[How To] Creating GIF Images/Avatars From Video

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[How To] Creating GIF Images/Avatars From Video

Post by AngelCurioso » Oct 25th, '05, 23:20

hey guys! is there anyone kind enough to explain me how to convert .avi to gif? i would like to make a avatar with a chinese drama scene, like those avatars showed in the foru?? how do you guy do it???

thanks in advance for ur help!!

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Re: how to convert .avi to gif? how to make avatar?

Post by crazylife123 » Oct 25th, '05, 23:36

AngelCurioso wrote:hey guys! is there anyone kind enough to explain me how to convert .avi to gif? i would like to make a avatar with a chinese drama scene, like those avatars showed in the foru?? how do you guy do it???

thanks in advance for ur help!!
Here...you could use this software to do your avatar.

http://www.download.com/Video-AVI-to-GI ... 47873.html

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Post by AngelCurioso » Oct 26th, '05, 07:48

Many thanks for your help^^ By the way, your avatar is condor heroes new? Awesome work, like it so much:D

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Post by shazai » Oct 26th, '05, 14:45

hey... i just downloaded the software and im using it now but i have problem when i tested it there's this sign that the software is unregistered in the picture if im saving a gif of a video clip.... how can i make it disappear?

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Post by crazylife123 » Oct 26th, '05, 15:07

shazai wrote:hey... i just downloaded the software and im using it now but i have problem when i tested it there's this sign that the software is unregistered in the picture if im saving a gif of a video clip.... how can i make it disappear?
You have to register it...LoL. There are other software to use but that's the easier one.

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Post by gunjourui » Oct 26th, '05, 16:20

I suggest using Virtual Dub & Adobe ImageReady. Ulead GIF animator is ok too.
btw, here's a nice tutorial for beginners :-)
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Post by crazylife123 » Oct 26th, '05, 16:34

yeah....you could always use ulead...it's good for novice user...i use photoshop to do the photo editing.

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Post by jubeichanxoxo » Oct 26th, '05, 16:37

Virtual Dub & Adobe ImageReady is a good way to start. hope this helps
http://www.animesanction.net/faq.php?fa ... l_faq_item
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Post by crazylife123 » Oct 26th, '05, 16:42

jubeichanxoxo wrote:Virtual Dub & Adobe ImageReady is a good way to start. hope this helps
http://www.animesanction.net/faq.php?fa ... l_faq_item
Capturing video images like mine is easy..no artwork to be done first hand...jubeichan..you're avatar looks good...are you the artist? and is that from 'Samurai Champloo'?

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Post by jubeichanxoxo » Oct 27th, '05, 00:34

Thanks,I found this avatar on some anime icon live journal. and yep it's Mugen from samurai champloo. I have to search thru my favorites but once I find a link to the journal I'll send you a pm.
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Post by AngelCurioso » Nov 17th, '05, 16:16

thanks guys for your information:D :wub:

but all the asian dramas which I see is in .rmvb, so I can't open them with Virtual DUB, pls can anyone tell me how can CAPTURE images from realplayer video files?

thanks in advance for your help!!!!

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Post by crossvii » Nov 17th, '05, 16:51

AngelCurioso wrote:thanks guys for your information:D :wub:

but all the asian dramas which I see is in .rmvb, so I can't open them with Virtual DUB, pls can anyone tell me how can CAPTURE images from realplayer video files?

thanks in advance for your help!!!!
If you have real alternative for WMP, then using BSplayer would allow you to capture them. But then again, I don't know if you plan to make gifs from them or if you just want snapshots :P

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Post by AngelCurioso » Nov 17th, '05, 16:54

many many many thanks for your quick answer. but i can't get what you mean>.<. :goggle: i would like to do snapshots and gifs as well

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Post by crossvii » Nov 17th, '05, 16:57

haha... well, BSplayer's capture is alittle slow, so you'll have to pause and capture continously. It's not impossible though =P and the quality isn't bad either.

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Post by gunjourui » Nov 17th, '05, 17:14

^ the quality is good but I hate this method anyway coz BSPlayer always acts strange after my taking few caps (fullscreen is messed up) :crazy:
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Post by crazylife123 » Nov 17th, '05, 17:25

crossvii...what software did you use to capture the video of your sig?

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Post by crossvii » Nov 17th, '05, 21:35

crazylife123 wrote:crossvii...what software did you use to capture the video of your sig?
I used Virtual Dub. ImageReady to touch up. :thumleft:

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Post by AngelCurioso » Nov 23rd, '05, 00:52

hey this is my first try :D :lol


since i don't have real alternative for WMP,and can't use BSplaye then.I used the HyperSnap-DX 5 to capture images from .rmvb , i need to pause and capture continously manually >.< and then used Image Ready to make the gif. the quality is not so good. how do u think ?? :whistling: Image

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Post by crossvii » Nov 23rd, '05, 02:26

Angel, that's actually really good :P and you did it manually :dance: Now, on your second try you gotta beat that.... or else I'll make fun of you. just kiddingg :P

The only thing I'm concerned about when making these, is the size. I mean, mines are usually huge :crazy: But hey, yours is dancing around at 224kb, nice haha.

