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Convert your GIF to video online for free

Share a new video out of quirky, dynamic GIFs that add more oomph to your every frame. Convert GIF to MP4 video in Canva’s free online video editor by uploading and personalizing it with extra creative lenses to carry your theme or message.

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Transform for free online

When posting online, you’ll benefit from turning GIFs to videos. Not only are videos website and social media-friendly, but with their reduced file size, videos are faster and easier to upload and load on a site. Our online video editor doubles as a GIF to MP4 converter by uploading your animated file to your design project, adding some elements, and downloading it as a video.

Edit on the same platform

Send a clearer and fuller message by converting GIF to MP4. Trim, crop, and merge your GIF with other elements to make it a full video experience after download. You can include more pages for frames and clips, add music and transitions to animate the graphics, and personalize with our library of icons, images, and vectors. All within our video editor, no need for another tool or app.

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Send or share anywhere

When you’ve got a masterpiece on your hands, you surely can’t wait to share it for the world to see. Convert GIF to video for Instagram, Facebook, ads, or websites. Message it to your close friends or share it on social media to engage your business or personal audience. Download it as an MP4 video to convert without watermark, and then share it as a file or post online in a breeze.

How to convert a GIF to video

  1. Start a design project
    Open Canva and start from scratch or choose a template from our collection.
  2. Upload your GIF
    Upload and use GIFs you’ve made or source from notable third-party apps in our design dashboard and add them to your layout.
  3. Edit your GIF
    Utilize our built-in video editor. Crop, trim, superimpose, frame, and even apply filters to customize your GIF.
  4. Personalize your video
    Drag and drop graphic elements from our extensive library to add a personal touch. Add more pages such as video frames, audio tracks, transitions, and other effects to make your new video more dynamic.
  5. Download to convert
    Once you have the finished product, download your work in MP4 format to send manually or publish your work directly from Canva.
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Frequently Asked Questions

GIF stands for graphics interchange format. It is a digital format to reduce image sizes and short animations created by CompuServe in 1987.

GIFs contain image sequences that can be easily edited or cropped with photo-editing tools, while videos consist of frames that can be tricky to edit individually. A GIF is ideal for animation, and visual effects and videos are for live streaming or video chat.

Since GIFs are considered images, they are a go-to asset for quick marketing on the web, especially in responding on social media. However, when posting full-length content, it’s best to use videos. They have higher quality, making them more visually appealing while being smaller in file size. Plus, you get to add different elements that aren’t present in a static image or an animated GIF.
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