Capture to a Gif

Capture to a Gif

Record content of pages to an animated gif picture from browser

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What is Capture to a Gif?

"Capture to a Gif" is a Chrome extension that enables users to easily record animations, videos, and other content directly from their browser page, converting them into animated gif pictures or png images. The extension offers an easy-operating process along with a customizable shortcut key function. It auto-generates gif images after recording and allows users to modify parameters like FPS, quality, width, and height. All these features come with no charges or restrictions.

Merlin
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By: NoneGame
Users: 56,419
Rating: 3.38 (139)
Version: 0.2.10 (Last updated: 2021-07-16)
Creation date: 2020-06-06
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • tabCapture
Size: 885.76K
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Summary
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It is a little tool which can help you to record animations , videos and everything else on your browser page to an animated gif picture.

Its operation is very simple. After starting the extension, you only need to move the mouse on the page and click to accurately select the element you want to record, or you can select any area by dragging the mouse. At the same time, the corresponding operations in the recording process have shortcut keys that can be used, and the shortcut keys support customization.

After the recording is over, the page that generates the gif animation will automatically open, and you will see the generated gif image on this page. The best part is that you can also adjust the relevant parameters to regenerate. The adjustable parameters are: FPS, quality, width, and height. The default parameter values ​​can be configured on the option page.

This extension does not have any charged content, and there are no restrictions on the length of time, FPS, etc.

In addition to recording as a gif animation, we also provide a function of capturing as a png image for your convenience.

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Pros
  • User-friendly interface
  • Allows customization of fps and quality
  • Does not require a premium version for certain features
  • Simple and quick to use
  • Capability to edit and save GIFs locally
Cons
  • Poor implementation with a maximum quality cap at 50%
  • Generated GIF files are larger than expected
  • Lacks an option to trim GIF length
  • No built-in compression function
  • Does not work if the browser page is reloaded
Most mentioned
  • Easy to use
  • Convenience
  • Free
  • Issues with quality and file size
  • Need for GIF editing features like trimming and compression
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Safety
Risk impact

Capture to a Gif may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Capture to a Gif has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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