How to Turn Live Photos into GIFs on iPhone 7/8/X/6s/SE

Summary

Want to turn live photo into GIF on iPhone 7/8/X/6s/SE? Read this guide to see how to turn live photos into GIFs in iOS 11/10/9 in two methods.

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Oct. 12, 2017

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AnyTrans – How to Make Live Photo into GIF on iPhone 6s/SE/7/8/X

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Have a try on AnyTrans and use it to transfer, backup and manage photos and more on your iPhone 7/6s/8/X. Now read on to learn how to turn a live photo into a GIF.

Live Photos is one of the stand-out features on iPhone 6s/SE/7, and the new iPhone 8/X. 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.

The good news is that in the new iOS 11, you can easily turn Live Photo into GIF on iPhone. For iOS 10 and earlier users, we will also show you another way to help you make it. Let’s get it on.

Also Read: How to Transfer Data to New iPhone 7/8/X >

Part 1. How to Turn Live Photos into GIFs in iOS 11

Step 1. Open Photos app > Tap Albums > Tap Live Photos album.

Step 2. Select a photo you want to turn into GIF > Swipe up the photo.

Step 3. Four effects for you to choose: Live, Loop, Bounce, Long Exposure > Tap the effect you prefer.

Step 4. You can find the GIF in Animated album.

Turn Live Photo into GIF in iOS 11

Turn Live Photo into GIF in iOS 11

Part 2. How to Turn Live Photos into GIFs in iOS 11/10/9

For iOS 10 and iOS 9 users, you can rely on AnyTrans to help you turn Live Photo into GIF. AnyTrans is an iOS File Management Tool that helps organize, transfer and back up pictures & more on your iDevice. As for Live Photo Output function, it allows you to turn Live Photo into GIF as will as video. Supports iOS 11/10/9 and iPhone 8/X/7/6s.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans, install and open it > Plug in your iPhone.

Step 2. Set the output format:

On Mac: Choose Preferences > Transcoding > Live Photos Output Format > Set to GIF > Save.

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

Turn Live Photo into GIF in iOS 10/9 – Step 2

Turn Live Photo into GIF in iOS 10/9 – Step 2

Step 3. Choose Device Manager > Go to category management page > Click Photos > Choose Albums.

How to Turn Live Photos into GIFs on iPhone 7/8/X/6s/SE – Step 3

How to Turn Live Photos into GIFs on iPhone 7/8/X/6s/SE – Step 3

Step 4. Choose Live Photos > Select the live photos you want to convert to GIFs > Click Send to PC/Mac button to start transferring.

How to Turn a Live Photo into a GIF with AnyTrans – Step 4

How to Turn a Live Photo into a GIF with AnyTrans – Step 4

Step 5. 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.

How to Make Live Photo into GIF with AnyTrans – Step 5

How to Make Live Photo into GIF with AnyTrans – Step 5

AnyTrans is one all-sided iOS data transfer, it can help you transfer photos, videos, ringtones, contacts etc. From computer to iPhone, iPhone to computer/iCloud/another iDevice. It will not erase any data on device. If you are tired of iTunes sync, AnyTrans is a good choice.

The Bottom Line

Now you know how to turn a Live Photo into a GIF. If you have any question, just tell us and we will help you out as early as possible. By the way, don’t forget to have a try on AnyTrans to manage your iPhone photos.

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