Microsoft to add a new lightweight recording, GIF editing tool to Windows 10


Microsoft could be adding a new lightweight recording, GIF editing tool to Windows 10 named as Video GIF Capture

Windows 10 offers in-build apps that can do basic edits for images and videos, but Microsoft is now getting something very interesting that will allow you to do the lightweight recording and export to a known visual standard format based on the desired usage. As reported by WindowsLatest, Microsoft is working on a new lightweight tool for Windows 10 to make video and GIF recording and editing easier for its users.

The overall goal of the new features is to improve the system’s ability to help you communicate via voice and text on your devices. To better enable you to react with the perfect laughing, crying or eye-roll GIF, Windows 10 will allow you to quickly input animated GIFs by typing WIN + [.] and WIN + [;]. The selection of GIFs, supported by GIF database Tenor, will be continuously updated based on current trends and hashtags.

It was known that Video GIF Capture is for power users and developers who are looking to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity and enhanced user experience. Such tooling can enable an increased range of creative license for users to develop the visual experiences that truly bring their visions to life. While there is 3rd party software that exists for this purpose, these tools tend to provide overly complex functionalities that are excessive for simple use cases.

The company is expected to get a familiar interaction experience that looks like other Windows apps, such as Snip and Sketch, Xbox Game Bar, Photos, and more. As the tool is in its very early stage of development it is only available for Windows Insiders and if everything goes fine then the public launch can be sighted by the end of the year.

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