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MOV2GIF.app for macOS

MOV2GIF.app is a tiny application for macOS that converts movies to optimized GIFs using the method described in the following article, written by Cassidy K:

https://cassidy.codes/blog/2017/04/25/ffmpeg-frames-to-gif-optimization/

The scaling option is hardcoded to fit movies to 1280x720 without upscaling.

The included shell script mov2gif.sh can be run on any Unix like platforms where ffmpeg is available.

Requirements

This package depends on ffmpeg(1), which can be installed via Homebrew or MacPorts:

% brew install ffmpeg
% port install ffmpeg

Installation

% make install

Usage

  1. Directly open the application and select a movie file.

  2. Drag and drop movie files to the application.

  3. Open a context menu on a movie file and select MOV2GIF from the Open With menu.

To Do

  • Give it a better icon (and probably a better name)
  • Optimize the options more as necessary

Author

Copyright (c) 2019 Akinori MUSHA.

Licensed under the 2-clause BSD license. See LICENSE.txt for details.

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