Fastest way to make a GIF

It's easy to make a GIF from any Live Photo or video.

With Live Photos, it’s pretty easy to make fun looping videos on your iPhone (or Mac) using the built-in Loop effect.

However, the image files that are created don’t always play well on third-party apps like Snapchat or Discord.

A better alternative is to use a good old animated GIF.

Wait. What? Animated GIF? Is this the late ‘90s?

Not by a long shot. Animated GIFs are still a good way to bring your Live Photos or short videos to life — and here’s how you can make them very easily.

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