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How To Boomerang a Pre-Recorded Video From Camera Roll

Boomerang is a wonderful addition to Instagram and promises video fun and new formats for content. Most users take videos with the Boomerang app and publish them instantly, but some ask themselves: “Can you boomerang a pre-recorded video from your Camera Roll?” We are happy to say it’s possible to make a boomerang with a video you saved already. Read on to learn how.

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Make A Boomerang from a pre-recorded video

With a little help from the app GIF Maker – Make Video into GIFs you can easily turn a video into a boomerang. First you have to edit the video using the app and from there you can share it directly to Instagram and also save it to your Camera Roll.

Download GIF Maker app

The App “GIF Maker – Make Video into GIFs” is available on the App Store for free. Download “GIF Maker” here.

Edit Video to Bommerang

GIF Maker → Create → Video to GIF → select video → Edit → Share/Save

Open the App after the download and tap “Create” in the bottom row. Now tap “Video to GIF” and allow access to your Camera Roll so you can use a pre-recorded video to turn into a boomerang. Now select a video you want to turn into a GIF.

Now tap “Next” and check if you are happy with the result. If not, you can tap “Edit GIF” and edit the speed of the Loop, add text, filters and stickers and edit the canvas.

The free trial only includes a specific number of video you can turn into GIFs, so choose wisely or get the Pro version. Also some of the features are limited to Pro users but if you do not want to edit your video too much, you’ll be fine with the normal version.

Share edited video to Instagram

Once you are happy with the result tap the “Share”-icon at the top of your screen and select an app or save depending on where you want your video. Enjoy!

Turn Live Photos into a Boomerang

Of course GIF Maker also offers to turn Live Photos into GIFs, which you could make into a boomerang. But you only need Instgram to turn Live Photos into a Boomerang? Find out how in our article.

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