You can include a gif in the banner image as well as the short message and long message of a Pyn.
Add a gif
To include a gif in a follow these steps:
Create or edit an existing Pyn.
In the Pyn, click edit the text and select the "+" option that appears.
Upload an image saved as .gif into the Pyn.
Recommended file sizes for a gif
Gifs that are 1200px X 540px with a 72 p/inch resolution will fit perfectly.
Short and long messages
The max width of a gif should be 1024px. Larger files may not render properly and cause the animation to stop working.
Q: Will gifs appear when delivering a Pyn via Slack?
A: Yes, if a gif is included in the short message, the gif will show up in Slack.
Q: What type of file does an image need to be saved as?
A: Pyn supports image files saved as .gif.
Q: Can more than one image be added to a message?
A: Yes. More than one gif can be added.
Q: How do I upload a gif?
A: The best practice is to save the file as a .gif to your device then upload it into the short message.
Q: My gif isn’t working, what should I do?
A: Resizing the file would be first thing to try. If the gif has a width greater than 1024px this can cause the animation to stop when delivering a message.
Q: How do I resize my gif?
A: Websites like Ezgif have free file editing that will allow you to resize your gif file.