Last updated on January 7th, 2018 at 10:24 am
In spite, the astonishing necessity of giving a life to your photos, While using this amazing iPhone feature. But you are still limited to share live photo only with only your iPhone user friends. Here I will show you how to share your movement memories with all your friends regardless the smart device they are using.
Concisely live photo capture 1.5 seconds (for both movement and sound) just before and after you press the shutter button. And it was introduced with iPhone 6S & 6S plus. As well it is available with successor iPhone models SE, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. So a finite number of your friends will be able to see your shared photo as live, While the remaining will receive it as still photo.
The basic concept to share live photo, is to convert it to a shareable format. Yet any Smart Device can preview GIF files. So you will need to download any of the App’s that can convert live photo to GIF. It is worth to know that live photo file type is not JPG. Actually, it is QuickTime Movie file type ( 3 sec video).
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How To Share live Photo on IOS 10.2?
Step 1: Head App Store, and search Live to gif live photos sharing. You will be prompted with free and on cost Application. In this tutorial will use Live Exporter to illustrate the steps, which is free.
Step 2: Launch the App, a notification asking to allow the app to access your photos, select Yes. Now the App will open your live photos only.
Step 3: Select the live photo you like to share. First, the App will preview the photo as a 3 sec. Video. Now click the share icon (Square with Arrow in the middle icon) at the right bottom side.
Then the App will provide three option. Export Photo, Export Video & Convert to GIF. Tap third option Convert to GIF.
Step 4: The App will now convert the live photo to a GIF, it may take 2 seconds. Afterward, it will give you the available sharing options.
Step 5: Select the destination location you like to share live photo with. Suppose it is kakaTalk App. Processed with normal sharing procedure. And you will notice the shared live photo now marked with FIG.
Live photo is amazing iPhone feature, but only iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 7 & 7 Plus can capture and preview it. Hence you are limited to share live photo with your friends whom only own one of these devices. to overcome this limitation you will need to convert live photo to GIF. So that you can share your live memories with any of your friends.
Also please check our ultimate guide “How to Unlock Your iPhone 7 Permanently“