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GIPHY: The GIF Search Engine

Search and send all the GIFs, all the time.

There's still some debate as to the proper pronunciation of "GIF

GIPHY: The GIF Search Engine

by Giphy, Inc.
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GIPHY: The GIF Search Engine
GIPHY: The GIF Search Engine
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There's still some debate as to the proper pronunciation of "GIF." Is the G in the name of the popular image format supposed to be hard or soft? Either way, there's no denying the ubiquity of GIFs, especially animated ones. And with Giphy, you can easily put them practically anywhere and everywhere you want.

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What is it about?

Whether you need them for witty responses or wacky non sequiturs, the right animated GIFs at the right time are within your reach with Giphy. With the app, you get access to a huge catalog of moving images on loop, from those of pop culture icons to those of cats being, well, cats. Just browse or search Giphy's collection and you're sure to find GIFs that you can text to friends, share on social media, or save for yourself.

For those who...

  • you like sending and sharing animated GIFs.
  • you want a much easier way to search GIFs than Google.
  • you want to collect your favorite GIFs in one convenient place.

Not for those who...

  • you consider the proliferation of animated GIFs the bane of your existence.
  • you would rather static images, thank you very much.

Why we love it

Giphy is touted as the world's largest library of animated GIFs. And you know what? You'd be hard pressed to dispute that. With Giphy, virtually any animated GIF is just a few taps away, ready to be shared in a text or on social media in a -- wait for it -- jiffy.

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App Details

Photo & Video Social Networking
Last updated
August 15, 2022
Release date
March 25, 2015
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App Store Description

The world's largest library of free GIFs, Clips, & Stickers! GIPHY for iOS is the fastest, simplest way to search and share sort form content and animated reactions across all of your favorite social channels such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Snapchat & more.

• Find the perfect GIF from the world's largest library of animated GIFs & Clips! All the power of GIPHY is in your hands. What are you waiting for?!

• From all your favorites like HBO, Drake, Rihanna, Comedy Central and MTV, discover the world of pop culture – memes, TV, Movies, Music and more.
• Catch all the highlights from your favorite sports leagues, award shows, and real-time moments

• Text your friends amazing GIFs, Stickers and Clips
• Share a GIF in Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat in an Email, tweet it on Twitter, or post it to Facebook.
• Copy to clipboard or save it for later in your favorites!

• Bring life to your conversations and messages by layering animated stickers on top!

GIPHY Clips:
GIFs with Sound. At the intersection of GIFs and Video, GIPHY Clips brings a whole new dimension to self expression.

• Create your own GIFs and Stickers with our camera, or by uploading your own
• Create your own shareable stickers with our custom face filters and animated text creation tools.
* Find and share your sticker creations wherever GIPHY is available

• Are text emojis just not cutting it anymore? Need a better way to say LOL? Maybe you just wanna say “thumbs up”, “yes!”, “happy birthday”, or “deal with it”. We've got GIFs and Clips for that.

• Do all of the above without ever leaving iMessage!
• Choose from a curated list of reactions or search the entire GIPHY database for the perfect GIF or sticker to send
• Browse funny stickers and long-press them to peel and stick on top of another message
• Find a GIF or sticker you love? Double tap it to save to your favorites for easy access later
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