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2 Different Ways to Convert WMV to GIF with High Quality

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Updated on June 21, 2022

If you have some WMV videos and want to share parts of the WMV video with friends, you can convert the parts of the WMV videos to GIFs. Check out this article and here are two handy methods to convert WMV to GIF to make GIF animation. Free download and try the most recommended converter to make WMV GIFs if you need more functions and expect faster conversion.

WMV is an abbreviation of Windows Media Video that was developed by Microsoft and used to store and stream videos. GIF is an image format that is popular with the internet and public, which can store higher resolution images and need less storage space. If you find one section from a WMV video catches your eyes and want to change it into GIF sticker to post on social websites, well, cutting off and converting it to GIF is an excellent method.

Therefore, I will introduce two WMV to GIF converters to you right now. With the help of these converters, not only can you extract the images from your WMV videos and convert WMV to GIF in high quality with ease, but also convert other video formats to GIF, such as AVI to GIF, MP4 to GIF and more. Go ahead to the following part for a look.

Method 1 - How to Convert WMV to GIF with a Desktop WMV to GIF Converter?

If you want to cut a specified part of a WMV video to make a GIF,I will recommend a special tool to you - WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro.This desktop converter will be your excellent assistant. Besides converting videos to GIFs, it can also convert images to GIFs, download Twitter GIFs, etc. We shall look at the detailed tutorial below. Download this practical GIFs maker before looking at the detailed tutorial below.

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Tutorial on How to Get GIFs from WMV Videos

Import WMV file

Before converting WMV files, please free downloadfree download and install the software on your computer.

Step 1. Import WMV File

Launch this program and head to GIF Maker, then choose Convert Video to GIF option. Next, click Add Video button to import a WMV file.

Cut out the video clips to make GIF

Step 2. Cut out the Video Clips to Make GIF

After you input the WMV video, drag the sliders to set the start and end time of the GIF. On the right side of the interface, you can set the GIF Resolution, Frame Rate and Output Quality ( Default in High Quality ).

Start to create gif

Step 3. Convert WMV to GIF

Set the output path to save your GIF by hitting the inverted triangle icon below the conversion window. Finally, press Create GIF button to start the conversion process.

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Method 2 - Two Easy-to-operate WMV to GIF Online Converters

If you don't want to install any application packages on PC, there are many online GIF converters for converting WMV files to GIF in the network, which will help you make many GIFs from your downloaded TV shows or movies in just clicks. I have selected two popular online tools as follows:

1. Convertio


Convertio web app is a totally free WMV file to GIF converter that has been converting plenty of files apart from WMV videos. It can extract images from WMV video clips to make GIFs with several clicks. Let's take a look at how to use it.

Step 1. Open

Step 2. Import your WMV video from your local folder, Google Drive, Dropbox or paste a URL. You can also import several files at the same time.

Step 3. Choose GIF as the output format. Then, hit Convert button to wait for uploading. This process will take some time, please be patient. After uploading, the conversion process will be activated automatically.

Step 4. Lastly, press Download button to download the GIF to your computer.



FILESZIGZAG supports converting a wide range of files for free, for instance, documents, images, archives, e-Books, audio and video formats. You can use this WMV to GIF conversion tool to save GIFs in the best quality. However, it allows importing files up to 10 files daily and 50MB each. Follow the steps below to get GIFs.

Step 1. Open

Step 2. Add your WMV video into this online program.

Step 3. Set GIF as the output format on the left side. Finally, click on the Start Converting button to start to convert WMV file to GIF.

Step 4. When the conversion is completed, push Download button to save the GIF.


There are two methods to convert WMV files to GIFs. The advantages of WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro are no size limitation for files, no spam ads in the interface and the operation are friendly to novices. So download the practical GIFs maker to make your shareable GIF videos. If you have any questions during the conversion process, don't hesitate to contact us anytime.

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