ImgPlay GIF Maker (iOS version 5.1.0)

Synopsis of the App: ImgPlay GIF Maker lets users create and share animated GIFs and videos using new or existing content.

Price and Platform: Free. Apple and Android

RDN Score: 5/5

Pros

  • Make animated GIFs or videos using new or existing stills, videos, live photos and bursts.
  • Capture footage using the ImgPlay native camera.
  • Add text, stickers and filters with ease.
  • Hold and drag clips into place to easily reorder content.
  • Change animation direction and lengthen or shorten loops with a single tap.
  • Quickly increase or slow down animation speed with a convenient slider tool.
  • Keep new content organized in the ImgPlay album.
  • Save GIFs and videos to your smartphone camera roll as a GIF or video in low, medium or high quality with 1, 3, 5 or infinite looping.
  • Select max file size from 2MB to 20MB downloads.
  • Share immediately via text or email and social apps such as Instagram, GIF viewer, WhatsApp and Twitter.
  • No content of your own? Search for and modify existing GIFs to make them your own.

Cons

  • Some functionality, such as text animation, is only available in the Pro version.
  • Pro version ($4.99) includes sticker and text animation and access to new canvases and filters, custom stickers and fonts.
  • Free version includes advertisements and a watermark.

Bottom Line: ImgPlay is an easy way to create memes, GIFs and animated videos. For those making lots of memes, it’s worthwhile to upgrade to Pro for full functionality.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.