Cinemagraph apps: Plotagraph, Zoetropic, Plotaverse +more

If you are looking for an easy way to add some pizzazz to your still photos, you may want to try making a cinemagraph.

In the past, it required quite a bit of time to craft a cinemagraph utilizing fairly expensive programs. Now, however, it can be done on your phone in just a few minutes (or your laptop, tablet, PC if you so desire) at minimal to no cost.

As an example, I tried Zoetropic on my Note 8 (Android) and within about five minutes I had a fairly compelling animated GIF. The animations are particularly effective on images featuring water or clouds, but it can also work well on hair and other surfaces. Here are a few applications to try:

Android cinemagraph apps:


Zoetropic - add motion to still photos

Zoetropic – add motion to still photos Zoetropic you give life to your photos, applying a fantastic motion picture effect, also known as the Cinemagraph effect.Follow us on social networks to receive daily tips, the links are on the…

Apple/iOS cinemagraph apps:

‎PLOTAVERSE - Create Your Reality on the App Store (and animation portfolio)

‎PLOTAVERSE – Create Your Reality on the App Store (and animation portfolio) Overlays Added Daily- New Tool Toggling Feature- New Swiping Gestures- Enjoy Listening to Music & Using Plotaverse- Sharing Enhancements- Crop Tool Updates- Rewarded Ads- UI UX Updates-…

Windows cinemagraph software:

PhotoMirage for Windows - Corel

PhotoMirage for Windows – Corel PhotoMirage you can transform your photos, images and artwork into captivating animations with just a few easy steps. This tutorial will give you a tour of the PhotoMirage interface and…

Mac cinemagraph applications:

Cinemagraph Pro

Cinemagraph Pro professional quality cinemagraphs is fast, fun and easy with Cinemagraph Pro for macOS. Winner of a 2014 Apple Design Award and the world’s favorite way to create cinemagraphs.

If you have a program to add to the list, or any tips/tricks, please comment below! 🙂


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