Sometimes emojis just don’t cut it. Share your true feelings with GIFs.

Drag and drop GIFs from your menubar directly into iMessage, and collect your favorite GIFs from anywhere by dropping GIFs into your menubar.

It’s perfect for all those times you wanted to...

- Express just how much you love pizza.
- Annoy your friends with that one lyric you just can’t stop singing.
- Tell your crush that cuddling should be in your future.

Tenor GIF for Mac Features:

* Always send the perfect GIF and video responses to your best friends straight from your menubar!

* Browse through categories like reactions, music, trending and more.

* Search millions of GIFs and videos on Tenor for the perfect moment. You can also tap the emoji icon in the menu to search by your favorite emoji!

* See a GIF you like while browsing the web or receive a GIF from a friend? Drag/Drop the GIF to your Menubar to save for later. That means no saving to clunky desktop folders, and its instantly available from your toolbar

* Works with your favorite messengers and social networks including iMessage, Slack, Email, Telegram, Facebook, and Reddit

* Syncs with Tenor GIF Keyboard on your iPhone. Your GIF collections are instantly available on both your iPhone and Mac so your favorites GIFs are accessible everywhere

What’s New

Version 2.0.5

- We've updated our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. If you have a Tenor account, please make sure to accept the new terms.
- Tenor GIF Keyboard has been optimized -- the app should now run more smoothly than ever.

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5
156 Ratings

156 Ratings

dev.jsm91 ,


App has not been updated in a while and it shows. I like that I can load it in the menubar on login, but I would love for the window to not always pop open (does not abide by the hide checkmark). Also, it when going to upload gifs, the tags will not allow spaces, but the online version and filter suggestions both do. Lastly, there seems to be an issue with keeping things consistant when it comes to organizing the 'favorites', 'uploads', and 'recents'. For instance, my favorites sometimes show a filled ❤️, but othertimes doesn't. If the heart is unfilled, but filed in my 'favorites' folder, then filling the heart (❤️) removes it from my favorites, but still shows as filled if searching in the main search.

daniellebarger69 ,

Used to work but now it doesn't...

I first downloaded this app when I got my newest Mac about a year ago. I was so hype because I LOVE using gifs (probably more than emojis). However, a few months ago I haven't been able to copy or paste the gifs at all. It'll say it copied to my clioboard, but when I go to paste it nothing happens. I even tried deleting it and redownloading, still nothing. I can send the link & it shows up that way, but that's annoying & not what I wanted the app for (I could do the same thing from Google). Looks like I'll be permanetly deleting this app. 🤷🏼‍♀️

Hunky Bear ,


I read the reviews about the name confusion. I believe that there has been a revision that fixed at least some of the naming problems. In LaunchPad, when I type in Tenor, there is no result. When I type in Gif, GifKeyboard comes up. Tenor is still part of the app. I have seen it in some menus and on the window that pops up after I click on the icon in the menubar. I haven’t had Gif long, but it seems more straight forward that some of the 2017 reviews indicated.

App Privacy

The developer, Tenor, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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