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Open Source Microsoft GIF Animator Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Microsoft GIF Animator is ImageMagick. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft GIF Animator and seven of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Microsoft GIF Animator are Gifsicle, QGifer, APNG to GIF and UnFREEz.

Microsoft GIF Animator alternatives are mainly Animated GIF Creators but may also be Photo Editors or Image Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft GIF Animator.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

A very basic GIF animator from Microsoft that is small, portable, and does what it says.

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  1. ImageMagick is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats (about 100) including GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PNG, PDF, PhotoCD, TIFF, and DPX.

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    Gifsicle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Gifsicle is a command-line tool for creating, editing, and getting information about GIF images and animations. Making a GIF animation with gifsicle is easy.

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  3. QGifer is a tool for extracting part of a video to an animated GIF file.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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  4. APNG to GIF icon

    APNG to GIF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Converts APNG animations into animated GIF format. Wu64 quantization is used for true-color files.s. Transparency is handled either using a threshold, or composed over chosen background color. CLI version is OS-independent, GUI version is available for Windows.

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    UnFREEz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    UnFREEz is a high-speed Windows application that will take any number of images, saved as separate GIF files, and create a single animated GIF from those images. What makes this program unique from its competitors?

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    GIF to APNG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Converts GIF animations into animated PNG format. Usually it makes the files smaller. CLI version is OS-independent, GUI version is available for Windows.

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    APNG Assembler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Creates highly optimized Animated PNG files from PNG/TGA image sequences. CLI versions available for all major OSes.

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