One of the most basic additional functions in the iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 is known as Live Photos, which instantly records a little video before and after your still photos. When you press down on the photo, it seems to come alive. But what if you want to post live photos to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or other social website?

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How to Post Live Photos to Facebook, Twitter Instagram, etc.

It’s a brilliant function, and fun to show off to friends who don’t have an iPhone 6S. But good luck sharing a Live Photo in another app like Instagram, Facebook or myspace, Tweets, or through a written text with a non-iPhone user.

Instagram fixed part of that problem Thursday. Instagram, the biggest photo-sharing online community by a longshot, released an app known as Boomerang, which allows you to develop a GIF-like photo that you can share on Instagram or Facebook.

#1: Use Lively App to Convert Live Photo to GIF Image

If you want an app to simply turn Live Photos to GIFs, Lively (App Store link) is the easy solution that you can obtain from App Store. Once release it, the app surfaces only the Live Photos from your camera roll. Once you opt for the one you want to turn, lively gives you the choice to select whether you want to turn it into a GIF or as a video file.

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GIFs are great if you want to share them via SMS or a texting service like Facebook Messenger, Slack and GroupMe. Lively also gives you a few playback choices when you decide to turn your Live photo as a GIF. You can rate it up or perform it in slo-mo, as well as play it in opposite or in auto-reverse. Select to turn your Live photo to video clips clip if you want to post it to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Vine.

Convert iPhone Live Photos to GIF Photos on your PC or Mac?

If you need to turn your iPhone Live Photos to GIF images on your Windows/Mac computer, the best choice is iTunes Transfer. After release, the program will find Live Photos from your iPhone system. Once you choose those you want to turn, the built-in GIF Maker will group convert several Live Photos to GIF images.

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More than switching Live Photos into GIF images, iTunes Transfer can make computer animated GIFs from photos and videos with an effective built-in GIF Maker plug-in. By using this selection, you’re able to save your Live Photos on both iPhone and computer. Most essential, it’s easier to share your Live Photos and video clips on Facebook or myspace, Instagram, twitter or WhatsApp Messenger.

Step 1: Link your iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S or 6S Plus to a computer.

Once you have TunesOver downloaded on your computer, set up and run it on your laptop. Link your iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus or iPhone SE with your PC/Mac.

Step 2: One-Click to Convert Live Photos to GIF images.

From the left panel, click “Photos” to show all choices. From there, simply click Live Photos to start up the record with all the live photos from your iPhone. You can select the Live Photos you want to turn to GIFs and simply click “Convert GIF” button on the top panel.

Things were done! After that, you can share Live Photos with Android operating system and the older iPhone, iPad or iPod touch devices in a practical way.

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Stephan Popov
When iDevice users experience problems with the iOS software or unlocking, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My passion is providing answers to your problems. I help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users by recommending fixes for common iOS bugs and tools that improves your experience. I conduct in-depth research for every topic i cover on this blog, to ensure that I cover everything Apple users need to troubleshoot their issues. When not writing for UnlockBoot, i enjoy swimming in my backyard pool. P.S. i prefers the Maldives for holidays. Connect with me on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.