How To Activate a GIF in Google Slides

How To Activate a GIF in Google Slides

What is GIF in Google Slides?

GIF, in full graphics interchange format, digital file format devised in 1987 by the Internet service provider CompuServe as a means of reducing the size of images and short animations.

How To Activate a GIF in Google Slides

  • Search for the GIF you would like to add.
  • Click on it → Right click → Copy Image address. For instance, we are going to use some Stories illustrations by Freepik here.
  • Open your Google Slides theme.
  • In Insert, select Image → By URLs.
  • Paste the link (Ctrl V or Cmd V in Mac).
  • Move the image if needed.
  • If you want to resize it, place click on the GIF image and the outline appears. Click on any of the blue squares and drag it, but don’t forget to keep Shift pressed!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get Google to automatically play gifs?

Once in Chrome, download and install Gifs autoplay for Google extension. If you are on your smartphone, you can install Chrome extensions this way. You don’t have to adjust any settings for this extension after installation.

Why are the GIFs not moving?

If your GIF file is not playing or looping, it might be because the file is too large. If it’s more than 1080 pixels high or 1920 pixels wide, you’ll need to reduce the size. There are a number of free, online tools of varying sophistication that you can use.

Can you trigger an animation in Google Slides?

The animation trigger you select determines what activates the animation. To see the Animation Triggers drop-down menu in Google Slides, click the down arrow to the right of the words On Click: 5/10 Page 6 There are three animation triggers available from the drop-down menu.

Why can’t i add animation to Google Slides?

Click Insert → Animation. The Transitions panel will appear on the right, If there are only transition options but no animation options, click the “Select an object to animate” button.

How do I enable animated GIFs?

Click Start and type Show animations. Click the search result and under Simplify and personalize Windows, enable Show animations in Windows.

How do I play a GIF file?

Opening GIF files is straightforward on a Mac or Windows computer. Simply search for the file name and double-click on it when it appears. Then, choose compatible software, such as Adobe Photoshop. Just click on your preferred program.

Why won t my GIF go through text?

Let’s say you tried all this, but you find yourself asking, “Why can’t I send a GIF in a text message on Android?” If that’s the case, it’s possible that your smartphone is in need of an update. Poor Wi-Fi connection and low storage space may also prevent you from searching for and sending GIFs to an SMS chat.

How do you make a GIF in slides?

Set up your presentation, complete with any illustrations, animations, and transitions you want. Select File > Export > Create an Animated GIF. The default quality is Medium. Use the dropdown box to change it to a higher or lower setting, if you prefer.

Can you morph in Google Slides?

You can use Morph to navigate a complex diagram between slides, zoom into specific areas of interest of an image or information, or even animate objects to change position or color.

How do you trigger animation on slide change?

Go to the Animations tab and select the animation you want to add. Next, go to Animations > Animation Pane. The Animation Pane opens. In the Animation Pane, select the animated shape or other object that you want to trigger to play when you click it.