Animated Images and Videos: 6 Easy-to-Use Creation Tools

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Compelling animated images and videos can dramatically improve your traffic and sales. It’s a vivid truth no online marketer can deny of, as web users today are more attracted with content and marketing strategies by having visuals inclusion. Many of you are probably playing around with some tools you’ve mastered already; however to add more on your collection and to provide you with more options on your creation, here are six more tools that might help you out.

Animated images and videos

Animated Flows

This is an excellent tool to provide your readers with instructions on how to use something in chronological steps. It allows you to create quick flows within a few minutes. You can attach this widget on your web page or better, you can send your readers the “live” version of the link where they can play on the actual page all the steps they need to follow.



Chrome/Firefox extension is required, but that’s an easy process. Simply click the links on your page and for each link, type in the instructions. The extension will automatically do the recording and when done, it assembles a widget for you; so simple and fast.

Animated Gifs

Animated gifs are proven essential for making viral posts. They are most especially useful in social media, which can help boost your traffic. Animated instructions are now at the center of marketing trends where you can auto-play steps with humorous graphics.

If you’re using Mac, this tool is created just for you. This tool allows you to convert sections of your videos into GIFs. It’s very easy to use with friendly interface to help you get started. Through this tool, you can edit GIFs with overlay texts and images; beautify them through filter options, and more.

Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, this tool can capture screen and automatically save them as GIFs and videos. Those captures are shareable in various platforms which are especially enticing for users who are fond of uploading photos instantly. You can use this tool for business purposes too though it may lack some important tools that you need.

Are you into making fast screencast? If saving time is what concerns you most, then this tool is for you. It is intended for creating examples and instructions as soon as possible. In fact, you can create orderly instructions within a few seconds. You simply drag the space you wish to capture and then press record. The output is a sequence of slides which you can convert into a GIF rather than a video.

If you have a lot of educational content, using this tool can be a great help. It allows you to turn your decks into GIFs.

Make a GIF
There are several GIF options with this tool. From screenshots, you can create YouTube videos, uploaded videos, or premade GIFs. It is also a free image hosting website which allows you to instantly link to your created GIFs from the tool’s gallery. If ever you wish to remove a GIF, you can easily make a request to delete it.

These are some of the tools that can help you on your next image and video creation – easy to use with quality guaranteed.

Florence Valderrama

Written by Florence Valderrama

Florence is the content and social media specialist at DecoGraphic. Drop her a line if you have any interesting topics that you would like to learn more about!


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