When you upload a video to Snapchat, it gets converted into their preferred format. To ensure your cinemagraph is being uploaded to Snapchat in the highest possible quality, select the Snapchat preset in your crop and export settings. Selecting the Snapchat preset will populate the format, size, frame rate, and repetitions fields with Snapchat's preferred settings. 


Cinemagraph Pro for iOS

There are two ways you can upload cinemagraphs created in Cinemagraph Pro for iOS to Snapchat; you can either export it to your device and upload to Snapchat or share to Snapchat in-app.


Save & Upload

  1. Go to the crop tab and tap on the aspect ratio icon
  2. Select Snapchat
  3. When you're done editing your cinemagraph, go to your documents or tap on the back icon to exit the editor
  4. Tap the share icon
  5. Select Export Cinemagraph
  6. Optimize your cinemagraph for Snapchat
  7. Select Save
  8. Open Snapchat and tap on the Memories icon below the camera shutter
  9. Select Camera Roll and find your cinemagraph
  10. Select Edit Video
  11. Tap on the loop icon to select Loop and style your cinemagraph
  12. Tap on the send icon to share with your friends or Snapchat Story

Share In-App

  1. Go to the crop tab and tap on the aspect ratio icon
  2. Select Snapchat
  3. When you're done editing your cinemagraph, go to your documents or tap on the back icon to exit the editor
  4. Tap the share icon
  5. Select Export Cinemagraph
  6. Optimize your cinemagraph for Snapchat
  7. Tap the share icon
  8. Select Snapchat Story *
  9. Tap on the Memories icon below the camera shutter in Snapchat
  10. Select Camera Roll and find your cinemagraph
  11. Select Edit Video
  12. Tap on the loop icon to select Loop and style your cinemagraph
  13. Tap on the send icon and share your cinemagraphs with your friends or Snapchat story

If you don’t see Snapchat Story in the share window, scroll to the end of the list and select More. Enable Snapchat, tap Done, and select Snapchat Story to open the app. 


Cinemagraph Pro for macOS

  1. If you want your cinemagraph to occupy the entire screen, go to the crop tab and select the Snapchat preset
  2. Click Done to exit the crop view
  3. When you're done editing your cinemagraph, export your cinemagraph by selecting Export (⌘E) 
  4. Under Preset, select Snapchat
  5. Click Next and name your file
  6. Transfer the cinemagraph to your mobile device via email, AirDrop, Dropbox, etc
  7. Open Snapchat and tap on the Memories icon below the camera shutter
  8. Select Camera Roll and find your cinemagraph
  9. Select Edit Video
  10. Tap on the loop icon to select Loop and style your cinemagraph
  11. Tap on the send icon to share with your friends or Snapchat Story

Note: Social media presets are only available on version 2.5 and later. If you're running an earlier version of the app, check out our Social Media Cheat Sheet.

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