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Crop GIF

Crop the size of an animated GIF online

Easily crop any animated GIF

GIFs are the perfect visual story-tellers. A single animated image can convey a range of reactions and attitudes while communicating on social media, online forums, and group chats. Square, horizontal, or vertical GIFs are best to use on different platforms. To ensure your GIFs are fully visible and conveying the right message, use a crop tool. With this online tool, you can crop a GIF while maintaining the animation from any device.

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How to Crop a GIF

  1. Upload your GIF

    Upload a GIF from your iPhone, Android, PC or Tablet, paste a link, or use the image search tab to get started. You can search for a GIF from Kapwing's easy plugin system which source GIFs from Giphy and the web.

  2. Select your crop size

    Click the crop tool and choose one of the preset selections for Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin and more. You can also select no constraint to freely crop your GIF to the perfect size. After cropping, drag your GIF to resize and position to the perfect place.

  3. Export and share

    Click done cropping to save your changes, then export and download your GIF to save it to your device or share it directly to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

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Crop GIFs for Free Online

To make your GIFs perfect for sharing, you'll need to crop them to the right dimensions. Square, horizontal, or vertical GIFs are best to use on different platforms.

Kapwing allows you to crop any GIF online in just a few simple steps, completely for free. Just upload the GIF you'd like to edit, and the editor will automatically allow you to crop the GIF to the perfect size. You'll also be able to choose from a variety for preset dimensions for the cropping size.

If you don't just want to crop, Kapwing also supports resizing your GIF, changing the aspect ratio, and also converting it to different file formats. This simple online GIF cropper will help you in all aspects of your GIF and video editing workflow.

We hope you enjoy this online GIF cropper, and that the tool helps you create more perfect content for your own purposes.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I crop a GIF to a circle?
Creators use a GIF editor to crop this animated image file format to a circle. Kapwing provides intuitive tools to make circle GIFs in seconds. With a GIF loaded and selected in Kapwing, creators can round the corners to create a perfect circle without diminishing the animation. Creators can also crop GIFs first to highlight a specific section to round.
How do I crop GIFs on Windows?
Creators can crop GIFs on Windows with a GIF editor that’s compatible with Windows computers. A reliable solution to crop GIFs on every version of Windows is a free online GIF editor. This option removes the need to download expensive software with varying technical requirements for computers. Kapwing, a free video editor, allows Windows users to easily crop and edit GIFs in minutes right from a browser.

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