3D animation effects in PowerPoint

You can add animation effects to 3D graphics:

  • Arrive or Leave

  • Turntable and Swing

  • Jump & Turn

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For detailed instructions about using animation effects, see Animate text or objects.

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This is a subscriber-only, Office 365 feature. See Requirements below for more details.

  1. Insert and position a 3D model as described in Get creative with 3D models.

  2. On the Animations tab of the ribbon, select one of the 3D animation effects.

  3. Select the animation effect you want.

  4. On the ribbon, select Effect Options to open the menu. You can choose properties related to the Direction, Intensity, and Rotation Axis of movement.

  5. To see the effect in action, select Preview on the ribbon.

Requirements for 3D animation effects

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This is a subscriber-only, Office 365 feature.

Applies to:

PowerPoint for Office 365:

 Monthly Channel: Version 1712 or later
 Semi-annual channel (Targeted): Version 1803 or later
 Semi-annual channels: Version 1803 or later
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This feature works on Windows tablets. See Requirements below for more details.

  1. Insert and position a 3D model as described in Get creative with 3D models.

  2. On the Animations tab of the ribbon, select one of the categories of effects, such as Emphasis Effects.

    The available 3D animations are at the top of the list.

  3. Select the animation effect you want.

  4. On the ribbon, select Effect Options Property to open the menu. You can choose properties related to the Direction, Intensity, and Rotation Axis of movement.

  5. To see the effect in action, switch to the Slide Show tab of the ribbon and select From Current Slide.

Requirements for 3D animation effects

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This feature works on Windows tablets.

Applies to:

PowerPoint Mobile: Version 17.9226.20751 or later
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PowerPoint Online can play a 3D animation that has been inserted in another version of PowerPoint, but it doesn't support the insertion of 3D animation effects itself.

Requirements for playback of 3D animation effects

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This is a subscriber-only feature for Office 365 business users.

Applies to:

PowerPoint Online files stored on OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online

Browser support:

Microsoft Edge, Chrome, and Firefox are supported

Internet Explorer isn't supported

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