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Rotate GIF

Rotate, flip, or tilt, any animated GIF online

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Rotate a GIF easily with Kapwing

GIFs are becoming more and more common as influencers, social media managers, and marketing teams are using animated GIFs to share short bits of video content in their communications. Every day, we see rotating GIFs social media posts, online comments, or as a reaction in a group chat text. To make your GIFs perfect for sharing, you'll need to rotate them to the correct orientation, or flip them for a mirrored effect. Kapwing allows you to rotate any GIF online in just a few simple steps, without having to download any software or app.

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How to Rotate A GIF

  1. Paste a link or upload a file

    Upload a GIF file or paste a link to import a GIF from a website like Giphy. This GIF file, once uploaded, will be the file that will be rotated in the following steps.

  2. Rotate the GIF

    Use the rotation buttons on the righthand sidebar to rotate 90 degrees, 180 degrees or flip your GIF. You can also use the plus and minus buttons to finely adjust the rotation to the desired degree.

  3. Export and Share

    Hit Export to process the reoriented GIF. Download, save, and share your newly created GIF with your friends!

Change GIF Orientation Online

If you found a GIF that you want to flip sideways, turn upside-down, or tilt just a few degrees, you'll need to find a tool that supports both GIF files and custom image rotation. Using Kapwing, you can edit GIFs any way you want, including precise rotation and flipping.

Start by uploading your GIF to Kapwing by finding it in your files, or paste a link to any GIF you found on Giphy, Facebook, Twitter, or other web locations. You can also upload any video the same way, then export it as a GIF.

In Kapwing, find the rotation and mirroring tools on the right side of the window. You can tilt your GIF a degree at a time, rotate it in increments of 90 degrees, or flip it horizontally or vertically. You can also click on the GIF itself and use the rotation button underneath it for more precise adjustments. When it's ready, click Export and either download it straight to your device or share it on social media.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I rotate a GIF?
To rotate a GIF, you can use any online GIF editor or video editor that has built-in rotator tools. When looking for an efficient GIF rotator, you want to find a tool that is intuitive, quick, and efficient. Some GIF makers can be difficult to use because of how short GIF clips can be, making the tool glitch. An efficient tool for any level of experience is Kapwing, since their GIF rotator is intuitive and easy to use directly in your web browser.
How do I rotate a GIF in Windows 10?
You can rotate a GIF using any GIF editor that’s compatible in Windows 10. Using an online GIF editor like Kapwing is useful for quick and easy GIF creations, since you don’t have to download a GIF editing app or learn any complex functions. Kapwing also supports other operating systems including Mac OS, Apple iOS, Android OS, and Linux System, making it available to use on any device.
Can you flip a GIF?
Depending on the GIF editor you’re using, you can flip a GIF horizontally or vertically by 180 degrees. You need to find a tool that can flip a GIF or invert a GIF without losing its quality or making the tool glitch. Kapwing does a good job at flipping a GIF online whether you’re trying to make a meme or creating a batch of content for work.

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