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How to add animate GIF image to OneNote

We have known that the animate GIF image is static in OneNote. The OneNote just display the first fame of GIF, and it cannot animated.
GIF image in OneNote is static
GIF image in OneNote is static
An Animate GIF Image File

After save follow animate GIF image into OneNote, we will get a static image, to play the GIF image, we have to "Save As" the image to outside of OneNote to view it by IE to let it animated.
Animate GIF Image
Animate GIF Image
Mht to OneNote for Windows Explorer

Favorite to OneNote now provide a new feature "Mht to OneNote for Windows Explorer" to help you convert a GIF Image file to MHT file and save to OneNote.
Mht to OneNote for Windows Explorer
Mht to OneNote for Windows Explorer
After installed Favorite to OneNote, you will find a new item "Mht to OneNote" in "Send to" in Context menu of Windows Explorer.

  1. Select an animate GIF image file in Windows Explorer.
  2. Right click on the GIF image to pop up context menu.
  3. Choose "Send to" item.
  4. Click "Mht to OneNote" item.


Conver GIF to MHT to OneNote

Mht to OneNote for Windows Explorer will convert the animate GIF file to MHT file and save to current OneNote page.

The MHT file include the GIF image.
Convert GIF file to Mht file
Convert GIF file to Mht file
View Animate GIF in OneNote

Now, we can use "Gem for OneNote" feature "Web Layout" to view the animate GIF image.

Download and install "Gem for OneNote". Click "Cooperation" tab -> "Play" group -> "Web Layout" command.
OneNote Web Layout
OneNote Web Layout
This command display the mht file and play the GIF image.

Click "X" or Press "ESC" key to return to OneNote normal layout.
Play animate GIF image in OneNote
Play animate GIF image in OneNote
Download Favorite to OneNote