How to Add a Gif Animation into PowerPoint

It is possible to find lot of different GIF animations including avatars, characters, and different business situations. GIF was an image format widely adopted time ago and it is still used, however there are some modern ways to make animations in PowerPoint. However, it is possible to find lot of animated GIF cliparts available for free so it deserves to know how to add a GIF into a PowerPoint presentation. For example, if we browse the gallery of free GIF animations in the Internet we can find and download this free sticky man GIF animation.

In order to add a GIF animation in PowerPoint we need to go to PowerPoint and click on Insert -> Image

Then we can start the slideshow and the GIF animation will appear in the slide while playing. Maybe you can’t see the animation running when you are designing the slides but once you press F5 or start the slide show you will see the animated GIF.

Creating Awesome Demo Presentations with Animated GIF

If you need to make a presentation demo for example to show how to use certain features in your software product or give an online training, then inserting animated GIF into your slides can be useful. There are plenty of tools that let you create animated GIF from your screen, like GifCam and LiceCAP.


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