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Broken Image Repairer

What is the problem?

A long time ago, it was possible to inline images from all kinds of external sources. Since the switch from HTTP to HTTPS, this is no longer possible; only HTTPS sources are allowed. This leads to ugly blurbs like

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instead of a nicely formatted page with images. Sometimes, the links don't even work anymore, even with HTTPS images, which will show like this: ... Luckily, we have the Wayback Machine which is able to rescue some of the lost images. Since a picture often says more than a thousand words, it's important to bring back the post into its original state; important enough to justify the occasional bump of an old post (see below).

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Last active Jul 22, 2019
OS X Screencast to animated GIF

OS X Screencast to animated GIF

This gist shows how to create a GIF screencast using only free OS X tools: QuickTime, ffmpeg, and gifsicle.

Screencapture GIF


To capture the video (filesize: 19MB), using the free "QuickTime Player" application:

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