How to resize a gif for your icon
So we all know that in order to have a gif for your icon, your size has to be 50x50 and less than 15 kb. But your favorite does not fit the criteria. This is how I am able to get my gifs as icons but here's a thing: your gif will be altered a little because you have to reduce colors and the speed of the animation.
Here's the website to resize your gif:
It's easy to use, all you do is browse, select your gif, then upload. Now there are two boxes under the gif you uploaded, type in 50 for the two boxes. Click resize it.
There, your gif is 50x50. Note: If your gif is somewhat wide screened, the resizer will squeeze the image together.
Save your small gif into your computer.
Now because your gif is 50x50 doesn't mean it's okay to use it yet, what about the kb? You go here: http://www.online-image-editor.com/
Now just upload your small icon, once it's uploaded, click the tab that says "Wizard" then go to GIF ONLY. Once you got that, start messing with the options to