GIFs are everywhere. You can see them on the website, e-mail, apps, games and even in your messages. You too can create your own GIF images in your iPhone by using those iOS apps which have the ability to convert still images and videos into GIFs. Here is a list of 5 best free apps for creating animated GIFs on iPhone.

iPhone Screenshots of PicsArt GIF and Sticker Maker iOS app
iPhone Screenshots of PicsArt GIF & Sticker Maker iOS app

PicsArt GIF & Sticker Maker is the most powerful animated GIF generator from PicsArt, Inc. With the help of this app, you can easily create GIFs from scratch by capturing images and videos with the in-app camera, or by combining images, and by using videos. You can also customize your GIFs by adding animated masks, effects, stickers, and text.

PicsArt GIF & Sticker Maker notable features:

  • Ability to combine images, videos, and GIFs into one animated GIF
  • Library of animated stickers & ability to download from Giphy
  • Awesome effects and filters
  • Share to PicsArt, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Messenger, and WhatsApp

Availability: iPhone

Compatibility:

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

iPhone Screenshots of GIPHY Cam The GIF Creator iOS app
iPhone Screenshots of GIPHY Cam The GIF Creator iOS app

GIPHY Cam from Giphy is fun GIF-making app that works with videos, photos, GIFs and Live Photos.

GIPHY Cam. The GIF Creator notable features:

  • Record a GIF
  • Add filters and special FX
  • Share your creation to social media

Availability: iPhone, iPad, and iMessage

Compatibility:

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

iPhone Screenshots of GIF Maker by Momento iOS app
iPhone Screenshots of GIF Maker by Momento iOS app

GIF Maker by Momento is another terrific GIF creator that lets you use live photos and videos. It also lets you add AR effects and music to your GIFs.

GIF Maker by Momento notable features:

  • Add AR, filters, music, and stickers
  • Make amazing GIFs and stop motions
  • Create GIFs from live photos and videos
  • Share your creation to social media

Availability: iPhone, iPad, iMessage, and Apple TV

Compatibility:

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apple TV.

iPhone Screenshots of GIF Maker Meme GIF Creator iOS app
iPhone Screenshots of GIF Maker - Meme GIF Creator iOS app

Developed by Brain Craft Ltd, GIF Maker lets you use videos, photos, or your camera to create GIF images. It also lets you make your creations loop, play in slow motion, or use time lapse.

GIF Maker notable features:

  • Create animated GIFs with videos and photos
  • Share new trending GIFs and Memes
  • Add a caption, filter, speed, and loop to your GIF
  • Make GIF with live camera
  • Share your creation to social media

Availability: iPhone, iPad, and iMessage

Compatibility:

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

iPhone Screenshots of ImgPlay GIF Maker iOS app
iPhone Screenshots of ImgPlay - GIF Maker iOS app

ImgPlay - GIF Maker from ImgBase is very simple and easy to use GIF maker. You can make GIFs by using Live Photos, photos, burst photos, and video at the easiest.

ImgPlay - GIF Maker notable features:

  • Add text, apply a filter, or rotate the GIF
  • Trim, rearrange, or reverse the frames
  • Share your creation to social media

Availability: iPhone, iPad, and iMessage

Compatibility:

Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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