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How to Edit GIF Images with Texts and Effects

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May 21, 2024• Proven solutions

People create GIFs because they look great and offer an immense fun. They also want to add a variety of funny words, which also brings in front interesting results at all times. Of course, it all comes down to the experience you want to have but GIFs are always fun to share online and they bring in tons of cool fun moments that you can enjoy with your family.

How to Edit GIF Images with Text

Wondershare Filmora  is not only an easy to use video editor, but also enables you to add text, filters, overlays to your GIF files. If you want, you can transfer your photos/videos to to gif with ease. You can convert videos in formats like MP4, DAT, EVO, MKV, MPEG, AVI and many others then edit them with text/filters/effects you like, and export to GIFs.

However, if you want to make a GIF online, Filmora meme maker is your ultimate solution. It helps you make image, GIF and video memes directly without a watermark. It is totally FREE to use and no sign-up. You can edit GIF with texts, which includes changing text size, color and position. You can also put text inside or outside in GIF. Just with a few clicks, your GIF is done. Try it now!

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There are numerous editing features that allow you to edit GIF fast and with great results. You can correct colors, speed up or slow down the GIF not to mention that you can crop it, modify, combine two GIFs and so on. These manage to deliver a very good value and make the experience a lot more immersive than ever before for sure.

With Filmora, you can combine several images into a GIF with some cool texts and animations. Even you are editing a GIF file, you can import it to Filmora, and then you can preview the GIF frame by frame and delete the unwanted frames with ease.

How to edit GIF images with Wondershare Filmora?

Editing GIF files with Wondershare Filmora is very easy and it all comes down to a few steps:

    • You have to first import your GIF or video in the media library
    • Once that is done, drag your GIF/video/images to the timeline
    • After you place your video on the timeline you will be able to add in a variety of editing options. From slowing down to speeding up, cropping, splitting and combining your GIF, all of these features are very good and they will deliver a stellar value.

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    • You can also use Wondershare Filmora to add text to your GIF if you feel that such a thing is needed.

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    • Lastly, you can export to GIF.

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Other GIF Editing Tools

There are many types of GIF images that you can choose from and each one of them comes with its own set of benefits and features. With that in mind, here are some of the best tools at your disposal so try to give them a shot!


This is an online-based tool that has quite a lot of interesting features and it's also easy to modify. It features optimize, reverse, create and resize as well as other features. It's not as refined and powerful as other GIF editing tools, but it works very well and it manages to deliver a very good value.


Easy to use, accessible online, basic features


Only has the basic features, can't be downloaded and it's not complex


Using this tool is very simple and it manages to offer a very good value for sure. It enables you to add in filters and animated stickers. It's a simplistic GIF tool for sure but comes in handy all the time.


Online based, easy to use


Not downloadable and doesn't have that many features.


Animizer has an approach focused on efficiency and results. It's very easy to use, professional and refined all while offering you some great options. If you want stellar outcomes this is a very good tool for sure.


Great features and complexity


You can't access the editor directly, you have to upload images first.


While the tools above might work at times, they won't be able to provide the value you want all the time. That's what makes Wondershare Filmora a very good tool to use and one that will certainly deliver on its promise.

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Liza Brown
Liza Brown is a writer and a lover of all things video.
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