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PPT97: Animated GIF Images Don't Work in the Viewer

Article ID: 247554

Article Last Modified on 10/3/2002


  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97 Viewer

This article was previously published under Q247554


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 97. PowerPoint 97 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:

234167 PPT97: PowerPoint 97 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 ppt9 9.0 ppt2k 2k 97 viewer veiwer runtime ppt2000 cdrom presentations running copying moving playing missing static

Keywords: kbprb KB247554