Does Storyline preserve Powerpoint animations, etc.

We attended a webinar as a group today and are pretty sold on Articulate for our teams. We are curious about Powerpoint imports, though. Do animations or any sort of interactions we design into our Powerpoints make the transition into Storyline?

We know that when we import PPT files into Captivate, it's basically the equivalent of a picture, but Captivate is obviously generations behind Storyline. I was asked to find out about this.

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Mike Torres
Irina Poloubessov

Dear Mike,

I had an opposite case, where I wanted to import a PPT without preserving the animations, but I didn't find any checkbox to tick on, to refrain from this preserving option.
Is it possible, or do I have to first remove all animations from my original PPT? Many thanks!

Lauren Connelly

Hi Adam!

I'm sorry to hear that! Some web browsers have better HTML5 support than others. One example of this is how they handle masking animations, such as split, wheel, and wipe. To be specific: