What is the most eye-catching thing on the web? Nothing but videos. Women and men watch all kinds of videos. And people always would like to share videos in Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus etc.
Although there are a lot of video sharing sites like YouTube, Video, Dailymotion etc, we sometimes still need a faster and more convenient way to share videos and converting videos clips like MP4, AVI to GIF seems to be a great way out. GIF, as far as we concern, is not only small but computers and mobiles phones friendly. We don’t need need plugins for GIF playback, which is far more convenient to share.
Free and Ultra-simple App to Convert MP4 AVI to GIF on macOS Sierra
In fact, some GIF are far more popular than the original video in sites like Facebook or Reddit, as it is short and pithy but captures the essence of the video.
There are a lot video converters that is able to convert videos to GIF on Windows. What we recommend today is a free app for macOS to convert MP4, AVI etc to GIF-GifRocket, a free GIF maker.
Comparing with most similar MP4 to GIF softwares, GifRocket can be described as minimalist. When I open it for the very first time, I like it. Comfortable color and flat design with very simple buttons and icons. Small as the sparrow is, it possesses all its internal organs.
Quick Guide on How to Create a GIF
The use of GifRocket is very simple! You do not need to learn any knowledge, almost anyone can quickly get started making GIF dynamic picture. You just need to drag and drop the video file to the GifRocket window to start the conversion. Click the upper right button to set the interface (see below).
I downloaded a popular YouTube video and test it with GifRocket and made a GIF it is great. Click the green gear to set the start and end time, picture width and quality.
Wait a minute, your AVI is converted to GIF and it is under the same folder with the original file.
Although there are a lot of video converters that is able to convert AVI MP4 to GIF and some of them are feature-rich and powerful, GifRocket is the one that is completely free and extremely simple to use and everyone who’s not tech savvy is able to make GIFs.
If you or your friends are interested in making some GIF animations, but do not like the complex tools, you may try GifRocket. The only pity is that this software supports limited video formats.