EximiousSoft GIF Creator

The program is a powerful GIF design tool, provides more than 100+ effects to build cool animations or impressive banners within short times, and supports converting all popular format videos such as AVI, MP4, MOV, FlV to GIF animation.

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How to Create and Edit GIF Animations by GIF Creator

Part 1. Edit GIF Animation and Manage Frames

Normally, there is one or several frame images in a GIF animation. Each frame is an individual picture. When creating GIF animation, you probably know that there are many frame pictures in animation. GIF creator can help you easily edit or manage these frames. You can add, delete, and modify the frames by one of the following operations.

  • Click "Open Video File" menu item from main menu bar to load partially intercepted or all frames from various types of video (eg AVI, MP4, FLV, MOV, WMV ).

    Convert Video to GIF Animation

  • Click "create a Blank frame" tool button on Frames List Bar. you can create a new frame image, nothing in this new frame.

  • Click "Add Frame(s) from images file(s)" tool button on Frames List Bar. It enables to import several frame images to your animation from external images files.

  • Click "Delete Selected frames" tool button on Frames List Bar; delete the frames you don’t want to need.

  • Click "Duplicate the selected frames" tool button on Frames List Bar; create new copied frames from original selected frames.

  • GIF Creator supports to set up delay time for each frame image showing on the screen.

    Frames List Toolbar

Part 2. Visual Layer Editing

GIF Creator is a powerful software which creating GIF animation. In the program, the individual frame image is consisted of several layers or objects. You can decide the location of each object in frame image and to show it or not. In Objects Control Panel, GIF creator offer many tools to manage objects visually. You can use one of the following operations to add, delete, and modify Image objects.

  • Click "New object" tool button to create a transparent fully object.

  • Click "Duplicate object" tool button to create new copied objects from original selection and add all of them into frame.

  • Click "Add Image(s)" tool button, import image objects into frames from external picture files.

  • Click "Delete Images" tool button, to delete the objects you don’t want.

  • Click "Combine as single object" tool button, to combine all selected objects into a single one.

  • The other buttons in "Objects Control Panel" can help you to lay object's showing consequence: it means to let an object in the front of others.

  • tool buttons for layer editing

Part 3. Editing Frame Image Easily

If each frame picture is definite, the remain job is to edit or adjust frame image if needed. Before edit, you need to select the target frame in Frames List Bar, then the target frame will be shown in Edit View. You can use all picture editing tool to modify, decorate it, till get what you want. You can do as following steps.

  • First, select the target object by clicking it in the frame. If the target object is hidden, please try to find it in Objects Control Panel and make it is visible.

  • If you want to modify portions of an image object, you can use the selection tools such as Magic wand, Lasso selection, Rectangular Selection, Elliptical Selection, etc. to select the areas only you concerned.

  • After finish selecting object, you can do operations such as cut, copy, clear, crop, or Image filters to adjust the colors or image effects conversion.

  • Click "Delete Images" tool button, to delete the objects you don’t want.

  • Besides the tools mentioned above, you can use Flood fill to fill your concerned areas with a solid color; to clear some parts in image object which you don’t want; to draw pictures you expect with paint brush.

    tools for editing images

  • There are 5000+ vector graphics inside GIF Creator, you can load some of them as vector graphics. Each shape supports solid color or gradient colors fill and stroked.

    Add shapes to Frame

Part 4. Quick Create, optimize, Preview Animation

GIF creator offer many powerful functions to help you quickly create, optimize or preview animations. You can choose one of following operations.

  • Try to find "Add Effects" menu in "home" category, then select a effect sub menu item, you can see specified process during converting into amazing animation. In each transferring effect, there are some options, you can select specified option to get animations as you want.

    Add Effects for Creating Animation

  • Try to find "Add Banner" tool button in "home" category, you can quickly create amazing banner ads.

    Creating GIF Banners

  • "Resize Animation" can help you to scale all objects in the animation, while resize canvas only can adjust the dimension of canvas.

  • Select "Optimize" view, you can optimize all frame images in animation to get GIF file with minimal size, but no loss in picture quality.

    Optimize GIF Animations

  • Select "Preview" view, you can preview the animation in Web browser directly.

    Preview GIF Animations in Web Brower

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