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How to Upload Animated Screenshots
By Curse Broken and 4 collaborators
This guide explains how to upload .GIF files as Steam screenshots.
The steps below will explain how to upload .GIF (and PNG) files as Steam screenshots.
This is also the fastest and easiest method to uploading custom screenshots.
Step 1

Open http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/edititem/767/3/ in a browser and right click - inspect element

Step 2

Go to console and paste the following code:
document.getElementsByName("file_type")[0].value = 5;
and hit enter.
Step 3

Upload your gif file, give it a title and a description.

Step 4

Tick the "I certify that I created this artwork"[/color] box, then click "Save and Continue".

That's it!
You can now bring screenshots to life and even have both Artwork and Screenshot showcases display animations on your profile. If you have any questions concerning this guide, feel free to ask.
Youtube Tutorial
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sYntax Feb 18 @ 8:53pm 
my screenshot size is litle bit off, how i can fix it? :/
[Staffu] Charlotte CS.MONEY Feb 17 @ 3:54am 
I see sometimes its diffrent on the console command sometimes 4 sometimes 11, why is that?
Kaluguin Feb 16 @ 4:28pm 
I'll tried this in Firefox but doesn't work, the gif never upload and always appears "Request Timeout".
Aevoa  [author] Feb 16 @ 11:13am 
@Ir0nTaunts This guide is titled "How to upload Animated Screenshots". If you don't know how to make animations, I suggest going to YouTube and doing a bit of research.

As for background cropping, use this site: https://steam.design/
Ir0nTaunts㒀 Feb 16 @ 7:40am 
I hate guides titled "How to make animated screenshots" and they dont tell you where to crop the background, and how to make it a gif
Taich Feb 11 @ 3:05pm 
when i uplodad it appears 'Request Timeout'
Aevoa  [author] Jan 31 @ 8:20am 
@✪Єürekα- This guide has no connection to enhanced Steam whatsoever, and nothing is outdated. This still works.
✪Єürekα- Jan 31 @ 3:23am 
It not outdated when you use with ENHANCED STEAM
Aevoa  [author] Jan 28 @ 7:25pm 
@Jibong No. The line of code you enter in Step 2 switches your upload from artwork to screenshot upon hitting save.

@M. Night Shyamalan You're confusing artwork uploads with screenshot uploads. This guide uploads to your screenshots but uses the artwork uploading page to do so. If you don't use the code in this guide you'll just be uploading your GIF to your artwork section.
Polar Jan 25 @ 2:29am