How to Install Peek on Linux – An Animated GIF recorder on Ubuntu
Peek is an animated GIF recorder for Linux distributions. It is free and open-source software available on Github. Peek can record screen and save them in different formats such as .gif, .mp4, .webm and .apng.
System Requirements for Peek
It is a lightweight software and requires basic configuration:
- GTK+ >= 3.20
- GLib >= 2.38
- FFmpeg >= 3
How to Install Peek
Run the following command on Terminal
sudo apt install peek -y
On installation, you may get the following output which shows installation logs.
Record GIF Using Peek
Step 1: Open the peek by entering peek in terminal
Or launching the application from the application tray
Step 2: The application interface looks as follows:
Step 3: We can see that the Record as GIF is selected. Now we can record by pressing the green button as shown in the following example.