YouTube to GIF

Convert your YouTube videos to GIFs online. Free to use.

YouTube to GIF


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Make a GIF from your YouTube Videos Online

Have you got a YouTube channel? Have you been creating awesome content for YouTube and you want to share it over social media as a funny, attention-grabbing GIF? Well, now you can! With VEED you can create awesome GIFs from your content in a matter of seconds. You can trim, crop, add text, and more to create amazing GIFs from your YouTube Videos! Create GIFs with just a few clicks. Share them on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms.

Remember you should only create GIFs from YouTube content that you yourself own. Never download copyrighted material and always follow YouTube's terms of service.

How to Create a GIF from your YouTube Videos

Import the video to VEED

Step 1

Upload the video to VEED

Take the original file for one of your YouTube videos and upload this content to VEED. It's super easy, just add it from your device or drag & drop

Crop, Resize and Add Text

Step 2

Crop, Resize and Add Text

The video is ready for editing. Trim the clip to your favorite moment then crop it to the size you want by clicking on the canvas size menu. Choose from preset social media dimensions. You can also add text, customize the font size, style, and more.

Export your GIF

Step 3


Just click on ‘Export’ and make sure to select ‘Download as GIF’ from the options. Your YouTube video has now been converted to a GIF file.

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Convert your YouTuve videos to GIFs

Free online GIF converter

Create as many GIFs as you want, from your videos, and all straight from your browser (!) using VEED’s online GIF converter. No need to download any software. Quickly import videos that you've shared on YouTube, Instagram and more, then trim them down to shareable GIFs. You can make all sorts of edits to your GIF. You can crop, rotate, and trim your videos and turn your clips into animated GIFs. All free and online!

Free online GIF converter

Add text, images, and more to your GIF

Once you have cropped the GIF to the perfect size, you can add various elements to make it unique. Create funny GIFs, birthday GIFs, and reaction GIFs for all occasions by captioning them with a text overlay. Your animated GIFs can become animated memes with classic white text overlays. Choose from multiple text styles and add them above and below the GIF to turn it into a meme. You can also add images anywhere onto the GIF. Add stickers, emojis, and other elements. Be creative and make your YouTube GIF your own mini-masterpiece!

Add text, images, and more to your GIF

Increase your reach on social media

Creating funny and relatable promotional GIFs can increase your social reach dramatically. Add a punch to your posts with a quick animated GIF. GIFs increase your post views and retention times, key factors when it comes to growing your following on social media platforms. To repurpose your animated video GIFs you can select a preset size from the menu or specify the dimensions on the custom field. Resize your animated GIFs for TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and more, with a single click.

Increase your reach on social media


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More than a YouTube to GIF converter

Our online GIF creator lets you do so much more than just convert your YouTube videos into GIFs. VEED is free online video editing software - so you can edit your GIFs just like you can edit videos. Crop, rotate, resize your videos or GIFs. You can add images and even add audio to a GIF file and turn it into a video! It works both ways. Do all these in just a few clicks, straight from your browser!

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