Wishing someone a happy birthday can be as simple as a phone call or giving them a nice card. Some people love to receive animated images on Facebook or through text - I know my family loves them, especially if we have to celebrate from a distance. If you can’t quite find the perfect-fitting animated birthday image to send to your friends and family this year, below are 10 free images that you can download or use as a template.

1. General Happy Birthday

So, maybe you forgot about someone's birthday and need something quick to send out. This general happy birthday image includes moving text, a birthday cake, and confetti. It's fun, simple, and will get the job done. Plan ahead and make a note in your calendar so you don't forget about their birthday next year!

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2. General Happy Birthday 2.0

This general happy birthday image is a bit of a step up from the first one. Maybe you don't know this person very well, but you'd still like to send them a nice message - this is the image for you to send.

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3. Drake-Themed Birthday Image

Remember the In My Feelings trend on TikTok? Download and send out this Drake-theme birthday image for your friend who is always in their feelings. Be sure to cheer up your friend with some cake afterward.

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4. The Office - It is your birthday

Here is a great birthday image for someone who loves The Office, or for your best coworker friend who you haven't seen in a year since you have been working from home. Wish them a happy birthday on Slack from Jim and Dwight!

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5. Happy Birthday - Shoot for the stars

If you need a birthday image for someone who is constantly setting goals and achieving them, send them this image. This positive message will most likely make their day!

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6. Piece of Cake - Happy Birthday

We don't always have a good year, but we can always hope and wish for the best the next time. Send someone this card to wish them a great year ahead.

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7. "Tee-rrific" Birthday for Golf Fans

Golf lovers would probably smirk at this animated birthday card. Set up a tee-time with your best pal and send them off with this image to keep up with the exciting festivities.

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8. Happy Birthday - Custom Images (Template)

If you'd like to personalize your birthday card with your own images, try this template. You can use up to four different image squares in this birthday message.

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9. Happy Birthday - What’s funnier than 24? (Template)

This Spongebob-themed happy birthday card is great for age-specific birthdays. You can customize the image text to match anyone's age. From young to old, this image is sure to be a hit!

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10. Happy Birthday - I Love You (Template)

Nothing says "I love you" like this sweet animated birthday image. To wish a special someone a happy birthday, use this template and upload your own image as the background. You can use a picture of you together, their favorite flower, a puppy, etc. The photo options are endless with this birthday image template.

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