Titled as the word of the year 2012, GIF is a widely used graphic image file that is now used on almost every platform and app. The reasons we seem to be obsessed with GIFs are many, and probably the most common one is that we can use a single GIF instead of hundred of words. Apart from being funny, engaging and helpful in explaining concepts, there is also a technical explanation for their widespread use. GIFs have very small file size and are natively supported by almost all browsers. This is basically why GIFs have gained such a popularity and are now used literally by everyone and everywhere.
With the rise of GIFs third party keyboards started to provide support for GIF usage, and there are lots of apps out there now that will let you use GIFs on any messaging app and platform. Below I’ve put together a list of powerful keyboard apps for IOS and Android systems, that provide support for GIFs and will bring so much fun to your conversations. Let’s check them out.
GIF is an advanced third party keyboard app available on Apple Store and Google Play Store, that lets you find or create the right GIF for any conversation right from your keyboard. The app features a huge GIF repository, that’s divided into categories to help you easily find and send GIFs. A great feature of GIF keyboard is that you can save any GIF you find on the web and later use it in your conversations. The app works with almost all messengers and social networks. You just need to long tap on the GIF and it will pull up the options to share or save it to your camera roll.
Sticker Market is a great platform for stickers, GIFs, image templates and face emojis that you can also use as a keyboard on your smartphone.The keyboard app comes with a huge collection of sticker sets, millions of trending GIFs and funny emojis, which you can use on all top messaging apps and platforms, including Facebook messenger, Viber, Whatsapp, and more. All the GIFs and stickers are available right on your keyboard and you don’t even need to switch back and forth between apps. The app has the largest collection of sticker sets.The keyboard supports 10 languages and comes with dark and light keyboard themes. There is smart word prediction and auto correction features on the keyboard to let you type faster and without any misspellings.
Reboard is another great keyboard app that makes it easy to send and share stuff from your keyboard, plus it supports GIF and sticker search. It gives you access to the latest emojis, stickers, and GIFs that you can send right from the keyboard. You can search and share videos from Youtube, document files from Dropbox and Google drive, share addresses from the web with friends and much more. The keyboard provides auto correct and words suggestions for 18 languages, and lets you easily type and delete words and numbers by swiping around with fingers. Reboard has 24 powerful apps built-in, that will help you do more tasks without leaving your keyboard.
Popkey is a full app that comes with a GIF keyboard extension and lets you easily search, discover and send funny animated GIFs from your keyboard. It always has the latest and trending GIFs available, and you can use its GIF search functionality to find the exact GIFs that you want.Moreover, you can also add your own GIFs to the keyboard and start using them in your chats. It’s compatible with a number of popular apps and messaging platforms, such as Google Hangouts, Apple messages, Facebook messenger and more.
Joy is yet another great keyboard app with GIF support, that lets you discover many fun and animated GIFs and spice up your conversations. You can find GIFs for any mood and conversation and be the first one to share them with friends on most of the apps or messaging platforms.The app comes with powerful autocorrect and word prediction and lets you choose from over 30 available font styles. The app is available on both Apple Store and Google Play Store.
Fleksy is a fast, powerful and fully customizable keyboard app, that comes with GIF support and many other awesome features. It gives you easy access to millions of GIFs and lets you navigate between apps right from your keyboard. Fleksy supports over 800 emojis, and 50 keyboard themes You can easily copy/paste content, control the cursor, edit text, and add punctuation with the editor. Also, the app features powerful autocorrect and word prediction features to contribute to a faster and better typing experience. Available for both IOS and Android.
Kika keyboard is available for IOS and Android users and is a super keyboard app to check out. It allows you to fully customize your phone keyboard with custom images on the background, thousands of keyboard themes, typing fonts and more. The app contributes to faster and better typing and lets you send out cool GIFs and emojis to friends and family. Kika is distinguished with its super intelligent word prediction and auto correct, as well as GIF and emoji suggesting features.
Here they are.Seven keyboard apps for IOS and Android systems that work out of the box and provide support for GIFs. Some of them also bring out other cool features to make it easier and faster to input text and enjoy typing.
About The Author: Post is writen by Gayane Mar is the founder of WPCapitan.com, a WordPress enthusiast, and blogger.
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