Nowadays, GIFs are even more popular than common words. They pop up in text messages, e-mails and even online courses. Many people include GIFs in their presentations in order to make them more alive and add interesting visual effects. This is also a great way to engage your target audience because most GIFs are funny and people love good humor. In order to create your own GIF you do not have to be a technology guru. The only thing you will need is a presentation software, such as a well-known PowerPoint.Here is the manual how to make your own GIF in PowerPoint:
Start with opening a blank PowerPoint presentation.
Remove title page boxes.
Use the tool “Rectangle” in order to make a new box. In fact, this is a future shape of your new GIF. You need to adjust the size and dimension depending on how your GIF is going to look like.
Now, you will have to change the color of your background, pressing “Shape Fill”.
In order to modify the color of your shape outline, you have to press “Shape Outline”.
Now you have your GIF form where a text/image can be inserted as the first part.
Look at the left-hand panel, right-click on PowerPoint slide and choose the option “Duplicate Slide”.
In the second PowerPoint slide you have to enter the second part of text/image.
Just repeat the previous step with as many PowerPoint slides in order to complete the sentence of your GIF which will be animated by PowerPoint program.
Once your GIF sentence is complete, you have to press “File” > “Save As” and choose a proper location for your PowerPoint file.
Press “Save as type” and choose “GIF Graphics Interchange Format” for your file.
Press “Save” and choose “All slides” while being prompted.
Now, you will need to go to gifmaker.me.
Press the button “Upload Images” and place your previously file. All images will have to be selected.
At this point, you will need to adjust the size and the speed of your GIF.
Finally press “Create Now” and do not forget to download your stunning GIF.