iOS 7 users now have access to a newly redesigned Yahoo! Sports app, with an updated visual approach and a few cool features. But the one getting the most attention is called Loops, a GIF editor that lets you capture segments from NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB games in animated GIF form.
Once you do that, Loops lets you to add different touches, including captions, freeze frames, slow motion, and yes, looping, to your GIF. By most accounts, it’s a fun and easy way to create and share GIFs of sporting events by giving more control to the user.
Speaking of GIFs, here’s one of Yahoo Sports’ Loops in action, courtesy of TechCrunch:
There are still some big steps ahead for the LOOPS GIF editor from Yahoo Sports for iOS 7, like compatibility on devices other than the iPhone and iPad, and support for NCAA and other sports. Until then, you can check out some photos of the new Yahoo Sports app in the gallery up top, as well as on iTunes here.