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5 Best Ways to Add Music to GIF

Last Updated: Oct. 14, 2020

Summary: To add music to GIF file that can better to show your experience. Do you know how to add music to GIF? On this page, I will share with you the top five GIF editors on Windows, Mac, Online, and Phone. You can choose the different device available software to fit your needs.

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Image board: The Post of Adding Music to GIF

We all know a GIF with music must be interested than a voiceless GIF. But, in generally speaking, GIF file format is more like a kind of image format than a video format, this type of format does not support storing audio files. So, if you want to add music to GIF, it will be a little difficult. Only you need to convert GIF into one video format like MP4 or MOV that you can add music to GIF possibly.

However, here still has some software that can achieve directly to add music to GIF. Though my test, the below contents will show you the best five programs GIF editors can help you easily to add music to GIF. If you want more, you can keep on reading!

Part 1. How to Add Music/Sound Online

In this part, I will show you the top two online GIF editors, which can help you to add music to GIF files. The advantage of the online tool is that you do not need to download or install any software on your computer, and you also can save the storage space of your device.

# FlexClip

This first online recommendation is FlexClip. FlexClip is an all-in-one online video editing software. This program has a lot of built-in video editing tools, you can use these tools to add music to video, add text effects, blurry the video background, and more.

Except for these basic video editing functions, this software also supports editing GIF files. Using this software, you can resize GIF, add text to GIF, add music to GIF, and this program also supports converting GIF file formats. Incredibly, all of these functions are all free for users.

And this website has a big video templates library. Here, it nearly covers all kinds of video themes, such as birthday, holiday, business, festival, etc. Whatever you are a beginner or professional that you all can use these templates to create a perfect video. If you are interested in this software and want to see more templates, you can click the following link to start editing your video.

Key Features:

  • Free to use
  • Edit video with no watermark
  • Support adding music and text to GIF
  • Provide plenty of video templates

Adding music to GIF to too easy, you can following the next steps:

Step 1 Open this website, and click the "Start From Scratch" button to get into the edit window.

FlexClip start editing GIF

Image board: FlexClip - Add Music to GIF Step 1

Step 2 Click the "+" button to add the GIF from your computer. And then click the "Add Music" button, you will jump to the music library. You can select music from the library or upload music from your files. Then, apply it.

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Image board: FlexClip - Add Music to GIF Step 2

Step 3 And you also can add text, overlay, filter, and more elements to your GIF file. When you finish editing, click the export button at the top of the right corner on the mainscreen.

Part 2. How to Add Music on Phone

If you are a deeper phone user, luck for you. In this part, I will share with you the best two apps, which can help you to add music to GIF. They are:

1, Coub — GIFs with sound (Android)

Coub is the best GIF editing app, you can use this app to create video loops from YouTube, GIF, Camera, and many resources, and add cool music to make this loop look so funny! And this app also has a GIF resource library. It would be best if you found the GIF file to fit for your need, and you can also upload your won GIF files.

This app is suitable for the Android system. If you are an Android user, this software will be your best choice to add music to GIF.

 Mainscreen of the Coub

Image board: Mainscreen of the Coub App

Key Features:

  • Support adding music to GIF
  • Support directly sharing the GIF to Facebook or some other platforms when you finish editing

The steps of using Coub to add music to GIF

Step 1 Open this app, click the camera button at the top of the right corner to upload your GIF files. You can choose "From Camera", "From Video Link", or "From Library".

 Upload GIF files

Image board: Coub App - Upload GIF Files

Step 2 Then crop the part you do not need and apply it. If you want to add another GIF resource, you just need to click the "+" button.

Step 3 In the button of the mainscreen, here has an "Add Music" button, you can add music or sound in this GIF file, and you also can apply the original video sound. When you finish editing, click the apply button at the top of the right corner that you can share the GIF with music online.

 Adjust the GIF

Image board: Coub App - Adjust the GIF and Add Music to GIF

Here list a video about Coub, if you want to know more about this app, you can see this video.

2, GIF Maker (iPhone)

GIF Maker is a free app for iPhone, users can use this app to add music to videos or video to GIF. This software has built-in a lot of animate effects that you can add to your GIF files. When you use this app, you can find this software has a timeline feature, which you can easily delete the part you do not need, and sync sound and video.

 GIF Maker mainscreen

Image board: The Mainscreen of the GIF Maker

Key Features:

  • Add your own music to video
  • Have timeline features
  • Support converting your live photo to video or GIF with music

The steps of adding music to GIF using GIF Maker:

Step 1 Launch this app and import your GIF files.

Step 2 Split the part you do not need, and then add the music you like into your GIF. And you also can add text, filters, elements, and more effects into your videos or GIFs.

Step 3 When you finish editing, click the "√" button at the top of the right corner.

Part 3. How to Add Music on PC

1, iMovie (Mac)

iMovie is a free powerful video editing software for Mac users. This software is popular among the Mac uses, that users can use this software to display video, editing video, record screen, and more. For video editing functions, you can add music to GIF easily.

 iMovie mainscreen

Image board: The Mainscreen of the iMovie

Key Features:

  • Free to use
  • Support adding music to GIF
  • Support playing or editing 4k quality video

The steps of how to add music to GIF using iMovie:

Step 1 Launch this software, and import the GIF file into the timeline.

Step 2 Select music or sound you like, and add it to the soundtrack. Delete the part you do not need, and sync the sound and GIF file.

Step 3 You also can add text, effects, and other more elements into your GIF file. When you finish editing your file, click the export button that you can save the file on your computer.

2, Movavi (Windows)

If you want to find software, which supports adding music to GIF on Windows, Movavi will be the best choice. This software a powerful video editing program on Windows. Users can use this software to do a lot of video editing operations, such as change background color, add filters, add music to GIF, and more. If you are a Windows user, this software will be your best choice.

 Mainscreen of the Movavi

Image board: Mainscreen of the Movavi

Key Features:

  • Built-in plenty of video editing tools
  • Support adding music to GIF
  • Support directly share on some popular social platform
  • The steps of using this software add music to GIF:

    Step 1 Download this software and upload your GIF file into the timeline.

    Step 2 In the Music Setting, select music you like and add it to the GIF. And you also can import music from your computer.

    Step 3 When you finish editing, click the export button to export your file.

    The Bottom Line

    To sum up, on this page, we are talking about the best five best GIF editors, you can choose the one according to your needs. But, here we still suggest you choose FlexClip. Compared with these five programs, if you want to apply music to your GIF files or edit it, FlexClip is the best choice.

    If you have any questions or suggestions about adding music to GIF, you can send a message to us. Furthermore, I hope this page may help you a lot. If you think it helpful, please share it with your friends!

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