I suppose ffmpeg is the weapon of choice but I didn't find out how to reach my goal.


From here:

ffmpeg -i input.webm -pix_fmt rgb24 output.gif
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    Wow! It works! AND.. 2.6 MB webm -> 48 MB gif ^^ -- any thought to reduce this? – brubaker Aug 4 '14 at 11:47
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    gifsicle is a fantastic tool to reduce gif size gifsicle -O2 input.gif -o output.gif – kenn Aug 4 '14 at 11:52
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    @BarafuAlbino Thanks buddy, but I got an error: "Unknown pixel format requested: rgb16." – brubaker Aug 4 '14 at 12:01
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    @brubaker I think I got you beat: 120K .webm → 2.7G .gif. Yes, that's with a G. – wchargin Nov 1 '15 at 23:19
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    rgb24 is not supported for gif, ffmpeg would use rgb8 instead automatically. – kxxoling Jan 22 '17 at 8:59

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