Turn your Vines into GIFs with GIPHY’s loop conversion tool

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Twitter might be turning its back on content creators, killing its short-loop video tool Vine, but other companies are seeing this death as an opportunity. One such company is GIPHY.

The social GIF respository and search engine has launched a new tool that converts Vine loops into GIFs. Taking to Medium, GIPHY explains that it “wanted to add another fun way for loops to live on”.

“If you have a GIPHY account, you’ll be able to transfer over all of the Vines you’ve created with this new tool we just finished.”

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The tool, available here, allows users to paste the Vine’s URL into the converter, and well, GIPHY does the rest. This process also allows you to effectively download the Vines too as an MP4 video with audio.

If you are a Vine user, or simply someone who enjoy collecting funny loops of cats, this tool is for you.

Andy Walker, former editor


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