Adding Animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2016 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Presentations are far more impactful for the audience when animation is added to the mix. Discover how to create, customize, and manage animations in PowerPoint.


  • Adding basic animations to your presentation
    Customizing an animation
    Creating an animation
    Managing multiple animations
  • Adding animations to multiple slides
    Replaying slide animations
    Creating transitions between slides
    Applying Morph transitions


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    If you want to make your PowerPoint 2016 presentation more fluid and dynamic, or if you simply want to make a particular item in your presentation stand out, you can add an animation. You can also add multiple animations to create complex sequences. FREE ACCESS
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    Once you have inserted an animation, you can begin to customize it. In PowerPoint 2016, you can adjust the speed of your animation, change how it is activated, and modify its direction and path. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating an animation in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    2m 53s
    If you'd like to personalize your slide animations, you can make your own using the create animation tool. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Managing multiple animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 21s
    If your presentation contains multiple animations, you can manage them all at the same time using the animations side panel. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adding animations to multiple slides in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 33s
    If you'd like to add animations to most or all of your presentation, you can do so from the master view so that you don't have to recreate the same animation multiple times. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Replaying slide animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 15s
    Once you've added multiple animations to a single slide, you can adjust your animation options to easily replay the animated elements on your slide--without having to move forwards or backwards a slide. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating transitions between slides in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    4m 17s
    Another way of making your PowerPoint 2016 presentation more dynamic is to insert transitions between individual slides. These transitions are highly customizable: you can adjust the animation style, the speed and even how the transition is activated. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Applying Morph transitions in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    4m 45s
    You can add smoother, more dynamic, video-like transitions to your presentations by adding a Morph transition to your slides. The Morph transition tool is only available to Office 365 users with qualifying installation. See how to apply and manage your Morph transitions in PowerPoint 2016. FREE ACCESS


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