Tuesday, May 30, 2017

How to Make Animated GIF Images from video

GIF, short for Graphic Interchange Format, refers to a bitmap image format created in 1987. It is a very popular format for sharing animated files on forums, social networks and websites, or to be used as a avatar on a website like Myspace. It is only twenty or thirty frames, completely devoid of sound, repeating in an endless loop. Yet there is something intoxicating about an animated .GIF, like staring into the eyes of a hypnotist. Creating your own animated .GIF from a movie can be a lot of fun. This article will show you how to make GIF animations from video for creating your own unique avatar to attract attention and distributing among your friends.  



To make a GIF from video, you need a GIF maker program to help you that has been designed suitably for this purpose. GIF basically being an image format is not supported by most video converters. However, don't let this stop you.

Luckily, converting video files to GIF is simple and easy by using Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. It supports macOS 10.12 Sierra, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion on iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, etc.

The interface of the application is beautifully laid out with all options easy to find and use. It a wide variety of music and video formats that include AVI, WMV, VOB, ASF, MP4, FLV, GIF, among many others. Converting between these formats is an easy and simple process. A few clicks is all that it takes to convert any video format to animated GIF in less than 30 seconds to be viewable across browsers and platforms. 

The software also provides the users with several customizations options that can be used to modify the GIF generated liking triming video length, cropping black bar, adjusting bitrate, framerate, etc to compress videos. The powerful tools combined with the intuitive interface makes Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac the best application for converting videos to GIF images. By the way, this gif creator can be compatible with both macOS and Windows OS.  For Windows PC users, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate.

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Guides to convert video into animated GIFs on Mac (OS Sierra included)

Step 1: Load your video or movie

First of all you need to import your favorite video you desire to output GIF images onto this gif maker for Mac by clicking "Add File". You can even download online videos from BBCYouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc for converting.



Step 2: Reduce the video

Click the "Edit" icon of the video item bar and a video editing window will show up. Click the "Play" button to preview your video. At the position you need to trim, click "Add trim marker" button. You can drag the markers to adjust segment duration as you need. Repeat this process to add more segments. At last, press "OK" to confirm.

Tip 1: If you think the video containting the embrassing background, then you could click "Adjust" > "Crop" to locate your specific portion of your video in output .gif file.

Tip 2: Click "Effect", you can apply some color effects like de-interace etc; And "Watermark" to input text you like to show;

Step 3: Select GIF as output format

After the video editing done, back to "Converter" window to choose "GIF" file format from "Format" > "Video" > "GIF"

Tip: If your GIF is too big, you could hit the setting gear icon to optimize the frame rate because your computer may not be able to run everything smoothly at a higher frame rate. Most videos are shot at either 30 or 60 fps, but GIFs are meant to be quicker, smaller, and a little jerky looking. The basic principle here is that, the smaller the framerate, the faster the GIF will take to play and load. 5 -15 FPS is usually perfect.



Step 4: Start to convert video to GIF

Once you're satisfied, click "Start" to save your video to GIF. Now your .gif file is ready to be used for uploading to Instagram, Imgur, Minus, Dropbox, or any other file hosting service you prefer, or social media posts, etc.

Alternative Solution 1: Convert Video to GIF with 8K Player

8K Player is an easy to use multimedia player for beginners to GIF creation by "ONE-KEY" with up to 30 seconds. The program offers GIF previews and a fast speed to convert videos to animated GIFs. It is fully compatible with multiple file types, including MP4, AVI, 3GP, VOB, MKV, MPG, etc. Other features like video recording or adding bookmark are supported too.

Step 1: Download and install 8K Player on your computer, then start it;

Step 2: Drag and drop the video you want to get GIF to this media player or click "Open File" from the more icon menu;

Step 3: Click "Output GIF" to locate the video and drag the pin to appoint start time;

Step 4: Hit "GIF" to output your video GIF images and it will automatically open and save in your computer.

Alternative Solution 2: Convert Video to GIF with Online Converter


You can access many a free online GIF converters like Zamzar.com to convert video to GIF quickly. Zamzar is an effective free online file converter that converts almost any video file including FLV, MOV, AVI to GIF. You can even finish the process without downloading any software.

Step 1. Uploading your video file to the GIF converter software online

The Zamzar.com homepage displays the file converter with four options - file conversion, video download, sending and managing files. Choose the "Convert Files" tab to open it. Browse through your PC or external storage drive to upload the video file of your choice. You can alternatively drag-and-drop the file on the converter (Windows only).

