Best Apps to Create GIF On Mac: Get More Hilarious

Have a quick glance at this appreciable list of the best GIF creator apps for Mac to instantly transform images and videos into awesome GIFs.

GIFs have got a huge craze today! I love to share them with my friends to express various shades of emotions. That apart, they can be used for the promotion of brands and products as well. For instance, you can highlight your key products, simulate products’ demos and draw attention to call to actions. Want to get into action right away? Glance through this exclusive set of the best apps to create GIFs on Mac to take your penchant for those hilarious images to an altogether new level.

There are many ways to be creative with animated GIFs. You can create memes, record videos or images and convert them into funny GIFs. With the help of a number of editing tools, you will be able to give a preferred look to your comical images. Looking forward to exploring these top GIF creator apps for Mac? Let me walk along with you as well!

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Best Mac Apps to Create GIF

#1. Giphy Capture

GIPHY Capture Mac App Screenshot

Giphy Capture is the simplest yet powerful app. If you want to create a short and sweet animated GIF then, you can definitely go with this app. It helps you capture videos/images up to 30 seconds.

Giphy Capture offers super easy editing features. Pick any loop and adjust it to the frame. Moreover, you can give animated captions to add style to your GIF. This will make your GIF more attention-grabbing.

Price: Free

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#2. Smart GIF Maker

Smart GIF Maker Mac App Screenshot

Smart GIF Maker is such a cool app, helping you modify GIFs in a better way. Built with the simple user interface, Smart GIF Maker lets you add/delete frames and photos. You can set the GIFs loop counts and frame duration.

Simply, drag and drop images to frames. You can even change the order of frames. Once saved, you can export or share GIFs with your colleagues, friends, and family.

Price: Free

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#3. GIF To Live

GIF Live Mac App Screenshot

GIF To Live is an epitome of advancements. It is packed with hi-end features that help you create brilliant GIFs. You can easily convert GIF and video to GIFs within a few clicks.

Its innovative frame organizer helps you create out of the box animations. You can drag and drop animations according to frames. Besides this, you can reverse animations and custom layouts to make it more personalized. Want to try this custom-built app? Go ahead, get the most out of its elegant features!

Price: $2.99

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#4. GIF Maker

GIF Maker - video to gif Mac App Screenshot

GIF Maker, a handy GIF maker, seamlessly converts videos to GIFs. It won’t let you miss memorable moments captured in videos! The app lets you crop video clips. You can keep clips as per your liking.

Not only this, but you can also edit any video frames the way you want. Thus, you will have high-quality GIFs in store. If you want to sync GIFs, then you can instantly sync them with iCloud.

Price: $2.99

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#5. GIF Keyboard

GIF Keyboard Mac App Screenshot

Simply put, “GIF Keyboard” has you fully covered with a wide variety of GIFs like reactions, music, funny and more.  You can browse through the entire collection and choose the ones that seem perfect for your message. Oh yeah, it also features tons of trending GIFs so that your messaging time remains in the top gear.

You can use the app to save your favorite GIFs. If you want to create a special collection, you would really appreciate this feature. That aside, you will be able to use it with several apps including iMessage, Slack, Telegram, Facebook, Reddit and more.

Price: Free

#6. GIF Brewery

GIF Brewery Mac App Screenshot

Bringing stunning GIFs to the world. GIF Brewery is a powerful app that converts video files to incredible GIFs. You need to make a screen recording or import videos. Apply a few editing features.

Resize, crop and set frame rate – count – delay as you want. To make images look more attractive, you can use filters like color, captions and more. Your own GIF is ready to be saved and shared.

Price: Free

#7. CloudApp

CloudApp Mac App Screenshot

CloudApp performs exactly what it says. Creating GIFs with it is very easy. Its simple interface will let you convert video clips and annotated images into incredible GIFs.

CludApp will allow you to modify size, frame delay, sequence, effects and more. Once you create GIFs, save it on your Mac. Later, share those beautiful GIFs on online platforms.

Price: Free

#8. PicGIF Lite

PicGIF Lite Mac App Screenshot

Like creating GIFs? If yes, “PicGIF Lite” would be a great addition to your collection.

What I like a lot about this app is that it makes creating GIFs from photos and videos pretty simple. As this app works with several images and video formats like  JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, TGA, RAW, PIC, MOV, MPEG, MP4, M4V, 3GP, AVI etc, you will be able to design GIFs with ease.

You can set FPS or frame delay to perfectly fine tune the animation speed and also adjust the size of the GIFs. Moreover, PicGIF Lite lets you share your creation via iMessage, Tumblr and email as well.

Price: Free

#9. Ezgif

Unlike above listed Mac apps, Ezgif is an online GIF converter. It allows you to go with basic edits like crop, resize, optimize and more. You can even split and merge multiple GIFs in one frame.

You can capture up to 400 photos and videos to create GIFs. The app has the file-size limit of 30 MB. However, you won’t be able to host images or videos hence, ensure that you download GIFs once they are prepared. Check out this post for more info.

Price: Free
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Jignesh Padhiyar
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