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How to cut large video online and convert the scene to animated GIF?

We always see these amazing GIF's whether on our Facebook messenger or in the comment sections. We even see them in some websites. GIF allows us to express our feeling easily or in a funny way. GIF can also be very helpful; explaining some steps or telling you what to do. 

Overall having an animated image made our life easier. So what can you do to create your own special GIF?

Filezigzag offers you an easy way to obtain your wanted GIF from a video file. 

Let's assume you saw an interesting cat/ dog video! and you figured this will be a cool GIF file! How can you convert it?

- Decide the Video you want to cut and convert, choose your wanted scene.  

It doesn't matter which format the movie is in ( MOV, MP4, AVI) as long as it is not really long. 

- Open Filezigzag and click on Advanced converter tap.

The Advanced converter gives you the ability to have more control on your file i.e cut, etc.  

- Select the video you want to convert.

- Select the type/ format of the output video.

- In the setting section, scroll to cut video felid and fill the start and end scene time (Note that this step is required because the original video file was too long and we need to cut it).

- Enter a valid email address. 

- click on convert.

- You can download your converted file by a direct link. However, we still need to convert our cut video to GIF. 

- On the same screen you can convert your converted video to GIF! 

convert GIF to MP4

With filezigzag, you can free convert GIF to MP4 without needing download software to your PC.

just Upload your GIF file and then select MP4 from conversion list, after the conversion is completed you can download the converted video

Convert GIF to MP4

Convert Video to Images ( PNG, JPEG and animated GIF )

If you think expressing yourself in a video is wonderful, then you have to think again. FileZigZag now enables you to convert your video into images PNG, JPEG and animated GIF (Graphics Interchange Format).

GIFs offer file compression without a significant loss in visual quality. A GIF file can hold multiple images, which lets users create simple animations.GIFs were also one of the first two image formats used online. The format supports up to 8 bits per pixel and a palette of up to 256 distinct colors.Use GIFs for similar images like logos with solid color areas. and can use it in different social network.

GIF is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.

Check below sample video that has been converted to GIF.

Video File:

GIF File:

Using FileZigZag online conversion will allow you to convert many types of Video formats to animated GIF image.

 FileZigZag Team.

DVR devices or Camera systems (h264/264) Conversions

In addition to the many other file conversion types FileZigZag support, we want to highlight a new conversion format which we think will help many video capturing users.

This format is mostly used by DVR devices or Camera systems that uses the format type (h264/264) and now can be converted to many Popular file formats.

You may come across all kinds of file extensions and still the codec can be H.264

 FileZigZag Team.