The app and website MyHeritage can animate photos, literally making them come to life. It’s pretty incredible – just by uploading a photo of the past, you can turn it into a moving image of the person. P.S. This page may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure for more information.
Here’s an animation of my grandfather:
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Check out the steps below to find out how you can do it!
First, navigate to the site and sign up (it’s free) with your Facebook or email.
Upload photos you want to animate using the ‘Photos’ tab at the top of the page (above). Once you upload, you will see an option to ‘Animate’ (below).
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There are other features available too like enhancing the image:
And MyHeritage does more than edit and animate photos. You can test your DNA and create a family tree.
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According to the site, “MyHeritage is a unique place where families meet online, communicate, share, explore and preserve their heritage. Our platform and DNA kits make it easy for anyone, anywhere to embark on a meaningful journey into their past and treasure their family stories for generations to come.”
Jo Ann says
Love how you teach us how to animate a photo bringing our subjects to life. The animation process transmits feelings never seen in a still photo before. Bravo!
Olivia Smith says
Yes, it’s a very cool feature – thanks for your comment!