9 Best GIF Keyboard Apps for Android & iOS

GIFs have become very popular lately. We send them in messages, post them on social networks, and so on. You can send a funny gif, a sarcastic one, a nasty one, and the list goes on.

You can find a huge number of gifs for whatever you want through Google, but it’s not as convenient as a dedicated keyboard. In this review, we have gathered for you the best GIF keyboard apps.

Giphy: The GIF Search Engine

GIPHY logoYou’ve probably heard of Giphy, the biggest service with gifs. Of course, there is also a special keyboard with gifs.

You can open the keyboard in Messages, in Mail, or in any app. You can browse through popular gifs or search for them by keyword. When you find the perfect gif, simply select it to add it.

The keyboard also has animated stickers, text, and emojis. With a free account, you can save your favorites.

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Not only is it a keyboard, but it’s also a separate app where you can find and create your own gifs. All of this makes the Giphy app perfect for finding gifs on your smartphone.

You can also check: 12 Free Apps to Add Your Face to a GIF (Android & iOS)

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GIF Keyboard

GIF Keyboard logoGIF Keyboard is another great app for finding and sending gifs. You can browse popular or find gifs by keyword.

Select a gif and add a signature to it before you send it. You can save your favorite gifs, create selections, and post them to social networks with links.

Switching between regular and Giphy keyboard is very easy with a single tap.

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Like Giphy, GIF Keyboard is a separate app for finding and saving gifs.

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Fleksy

Fleksy GIF keyboard logoFleksy is not like the other apps on the list. It is essentially a browser that contains a separate search for gifs.

If you need more than just a keyboard, Fleksy is the right app for you.

Finding the right gif is easy. Open the keyboard and click the search icon.

In the GIF tab, you can browse through popular categories of gifs or search for the one you want by keyword. Select it to insert it.

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Fleksy also allows you to search for the GIF image of your choice without having to open any other application. In addition to GIF images, you can also send memes, stickers, and more.

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Gboard

Gboard logoThe Google Gboard app needs no introduction. It has everything you would expect from a modern keyboard app.

It’s fast, reliable, supports gestures, has artificial intelligence prediction, and more.

In a recent update, Google also added the ability to send GIF images from the Gboard app.

While typing, you can simply click on the “G” logo at the top of the keyboard to open the GIF option.

From there, you can use the search for the GIF you want by entering a keyword in the search box. In addition to Gboard’s GIF collection, you can also make your own GIF, which is awesome.

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If you’re looking for a little more personalization, you can also use Gboard’s “Minis” feature to create your own Bitmoji-like avatar.

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SwiftKey

Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard logoSwiftKey is a keyboard app for many users who are replacing their native keyboards.

It is widely known for its highly effective auto-correct and text prediction feature. But do you know what else SwiftKey is known for? It’s GIF Support.

SwiftKey is not only an impressive keyboard with lots of features but also a huge number of emoticons and GIFs.

To send GIF images, you can simply click on the Emoji button on the keyboard and select the “GIF” option. From there, you can browse SwiftKey’s collection of GIF images.

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Since SwiftKey gets its GIFs from GIPHY (which is one of the largest GIF sites in the world), you can be sure to find almost any GIF you’re looking for. So if you’re looking for a good keyboard app with GIF support, you should try SwiftKey.

You can also check: 11 Free Apps to Add Stickers to Photos on Android & iOS

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iKeyboard

iKeyboard logoiKeyboard is one of the most popular GIF keyboards because of its rich features.

Like the other keyboards on this list, iKeyboard allows you to search for the GIF image of your choice.

To send a GIF image, you can simply click on the Emoji icon in the top right corner of the keyboard and select GIF.

Here you’ll see many different GIF images that are neatly divided into different categories.

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You’ll also find an option to search for the most recently used GIF and the most popular GIF. Besides, you can always search for GIFs via iKeyboard, which is certainly helpful.

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Facemoji Emoji Keyboard

Facemoji logoDon’t let the name fool you here, because the Facemoji Emoji Keyboard has so much more to offer than just emoji.

This keyboard has thousands of emojis, but it also supports GIFs. This app is capable of competing with other keyboards on this list.

Facemoji Emoji Keyboard has a huge library of GIFs, and it’s a lot of fun to use.

The keyboard also has a search function to find more GIFs online. It’s handy to find just the right GIF image.

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Besides, the keyboard also allows you to turn your face into emojis or animojis. This keyboard was created for people who really like to share their emotions with GIFs or animated emojis.

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Go Keyboard

GO Keyboard logoGo Keyboard is another promising keyboard app. It has a dedicated GIF button at the top.

It allows you to browse an extensive library of GIFs. You’ll also see special tabs for the latest, popular GIFs and more.

Keyboard also allows you to search for a GIF image by keyword, making it really easy to use.

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In addition to GIFs, Go Keyboard also supports emoticons, stickers, many themes, fonts, different layouts, and more.

You can also check: 21 Best keyboard apps for Android & iOS

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Tenor GIF

GIF Keyboard by Tenor logoGIF Keyboard, as the name suggests, is a special keyboard application that is more like a search engine for GIF images.

It has a huge library of GIFs and is also quite fast when it comes to getting results after entering a keyword.

That GIF Keyboard works as an add-on app that complements an existing keyboard application.

Unlike the other keyboard applications we’ve listed in this article, it doesn’t have its own alphanumeric keyboard.

So the default keyboard is triggered from time to time when you type something. The nice thing about the app is that it works much faster than any other GIF keyboard.

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Just find a GIF and it loads almost instantly, without having to leave the app you’re in. This is all part of the keyboard, where you can see trending GIFs, the most popular GIFs, and even search for them.

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