How to create GIFs on your Mac

GIFs have become one of the most important ingredients to spice up your messaging bubbles. Apple has long allowed users to create GIFs right on their iPhone and iPad, without the need for a third-party app. In iOS 11, you can easily send live photos as GIFs from your iPhone and iPad, or save GIFs to the Camera roll.

However, creating GIFs on a Mac is a different story. Apple doesn’t allow users to create GIFs directly on their Mac, which is a little bit disappointing. Fortunately, with the help of third-party apps and programs, you can easily create a GIF on your Mac.

In this step-by-step guide, we will go through the steps to create GIFs on your Mac. Before we begin, note that the below-mentioned process involves heading to an online GIF maker website, so you don’t need to download and install any app on your Mac.

How to create GIFs on your Mac

Step one: First off, open your preferred web browser and go to enzif,com  and then click on GIF Maker at the top right corner of the screen to proceed

Step two: On the next screen, click on Browse and select the image you want to convert into GIF on your Mac. Once you are done, hit Open and then proceed with clicking on the Upload button

Step three: You will be taken to the GIF editing screen where you can customize your GIF to your liking. You can change the delay time, loop count, or add effects.

Step four: Once you are satisfied with your work, hit the Animate it button at the bottom of the page. You will see a menu at the bottom that includes all the information about your GIF like file size, width, height, and frames. Besides, there is an editing tool that offers everything you need to customize your image, including Rotate, Cut, Resize, Split, and more.

Step five: You can optimize the GIF to reduce the file size. To do this, you simply need to click on Optimize the GIF. After that, use the editing tool at the top to play with your GIF. Once you are done, hit the Save button to complete the task.

How to convert videos into GIFs on your Mac

You can also convert videos into GIFs using enzif.com on your Mac. If you need help, make sure that you check out the steps below.

Step one: Head to enzif.com if you have not already done so. Once you are in, click on Video to GIF and then select your video

Step two: Once you are done, hit the Upload button and then crop the video. When you are satisfied with your work, hit Convert to GIF at the bottom and click on the Save button to save it on your Mac.

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