Presenter '09: Supported Animations

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This article applies to:

Note:  Since PowerPoint 2010 was released after Presenter '09 was developed, animations and effects that are new and unique in PowerPoint 2010 are not supported in Presenter '09.

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Entrance Animations:  
AppearYes 
BlindsYesFade
BoxYes 
CheckerboardYesFade
CircleYes 
Crawl inYes 
DiamondYesFade
Dissolve inYesFade
Flash OnceYes 
Fly inYes 
Peek inYes 
PlusYesFade
Random BarsYesFade
Random EffectsYes 
SplitYes 
StripsYes 
WedgeYesFade
WheelYesFade
WipeYes 
ExpandYes 
FadeYes 
Fade ZoomYes 
Faded SwirlYes 
AscendYes 
Center RevolveYes 
Color TypewriterNo 
CompressYes 
DescendYes 
Ease InYes 
Grow &TurnYes 
Rise UpYes 
SpinnerYes 
StretchYes 
UnfoldYes 
ZoomYes 
BoomerangYes 
BounceYes 
CreditsYes 
Curve UpYes 
FlipYes 
FloatYes 
FoldYes 
GlideYes 
Light SpeedYesEdge does not skew.
MagnifyYes 
PinwheelYes 
SlingYes 
Spiral InYes 
SwishYes 
SwivelYes 
ThreadYes 
WhipYes 
Emphasis Animations:  
Change Fill ColorNo 
Change FontNo 
Change Font ColorNo 
Change Font SizeNo 
Change Font StyleNo 
Change Line ColorNo 
Grow / ShrinkYes 
SpinYes 
TransparencyYes 
Bold FlashNo 
Brush on ColorYes 
Brush on UnderlineNo 
Color BlendYes 
Color WaveYes 
Complementary ColorNo 
Complementary Color 2No 
Contrasting ColorNo 
DarkenYes 
Desaturate DarkenYes 
Flash BulbYes 
LightenYes 
Vertical HighlightYes 
FlickerYes 
Grow w/ ColorYes 
ShimmerNo 
TeeterYes 
BlastYes 
BlinkYes 
Bold RevealNo 
Style EmphasisNo 
WaveYes 
Exit Animations:  
BlindsYesFade
BoxYes 
CheckerboardYesFade
CircleYes 
Crawl OutYes 
DiamondYesFade
DisappearYes 
Dissolve OutYesFade
Flash OnceYes 
Fly OutYes 
Peek OutYes 
PlusYes 
Random BarsYes 
Random EffectsYes 
SplitYes 
StripsYes 
WedgeYesFade
WheelYesFade
WipeYes 
ContractYes 
FadeYes 
Faded SwivelYes 
Faded ZoomYes 
AscendYes 
Center RevolveYes 
CollapseYes 
Color TypewriterNo 
DescendYes 
Ease OutYes 
Grow & TurnYes 
Sink DownYes 
SpinnerYes 
StretchyYes 
UnfoldYes 
ZoomYes 
BoomerangYes 
BounceYes 
CreditsYes 
Curve DownYes 
FlipYes 
FloatYes 
FoldYes 
GlideYes 
Light SpeedYes 
MagnifyYes 
PinwheelYes 
SlingYes 
Spiral outYes 
SwishYes 
SwivelYes 
ThreadYes 
WhipYes 
Motion Paths*:  
4 Point StarYes 
5 Point StarYes 
6 Point StarYes 
8 Point StarYes 
CircleYes 
Crescent MoonYes 
DiamondYes 
Equal TriangleYes 
FootballYes 
HeartYes 
HexagonYes 
octagonYes 
ParallelogramYes 
PentagonYes 
Right TriangleYes 
SquareYes 
TeardropYes 
TrapezoidYes 
Arc downYes 
Arc LeftYes 
Arc RightYes 
Arc UpYes 
Bounce LeftYes 
Bounce RightYes 
Curvy Left, Curvy RightYes 
Decaying WaveYes 
Diagonal Down RightYes 
Diagonal Up RightYes 
DownYes 
FunnelYes 
HeartbeatYes 
LeftYes 
RightYes 
S Curve 1Yes 
S Curve 2Yes 
Sine WaveYes 
Spiral LeftYes 
SpringYes 
Stairs DownYes 
Turn DownYes 
Turn Down RightYes 
Turn UpYes 
Turn Up rightYes 
Up WaveYes 
ZigzagYes 
BeanYes 
Buzz SawYes 
Curved SquareYes 
Curved XYes 
Curvy StarYes 
Figure 8 FourYes 
Horizontal Figure 8Yes 
Inverted SquareYes 
Inverted TriangleYes 
Loop de LoopYes 
NeutronYes 
PeanutYes 
PlusYes 
Pointy StarYes 
SwooshYes 
Vertical Figure 8Yes 
Draw Custom PathYes 

*Motion paths support includes reverse direction and auto-reverse.

Non-supported effects

The following effects are NOT supported:

  • Transition effects between slides
  • Chart Effects
  • Text "by letter" or "by word," and In Reverse Order
  • Repeats
  • PowerPoint sound effects
  • Animated GIFs (alternate recommendation is to convert to .SWF format then insert via Articulate -> Flash Movie)
  • Animation using a trigger "Start effect on click of..."
  • Animations contained in the slide master
  • After animation effect options to "Hide After Animation" and "Hide on Next Mouse Click"
  • Timing option to "Rewind when done playing"
  • Auto-Reverse
  • Animations or effects that are new in PowerPoint 2010, such as the "Bounce End" effect