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Create Animated GIF from Photo/Video on iPhone

-- Sunday, November 20, 2016
If you want to send an interesting GIF to your friends to make your conversation livelier, you may search Google and try to find the ones which attract you most. However, sometime you may not able to get the GIF images you really need. So why not try to make it yourself? You can even customize it with your own photos or video on you iPhone, which would make it closer to real life.

This article will talk about how to create animated GIF from photos or video from your iPhone with the help of TunesGo. Please continue to read, you will find out the way to create your own GIF in a very simple way!

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Step 1 Connect iPhone to PC
After you download and install the program, please launch it on your PC. Then connect your iPhone to your computer via the USB cable that comes together. Before it can be detected by the program, you need to go to your iPhone and tap "Trust" on the pop-up window.

Connect iPhone to PC

Step 2 Choose Photos/Videos From iPhone
Once your iPhone is detected by the program, please click "Photo" on the upper pane. Now you can see the file data on your iPhone are displayed on the interface of the program. You can choose photos or video you want to create a GIF image.

Choose Photos/Videos From iPhone

Note: For the new versions of iPhone like iPhone 6s and iPhone 7, you may find a function of taking "Live Photos". A Live Photo captures a short video with three seconds when you press the shutter button in your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus camera app.

Just like video files, Live Photos are saved as MOV format if you have exported them to PC via TunesGo.

iPhone Live Photos Format

You can also turn Live Photos into GIF if you want to. When you choose the Live Photos and click "Convert to GIF". It would detect them as video by default as you can see the screen shot below.

iPhone Create Live Photos

Step 3 Preview GIF
After you choose the photos or video from your iPhone, you can make the settings of output size, frame rate and the location to keep the GIF. To check if this GIF is satisfying or not, you can preview it by clicking the thumbnail on the pop-up window.

Preview GIF

Step 4 Create the Custom GIF
If the GIF image is perfect for you after you preview it, you can begin to create it on your computer by clicking “Create GIF” button.

The job is done! As you can see above, the job is pretty simple. So why not have a try? If you have any questions, please drop us a comment below!

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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.