GIF MAKER Create animated GIFs from video files and YouTube links. Have you ever watched a video online and thought, "Man, this cute cat video would be SO much better in GIFs!"   Well, GOOD NEWS! GIPHY just released a Creation Tool that will help you reach your GIF goals and dreams. It's called GIF MAKER and it's super easy to use. Follow the steps below: STEP 1 ADD VIDEO FILE OR YOUTUBE LINK Choose video by entering a YouTube or video URL, dragging and dropping a video file, or clicking the blue search button to browse your files. Remember, videos must be under 100MB and under 15 minutes long. STEP 2 EDIT START TIME AND DURATION Use the two sliders to capture your GIF. The top slider selects the Start Time on the video. and the bottom slider controls how long the GIF's duration will be. STEP 3 ADD CAPTION Optional: Enter your caption in the Caption field and click + button. You can then reposition your caption, edit the text, or remove the caption. STEP 4 ADD TAGS, SOURCE URL, AND PRIVACY SETTINGS Optional: You can add relevant tags to your GIFs, separated by commas, and add a Source URL to give credit to the original source. You can also change your GIF from Public to Private. Private GIFs cannot be seen by anyone but you when you are logged in and can't be shared. STEP 5 CREATE GIF Hit the Create GIF button to finish. You will be redirected to the GIF page when it is complete. STEP 6 SHARE! You can share your GIF on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit, text message, email, and everywhere! AND YOU'RE DONE! Wasn't that so easy? START USING GIF MAKER NOW!