How To Make A Video Into A Live Photo

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To make a video into a live photo, you’ll need to open the editing app. Then, select the video that you want to convert. 

Next, adjust the length, and speed of the video, and remove its sound. You can add filters to it too. 

After you’re done with editing the video, tap on Make/Convert and the video will be converted into a live photo and automatically saved to the device gallery. 

You can use it as the wallpaper of your device by heading to Settings. 

Then click on Wallpaper. Next, click on Choose a New Wallpaper, and click on the Camera roll. Select the live photo and click on Set

The best apps that you can use to make live photos from videos on your iPhone are intoLive, VideoToLive, and TikTok.

They are designed with several editing features that can help you instantly convert videos of any length into live photos. 

There are some steps too in order to convert a video into a live wallpaper.

How To Make A Video Into A Live Photo:

There are a few tools or apps for your iPhone to make videos into live photos:

1. Using App: intoLive

You can use the app intoLive to convert your videos into live photos. The live photos are mainly used as wallpapers on the home screen and lock screen of devices as they look attractive and visually appealing. 

If you have a video that you want to use as wallpaper, then first, you’ll need to convert it to a live photo using the intoLive app.

⭐️ Features:

☛ It helps to convert any video into a live photo instantly. You’ll be able to add filters to your live photo too. It has a collection of multiple filters. You can edit the size of the live photo by rotating or flipping it. 

☛ It can help you change the background of the live photo too. It can be blurred or you can even add color to the background of a live photo. 

☛ It offers a collection of trending stickers to add to the live photo. It supports camera mode. All these features are available for free to use.  

☛ The app also has a premium membership plan too which you can buy to get more features and editing tools.

☛ It offers you to adjust video location and use the pinching gesture too. You can adjust the speed of the live photo too. It can help you convert videos into GIFs also. 

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download the intoLive app from the App Store. 


Step 2: Next, open it, and then you’ll be displayed the choices of videos from which you’ll need to choose the video that you want to convert to a live photo. 

Step 3: Then, you’ll be taken to the editing screen where you’ll be able to edit the video by adding filters to it, changing its speed, etc. Next, you need to click on the red Make button that’s at the top right corner of the screen. 

Click on Make button

Step 4: Then click on No repeat. On the next page, you’ll need to click on Save Live Photo. 

Click on No Reapet
click on Save Live Photo.

Step 5: It will be saved to your device’s photos. You’ll be able to use it as wallpaper. 

Step 6: To add it to your wallpaper, go to Settings and click on Wallpaper.

click on Wallpaper

Step 7: Next, click on Choose a New Wallpaper. Click on All Photos. 

Choose new wallpaper
all photo select

Step 8: Select the live photo as your wallpaper and click on Set. 

Click on set

2. Using App: VideoToLive

Another app you can use to convert video to a live photo is VideoToLive. It’s a free application available on the App Store that you can use for converting your videos to live photos. It removes the time limit from the videos and creates the live wallpaper instantly. 

The app can only be used on iOS devices as it’s not compatible with Androids. You’ll be able to use it only on iOS 13.0 and the later versions. 

It comes with several editing and helpful features that have been listed down below: 

⭐️ Features:

☛ It can help you quickly convert a video of any length to a live picture. You can also make live pictures from regular images too. 

☛ It allows you to set covers to the live photos. You can remove the sound from the video using this app to make it a live photo. It can help you slow the speed of the live photo too. You can add loop counts to it. 

☛ The app also allows you to share a live photo directly with others. You can use it to make video collages.

☛ It’s free to use. The apps can be used in languages such as Portuguese, German, French, and Spanish too. 

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download and install the VideoToLive app from the App Store. Open the app. 

install the VideoToLive ap

Step 2: Then, you’ll be presented with the videos you’ve on your device. Choose and select a video from it. 

Choose video

Step 3: Next, you’ll be presented with the editing screen. On the editing screen, you’ll see the play button that can help you get a preview of the video.

Step 4: You can trim and shorten the video before converting it to a live photo by dragging the ends of the yellow box. 

Drag video

Step 5: Drag the white line to set a cover for the video. After you’re done editing your video, you need to tap on the Make button on the top-right. 

Click on Make video

Step 6: The video will be converted to a live photo within a few seconds. It will show you the Complete message to inform you that it’s saved and tap on OK. Then finally tap on ‘Done‘ & it will be saved to Photos.

Click on OK

Step 7: You’ll be able to find it in your gallery. From the Settings, click on Wallpaper. Click on Choose a New Wallpaper.

click on Wallpaper
Choose new wallpaper

Step 8: Click on the All Photos. Select the live photo and click on Set to use it as wallpaper. 

all photo select
Click on set

3. Using TikTok

You can also use TikTok to convert videos to live photos on your iPhone. The app of TikTok has several editing tools that can be used to edit a video to a live photo. To use TikTok’s editing tools,  you’ll need to have a TikTok account as it’s a social media app.

You can directly make TikTok videos into live wallpaper.

TikTok is primarily not an editing application but a social media platform on which users can record creative performances and activities, edit them as well as upload them to share them with other users on the platform.

If you have a TikTok account, you don’t need another editing app to convert your video into a live photo because the TikTok application will help you. Therefore, you can use TikTok to convert a video to a live photo for free and then save it to your iPhone’s gallery to use it as your wallpaper. 

If you don’t have a TikTok account, then you need to create one first to use the tool’s editing features. 

Here are the steps that you need to follow: 

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download the TikTok application from the App Store. 

Install TikTok

Step 2: Then open the TikTok application and log in to your TikTok account.

Step 3: Next, click on the + icon on the home screen. 


Step 4: Then, you’ll be taken to the camera screen. Next to the capture button, you’ll find the Uploads icon. Click on it. 


 Step 5: It will show you the videos you’ve on your device. 

Step 6: From the videos, select one and click on Next. Adjust the length of the video, then click on Next. 

Step 7: You’ll be presented with a set of editing tools. You can add filters, texts, etc to it if you want to edit the video. Click on Next. Make the video private and then you’ll need to click on Post. 

Click on Post

Step 8: Next, after it’s uploaded, head on to your TikTok profile page by clicking on Me. Then click on the Lock icon to see the private videos.

click on the Lock icon

Step 9: Click on the video you’ve just uploaded. Then click on the three dots icon. Next, click on Live photo

Click on Live Photo

It will be converted and saved to the gallery. 

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