How to convert gif to video (In 2 simple steps)2 min read

We know that people often convert Video files into GIFs to share it across social media platforms. But what about converting GIFs into videos?

This is probably what you are thinking right now.

“Why would anyone need that? You are being weird!”

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There are reasons why people want to convert gif into a video. 

Popular social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn don’t allow us to post in GIF file format. 

What is the purpose of having the perfect GIF for your post, if we can’t share them?! This is where we start looking for solutions to convert a GIF file into a video file. 

Today, I am going to show you how you can convert a GIF into a video using Animaker in two simple steps.


Step 1: Upload the GIF

Create an account in Animaker if you aren’t already a registered user. If you already have an account then login. Once you enter the dashboard click,

Create >> Create Video >> Template.


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Inside the moment’s page select the video dimension that matches your video. I am selecting the horizontal dimension as my video is horizontal.

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This will open up a blank Project.

Now, upload the GIF file that you want to convert to video using the uploads section. Alternatively, you can also drag and drop the GIF into the application to upload.

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Once it gets uploaded just click on your GIF file to load it into the workspace.

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Step 2: Download

Now, click Publish>>Download Video.


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Once your GIF gets converted into a video you will be redirected to a new page from where you can directly download your video. Apart from that, you will also be receiving a download link on your registered email id.


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And there you go! That’s how simple it is to convert a GIF file into a video.

To start converting your GIF to video file click here!

Pro Tip: Now let’s be honest, your file isn’t a simple gif anymore. It’s a video now. 

And videos need to have so many additional elements like music, screen effects, text animations, and more to make them really good.

Now, if you are worried about how you are going to turn your new video into a really good one, worry not! Because Animaker can help you with that too as it comes bundled with a massive list of features that can help build your own amazing video. Check our Animaker’s features here.

Do you need help with any other video creation related topic? Let us know in the comments below.


Joe Sundar Kishore

Joe Sundar Kishore is a Product marketer @ Animaker - a one-stop online tool made for every video-making need! He is a Product marketing enthusiast, with interest in all forms of marketing communications. For him, life is all about learning and experiences!