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Post by pRincEton giRL » Nov 24th, '05, 01:21

guys i have a prob.. how to put pictures on my signature?? and that friend and ignore logo.. heeellpppp.
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Post by gunjourui » Nov 24th, '05, 01:45

pRincEton giRL wrote:guys i have a prob.. how to put pictures on my signature??
upload pic to some hosting and than use code
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Post by pufferfish » Nov 24th, '05, 07:59

Can someone paste the link for Imageready software here. I tried to google for a soft ware once,but end up downloading virus. :| Thank u

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Post by Kamui6 » Nov 24th, '05, 08:08

I still use Virtualdub to encode avi files then open them in ulead gif animator then save to gif. :D
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Post by gunjourui » Nov 24th, '05, 18:30

pufferfish wrote:Can someone paste the link for Imageready software here. I tried to google for a soft ware once,but end up downloading virus. :| Thank u
it's free to try at adobe official site or you can get it from *cough*emule*cough*
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Creating GIF Images/Avatars From Video

Post by SusieQ » Feb 18th, '06, 06:20

I recall seeing a tutorial for doing this once on here somewhere, but I can;t find it now using search...

So I'm wondering if anyone could share a tutorial for doing it? Or at least suggest a vague method or perhaps a program to try?

I'm aware of using many screenshots and a program like Adobe Premiere... but maybe there's something easier I don;t know of.

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Post by mangosteen » Feb 18th, '06, 06:35

SusieQ wrote:I recall seeing a tutorial for doing this once on here somewhere, but I can;t find it now using search...

So I'm wondering if anyone could share a tutorial for doing it? Or at least suggest a vague method or perhaps a program to try?

I'm aware of using many screenshots and a program like Adobe Premiere... but maybe there's something easier I don;t know of.
I found this http://janaine.livejournal.com/28844.html
Hope it helps.

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Post by SusieQ » Feb 18th, '06, 20:51

Hmmm... Thanks!

If anyone else has more, please share!

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Post by hakuharu » Feb 18th, '06, 21:07

I also thought it was a sticky, but isn't. Here you go, support section:
http://www.d-addicts.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=23910

Perhaps a Mod can melt these two threads?

I personally use Virtual Dub to cut the video scenes which I want

and then switch between Ulead gif animateur (video manipulation)
and Corel PhotoShop (picture manipulation)

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Post by SusieQ » Feb 19th, '06, 02:27

THANK YOU! :lol

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Post by darkrazor » Mar 8th, '06, 23:10

i made a guide for this at my blog .

http://silkenhut.wordpress.com/2006/02/ ... avi-files/
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Post by Gi-Ma-Mi » Jun 13th, '06, 13:34

hey guys, i have a question, i'm using AdobeImageReady to import the image sequence i created by Virtualdub http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread. ... light=make (thanks yamatsumi for providing the link)
the problem is that i want to ask text and stuffs in every single frame but it just won't let me, i can add text for one frame at a time but whenever i select all the frames to do that, it disable all the button that i need in order to do that (except the Modify button), so anybody knows why and plz help

(btw: when i used Vitualdbub, i chose tga as the format outcome of my images, is that a problem?)

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Post by xiaong » May 23rd, '07, 10:42

crazylife123 wrote: what software did you use to capture the video of your sig?
I know this is an old thread...but if someone is interested.

There is special prog for such goal - VidGIF
http://www.geovid.com/VidGIF/

It creates animated gif from video files.


see the result
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Post by malay_tiger » May 23rd, '07, 10:52

hey, it look cool... thanks for sharing :cheers:

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Post by jholic » May 24th, '07, 01:37

thanks for sharing. it looks quite interesting.
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Post by Grodix » May 24th, '07, 12:18

I have found for me good software. This is Video UserPic
http://www.visifly.com/Video_UserPic/
Very simple and handy for understanding program. I like it.

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Post by kozumifan » May 24th, '07, 18:48

xiaong wrote:
crazylife123 wrote: what software did you use to capture the video of your sig?
I know this is an old thread...but if someone is interested.

There is special prog for such goal - VidGIF
http://www.geovid.com/VidGIF/

It creates animated gif from video files.


see the result
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can you tell me how you did it cuz i cant do it!! T.T please
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Post by Superkyle » May 24th, '07, 18:53

ooh im interested in learning...

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Post by xiaong » May 25th, '07, 07:50

can you tell me how you did it cuz i cant do it!! T.T please
I find this video via google (I don't remember where) in swf format,
convert to video & after that create gif from it.

I guess it made in Adobe After Effects
http://www.adobe.com/products/aftereffects/

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