GIF’s simple yet distinctive qualities made it one of the royalties of visual content today.
GIFs can easily captivate, engage, amuse, say more with less and develop faster than static images. And though this content is animated, they are cheaper than videos, hence easier to produce and is more memory-efficient.
2017 is the year where we celebrate its 30th anniversary in the digital sphere. It’s been around us for a while now yet it continues to morph into various, more subtle and advanced forms to capture not only the Social Media platforms but also into other areas of digital marketing like product and service advertising, email marketing, blogging, news, event promotions, and a whole lot more.
Why Create Your Own GIFs?
If you’re using GIFs mostly for non-commercial purposes, it’s easy to just simply pick from billions of free generic ones on the internet, right? However, if you plan to use them to position your content better on search engines, create a deeper emotional connection with your customers, boost your conversion rates across different channels, and ultimately set your business apart from your competitors well then, fresh, unique, and more personalized GIFs are what you need.
So in this post, let me share with you an all-in-one gif creator called Gifzign, it’s core features and why it’s 12x more efficient than any other gif-maker out in the market today.
1. Build GIFs from videos and images in a jiffy
Money loves speed. With Gifzign you can instantly create GIFs in five minutes or less.
You will never run out of options because you can always build your GIFs from several sources:
✔ Copy and paste a direct URL from Youtube or Vimeo
✔Upload any mp4 file from your local drive
✔Upload images as frames
✔ Build from a screen-recording with its built-in screen-recorder ( also best for tutorials and social proofs)
2. Customize your GIFs to your heart’s content
Optimize your GIFs with text and image overlays.
Edit your GIF so that you can make an impact. Set the start and end time, add a text layer on top of the GIF, upload your own images, logos or watermarks, and add various looping effects (ping-pong, reverse). You can also upload and optimize existing GIFs like control its speed using the frame rate setting. And for best results, set the quality to Vintage, Grainy or HD to make your GIF count.
3. Quirk it up with the Mirroring and Instagram-like Effects
Gifzign comes loaded with an exclusive mirroring feature, negative effects, color filters and more done-for-you effects that allow you to stand out on social media.
4. Create the sophisticated cinemagraph – the no-brainer way!
Like I mentioned earlier, you should choose a gif creator that’s versatile enough to create the more sophisticated form of GIF.
Creating cinemagraphs can be done on the fly with gifzign. Just upload your HD video, select your still image and brush off the area you want to keep moving and voila!
5. Export your content with audio using the MP4 format
Be able to preserve the sound or audio of your video clip by exporting it as a mp4 file.
Customize your video file with overlay text and images same way you would with normal GIFs.
6. Make your GIFs standout with the native to Gifzign Mockups
Gifzign is the ONLY gif animation app to provide these premium GIF mockups.
Simply create and save your gif, choose the frame you want to surround it with and publish.
You get 20 mockups in the basic account to choose from to make sure your GIFs stand out. If you need more of these,
you can subscribe anytime to Gifzign Club which offers 30 new designs every month.
7. Adorn your GIFs with gorgeous player skins
Publish in style with Gifzign’s Gif player. Simply upload your GIF to the Gifzign dashboard and choose from 10 different player skins. You can choose to play it on load or not, as well as choose trigger behaviors.
8. Say more with Gifzign’s Screen Recorder
Tell a story or explain a process by recording your screen in Gifzign.
Do you feel like sharing some important information like social proofs? How about a quick tutorial?
Sometimes pictures just can’t capture enough of the story and videos can get too long and drawn out.
This is where screen recording can greatly help. You can also enable the sound by exporting to mp4 file.
9. Access your Gifzign dashboard anytime
While Gifzign is a desktop software, you also get access to the Gifzign Cloud dashboard from where you can download the latest version of Gifzign, view the latest changes, create custom embed players and access your help desk anytime. You can install gifzign on up to 3 computers.
10. Enjoy cost-efficiency
If your business is just sprouting or you’re working with a limited budget, hiring someone to create your custom marketing GIFs is not practical at all.
A single GIF can cost you a few $100 (or a few $1000) not to mention the time you’ll have to wait to get it delivered.
On the other hand, you can pay for an advance graphic tool like Photoshop. But what if you don’t have sufficient time to master such a complex tool?
This leaves most people the option to use some free gif-creator software out there. But again, the problem with those is that they are mono-featured tools which means you’ll have to jump in between 5 apps to accomplish one thing.
With Gifzign, you no longer have to deal with these difficulties. Gifzign is the most cost-effective stand-alone product that can deliver you all the features you need to create professional-looking GIFs. And you get it at an affordable one-off price.
11. No steep learning curve
Gifzign’s simplistic interface requires no one to have a deep background in graphic design. Here at YMB Properties, the same company behind Youzign, our mission is to make awesome easy and ultimately empower users to create their custom professional-looking graphics anytime and anywhere.
12. Fanatical Support from the Team and the Community
Perhaps, the most invaluable part of Gifzign lies not in the nuts and bolts of the software but, in the vibrant community and team behind it.
Do you need assistance 24/7? On top of email support, you will also get access to the Gifzigner Facebook group where you can interact, share ideas, and inspirations with fellow users.
We also have free weekly webinars where we answer your questions live and where we keep you in the loop for the latest updates, tips, and tricks for using Gifzign.
Above is a stunning gif created by Gene Carey. He’s one of our power users in Gifzign and Youzign and he has posted this custom gif created using both programs. Get more of these awesome ideas when you join the Gifzigners family!