How to Turn Live Photos into GIFs on iPhone 6s/SE/7

Summary

Want to turn your live photos on iPhone 6s/SE/7 into gifs? This guide will show you an easy way to convert a live photo into gif and make it shareable on computer.

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Sep. 28, 2016

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AnyTrans – Turn Live Photos into GIFs on iPhone 6s/SE/7

AnyTrans – Smart iPhone Photo Manager

Have a try on AnyTrans and use it transfer, backup and manage photos and more on your iPhone 6s/SE/7. Now read on to learn how to turn live photos on your iPhone into gifs.

Live Photos is one of the stand-out features on iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone SE and the latest iPhone 7/7 Plus. It can be regarded as a short video and you can watch back using 3D Touch. However, it is slightly hard to share live photos with friends who don't have an iPhone that has Live Photos support.

Thankfully there is a way out! You can now convert your live photos into animated gifs and save to computer, so that you can view them on Mac/PC or share the gifs via Mail, Messages, AirDrop, etc. All you need is an iOS File Manager named AnyTrans.

Also Read: How to Transfer Data to New iPhone 7 >

A Brief Introduction to AnyTrans

AnyTrans is an iOS File Management Tool that helps organize, transfer and back up pictures & more on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. It manages all photos on your iPhone including camera roll, photo stream, photo library, albums as well as live photos and photo videos. AnyTrans enables you to turn Live Photos into GIF or MOV files and save to computer. You can view the gifs (via any web browser) and share them to friends. Download AnyTrans to Get a Free Trial >

How to Turn Live Photos into GIFs on iPhone 6s/SE/7 with AnyTrans

Step 1. Open AnyTrans and connect your iPhone with Live Photos you want to convert. Set the Live Photos Output Format:

On Mac: Open AnyTrans > Preference > Transcoding > Live Photos Output Format > Set to GIF > Save.

On Windows: Open AnyTrans > Click the Settings option at the top left corner > Transfer Settings > Transcoding > Live Photos Output Format > Set to GIF > Save.

Turn Live Photos into GIFs with AnyTrans – Step 1

Turn Live Photos into GIFs with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Go to the page below, and click Photos, and then Albums.

Turn Live Photos into GIFs with AnyTrans – Step 2

Turn Live Photos into GIFs with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. You will see all albums on your iPhone and choose Live Photos. Select the Live Photo you want to convert to gif, and click the Send to Computer button.

Convert Live Photos to GIFs with AnyTrans – Step 3

Convert Live Photos to GIFs with AnyTrans – Step 3

Step 4. After it is done, click on View Files to see the gifs on your computer. Now you can view the gif with any web browser or share it to your friends or social media.

View Gifs on Your Computer

View Gifs on Your Computer

The Bottom Line

AnyTrans also allows you to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone/iPad, or to computer, and vice versa. Plus, you can also delete unneeded pictures from iPhone in bulk. Now download AnyTrans free trial to give it a try.

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