Step 2. Setting the target file format to GIF

Since you want to convert a video to GIF, you must select GIF as the target format. Zamzar.com allows the conversion between several file formats from simple .doc to .docx for word document to more complex formats like HTML, MP4, WMA, RAR, MPEG, eBook formats, to files on iPhones, to YouTube and lots more.

Here you need to take care of the fact that you can convert only a single file type in a single conversion round. The maximum number of files you can convert in a single conversion cycle is limited to 5. So if you are converting video file to GIF, you can select 5 video files at a time and convert them all to GIF animation.

Step 3. Inserting your email ID

The Zamzar server needs an address to send the link to download your converted files. For this purpose, you need to have a valid email id and type it in. The video to GIF converter does not offer a direct download of files in the target format and instead sends you a link.

The link sent to your email id expires quickly. Be sure to click upon it within 24 hours to receive converted files.

Step 4. Download GIF animation file to computer

As soon as you click on the convert option, the tool starts working its way through your uploaded files and converts them in the specified GIF format. Then you'll get a message upon complete conversion and need only check back your inbox. In your email message, click on the download link to download the GIF animation to your computer. 

Another GIF online converter to create GIF animations for totally free recommended is Gifninja. Gifninja.com is a free online GIF converter site. Not only is the software really simple to understand, but the conversion takes only the minimum time possible, depending on your video file size. There are no unnecessary delays and no difficult instructions that can confuse a person. One just needs to simply upload the video file that they need to get converted and press convert. This way, soon enough, they will be supplied with the download URL of the created GIF animation. This is why using Gifninja to make a GIF from video is something that anyone can attempt to do.

Note: There are two things you need to know before you can convert your video to GIF. Firstly, your video files have to be smaller than 20 MB in size. Secondly, you can not trim the GIF animation if it's too long. In such cases, you'll need a general video converter to compress the video, or trim the source video file to reduce both the initial video size and GIF animation length before making a GIF animation. The above-mentioned Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will supports to help you compress, trim and even crop your video to make a GIF from a video.

About GIF and Video

GIF, an acronym standing for Graphic Interchange Format features an animated or avatar like presentation that pops up and keeps playing in the multimedia as a standalone feature or multiple presentation. GIF features a broken down or series of media frames or short snippets that have been compressed to present a single or multiple frames. GIF in its compressed nature and not fully fledged makes it easier to upload or download the format. GIF supports 8 bits for every pixel and below, ensuring that one image can reference about 256 different colors in a palette. The colors are selected from the RGB 24-bit color space. In addition, GIF supports animations where each frame is accorded a 256 color palette.

GIF's video feature

GIF contains the dynamic picture video feature meaning that its video frames can be played without the need of plug-in, for instance watching movies through GIF files.

Difference between video and GIF

The GIF file might have some video features, but there are a number of areas where video and GIF differ. Firstly, video comes with its own sound while GIF animations do not. Also, GIF files are much smaller while videos are usually much larger in terms of size. At the same time, a number of video formats have a higher resolution as well as a picture of a higher quality with GIF limited to about 256 colors only. Video is habitually used for personal or family content, including movies, with GIF mostly limited to web pages only.

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

VOB to TV - How to Convert VOB to TV and Play VOB on TV

If you are a DVD collector, I guess you must be familiar with VOB files, which are typically stored in VIDEO_TS folder at the root of a DVD. Generally you can easily play VOB files using a DVD player, VLC media player, MPlayer, 8K Player, etc. But if you want to make the best use of the VOB files that you have copied from DVD discs, for example, transfer VOB files to TV (e.g. Samsung TV, LG Smart TV, Panasonic TV) for watching on the big screen, you will be definitely bothered by the question of format incompatibility. To work this out, the easiest route is to convert VOB to TV acceptable format. Here is a simple how-to.



Can TV play VOB files?

Like MP4 and AVI, VOB is also a container format and as a container format VOB has the power to hold all kinds of video codecs, audio codecs, subtitles in one VOB file. In fact, most TVs does not give support to the VOB format. Some TV can play the VOB container format but not with all included video codecs.

Simplest Way to convert and play VOB on TV


The best video format by TV is H.264 codec MP4 format. To viewing VOB files on Smart TV, we have to convert .vob to the best compatible format for TV, so that we can avoid video playback issues. Afterwards, put the new file on the external hard drive, then transfer to Televisions for playback without any extra effort. In order to perform this conversion task, I’ve used Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, which spells simplicity, efficiency and quality.

