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How to Convert GIF to MOV for Free 

Jane Zhou updated on Dec 11, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

GIF, containing a still or moving image, is very popular on all kinds of social platforms. Since GIF has its limited compatibility, you may have difficulty in playing it on a vast of devices and players. To play GIF on your desired device that doesn't support the file format, you can convert GIF to MOV, which is widely used. If you don't know how to convert GIF to MOV, don't fret. Here, we will introduce seven GIF to MOV converters to guide you to do the task in this article.    

How to Convert GIF to MOV on Windows 10

There are many GIF to MOV converters for Windows users. Here, we recommend you two programs. One is EaseUS Video Editor; the other is Photoshop.

1. EaseUS Video Editor

EaseUS Video Editor is an easy-to-use video editor. It is friendly to both pros and novices. Using it, you can convert your video and audio formats effortlessly, as it supports a large number of formats, including MP4, AVI, MOV, and many others. You can create a fantastic video quickly with this magic software. Apart from a video editor, it is also a video speed changer software, which can help you speed up/slow down video with ease.

Key features:

  • Add music, text, filters, overlays, voice-over to make a stunning video
  • Support numerous format conversion, including convert MPEG to MP3, convert MKV to MOV, and more
  • Trim, merge, cut, rotate, split, reverse, speed up/slow down video
  • Upload to social media including YouTube, Vimeo, TikTock and many more

Step 1. Import the source file

Launch EaseUS Video Editor. On the home screen, you can import the source file by either clicking the "Import" option or simply dragging the video to the appropriate area.

import file

Step 2. Add to project

You need to add the imported file to the track by choosing the "Add to Project" option, or you can drag and place the video to the track as you want.

add to project

Step 3. Export the source file

Now you can click "Export" on the main menu on the top.


Step 4. Save as MP4/AVI/WMV/MKV/MOV/GIF

Under the "Video" tab, choose a file format among the available options as the desired video file format. 

add to project

On the right pane, you can edit the file name, customize an output folder and settings and then click "Export".

add to project

2. Photoshop

Most of you may think that Photoshop is only a powerful tool that can help you edit your images. In fact, it is also a converter, which enables you to convert GIF to MOV with ease. Next, let's see how to use photoshop to convert GIF to MOV. 

Step 1. Open Photoshop. Click "File" followed by "Open" to import a GIF file.

import file

Step 2. Adjust the GIF files. Here, you can add filters to the GIF file.

Step 3. Export the MOV version. Click "File" and "Export," then choose "Render Video" option to select the "QuickTime" button. In this window, you can change the location of the output file. Wait for a moment to save it on your computer.

export file

How to Convert GIF to MOV on Mac

If you are a Mac user and want to convert GIF to MOV, you can rely on a free and reliable converter - iMovie. Now, we will show you the detailed steps to finish the job.

Step 1. Open iMovie and select a GIF file from your computer.

import gif file

Step 2. Adjust the GIF file.

Step 3. Click "File" followed by "Share." Then click on the "File" button, and in the File window, choose the quality as "Best ProRes." You can get the MOV version.

export file

How to Convert GIF to MOV Online

Want to convert GIF to MOV directly online? You can refer to the following free GIF to MOV converters online, which can work from your browser and do not occupy space on your computer.


EZGIF is a simple online GIF to MOV converter. This program allows you to convert GIF to MOV quickly. You can load a GIF file from your computer or its online URL. Moreover, it offers you options to crop, cut, and rotate your video after conversion. 


URL: https://ezGIF.com/GIF-to-MOV

2. Cloudconvert

Using Cloudconvert, you can convert GIF to MOV as well as other video formats like MP4, AVI, FLV, and many others. You can load your GIF file through the computer, URL, Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive. Once the GIF file is converted, you can download it on your computer.


URL: https://cloudconvert.com/GIF-to-MOV

How to Convert GIF to MOV on Mobile Phone

In addition to offline software and online converters on a computer, you also can convert GIF to MOV on your mobile phone. Here, we will introduce two apps that can make it easy to convert GIF to MOV.

1. GIF to Video [Android]

GIF to Video is a wonderful GIF to MOV converter for Android users. It allows you to convert GIF to MOV quickly and easily. What's more, after converting, you can cut, crop, trim, and loop the video. There are three simple steps for you to check.

Step 1. Download and install GIF to Video.

Step 2. Select a GIF file from your phone.

Step 3. Click "Convert" to get the MOV version.

GIF to Video

Try https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.parizene.giftovideo&hl=en

2. GIF Cracker [iPhone]

For iPhone users, the useful app to convert GIF to MOV is GIF cracker. It is a free app to re-encode GIFs with new options. Apart from the MOV file, you can convert the GIF to some other video and image formats. The process of conversion is straightforward.

Step 1. Select a GIF that you want to convert to MOV.

Step 2. Set Conversion options.

Step 3. Set the "Start Conversion" button. Then you can get the MOV file immediately.

GIF Cracker

Try https://apps.apple.com/us/app/GIF-cracker-GIF-to-video/id1028921076


This post covers seven methods to convert GIF to MOV. According to your situation, you can choose different applications to help you convert GIF to MOV. In terms of the functions and features, EaseUS Video Editor is the best GIF to MOV converter. It supports numerous formats. Except for the MOV, you can convert GIF to MP4, AVI, WMV, and other formats. Besides, it allows you to cut, rotate, reverse video, and more. Having this software is a wise way to go, and you will never regret it.

Convert GIF to MOV FAQs

There are some other questions about converting GIF to MOV. If you are interested, you can continue reading.

1. How do I convert a GIF to MOV?

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Editor and add GIF file to the Media.

Step 2. Drag and place the file to the timeline.

Step 3. Click on the "Export" button and choose "MOV" option, then click "Export" to save the converted file.

2. How do you save a GIF as a video? 

To save a GIF as a video, you need to download EaseUS Video Editor. After that, you can follow the steps below to complete the job.

Step 1. Open EaseUS Video Editor and add a GIF file to it.

Step 2. Drag the GIF file to the timeline.

Step 3. Click "Export" and choose the video format that you want to save. Then click "Export" to save it.

3. How do I save a GIF as an MP4 file in Photoshop?

Step 1. Launch Photoshop and load a GIF file.

Step 2. Adjust GIF with editing tools.

Step 3. Click "File" and "Export," then choose "Render Video" option to select the "H.264" button. Here, you can change the location of the output file. Wait a moment to save it on your computer.

4. How do you turn a GIF into a video on iPhone?

If you have a requirement to turn GIF into a video on iPhone, you can rely on GIF Cracker to complete the task.

Step 1. Download GIF Cracker and Open it.

Step 2. Import a GIF file and set the conversion button.

Step 3. Click "Start Conversion." Then you can get a video of the GIF.

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