The recording software
The top two are by far the most used (on this site):
LICEcap Windows and OSX installer
GifCam Windows only, but no install (yay)
ScreenToGif Newer app, looks very good, Windows only, no install (yay)
peek Linux only
Do note that these all can be run on linux using Wine.
There are many other ways, such as recording your screen, and ...
You can use Blend-Exchange or PasteAll, both are externally offered services, the former of which is run by me. It was designed specificly for this purpose:
The reason to use Blend-Exchange over pasteall is that the files are kept permanently - they expire in around 5 months on pasteall.
With the user script, you can have a upload button right in ...
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It is unclear what you are asking. ...
You can make gif's using blender and GIMP.
Three ways you can get original frames from blender -
Render an animation. Depending on what you want to show you can setup an animation in blender and render the animation to images. You can also use the viewports opengl render option.
Accumulate a series of screenshots. Blender can take a screenshot of it's ...
There's definitely not a single best process. I hope this thread fills up with people weighing in on their method.
Linux here.. (Ubuntu) -- not crossplatform
My solution involves a few prerequisits
(optional) Kazam, you could use Blender's Screencast to create *.png
Blender's VSE, (hah! you totally have this already!)
FFmpeg's for the convert command,
We can get some of ours from here: http://meta.askubuntu.com/q/1323/1992
There is a github repo for these comments too. If someone is willing, we could have our own (just need to fork the original).
If no one is able to maintain it, then I'll pitch in there.
I use regular screen capture tools (anything to make a video), then upload the video to ezgif.com.
I currently switch between Quicktime and Monosnap (but I'm on a Mac). They both work well, but for different situations. Then I upload the result to ezgif for editing and "gif-making." This site lets me optimize with compression, cutting, frame rate, etc., ...
Still working in 2.92:
To convert an existing image-sequence or movie-file, the Bligify add-on wraps ImageMagick and Gifsicle, and can be called from inside the VSE. You must give it the paths to those executables in its set-up panel.
At least, on Ubuntu, the .blend, with the paths set, must be saved as a startup for the paths to persist between sessions, ...