Editors' Review for LICEcap
LICEcap is a great tool for capture screen to make GIF files. It's lightweight and function with high performance. LICEcap capture an area of your desktop, you can drag to adjust the frame size and move the screen capture frame while recording. You can pause the recording to insert text message and then go on. LICEcap save the recording directly to .GIF or .LCF, the .LCF file format allows for higher compression ratios than .GIF, higher quality (more than 256 colors per frame), and more accurate timestamping. If you record to .LCF, you can play back the .LCF files within REAPER (and/or use it to convert to .gif or another video format).
LICEcap is an open-source software, it's free ,no ads and reliable. if you are looking for a small tool for capture screen to make GIF files, you can't miss this.