When building Grouparoo, the Grouparoo team often shares screen recordings of our work with each other. In many cases, the tools we are using (like Github, until recently anyway) could only embed image content into READMEs and Pull Requests. That meant that the humble animated gif was often the best way to share a video. Here is my personal script called
gifit which uses the open source
gifsicle tools to make it super easy to convert any video file into an easy-to-share gif!
Note that on OS X you will need to
brew install ffmpeg gifsicle first.
So, to make the video above, I:
gifit screenshot.movand I got