How to save a video as a GIF on TikTok – easy guide with examples!

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You can share your content from TikTok as GIFs and people can play it on loop. Here’s how to convert video and save the videos.

GIFs are the new big thing on a lot of texting platforms. People have moved on from using smileys to express their emotions to using GIFs from particular movies, shows, and even TikToks. Some TikToks have become such a trend that people now use them to convey their #mood. Here’s how you can do it too.

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Why convert to GIF?

Smileys are cool but GIFs have more to offer. There is more context and the collection of GIFs is wider. You can make anything into a GIF but you can’t make everything into a smiley.

So to properly show what you are feeling and the extent of it, people prefer to use GIFs everywhere. You can obviously use it while texting but using GIFs on Instagram stories make them so much more fun.

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Learn how to convert your TikTok videos into GIFs and use them in your Instagram stories, reply to people’s tweets with it, and just have fun!

How to save a TikTok as a GIF

Go on TikTok and open the video that you want to convert into GIF. Click on the three dots on the right-hand side where there are options to like and comment.

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If you swipe the options to your left, you will see the “Share as GIFs” feature. Select it and trim the video based on your preference.

Once you are done, you can click on ‘Generate’ on the top right corner of the screen and the video is converted into a GIF successfully.

Another method for videos that can’t be saved on TikTok

Not every video has the feature of converting into GIF on TikTok so we found you an alternative.

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Go to a website that converts TikTok videos to GIFs for free like TTDownloader.

All you have to do is copy the link to the TikTok video you want to convert and paste it on this website. Click on ‘Get video’ on the right side of the bar and download it once it is done.

Let us know in the comments which method you prefer.