By: Geetesh Bajaj
Last Updated: September 3, 2011
10/26/2014 11:05 PM
Here's the new, fifth set of animated Gears you can use within your slides -- we call this one Even More Gears! Like the earlier series, these come in both animated and non-animated versions. The time-consuming process of using Gears and animating them in PowerPoint is now made easy again. Watch the video on this page and explore how the gears animate perfectly all the time.
09/23/2014 11:10 PM
Irwin Hipsman is the Director of Customer Community at Brainshark, Inc. Brainshark's cloud-based software lets users create online and mobile video presentations -– using simple business tools like PowerPoint and the telephone –- and then share and track their content. Thousands of companies use Brainshark to improve the reach and results of their business communications, while dramatically reducing costs. In this conversation, Irwin discusses Brainshark's repertoire of amazing animated slide content.
09/21/2014 11:55 PM
Here's the new, fourth set of animated Gears -- we call this one More Gears! Like the earlier series, these come in both animated & non animated versions. The time-consuming process of using Gears and animating them in PowerPoint is now made easy again. You can just copy these gears from the downloaded presentation and directly paste them within your own slides. What could be easier? And what do you get? Not 1, not 2 – but 6 highly detailed gear styles, each of them in so many sizes!
09/17/2014 11:41 PM
You can crop pictures in PowerPoint, and of course you can animate them. But as you may observe frequently in life, synergy yields results that exceed the mere sum of two or more initiatives. And that's true in a way for the technique we will explore on this page -- we call this Slice and Animate. The two techniques being used for this synergy are cropping pictures and adding animation.
09/09/2014 03:16 AM
After inserting a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2013, you can add animation to your SmartArt, you'll discover that the entire graphic animates at the same time -- it may seem that you have no control over animating individual SmartArt shapes, but that's not entirely true since PowerPoint 2013 does provide some control over animating SmartArt shapes -- in this tutorial, you'll learn where to find those options, and how to use them to animate a SmartArt graphic with more control.
08/24/2014 11:55 PM
Here’s the new, third set of animated Gears -- we call this one Animated Gears Yet Again! The previous two series can be found here, and here. Like the earlier series, these come in both animated & non animated versions. The time-consuming process of using Gears and animating them in PowerPoint is now made easy again. Watch the video on this page and explore how the gears animate perfectly in the slide.
08/12/2014 10:33 PM
An interactive PowerPoint presentation always interests audiences since it gets them involved actively navigating the slides. However, the audiences for whom these interactive slides are intended must be aware that some interactivity has been included so that they can click a slide object to cause an action to happen. With trigger animations, you click on a PowerPoint shape (or even an Action Button or any other slide object) to cause an audio or video clip on the same slide to play, pause, resume, or even stop.
08/11/2014 10:26 PM
A Video Action in PowerPoint is something that causes an event for any inserted movie/video clip -- these are simple events such as Play, Pause, Resume, and Stop. Although PowerPoint classifies Movie Actions as an animation type, these are not strictly animations. However, since Movie Actions can be accessed through the Add Animation gallery, we have included this tutorial in our Animations section. Once you add these Media Actions to your video clips, PowerPoint will allow you to make these Actions interact with other animations, including Triggers.
08/10/2014 10:31 PM
We have already explored how you can add an audio clip within a PowerPoint slide. Once you place an audio clip, you can associate this clip with several Media actions such as Play, Pause, Resume, and Stop. And although Media actions work the same way for both audio and video clips, there are some subtle differences. Due to these differences, we will explore both of them separately. In this tutorial, we will explore Media Actions for Audio in PowerPoint 2013.
08/07/2014 11:14 PM
PowerPoint's animation options allow users to create a plethora of movement effects, all the way from the amazing to the dizzying. However, most of these animation effects have events associated with them -- the three main events are On Click, With Previous, and After Previous. Whichever event you use, PowerPoint offers an extra animation option called Triggers. This causes your animated objects to swing into movement when you click an entirely different object on your slide.
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