blog.ahfr.org - Making Animated GIFs With Free Software in Four Steps. It covers steps of creation of animated GIFs in crisp language. Also it shows how to use free open source tool. Excellent tutorial.
Thanks to Noha to allow me to showcase the work = HowTo. :D)
Thought these Downloads would be useful supplement
- MPlayer related:
- GIMP for windows:
The Mplayer Frontend for Windows (MPUI)
MPlayer FreshMeat Project
MuldeR's Homepage has Some cool projects on MPlayer For Windows and MPlayer engine based tools.
MakeInstantPlayer is a tool for converting video files into self-running executables. This is very useful for distributing videos, as the user doesn't need any additional software for playback.
Installers for GIMP for windows
GIMP for the windows