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    ScreenToGif Alternatives for Mac

    ScreenToGif is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is LICEcap, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ScreenToGif and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to ScreenToGif are Gyazo,, Gifox and ScreenTray.

    ScreenToGif is mainly a Screenshot Capture Tool but alternatives to it may also be Animated GIF Creators or Screen Recorders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ScreenToGif.
    This page was last updated Nov 14, 2021
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    This tool allows you to record a selected area of your screen and save as a animated gif.
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    1. LICEcap can capture an area of your desktop and save it directly to .GIF (for viewing in web browsers, etc) or .LCF (see below). LICEcap is an intuitive but flexible application (for Windows and now OSX), that is designed to be lightweight and function with high performance.
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      Most users think LICEcap is a great alternative to ScreenToGif.
    2. Gyazo lets you instantly grab the screen and upload the image to the web. You can easily share on Chat, Social, Email, or anywhere!

    3. Make a short video capture of your desktop as a gif.
    4. Gifox is a beautifully designed and masterfully crafted app that records your screen into animated gifs – the great alternative between static images and full-size videos. It's your best companion for:
    5. A macOS app for capturing, annotating and sharing screenshots. Quickly add comments, highlight what matters or blur any sensitive content. Upload screenshots to Google Drive or Dropbox.
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    6. GIPHY Capture is the best way to create GIFs on your Mac. The free app is simple, powerful, and easy enough for pretty much anyone.
    7. Simple creation and editing of screenshots.


      Official Google code page seems abandoned. Last update from Oct 12, 2013.

    8. Gif Machine is a powerful and simple app which helps you to create awesome GIFs by recording your screen, recording your webcam or just from images.
    9. Gif·gIf·giF (ggg) is a small shareware program for producing GIF animations from screen captures. It is especially useful for producing animated software demonstrations or tutorials.
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    10. Open-source GIF capture utility for Mac.
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