: Minutes: Seconds = 01:20:04

After converting the file, scroll down to the bottom of the page and choose “ convert converted file”.

#5 Choose Gif or JPG format to depend on your need and start converting.

Our converter will convert your video to an image sequence and save it in a Zip file. You can easily convert your video to an image sequence with Filezigzag!! Have fun converting with us!

Send Large Files through Filezigzag

In case you are wondering, Filezigzag has a lot of important features that you can use other than conversion. Filezigzag is more than just an online conversion tool.

Besides having the ability to edit and adjust videos (Read more from this link), Filezigzag can help you with managing large files!

How many times you used your email to send a large file but never succeeded? Having the ability and freedom to send large files is highly important in business, universities and even in your daily life.

Filezigzag offers you the benefit of sending big files to your colleagues by just a simple step. In Filezigzag we try our best to provide you with essential tools to help you convert different files easily.

In the menu bar click on ' Send Large Files ' tab, a new screen will appear, this screen will provide you with 4 simple steps that are needed to send a large file.

Step one: Choose your file; File size will depend on your registered plan; to know more about the benefit of being a registered user please follow the link.

Unregistered user: 100 MB

Registered user: 180 MB.

24 H: 2 GB

Basic Plan: 500 MB

Professional Plan: 1 GB

Premium Plan: 2 GB

Step Two: Enter your recipient email, make sure it is the right one.

Step Three: Enter your email; you can add both a title and a message to your recipient email. And finally SEND!

After sending your file, Filezigzag will show you another screen in which you can convert or download the file. You can also delete it from our service!

It is a simple, easy and affordable way to send large files with Filezigzag.

Convert your Gif into a Video File

Animated Gif's are one of the most famous expressing tools in social media, it is used to state a feeling or to express an opinion. It is fun and engaging.

Unfortunately, not all social media platforms support posting Gif, Facebook and Instagram disable Gif animation and only post the first photo frame.

Therefore, converting your Gif will make your social media life easier! and you will be able to post anywhere.

Filezigzag provides you with an online converter tool which will help to convert your Gif clip to a video file (MP4, MOV, etc).

- Visit our online video converter.

In this tab, you can upload your Gif clip in 3 ways:

1- By choosing the file from your computer.

2- By a URL that links to the desired Gif.

3- From Google Drive ( this is the best method to use when your internet is running slow).

- Choose a specific video format

After uploading the Gif, Filezigzag will display a list of formats that can be used. From that list, choose the output video extension.

- Convert! 

This may take a few moments to process. However, if you are a registered user, you will have higher priority over other users, hence your file will take less time to convert.

You can know more about our registered plan from this link

- Download your converted file.

You can do by either a direct link or email. Moreover, you can upload the converted file to your cloud storage.

Now you have a video file with Gif content, which you can post it on any social media platform!! Filezigzag is an easy, online, free converter tool and it's here for you!

How to Edit your Video using Filezigzag

As you might already know Filezigzag is an online file converter tool, it helps you to convert your important files and download them in just a few steps. But there is more in Filezigzag, we don’t just convert your videos, we let you edit them too!

In this article, we will give you an in-depth view of what we are offering regarding video editing! You can access those setting by clicking on the “Advanced Converter” tab:

Video Setting

•    Change Screen Size.

Sometimes videos are recorded with large screen sizes to make it more suitable to watch on big and wide screens such as PC or TV. However, this can make a problem for smaller screens.

 •    Change Video Bitrate.

Changing the bitrate will automatically affect the file size. Lower bitrates will result in reduced file sizes. Keep in mind that lowering bitrate will also affect the video quality.

•    Change Audio Quality.

Filezigzag allows you to change Audio quality (8-320 kbps). Changing the quality will also affect the file size; the lower, the smaller the file.

•    Change Frame Rate.

Frame Rate is the number of images photographed per one second, it describes both the speed of recording and the playback. Frame Rate has different digital television broadcast standards; For America, ACTS support 24-60 fps, while PAL is mostly used in Europe and supports 25 fps.

•    Cut Video.

This will come in handy when converting large videos to GIF or images. You only need to choose a certain scene and cut it into a smaller file.

•    Rotate and Flip Video.

Most of the times videos are recorded vertically and it must be adjusted in order to convert. You can either Rotate or Flip to edit the video angel.

Rotate options: 90, 180, 270 degrees.

Flip options: Flip horizontally or vertically.

Now you can effortlessly edit your videos with Filezigzag, just choose your next video and start converting!

Reasons on why you should start using GIF

We always search for that specific emoji to express our feeling yet can never find it, GIF provides us with a powerful short video expressing so GIF is a form of expression!!

GIF became the new trend that companies use to answer to comments or even launching a new product! One of the famous examples is Samsung releasing their new product (Galaxy Tab) with a simple GIF.

GIF is not only a way to express but it is also a way to interact with potential customers or readers.

If the above reasons were not enough to convince you then here are 5 reasons why you should start using GIF right NOW:

  • GIF’s ensures that you are up-to-date with the latest trends.

  • GIF’s have its own sense of humor and there is nothing wrong with bringing a smile to people face.

  • They Attract followers to engage with you.

  • People prefer pictures but they prefer GIF’s more.

  • GIF’s can include an explanation of a certain matter.

So how can you make your own signature GIF?

The answer is Filezigzag.

With our website, you can simply choose any video you like, whether it is an instruction, a product release or just any funny video and convert it with our website. You even can cut long videos and choose your wanted scene to convert.

You can check How to cut large video online and convert the scene to animated GIF? for more details about the conversation. Filezigzag gives you the ability to create any kind of GIF you want for free!

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