How to Make GIF Images From Videos In WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger is one of the most popularly used apps in today’s world with over 1.5 billion active users from around the world. With WhatsApp, you can share any type of file with your friends and family. WhatsApp recently added GIF messages support which in chat can be a good alternative for emoji/emoticons. Unlike the default emojis on Whatsapp, GIF shows a more deep meaning of a person’s expression in a chat. In this article, you’ll learn “how to make gif images” using built-in WhatsApp GIF maker

How to Make GIF Images From Videos In WhatsApp

GIFs (Graphics Interchange Format) are motion pictures, more like extremely short videos. The WhatsApp Messenger provides a variety of stock GIFs which you can choose from within your keyboard but sometimes, you just want to create your own GIf image and send instead. Like I have said earlier, we’ll be learning how to make animated gif images from a video using built-in WhatsApp Gif maker. Follow the step by step guide below to learn how to make gif images from videos in WhatsApp.

Steps to Make GIF Images From Videos In WhatsApp

There are many other apps which you can use to make animated gif images, but with WhatsApp, you won’t be needing extra apps on your device. Note: you need to be on the latest version of WhatsApp for this to work.

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The WhatsApp inbuilt Gif maker makes it very easy to create short 6-second GIFs with WhatsApp. The benefit of GIF images is that it is highly compressed, it plays back infinitely and can be sent over slow data networks. Below are the simple steps you need to make GIF images from videos using the WhatsApp Android app

Step 1 – Launch your camera app and record 6 seconds video or you can choose from your existing videos in your gallery.

Step 2 – Now launch WhatsApp from your app drawer and select a chat you want to use a gif image in.

Step 3 – In the chat screen, tap on the Paperclip icon on right side of the text area, next to the camera icon where you have the document, camera, gallery etc. then choose a video of your choice.

How to Make GIF Images From Videos In WhatsApp Messenger

Step 4 – After choosing the video, an editor screen will open where you will find GIF button next to the camera icon. Tap on the gif icon. If the button doesn’t appear, try trimming the video until the icon appears.

How to Make GIF Images From Videos In WhatsApp Messenger

Step 5 – Now select the area in the video which u want to make a gif. You can edit your GIF further by tapping on the pencil icon and when you’re done click the green to send your GIF.

How to Make GIF Images From Videos In WhatsApp Messenger

That’s it. Now you’ve created your own GIF using WhatsApp’s built-in GIF maker. Once you send it, the file will also be saved to your device for you to utilize again if you wish.

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If you encounter any difficulties on how to make gif using the built-in WhatsApp Gif maker,  kindly use our comment box and we’ll follow up your comment Asap!.

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