[Tutorial] How To Create An Animated GIF From A YouTube Video

If you ever wondered how people create those animated GIFs for their profile pictures at forums, blogs, and other social web site this tutorial will help you find out and also teach you to create your own one. With the free online services called GifSoup, you can easily create an animated GIF from a video excerpt found on YouTube.

To get started open your web browser and visit this website. After web site opens continue following steps below.

Step 1: Click the Create animated Gifs from YouTube Videos tab.

Step 2: Now go to YouTube, copy the URL of the video you want to convert into animation.

Step 3: Again return to previously opened GifSoup page and Paste that url inside input field.

Step 4: Click on Create Gifs.

Step 5: If you haven’t done this already, sign up for free service.

Step 6: Then select the beginning and end of the sequence (15 seconds max) to be animated GIF.

Step 7: Choose a category, title, and keywords for your animation.

Step 8: Click the Preview button to preview your GIF animation or click Finish to generate your file.

Step 9: You can then download your animated GIF by clicking Small or Medium.

Step 10: You can also get the direct link to the animation, the code for posting on a forum, web page, etc..

You are done. Your animated GIF is created and ready to be posted anywhere you want. GiSoup is very useful online tool which can help you to easily create your any kind of animated GIF from YouTube video and only down side of this tool is that it may take a bit longer for video to be converted into GIF. Let us know about your opinions in comment section below.

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Boris Zegarac is Staff Writer at TheTechJournal. He is our Tutorial Expert. He is a web developer and web designer who is also interested in Computers and Smartphones. You can follow him at his Google + profile page

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