Avishkar Autar · Jun 8 2016 · Random
I wrote a little desktop application to capture short videos and turn them into GIFs. I call it Reel. It’s still rough around the edges but you can grab an early version of it below.
Reel 0.1 (Windows Install)
I’ll have a Linux/Ubuntu version soon. Maybe an OS X version… I have to jump through a few extra hoops here as Apple still refuses to allow OS X to be virtualized.
Aside from its utility, this was also an experiment piecing together some technologies I’ve written about here before: XUL + XPCOM + SocketBridge, video capture using web tech and, in general, using web technologies for desktop applications.