The best Live Photos alternatives for the iPhone

One of the best features of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is its Live Photos, a photo effect that brings movement to an otherwise still photo. The iPhone’s camera records 1.5 seconds of footage before and after you hit the shutter button, and the results are nothing short of magical.

However, if you’re running an older iPhone, the Live Photos bash is like a party you’re not invited to: You can view Live Photos from afar, but you can’t take them yourself. Luckily, there’s a way to crash the fun. There are plenty of apps that let you create GIFs, short videos, and other picture mashups to bring some more movement to your image gallery. It’s not quite the same, but it’s a solid workaround.

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