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PPT98: Animated GIF Images Don't Work in the Viewer

Article ID: 247555

Article Last Modified on 7/19/2001


  • Microsoft PowerPoint 98 for Macintosh Viewer

This article was previously published under Q247555


When you use the Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer to show a presentation that contains animated GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) images, the images are not animated during the slide show.


The PowerPoint Viewer is restricted to the capabilities of PowerPoint 98. PowerPoint 98 does not have the capability to play back animated GIF images that you have inserted into a presentation.

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

234198 PPT98: PowerPoint 98 Doesn't Support Animated GIFs


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Additional query words: ppt powerpnt ppt98 9.0 98 viewer veiwer runtime cdrom presentations running copying moving playing missing static

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