I saw that search for: filetype:gif or *.gif return me GIF files but there are GIF files that aren't animated.

There's a way to search from advanced image search by selecting images and then select: animated gif.

Is there a way to search just for animated GIFs from the search box? For example: someSearchTerms filetype:animatedgif.


It doesn't seems to be possible in one time as you want, but here's the closest solution:

Find a GIF

Go to Google Images. Click "Search tools" and then "Type." Then check off "Animated." Prepare to impress.


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Note: There might be an extension that can do that, or that such one can be created.

  • Thank you for you answer. I've rewrite my original question. Is there a way to search for it directly from the search box? – user3652172 Jun 11 '18 at 8:50
  • Doesn't seem to be possible. I updated my answer – arieljannai Jun 11 '18 at 8:57

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