How to create GIFs with WhatsApp and share them with your friends

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How to create GIFs with WhatsApp. WhatsApp now allows you to create your own GIFs using your own videos that you have in the phone gallery.

Here is a step by step guide to create GIFs with WhatsApp on iPhone and Android devices that will surely make you happy.

Create GIFs with WhatsApp on iPhone

  • Enter the chat and click on the icon "+”That appears in the bar at the bottom left.
  • From the menu that appears, select "Photo and video library".
  • At this point you have to search for the video from which to create the GIF. Without exiting the application, at the top left click on "Album"And then click on the folder"Video”And select your video which should not be too long, about one minute.
  • The movie opens in the WhatsApp video editor. From the time line of the video that you find at the top, adjust the time / length of the video by dragging the sliders, so that it is a maximum of 6 seconds. When the video is 6 seconds maximum, a small icon will appear in the upper right corner, allowing you to select the formats video o GIF.
  • From the switch, select "GIF”And the video will magically transform into the new GIF format. Now you can adjust the length and the part of the GIF you are interested in highlighting using the time line slider. However, remember that the length of the GIF cannot exceed six seconds.
  • When you are satisfied with your GIF and ready to share it with your friends, add a caption and click on the icon "Send".

This is all you need to do to create GIFs with WhatsApp on your iPhone and share it with friends.




How to create GIFs with WhatsApp on Android

  • Enter the WhatsApp chat and click on the "Attach"Which looks like a pin in the top bar and from the menu that appears select"Gallery".
  • At the top, click on the section "Video”And select the video you want to create the GIF from.
  • subsequent steps are similar to those already seen in the previous section. From the time line under the video, adjust the time / length of the video with the sliders, so that it has a duration of less than 6 seconds. This will cause a small icon to appear in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Click on the new icon and it will change from video to GIF. Now on the time line you can select the part of the GIF you prefer, add a caption and share it with friends.

That's all. Without using specific apps, you can now create GIFs on WhatsApp without leaving the application in an easy way.



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