What do people use to make their gifs?

I use giphy capture, ( https://giphy.com/apps/giphycapture ) and it's pretty ace, but it does have some limitations. Would be interested to know if y'all have some favourites. Ideally it creates high quality gifs, has trim functionality (length), crop (aspect ratio), file size (small or large), and converts to different file types (mp4 / gif / mov). Also, just testing this product hunt thing. Seems legit 😎 . Thanks for the invite!
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    CloudApp 4.0

    Lightning fast media sharing and screengrabs

    Kate
    Kate53Head of Social @ GitHub · Written
    CloudApp is the BEST! You can crop, record whatever you want up to 15 seconds, everything you "film" gets saved to the cloud, and all the gifs (and screenshots, videos, etc) you create can quickly + easily be downloaded or shared. I can't imagine using anything else anymore.
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    I use cloudapp. +1 on everything Kate said. It's just great. In combination with cloudapp I also use ezgif.com to make edits / optimize. I found their optimization tools to be the most useful. You can get really specific about what you want. Even down to the level of deleting individual frames.
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    LICEcap

    Record animated GIF screencasts

    Dre Durr💡
    Dre Durr💡Growth is the only thing that matters · Written
    Licecap is great if you are writing something up and putting a gif of a screencast
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    Val Klump
    Val KlumpUX Writer, San Francisco · Written
    Also, it's free and open source.
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    Giphy Capture

    Turn anything on your screen into a GIF!

    Agnieszka
    Agnieszka4LiveChat | social media | Sofar Sounds · Written
    It's free and easy, I use it all the time to create new giphs
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    Kap

    Capture your screen

    Enrique Benitez
    Enrique Benitez🦄 Full-Stack Developer and Maker · Written
    I use Kap! It's super simple to use and works perfectly ✨ The best thing, it's open source! 🙌 https://github.com/wulkano/kap Give it a try, you can record GIF's and MP4's.
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    Gifable

    Super-simple screen recording tool that makes GIFs

    Jonathan Wilson
    Jonathan WilsoniOS Software developer · Written
    Jonathan Wilson made this product
    Records high quality gifs but no edit functionality ... yet ;)
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    • Always love a good gif recorder!! Once you have one you find more and more practical uses for it.

      For those of you on PC, www.screentogif.com is really great. It's portable and lets you annotate as well.