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Luka Prinčič (tootsi) @luka

i discovered making animated gifs from movies is also easy with ffmpeg.

lovely tutorial is here:

i just created that (as described in the tut) in my home bin folder,

made it executable:
$ chmod u+x

precut my video with

$ ffmpeg -t 5 -i INPUT.avi -c:v copy -map 0:v OUTPUT.avi

and then