It supports you to convert VOB files to Samsung/LG/Sony/Panasonic Smart TV friendly MP4 video with zero quality loss. Plus, it allows you the tweak the video, audio parameters so that you can get a decent file as you want. What's more, the program offers kinds of preset profiles for all popular TV like Samsung TV, LG TV, Sony TV, Panasonic TV, etc. and media devices including Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Nexus, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, iPhone 7/7 Plus, etc to meet your different needs. 

Besides VOB files, you can also use it to convert DVD, Blu-rayMKV, AVI, FLV, MPG, MTS, MP4, etc. video files. If you are Mac users, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which can help you transcode VOB to TV
playble videos on Mac OS(Sierra and El Capitan included). Now just get the right program and follow the step-by-step guide below to get VOB files and TV to play nicely.


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How to Make VOB videos playback on TV 
One: Click "Add File" button to import VOB files which you want to transfer to TV. Or simply drop your VOB videos into the converter. 



Two: Click "Select Format" button to choose your desired format. Here, you'll find tons of videos, audios and other preset formats available on the drop-down menu. It's recommended to double-check the compatibility or supported formats on your TV first, as this might different according to brand and models. 

For example, the best format of Samsung TV is H.264 MP4, you can set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Select Format > Format > Video or choose "Samsung TV" from "TV". Or if your original files is HD quality, you can also choose the HD MPEG or TS format. However, the MPEG-2, VOB and Dvix file format is generally supported across different TV sets.

Tip: Before conversion, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters. 



Three: Finally, tap the "Start" button to start the VOB to TV conversion. After the conversion, you can get the encoded files under "Open" panel; now you can stream VOB movies to TV without any issue via a HDMI or USB cable.

Tip: If you prefer to watch videos on TV with the home DVD player, you can burn VOB files onto an ISO file with this Video Converter too. 

How to share converted VOB on TV wirelessly

Step 1 Get the PC and TV connected in the same network

First you will need to connect your PC and your TV to the same network. And after you have installed Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, its build-in Dimo Media Server, no any additional plugin you need to install, just click "Media Server" on the main interface to activate video folder streaming service.

Step 2 Load VOB files to Media Server

Press "Share" and directly hand-write http://IP:PORT like "http://192.168.1.109:8868/" (without quotation marks) into the address bar of your TV browser. After several seconds, you can enjoy your converted VOB file with TV on the big screen.  

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8K Player (Win/Mac)

A mixture of free HD/4K video player, music player, Blu-ray/DVD player, video recorder and gif maker. 

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Friday, May 26, 2017

DVD to LG G6 - How to Rip and Put DVD movies onto LG G6

The G6 is LG's best to see the flagship, polished G6 with streamlined beauty and smooth design. After its release, the public was impressed immediately by its overwhelmingly stunning appearance design. Packed with a QHD Full Vision display as large as 5.7 inches, LG G6 will provide you an opportunity to experience an optical feast. However, it is well known that Android phones do not have DVD drives for DVD movies. This means that there is no such thing to let you directly on the LG G6 phone directly play DVD discs. So what if you want to play DVD on LG G6? This is your best solution:



Since commercial DVDs have a variety of different protection mechanisms. In order to watch your favorite DVD movies on LG G6 smoothly, you will need a program that will help circumvent these protection mechanisms and convert DVD to LG G6 supported video formats like MP4 first. To help you easily achieve this, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is exactly what you need.

It enables you to convert DVD files to playback on LG G6 with just a few clicks at a high speed and with superb output video quality. Plus, it can also rip DVDs to MP4AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, MOV… or to a certain device like iPhone,iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus, Asus Infinity TF700, Kindle Fire HD, etc. In addition, you can edit the DVD movies by trimming, cropping, adjusting video effects, etc. If you are Windows user, you can seek help with Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, which allows to convert DVD movies to LG G6 on Windows PC (Windows 10 included). Now get the right version and check out the step by step instructions below to accomplish ripping DVD to LG G6.

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Rip and convert DVD video to LG G6 friendly video file

Step 1 Load DVD movies

Insert your DVD disc to DVD drive tray and click "Add DVD" icon to load your DVD movies to the best DVD Ripper for LG G6. If you've saved it on your hard drive already, please click on the folder icon to load the root folder of this movie). You also can import ISO files stored on your PC with virtual drive.

Tip: Choose the desired audio track or subtitle you wanna keep.



Step 2 Choose output format for LG G6

Choose output profile via clicking the "Select Format" bar. Here we recommend you select Android Phone from "Device > Android" as the export format. The output videos could fit on LG G6 devices perfectly. Of course, you can also select MP4 as output format from "Video" profile list.

