Converting Videos to GIF in Bash

In order to demonstrate some new features / issues etc. it’s sometimes quite handy to use short screen captures. The only problem is that they are most of the times too large to share easily or it’s just not possible to seamlessly add them to GitHub issues – but what other cool way is there to get your point across? 😉

For the lazy ones: the video2gif.sh script can be found as a Gist.

Of course there are plenty of apps for all system to do this conversion for you but as a developer I don’t want an extra app for every little task at hand and a plain bash script works like a charm – also on macOS/OS X.

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