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 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.

Applies To: PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2013

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