Microsoft GIF Animator Alternatives

    Microsoft GIF Animator is described as 'A very basic GIF animator from Microsoft that is small, portable, and does what it says' and is a Animated GIF Creator in the category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft GIF Animator for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is ImageMagick, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft GIF Animator are (Free), LunaPic (Free), Gifsicle (Free, Open Source) and Yasisoft GIF Animator (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 4, 2020

    1. Giffing Tool is simply put: The fastest creator of high quality captioned GIFs available. Simply drag across your screen to record movies, YouTube videos, and even existing GIFs. Software is pay what you want, or free.


      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 4.1, released in December 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.


      The program is suspected to use your internet connection for malicious purposes:

    2. 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?

    3. An easy to use gif animator, movie, and slide show creator. Just load your images into the list, and press create. Runs on all Windows systems - 32 bit and 64 bit. Completely portable - USB or any memory device.
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      It takes not only gif but also bmp and jpg files and resize option is very cool. It is very fast and intuitive.
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    4. lets you instantly create Animated GIF online, free, right now! Just upload pictures or grab them from your Flickr. Create funny flashy slideshows with you and your friends, cartoons, previews, banners, etc.
    5. Easy to use GIF animator

      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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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    6. Creates highly optimized Animated PNG files from PNG/TGA image sequences.
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    7. Any to GIF is a very easy to use tool that can convert any pictures into animated GIF. You can set size and delay time of the GIF animation. Any to GIF can preview the result of the conversion.
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    8. VideoSolo Video to GIF Converter is a simple and quick video to GIF software , capable of converting almost all kinds of videos to animated GIF, let you play video in GIF image. Supported input video formats includes MP4, AVI, MOV, FLV, MOV, etc.
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    9. Free Video to GIF Converter is a freeware utility which can convert video to gif animation simply and fast. It can convert almost all popular video formats to gif, including AVI, WMV, MPEG, MOV, FLV, MP4, 3GP, VOB, etc.


      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.0, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from

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