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How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

It is pretty easy to turn a live photo or series of burst photos into a GIF using your iPhone, but did you know you can turn videos into GIFs as well?

Here’s how to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone:

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

Go the the Shortcuts App on your iPhone (Surprise, you have that and probably never use it. Some iPhones don’t have it preinstalled but it is an Apple app).

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

Once the app is open, at the bottom you’ll have three options: My Shortcuts, Automation and Gallery. Click Gallery.

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

In the gallery mode search for Gif. You’ll be shown a host of options from Siri deciding pronunciation to a shortcut to help you shoot a GIF.

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

Select “Make a GIF”

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

You’ll now be prompted to “Add Shortcut”. Do that and and return to My Shortcuts (one of those 3 options at the bottom of the app).

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

Click “Make a GIF” and choose a video from your Albums (you’ll need to give the app permission to access them)

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

Once you’ve opened your video, trim down the section you want to make a GIF from, click save and YOU’RE DONE.

How to turn a video into a GIF on an iPhone

The GIF will automatically be saved in your camera roll.

 

 

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