Easily Create a GIF Online

Create an exciting GIF from the depths of your own imagination! With Powtoon’s online GIF editor, it’s easy to create GIFs straight from your browser with just a few easy clicks.
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Millions of GIFs are made on Powtoon by beginners and pros

Powtoon is a free online GIF maker where you can create GIFs anytime, anywhere. Choose from thousands of templates, free stock images and videos, drag and drop animation, characters, and music soundtracks – or upload your own – to create your own unique GIFs. Easily edit GIF, resize GIF, and crop GIF to your liking. Watch your GIF come to life in seconds.

Free GIF Editor

Why pay when you can create a GIF for free? You can edit a GIF in so many ways using our free GIF editor. Add text, animation, characters, music, and more to create unique GIFs every time.

Video to GIF

Transform your favorite videos into fun, bite-sized GIFs with our video to GIF converter. Easily upload a video, customize it, and export it in a shareable GIF format.

Add text to GIF

Add text to GIF to make any video uniquely your own! Complete your GIF with your own text that can be animated. Instantly.

How to Make a GIF

Log In
Visit Powtoon.com to log in or sign up for free to make a new Powtoon account. Log into your account to start creating a GIF from scratch – or browse templates for inspiration.
Create your GIF
The first step in making your GIF is to upload a video. You can upload your own footage – or use our stock library to choose from millions of royalty-free videos.
Edit your GIF
Use our GIF editor to add icons, illustrations, animation, music, colors, fonts, pre-made layouts and scenes, custom characters, and other graphics to your GIF for a personal touch.
Download & share your GIF
You’re finished! Download your GIF as an MP4 or GIF format. Return to the GIF editor to make changes any time.

Why Use Powtoon to Create GIFs?


Ready-made GIF templates

With our GIF maker, you don’t have to start from scratch. Choose from 100s of ready-made GIF templates. Simply choose your footage, add text to GIF, and share.

Professional GIF Creation. No Skills Needed

No matter your skill level, Powtoon gives you the power to create professional GIFs without the hassle of complicated software or the expensive cost of a typical GIF maker. Making your own GIFs requires no design or tech skills.

Step By Step Guidance

Everyone hits bumps in the road. That’s why we’re here for you every step of the way with tutorials, support, live webinars, and our training center. If you can’t find your way, our friendly Customer Service team is ready to point you in the right direction. You can quickly and easily reach them at support@powtoon.com.

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