What do you get when you combine a high-resolution photograph, a bit of animation of a video and then put it in a snackable GIF file size format?
If your guess is a cinemagraph, then ka-boom! You got it right.
A cinemagraph is a series of images with subtle and repeating motions forming a loop. This makes it look like an animated video but, it’s actually a still image commonly published as a GIF file.
This medium was created by US fashion photographer Jamie Beckin in collaboration with motion graphics designer Kevin Burg in 2011. These two were looking for a fresh
Good news! The latest version of Gifzign 1.0.13 was released this week! If you haven’t got it yet make sure to download it from your dashboard.
In this version we added two new cool features, here is breakdown!
First we are introducing a new loading screen with a progress bar so that you know how much time is left when you are converting a video to GIF, previewing a GIF or rendering a GIF. It’s very handy and also includes links to the Gifzign support page and blog.Bonus: the loading UI as we envisioned it initially This
This week, the GIF format was celebrating its 30th birthday and Facebook decided to celebrate the internet’s favourite format with a little bit of love…
You can now reply to comments on Facebook by uploading your GIFs, and obviously at Gifzign we think it’s very cool!
In the past you could insert GIFs only by linking to a GIF URL which was a bit cumbersome. This change in Facebook marks a real shift and acceptance of GIF as a core component of the interwebs for the years to come.
How to upload your GIF to a Facebook comment:
- Go to Facebook.com and find a
We’ve just pushed a bunch of highly requested features and updates in the new version of Gifzign.
If you haven’t downloaded the update yet, head over to your Gifzign dashboard and download Gifzign Version 1.0.12
So what are the new cool stuff in this update:
1. New export to mp4 feature (also contains sound from video)
This new feature lets you save and download your GIFs into a final mp4 format. What’s cool is that you can choose whether to include the sound/ audio from your video or not...
Check out the rest of these slick features in
It’s this time of the year again when we honor the best and the most special woman in our lives – our Mothers.
And to help you make this day extra special for her, our creative team has prepared a few GIFs and cinemagraphs which you can share with every loving and brave woman you know.
We are releasing these graphics under Creative Commons license, so you can download and do-whatever-you-want with these graphics. Feel free to post them across your social media accounts and websites!
Download the Mother's Day Graphics Giveaway on the Gifzign blog.
Fancy creating GIFs and cinemagraphs but, you don’t want to take the risk of using random videos from Youtube?
You might be interested in checking out our awesome list of 27 free stock video sources which you can use to create your own GIFs and cinemagraphs. Most of these video sources offer high-resolution and royalty-free stock videos licensed under Public Domain Creative Commons Zero which lets you do whatever you want with these contents for free!
So with no further ado, let’s dive into this cool list!
Coverr offers beautiful high-quality videos which you can download for free. Although