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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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Why Should you register with Filezigzag

Filezigzag is a free online file converter that allows users to convert their files without installing any software. Nevertheless, we provide extra advantages of having an account with us. Register Now and you will be able to use one of the following features:


1- Larger File Size.

Filezigzag will increase your file size up to 180 MB! Having an extra file size can be helpful when converting larger files such as movies, videos or even audios.


2- Higher Priority.

As a registered user, you will gain more priority over unregistered users.


3- API

Having an API access will allow developers integrate our online file converter with their apps or web pages with a direct access to our conversion services.


4- Manage your Account.

Register users will have the ability to access account dashboard that contains:



  • Profile details: where you can change your name, email, and country.

  • Subscription details: Which include the details of your plan and API code.

  • Conversion history: You will have access to your previous conversions ( please note that the files will remain in the system for 3 days only).

           From this tab, you can also download your converted files again.

  • Upgrade your account: Upgrade your account to other plans.



As you see, having a free account with us is better than you think! To register please visit our registration page!


Happy conversion Day!


How to Convert MOV to MP4 online

You might be wondering why should you convert MOV to MP4?

They are both video formats, They both work fine and produce high-quality videos. So why should you bother to convert?


The difference is MOV applications and players are quite limited, for example, you can’t play MOV movies on your phone. On the other hand, MP4 is a more common tool to play and record videos, it is just more useful.


For this specific reason, Filezigzag offers you an online converter to help you get your video/movie on the go.


The “ How to ” question is very simple with Filezigzag, All you got to do is follow our 4 simple steps.


1st step:

Select your file that you want to convert. Make sure your file has a MOV extension.




2nd: After selecting your file, choose the format type you want to convert to ( in our case MP4).


3rd: Enter your email address.



4th: convert!

It will take a few minutes to convert your file.

You will receive an email with your converted file OR you can download it in a direct link.


Here in Filezigzag, we offer you unlimited converting options, choose your file and convert it with us!!