How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint?

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Imagine that we have created a PowerPoint Presentation with animations, with Slide Transitions, with media, text and many other elements, and we want to Export it as a GIF and not a Video. Well, now it can be done in PowerPoint. We can easily create looping GIFS in Microsoft PowerPoint. Just follow the steps below to find out how.

How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint

For my example, I have already Inserted an Animated Gif in my Slide and not created one from scratch. Once the Animated Gif is in my PowerPoint Slide, we cannot see the motion of the Gif. What happens though when we Export it as a Gif?

How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint?

We must select the File tab so we can move to Backstage View, and once in Backstage View, from the drop-down menu that appears from the left we select the Category Export as shown below.

How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint?

Once we select the Export command, from the menu that appears we see all the available options we have to Export our PowerPoint Presentation. For my post, I have selected the Create An Animated GIF command as shown below.

How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint?

Once we select the Create an Animated GIF command, at the right we are notified that we can Save Our Presentation As An Animated GIF. Once we select the drop-down menu right under, we have the following options to choose from for our Animated GIF:

  • Medium: Medium File Size And Moderate Quality (480p at 15fps)
  • Extra Large: Largest File Size And Full HD Quality (1080p at 24fps)
  • Large: Large File Size and High Quality (720p at 24fps)
  • Small: Small File Size and Low Quality (240p at 15fps)

All we need to do is to select the Quality of the Animated GIF, and then select the Create button which is located at the bottom of the drop-down menu displayed below.

How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint?

Once we select the Create button, the Save As dialog box as shown below, where we notice Save As Type: Animated GIF Format (*.gif). The rest that we need to do, is to select the destination and the name of the File.

How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint?

That is, it. In the next image, we can see our Slide which contains the Animated GIF exported. The Animated GIF continues to loop repeatedly. A very easy and quick procedure.

How To Export A Presentation Slide As Animated Gif in Microsoft PowerPoint?

Below you can check out the video describing How To Export A PowerPoint Slide As An Animated GIF.

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