We will show you how to summarize a short youtube game trailer into an animated GIF. The Video Summary feature can be also used for making highlights of sports, news, and company advertising videos.
1. Open a video file that you want to summarize. You can simply drag and drop MP4 or choose Edit button in the start screen.
If you have no video files, you can record a video or Youtube with Honeycam's screen recording feature. If the video's playtime is longer than 5 minutes, the loading time could also take longer.
2. Once you open a file, the edit screen will appear. Just click Video Summary button.
3. Adjust options to summarsize video.
Total frames and play time after summarization will be shown. You can make the result more compact by increasing Video Summary Value. We recommend that you set the value from 40 to 60.
[Limit time per frame] option keep one frame from playing too long. We recommend that you set the value from 0.3 to 0.5 second.
If you choose [Keep total play time] option, the total play time will be the same unless you enable [Limit time per frame] option.
When you summarize a video, the result will have only important frames and their play time will be increased. If you choose [Scale down frame time] option, you can scale down the play time of each result frames. We recommend that you set this value from 0.1 to 0.5 and use with the option [Limit time per frame].
4. Once it is done, click OK button below and then click Save button in the Edit screen.
The summarized GIF/WebP has been summarized into 148 frames and 37 seconds of play time from the original video of 160 seconds. View the original file