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InVision Cloud V7: How can I use GIFs for custom interactions?


This article provides answers for InVision Cloud V7. If you're on V6 of InVision, read these instructions instead. Not sure which version you're using? Find out now.

To add a GIF to your prototype, follow these steps:

  1. Create or download the GIF you want to use.
  2. Open your prototype in InVision.
  3. In the upper-right corner, click Add Screens.
  4. Click Upload Screens, navigate to the GIF and select it, and click the Open button. You will now see the GIF included in your list of screens.

To take your GIFs to new heights, be sure to check out this article: 7 tips for designing awesome animated GIFs

GIF limitations

If using your GIF as an overlay, the GIF must be the same size as the screen you place it on. It isn’t currently possible to use a GIF as an overlay on a static image and have that GIF play upon opening the screen. You can, however, use a GIF as an overlay and use a hotspot to play it.

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