A lot of graphics editors and converters support the Google's WEBP nowadays, so it should be quite possible to convert pictures in GIF format to WEBP format. The quality depends on the original source of course and will never improve. Generally speaking though, WEBP file should be smaller than JPEG for example.
Convert Graphics interchange file format to Google image file format.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .gif to .webp file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert gif to webp on Windows
Adobe Photoshop is great photography editing software that offers numerous features, powerful tools and other breakthrough capabilities to offer their users maximum performance for image editing.
The latest version, Photoshop CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Photoshop CS6.
Convert from gif file
to webp file
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned gif to webp. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
Multiplatform software - convert gif to webp on any platform
XnConvert is batch image processor for Windows, Apple Mac OS X and Linux that is compatible with 500 picture image file formats. It includes metadata editing features, transformation and adjustment effects, filters etc.
A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).