Convert movie into animated gif.

Video to Images

Make sure not to make the resolution or duration extreme. Convert the movie into 3 digits indexed images.

ffmpeg -i video-720.mov -r 15 image-%3d.png

Weed out the duplicates

Remove unneeded images from the video manually.

GIMP

  1. Open de images as layers into new project.
  2. Make sure the order is in reverse (first layer is last frame).
    1. Reverse order if necessary.
  3. Make the images indexed color
  4. Export as .gif animation

Resource(s)

Creating an animated gif using VLC & Gimp