LXtory shares screenshots to Imgur, Gyazo, Puush, Dropbox, Google Drive and FTP
May 31, 2017 – 03:19 | Comments Off on LXtory shares screenshots to Imgur, Gyazo, Puush, Dropbox, Google Drive and FTP
LXtory shares screenshots to Imgur, Gyazo, Puush, Dropbox, Google Drive and FTP

LXtory is an open-source tool for capture screenshots, saving the results locally or uploading them to Imgur or other sites.
It’s a familiar idea, and the program interface didn’t impress us, either. Calling it “unfinished” would …

Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif
April 22, 2017 – 07:16 | Comments Off on Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif
Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif

AstroGif is an open-source menu bar app which allows you to search for animated GIFs and copy their URL, or the markdown equivalent, to the clipboard.
The program runs in the background on your PC. It …

Prisma-like NeuralStyler 1.2 brings more creative control
November 7, 2016 – 09:29 | Comments Off on Prisma-like NeuralStyler 1.2 brings more creative control
Prisma-like NeuralStyler 1.2 brings more creative control

Open-source video-to-art creator NeuralStyler has hit version 1.2 with some handy new features.
A simple video trimmer allows selecting the scene you’d like to transform. It’s not precise – you choose your start and end points …

Create and edit animated GIFs with SoftDigi Easy GIF
July 7, 2016 – 03:32 | Comments Off on Create and edit animated GIFs with SoftDigi Easy GIF
Create and edit animated GIFs with SoftDigi Easy GIF

SoftDigi Easy GIF is a $20.95 suite of tools for creating and editing animated GIFs.
The program doesn’t require any artistic or design ability. Open an existing animation and you can resize it, remove frames, change …

Cut your animated GIF file sizes with GIF Optimizer
June 3, 2016 – 04:15 | Comments Off on Cut your animated GIF file sizes with GIF Optimizer
Cut your animated GIF file sizes with GIF Optimizer

If you’ve ever tried creating animated GIFs, you’ll have noticed that they can get very large, especially when using complex sources like TV footage.
That’s no great surprise – the format was designed for simple animations, …

Animated GIF creator Instagiffer gets a big Mac update
March 14, 2016 – 11:57 | Comments Off on Animated GIF creator Instagiffer gets a big Mac update
Animated GIF creator Instagiffer gets a big Mac update

Freeware animated GIF builder Instagiffer has finally seen its long-awaited full Mac update.
This may not be the end of any problems – the release notes say “fonts and captions should now work in newer OSX …

Optimise PNGs, GIFs and JPEGs to cut their file size
December 9, 2015 – 09:20 | Comments Off on Optimise PNGs, GIFs and JPEGs to cut their file size
Optimise PNGs, GIFs and JPEGs to cut their file size

PNGmicro, GIFmicro and JPEGmicro are freeware Windows tools which optimise images to reduce their size.
Each program offers lossless compression by rewriting files more efficiently and stripping out surplus data, and you also get options to …

Find, save and share animated GIFs with PopKey for Desktop
July 17, 2015 – 06:35 | Comments Off on Find, save and share animated GIFs with PopKey for Desktop
Find, save and share animated GIFs with PopKey for Desktop

PopKey for Desktop is a free Windows and OS X tool for browsing, saving and sharing the latest animated GIFs.
It’s a desktop spin on the company’s PopKey GIF keyboard for iOS, and has a simple, …

Build animated GIFs, WebP and WebMs with Honeycam
June 9, 2015 – 10:53 | Comments Off on Build animated GIFs, WebP and WebMs with Honeycam
Build animated GIFs, WebP and WebMs with Honeycam

Bandisoft has unveiled Honeycam, a versatile animated GIF creator for Windows available in both a commercial ($26) and a limited free version.
The program includes an easy-to-use screen recorder. Place a rectangle around the area you’d …

Chat with animated GIFs in Facebook Messenger, Twitter, Gmail
April 13, 2015 – 17:51 | Comments Off on Chat with animated GIFs in Facebook Messenger, Twitter, Gmail
Chat with animated GIFs in Facebook Messenger, Twitter, Gmail

They’re old, horribly inefficient, seriously dumb, but let’s be realistic: there are times in every online conversation when only an animated GIF will do.
If you already have a big collection of face palms and laughing …

Create, edit and process animated GIFs with Cyotek Gif Animator
March 18, 2014 – 10:58 | Comments Off on Create, edit and process animated GIFs with Cyotek Gif Animator
Create, edit and process animated GIFs with Cyotek Gif Animator

From forum avatars to simple web slideshows, there’s still a place for animated GIFs. And, fortunately, they can be very easy to create. Cyotek Gif Animator provides everything you need to create, work and batch …