TopicHow to Convert JPEG Image to GIF?

  • Mon 23rd Sep 2019 - 6:23am

    Obviously, all of you have heard of jpeg and gif. These both are the most popular image file formats with unique properties. The pictures captured by the cameras of many smartphones and tablets are saved into jpeg format. Whereas gifs are mostly seen in animated images, which usually shows the same action again and again. Gifs format images can also have a transparent area. This image format has a small size and eats a little storage space. Different types of images are required in different places. Therefore various converter tools are provided so that you can change a single image into the required format.

    Common methods to convert an image to gif:

    -Use image editor software
    -Convert with online image converter tools

    How to convert jpeg image to gif with an image editor software

    There are many image editing software that supports gif files and allow users to save images to gif. This software can be easily found in a system; you may also have one installed on your computer. You can check your image editor software whether it allows saving the file in gifs. Here is how to do so.

    -Start your image editor software.
    -Then open the jpeg image you want to change the image format of into it. Instead, you can directly choose the image to open in the program.
    -When the image is in the image editor, change and edit the other desired things in the image before saving it as a gif. You can crop, resize, adjust brightness or contrast, and do other changes in the picture.
    -Now, you have to convert the image format by saving it as a gif. Avoid saving or closing the image directly.
    -Navigate to the ‘Save as’ option. To do so, click on the ‘File’ tab and select ‘Save as’ from the dropdown list.
    -Look for the format field; this will be labeled as ‘Save as type.’
    -Open the ‘Save as type’ (format field) and choose “.gif” from the image format options.
    -Once the file format has been changed to the desired one, you can save the image. The converted image will be downloaded to the predefined destination folder.
    -Click on the location field to change and choose a different location to save the image. Browse and select the folder to save the gif image.
    -Click the file name field to type the desired name for the file so that you can find it easily.
    -At last, click ‘Save.’
    The jpeg image will be converted and saved as gif at your chosen location with your given name. If your image editor doesn’t support the .gif format, you can use online image converter tools to convert the jpeg images into gifs.

    How to convert jpeg image to gif with online image converter tools

    You’ll find hundreds or even more image converter tools on the web that converts the jpeg image to gif at free of cost. Moreover, these tools are easy to understand and use. They just ask you to upload your image and give you the converted image to download. Here is how to find an online image converter and use it to convert your image.

    -Launch a browser to convert and download the image.
    -Search for ‘convert jpeg to gif’ or ‘jpeg to gif converter.’ All best and mostly used image converter websites will appear on your screen. You can open any of them to see their interface and requirement.
    -Select an image converter you would like to use.
    -Now, click the ‘Choose files’ or ‘Upload files’ option where the tool is asking you to provide your image for converting.
    -Browse and select the jpeg image you want in gif format and proceed to convert. Before this, choose ‘.gif’ format for image conversion, if required. Many converters have this selected already, but if it asks, you’ll have to choose.
    Now, the image will be downloaded automatically after conversion. Or you’ll get an option to download it. This is a good way to convert some jpeg image into a gif, but not convenient for many files. If you want to convert many files, then you can download the jpeg to gif converter software to your device.

    Ava Williams is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at, and a professional cybersecurity analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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