How To Insert A Gif In Google Slides

How To Insert A Gif In Google Slides

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If you want to add a Gif to your Google Slides presentation to make it a bit more interesting, you’ve come to the right place. Because in this article, that’s exactly what I’m going to show you how to do.

If you already have a Gif on your computer, I’ll show you how to insert it into your presentation. Or, if you don’t already have a Gif, I’ll show you how you can insert one from a cool website called giphy.com.

Prefer to watch a video about how to insert a Gif in Google Slides? Click here.

If you already have a Gif on your computer, I’ll show you how to insert that Gif below. But, if you want to insert a Gif from giphy.com, you can click here to skip down to where I show you how to do that.

How To Insert A Gif In Google Slides From Your Computer

To insert a Gif that you already have on your computer into your Google Slides presentation, It’s basically the same as inserting a regular image. You just click “Insert” in the menu across the top of the screen…

how to add gif to google slides

Hover over “Image” in the menu that appears…

how to insert gif into google slides

And then, in the smaller menu that appears next to it, click “Upload from computer”.

how to insert gif in google slides

Now, a file picker will appear, and you’ll just need to find the Gif on your computer, and double click on it to upload it to Google Slides.

how to insert a gif into google slides

Now, the Gif will upload to Google Slides, and within a few seconds, it will be inserted into your presentation just like a regular image!

how to add a gif to google slides

And, just like a regular image, you can now click and drag to position it in the right spot, or click and drag one of the corners of the Gif to change the size.

And you’re done!

how to put a gif in google slides

The only difference between this and a regular image is this one is moving! (I know you can’t tell that it’s moving by looking at my screenshots, but trust me, it is.)

How To Insert A Gif In Google Slides From Giphy

If you don’t already have a Gif on your computer and you’re not sure how to get one, don’t worry, just head over to giphy.com (in a new tab of course), and then chose your Gif.

You can either choose one of the popular Gifs on the homepage, or use the search bar at the top of the page to search for something specific.

how to put gif in google slides

For this example, I’m going to insert a Gif of a cat, so I’ll search for “cat” in the search bar to see all the Gifs involving cats. Once you’ve chosen the Gif you’d like to use, go ahead and click on it to open it up.

how to add gif in google slides

Now, next to your selected Gif, you’ll just need to click “Share”…

how to put a gif on google slides

And then, a “Copy GIF Link” button will appear over the top of the Gif, and you’ll need to click that button to copy a link to the Gif.

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Now that you’ve copied the link to your chosen Gif, you can go back into Google Slides and insert the Gif using this link. To do that, click on “Insert” in the menu across the top of the screen…

how to add gif to google slides

And, in the menu that appears, hover over “Image”…

how to insert gif into google slides

And then, in the smaller menu that appears next to that, click “By URL”.

how to put gifs on google slides

Now, a box will appear on the screen, and you’ll just need to paste in the Gif URL that you just copied from Giphy…

how to insert gif on google slides

And then click “Insert”.

how to add a gif in google slides

Now, The Gif will be added into your presentation just like a regular image!

how to add a gif to google slides

And, just like a regular image, you can now click and drag to position it in the right spot, or click and drag one of the corners of the Gif to change the size.

And you’re done!

how to put a gif in google slides

And that’s all there is to it! Now you can add Gifs to your Google Slides presentations whenever you want to make them more fun and interesting.

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