Flickbook type effect

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I have a video that is about 4 minutes long.

I would like to take stills from this video to create a flickbook type gif.

Is this possible?
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Posted 8 months ago

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rg

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I can only respond as a Camtasia 8.6 user -- I don't know if GIF output is possible in Camtasia 9.  However, although Camtasia 8.6 includes GIF output as an option, I have found that the resulting files are somewhat large, and as a result for the few GIFs I've produced, I have output in a "universal" format like AVI and then imported into another program to re-make as a GIF.  (BTW, the same GIF file was slightly smaller when using Camtasia to produce directly as an MP4.)  I don't have much use for GIFs except when embedding a tiny clip in e-mails, so my experience may not be representative of others' work.
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Thanks for the reply.

GIF output is possible on C9, but I'm not too bothered about the output, just if the effect can be done.

Thanks
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Rick Stone

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Hi there

It would likely be quite helpful for you to point at a resource depicting the effect you are hoping to achieve.

Cheers... Rick :)
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capture the desired frames from your video

make a project using the frame images lined up on the timeline; set their duration appropriately; put a fade transition between the images

produce as GIF

perhaps give it a try
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bowen192

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Yup, that works for me.

Snapshot in VLC, drag it all in to C9, do a bit of magic, profit.

Cheers. : )