How to Make Boomerang From Existing Video in Phone’s Gallery


Instagram added Boomerang last year for posting another interesting kind of video on the platform. Boomerang is a GIF of about four seconds long that plays over and over in a perfect loop. You can use it to turn a moment into something fun and unexpected. You can always record Boomerang on Instagram app using the phone’s camera. But what if you want to use an existing video on your phone as Boomerang? You can do this by using few available apps. These apps are available for both Android and iOS. In this article, I will tell you how to convert a video to Boomerang.

Make Boomerang From Existing Video in Phone’s Gallery

Turn Video Into Boomerang on iOS

If you are using an iPhone, you need to install GIF Maker – Video in to Gifs app from the App Store. As the name suggests, this app allows you to make GIF from a video. Allow the app to access your photos and mic. Then select the desired video from the camera roll that you wish to convert into Boomerang.

In the video, select a part the you want to use in Boomerang. Use the slider below to move to the different parts for reaching the desired section of video. When you are done with selection, tap on Loop from here.

Now convert this video. When it is done, you will get an option to Save or share the Boomerang video to Instagram or Facebook.

Turn Video into Boomerang on Android

You also have an app for Android that can convert a video into Boomerang. This app is Looper – Boomerang Video Converter. Download and install it on your Android phone.

After installation, open the app and tap on convert existing video button to load a video from your phone’s gallery. Now select a part of video that you want to convert into Boomerang. You can also turn the sound off or on depending on your interesting. After you are done with selection, you can move to the next step that is filters. After than you can save the Boomerang on your phone.

Final Words

Now you know how to use an existing video and convert it into Boomerang. These methods not just allow you to share the Boomerang video on a social media app but also on your phone. I added method for both Android and iOS. So, you can use any of these depending on the phone you own. Boomerang is interesting and I really like the concept. It makes social media posts really interesting.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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