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In this post, we’re going to show you how to create custom images in Google Slides and download them as a PNG or a PDF file.
You can create everything in one platform without needing to jump into Canva or another tool.
We’ve tapped Google Trainer Amanda Taylor to break this down step-by-step for you and she’s also included templates so you can get started right away!
Custom headers are a great way to add a little something extra to your slides, lessons, or your own to-do list in a tool like Google Keep.
In the video below, Amanda is showing you how to easily design your own custom headers with Bitmojies right inside Google Slides.
You’ll also find the header template linked below the video.
Not only is creating custom images in Google Slides super easy, but you can also quickly download your image as a PNG file and upload it into another Google Workspace tool or anywhere else.
Now you don’t have to copy and paste your work into another tool to download it in the format you need.
It takes about two clicks to download a PNG file and Amanda will show you how to do this in the video below.
There are so many different graphics you can create inside Slides, and one of our favorites are Graphic Organizers.
Graphic Organizers are a great way for students to visualize learning and increase engagement.
Creating these organizers in Google Slides cuts your design time in half, and again, you can download them in whatever formats are best for you or your students.
In the video below, Amanda shows you how to create graphic organizers right inside of Slides, and has included a template for you to use as well. (Templates are linked below the video.)
If you need to create a workbook, a newsletter, or an informational guide that needs to look a little nicer, then Slides is your best option.
You can add images, text, and links to your slides and when you download it as a PDF, all of the links will be preserved.
This is such a great time-saving tip and Amanda will show you step-by-step how to set up your slides to create a PDF and how to download a file in this format.
We hope this post showed you how you can easily create custom images in Google Slides and download them in the format you need.
Now we’d like to hear what you have to say.
Are you going to try creating your own images inside Google Slides?
Or maybe you learned about a new tip you’re going to try out.
Either way, let us know in the comments section below.
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