I often convert a few individual images into an animated GIF. It’s a simple one-liner with ImageMagick.
convert -delay 200 -loop 0 *.png animated.gif
Step by Step Instructions
- Create a new folder called
- Put all of your original single images into the
terminaland change to the
- Run the command above
You should end up with a file called
animated.gif that includes all of the
.png images in your
convert command is included with ImageMagick. We use that command and then a few extra arguments to create our animated gif.
-delay 200creates a 2 second delay between each image
-loop 0causes the resulting gif to loop forever
*.pngindicates that we want to combine all
.pngimages in the current folder
animated.gifis the filename of the new animated gif