GIFTY will print your GIFs and turn them into cute flipbooks

A designer named Jiho Jang is taking the 25-year-old GIF to the next level.


Fernando Alfonso III

Internet Culture

Published May 28, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 2:51 pm CDT

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Just when you thought artists, museums, and movie producers had exhausted all the creative possibilities of the GIF, a designer named Jiho Jang takes the 25-year-old image format to the next level.

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Jang is the creator of GIFTY, a cute camera “with a built-in Zero Ink printer that captures and prints animated GIFs as little flip books,” laughingsquid reported. In other words, GIFTY is the child of a Polaroid camera and iPhone app GIFshop. 

GIFTY is currently just a concept, but if the 116,000 views on its promotional video are any indication, there’s plenty of interest out there to make it a reality.

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H/T laughingsquid | GIF by Fernando Alfonso III

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*First Published: May 28, 2013, 10:19 am CDT