Apply custom and advanced animation effects

When you want to drive home your message, you can create and play custom animation effects during your presentation.

Note: In PowerPoint, animation effects are not the same as transitions. A transition animates the way one slide changes to the next. To add a transition between slides, see Add, change, or remove transitions between slides.

Create your own custom animation effects

You can create custom animation effects using the following procedures:

You can also use a combination of both to further customize your message.

Use a template that has advanced animation effects

Professional designers have produced many free, professionally designed templates that contain designer shapes, charts, and advanced animated effects. To find a PowerPoint template with animation effects, click File > New, and then type "animation" in the Search box.

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