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How to Search & Send GIFs in Messages for Mac

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Have you ever wanted an easy way to share GIFs while texting your friends on iMessage from a Mac? As long as your Mac is a modern version of macOS, you can find and send gifs right within the stock Messages app, just like you can from iPhone and iPad.

In the recent years, the Messages app on the Mac has always lagged behind its iOS/iPadOS counterpart in terms of the features that are available. For example, Memoji stickers, message effects, and an integrated GIF search are things that Mac users have been requesting for quite a while. With the macOS Big Sur…

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How to Convert Video to GIF on iPhone & iPad

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We’ve all wanted to turn a part of a video into a GIF at some point to make a meme out of it, create an animated picture, or anything else really. If this is something you still like to do, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now make GIFs from videos on your iPhone and iPad without relying on a third-party app.

There are several third-party apps available on the App Store that allows you to create GIFs from videos. You may have tried one or more of them already on your device. What’s different about this particular technique is that we’ll be making…

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How to Convert Burst Photos to GIF on iPhone or iPad

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Do you take a lot of burst shots using your iPhone or iPad? How’d you like to convert a bunch of burst images into an animated GIF? You can easily convert these photos to a GIF right on your iOS or ipadOS device without having to install a third-party app from the App Store, thanks to the good old Shortcuts app.

For those who aren’t aware, Burst mode is a camera mode available on both the iPhone and iPad which allows you to capture photos at the rate of ten images per second. This can be done by holding the shutter button instead of just tapping it like you…

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How to Set a GIF as Wallpaper on iPhone & iPad

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Did you know that you can set a GIF as your iPhone or iPad wallpaper that animates with a press? Sure, Apple doesn’t make it possible for you to use them as they are, but you can make use of a workaround to enjoy your favorite animated GIF right on your iPhone lock screen.

The workaround that we’re about to discuss here involves a feature that has been available on iPhones and iPads for years now. We’re talking about Live Photos, and some of you may already know how Apple allows you to set Live Photos as wallpapers that animate on the lock screen. The…

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