Animated GIFs have been making a comeback, particularly since Google+ gave them support when it launched, not to mention Tumblr. So, no surprise, Google’s now pushing a new way to find GIFs within Google Image Search.
Google posted the news today on Google+, explaining that a new “Animated” option is available for those who search on Google Image Search:
“Starting today, there’s an easier way to unearth those gems: when you do an image search, click on “Search tools” below the search box, then select “Animated” under the “Any type” dropdown box.”
You can see the option below:
Google also added another feature allowing you to find images with transparent backgrounds, useful if you need to drop them into a webpage or other images:
“We’ve also added a second handy filter: if you’re after the perfect picture of Easter basket clipart but must have one with a transparent background, simply select “Transparent” under the “Any color” dropdown box.”
Here’s how to find that:
The Google Operating System had earlier spotted this feature coming.
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