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How to Make GIF Pictures from Photos or Videos for Free

Animated GIFs are very popular nowadays, people share them on social network or with messaging app. Most of the GIFs contain funny moments that make us laugh or scared. And these GIFs are made with photos or a clip of videos. So have you ever wondered how to convert your photos/videos into GIF pictures and save them to your iPhone/Android devices so that you can share them with your family or friends via social network? And here's how to easily make GIF pictures from photos and videos for free.

Syncios Manager, a conprehensive iOS/Android device management tool, not only enables you manage data on your smartphone, but also provides you much great tools like video/Audio converter, YouTube video downloading, ringtone maker, GIF maker, etc. With this handy tool, you can easily convert the photos/videos which saved on your computer or smartphone into GIF pictures. SO if you are looking for a way to create animated GIF pictures, don't hesitate to have a try on it. Download the free handy program on your PC and the steps are as following:

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Step 1. Simply download and install the latest version of the program below for free, and then open it, and click on Toolkit button, you will see the GIF Maker feature there under Recommended Tools option.

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Step 2. To convert a photo or video saved on your computer to GIF picture. Click on GIF Maker, choose Photos to GIF or Video to GIF. Then click on Add button to select a photo or video from your local drive.

a. For Photos to GIF, you need to select several photos once or a folder directly, and all your selected ones will be listed out on the panel, you can click "X" to delete some of course. And then customize the Output Size, Frame Rate, location. After that, click on Save to PC or connect a device to import the generated GIF picture directly to the device.

photo to gif

b. For Video to GIF, click on Add button to select a video file to the panel, you can click on Play button to preview the video, and then drag the small triangle icon to set the start and end of the GIF. Then similarly, customize the Output Size, Frame Rate, location, click on Save to PC or connect a device to import the generated GIF picture directly to the device.

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Step 3. To convert a photo or video saved on your iPhone/Android device to GIF picture, firstly connect your device to the program with USB cable, after Syncios succefully detect your device, click on Photos option on the left, then select your desired photos/videos/live photos and click on the Convert to GIF button on the top menu bar, and the following step are same as above.

live photo to gif

That's it, you can see from above that it's really simple and effective to create your own animated GIF pictures with Syncios Manager. Please do not hesitate to have a try on your own, and of course you encountered some problems while using this tool, please feel free to leave a comment or contact us.


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