Do you often send short videos via WhatsApp? if yes, why not try to convert videos to GIF on WhatsApp before sending it via chat so that the file size can be much smaller so we can save on quota usage.
To convert a WhatsApp video to a GIF does not require an additional application because the WhatsApp application now has a feature to cut videos as well as convert to a GIF file then the results can be directly sent via chat to friends or groups on WhatsApp.
Info: although this method can reduce the size of the video file that will be posted to WhatsApp both to chat and to update the status there is a limit that is the duration of the video can only be 6 seconds.
How to convert videos to GIF on WhatsApp
- Open the WhatsApp application on your Android phone.
- Then please record a video or you can also take an existing video from the cellphone gallery.
- After the video appears then cut the video to 6 seconds by moving the start or endpoint of the video and the GIF option will appear.
- To make it as a gif file before sending via chat, how to tap GIF.
as shown in the picture, the size of the video file which was originally around 1.5MB changed to only around 338KB, is quite small isn’t it?
Finally, to send it, you just tap the Send button.
One of the goals of changing to an animated GIF file before sending via chat is that the file size can be smaller so it is suitable for those of you who frequently upload videos to WhatsApp with a short duration of a maximum of 6 seconds without worrying about quickly running out of quota because the gif created by this file size is quite small.
That’s a little guide on how to convert video to GIF on WhatsApp Android, good luck, and hopefully useful.