Creativity Slides

GIF (or JIF!?) Voice notes with Mote + Slides

(sigh).. the great GIF vs. JIF debate. No matter which way you say it, there is no denying that any chance to use a .GIF file makes learning more fun!

In this quick tutorial, we will explore how you can change your Mote audio note and purple speaker icon into a GIF using Google Slides.


  1. Record a Mote in Google Slides
  2. Find a GIF and download it
    1. Google Image Search → Tools → Select GIF → Save image as
    2. Giphy Google Chrome Extension → Download
    3. Create your own
  3. Right click on your Mote Purple Speaker Icon → Replace Image → Upload your GIF