Create your own GIFs with the iPhone using these applications — 2022

GIFs are those animated photographs that have become so fashionable on social networks like WhatsApp, Telegram or Facebook. Creating them does not require extensive knowledge of editing or complex photography programs, you can even create your GIFs on your iPhonein a really simple way and share them later with your friends. In this post we will tell you how you can do it.

So you can convert Live Photo to GIFs on iPhone

If you own a iPhone 6s or higher you can take Live Photos , which are Apple's animated photos and are seen in the gallery as if they were a GIF. You will be able to modify the effects of these photographs by accessing them in the gallery and sliding from the bottom to bring up the effect options . The styles that you can find are Live, Loop, Bounce and Long Exposure. Nevertheless these photographs cannot be shared as GIFs and they won't even show up as animated photos on other iPhones.

The solution to be able to convert Live Photos to GIFs is to use a third-party app called Lively , which is free although it also offers a paid version in which the watermark that is established by default in the GIF will be removed.

Lively GIFs en iPhone

Lively convert Live Photos to GIFs on iPhone

The steps to create your own GIFs are as follows:

    Download Livelyfrom the App Store by clicking here .
  1. Open the app once it's downloaded. You will have to Allow the app to access your photos.
  2. A gallery will appear with all the Live Photos you have taken on your iPhone. Select the one you want to turn into a GIF.
  3. With the desired photograph open you will see that at the bottom right there is an option to settings in which you can select values ​​such as the duration of the GIF, the dimensions or if you want it to play backwards.
  4. Once you have selected the parameters you want, you must click on Export GIF and select if you want to save it in your gallery or share it directly through a social network.

It's that simple to turn an animated photo taken on your iPhone into a GIF to share with your friends.

How to create a GIF from a video or photo burst

If your iPhone does not have the option to take Live Photo or what you want is to make a GIF from a video or a burst of photos, there are other applications that will allow you to do it, here I will show you one of the most popular, GIF Toaster:

GIF Toaster

GIF Toaster to convert videos and photos to GIFs on iPhone

    Download GIF Toasterfrom the App Store by clicking here .
  1. When opening the app Allow the app to access your photos.
  2. By default you will see the videos stored on your iPhone to select them and turn them into a GIF although you can also select another album that contains Live Photos or normal photos that you can join to convert into GIFs.
  3. Once you have selected the photo or video you must click on the arrow that is at the top right to be able to add effects, choose which part of the video you want to convert into a GIF, as well as other interesting settings such as adding frames and filters.
  4. Once you have finished editing you should click on the arrow again and save the GIF in your gallery.

And if you don't feel comfortable doing it on the iPhone, you can alwayscreate GIFs on a MacBookWhat do you think of these applications to create GIFs on iPhone? Do you recommend any other? Tell us in the comments.