Premiere Pro

How to create a GIF in Adobe Premiere Pro?

Windmill GIF

To learn how to create an Animated GIF from a video in Adobe Premiere Pro follow the steps below and watch the video tutorial:


Create the Sequence:

Open the Adobe Premiere Pro and create the new sequence (go to the File ->New->Sequence…)

GIF in Adobe Premiere Pro

In the new sequence window, go to the settings and change the frame size to your preferred one. Make sure that the square pixels(Pixels Aspect Ratio) option has been selected. Press Okay.

GIF in Adobe Premiere Pro


Import a video to the project:

Go to File->Import, and select the video that you want to make into the GIF.

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Drag your video to the sequence panel:

If your video is in a different size then your sequence will pop the information with Clip Mismatch Warning. Press Keep Existing Settings to do not change the sequence frame size.


Scale and align a video:

How to create a GIF in Adobe Premiere Pro?

After dragging a video to the sequence panel your video may not match with the sequence. To fix this click on your video in the sequence panel and go to Effect Controls.

In the Effect Controls panel go to the Scale. Use the horizontal slider to fit the size of your video to the sequence.

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If you want to move a video horizontally, or vertically go to the Position option (in the Effect Controls panel).

The first value in the Position option defines the horizontal position, the second value defines the vertical position. Change the values to set the wanted position of your video.

How to create an animated GIF in Adobe Premiere Pro?


Exporting video as an Animated GIF

Go to File->Export->Media..

How to create an animated GIF in Adobe Premiere Pro?

In the Export Settings, go to the format and select from the drop-down menu an option Animated GIF.

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On the bottom of the Export Settings, select the part of the movie that you want to export as a GIF. On the right side of the Export Setting, you can change the name of your GIF and the localization. Press Export. Go to selected localization and enjoy your GIF!

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Windmill GIF

Watch also the video tutorial:

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