Tip: The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the settings button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for full screen playback smoothly.



Step 3 Edit Output Video (Optional)

You can edit output video now by clicking the "Edit" button at the end of the video. Then a window will pop up where you can edit the video by cutting, trimming, or adding subtitles or filters. 

Step 4 Start DVD to LG G6 conversion

Click "Start" to rip DVD to LG G6 supported video format instantly. Once the conversion task is finished, click "Open" button to get the final output files for your LG G6. Then connect your G6 phone to your computer and drop the movie file in your gallery or where ever your media files are kept. You should be able to then just open the file on your mobile G6 phone and enjoy!

Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac also serves as a free media server. It enables you to wirelessly share converted videos to LG G6. Keep your smart phone and PC at the same network, and head to "Media Server", and load your ripped DVD movie folders by click "...." to locate your media files, then click "Share" to get the IP address for hand-writting , then you can view DVD movies on LG G6 in seconds without worries of your phone's limited space. Download it and have a try.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How to Encode RMVB to MP4 on Mac/Windows (10)

RMVB (RealMedia Variable Bitrate) format is very popular in the direct download world, especially due to the distribution of Chinese movies, TV shows and Japanese animations a few years ago. However, the biggest problem with RMVB files is that they can not be played on iPhone iPad Android devices and many other media players. Converting RMVB to Device and Media Player Widely Accepted MP4 is a direct solution to RMVB incompatibility issues. This tutorial demonstrates how to use the RMVB to MP4 converter to convert RMVB/RM to iPhoneiPad, iPod, PSP, Android mobile devices, TV, QuickTime, iTunes, etc., without breaking quality at a fast speed.



Since RMVB is a dead format, many free RMVB to MP4 converter software like Handbrake doesn't support RMVB as input, and many outputs messed video. To achieve the goal effortlessly, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is proved to support RMVB and works like a charm in RM/RMVB to MP4 conversion. 

As a super-excellent video converter program, it is capable of converting RMVB videos, M2TS/MTS/TS/AVCHD, MKV, MOV, WMV and any other videos to iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8, TV, PC, USB, Chromecast or game consoles accepted formats on Mac (Sierra 10.12 and 10.11 El Capitan included) and PC (Windows 10/8/7) at fast speed without quality loss.

Plus, this fastest video converter also enables you to do some premiere editing before conversion, such as triming out unwanted frames, removing the interlaced lines, cropping blackbar, and customizing file size and video quality for your portable devices/players or uploading to YouTube, Vimeo etc. Even downloading online videos and movies onto Mac/PC is supported. If you are the user of Windows computer, simply turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate to convert and transfer RMVB videos to MP4 for playing on Windows PC.

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How to Fast Convert RMVB to MP4 without Quality Loss on Mac/Win

Step 1 Import RMVB

Install and launch the above RMVB video converter. Then you can add the RMVB videos to the program by clicking "Add File" button or directly drag and drop. This converter supports RMVB batch video conversion.



Step 2 Select output format

Under "Select Format" menu, choose "Format > Video > MP4", "Format > HD Video > HD MP4", "4K Video > 4K MP4" etc. as the target result that will be in MP4 H.264/H.265 video file playable on your mobile devices, TV or media player.

For some common portable devices, special output formats are listed for you, such as Android, iPad, iPhone, HTC and so on. If you like, you can click the "Settings" to set parameters for your devices.



Tip:

1. If you would like to play the RMVB on portable players like iPad, iPhone, iPod, PSP, Android, Archos, Zune, PocketPC, etc, simply follow the corresponding profile group and select customized MP4 format. 

2. If you would like to watch the RMVB contents on HDTV via media players (e.g. Western Digital Media Player, Video DVD combos), HD quality should be attained. To maintain HD video quality, you may follow "HD Video" -> "H.264 HD Video" (*.mp4) or "MPEG-4 HD Video (*.mp4) and customize the A/V parameters based on the media player and your TV.

3. If RMVB video clips you've recorded are still longer than your requirements, you could activate the build-in video editor in this RMVB video converter by click "Edit", so that you can choose to trim and split the RMVB movie into smaller parts so as to playback with zero quality. Click the "Trim" icon in the main interface, and you can cut your files according to time length and file size.

Step 3 Start the RMVB to MP4 video conversion

Finally, click "Start" to enable the RMVB to MP4 conversion. When the conversion done, you can tap the "Open" button to locate the converted files for transferring and then enjoy the converted RMVB file on computer/HDTV or some portable devices with your family and friends.

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