How to Create GIF from Videos on iPhone and iPad


GIFs are the best way to share something in simple and yet powerful way. Instead of sharing a full length video on your Social networking account, you can create GIFs from your videos and share them. You can turn videos into GIFs on your iPhone and iPad easily. Follow this article to know how to create GIFs from your videos on iPhone and iPad.


To create GIFs from your video, you can make use of an iOS app called Gyf. Gyf is a free iOS app that can record ten second videos or you can also turn a video from your camera roll into GIFs. The app also allows you to manage frame rate along with slow / fast recording option. Once you have created your GIF you can share it using the inbuilt sharing option.

How to Create GIF from Videos on iPhone and iPad

Step 1: Download and install Gyf on your iPhone or iPad from the apps store.

Step 2: Once installed, launch the Gyf app.

Step 3: Gyf requires you to sign up to the service before using it. You can also sign up using your Facebook account.

Step 4: Next, if you want to record live video, tap “New Video” button. Else, tap on “ Choose Video” button to select a pre-recorded from your iPhone Camera roll.

Step 5: If you select New Video, you can create a 10 seconds GIF from it.

Step 6: You can also manage the frame rate and the playback speed after recording your video by tapping on paintbrush icon.  Use the sliders to increase and decrease the frame rate or to speed up or slow down the GIF. Your recorded video will be automatically converted in to a 10 second GIF.

Step 7: At last, add title to your GIF before uploading it, by tapping on bubble icon.

Step 8: Now you can upload your GIF by tapping on Upload button and then share it on your social networking accounts like Facebook.

The only disadvantage of this app is that it does not allow you to save your created GIFs on your iPhone and iPad. All your GIFs should be uploaded and then you can share them using the link given by the app. If you don’t want to use Gyf then read this article to know how to create GIF from videos on your phone and PC.


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