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Adding Animated GIFs to your Email

Image Gallery Updated on September 29, 2022

Enhance your emails by adding animated gifs and engage with your subscribers by sharing more entertaining visual content. Begin creating amazing email campaigns!

Please note that the process to add animated GIFs to your email will begin in the Design step of creating an email. Adding a GIF that is saved on your computer requires the same upload steps as an image. For steps on how to upload an animated GIF saved on your computer, click here.

To add a GIF using an Image block:
How to add GIF files from Giphy


  • If you need to edit your GIFs, we recommend doing it in the gif creator you used, or you can use the edit block options for background, border, padding, and alignment. However, do not edit your GIF using our Image editor as it is not designed for GIF files.
  • If you decide to use an image URL rather than uploading it to your gallery, please note that if the image is deleted from it’s hosting service, it will be removed from any email campaign where you previously added it.
  • For the best email performance, we recommend using GIFs no larger than 200kb. You can upload a max size of 500kb and 600px width. A GIF larger than 500kb in size or 600px in width will be compressed. This will result in the loss of GIF property and only its first frame will show up as an image in the campaign. Check out our blog on How to Use GIFs with Email Marketing.
  • Since Outlook is one of the ESP’s who does not support animated GIFs. Instead, only the first frame will show. However, in some cases, your GIFs will display properly. Outlook 2007 – 2013.
  • You can add a GIF in any of the Image blocks provided in the Drag and  Drop Editor.


To learn about our supported images, please click here.

If you have any questions, please contact our support team.