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How to create Flash eCards Using PowerPoint

In response to Query by pinky

eCards are convenient way to send sentiments from humor to sympathy, a great way to wish on birthday, anniversary or just telling someone you care... There are many sites on which you can get Free eCards, of course many of them are very good and relevant to occasion or purpose but what would be better than an 'eCard created by Self'.  

There are many sites and softwares offers the facility to create Flash ecards. Some of them are free but Many good one's charge fee.
Here in this tutorial i am gonna teach you all to make Flash ecards using MS Power Point.

Follow the steps:

1. Open PowerPoint, insert first slide, add the title of your greeting card in first slide. 

2. Insert new slides after the title slide and enter clip art, photos or any other graphics, which u like according to ur theme and purpose. 

3. Design All slides one by one.

4. Insert Animations:
  • After finishing the graphic work on all slides, Click the "Animation" Tab in menu bar and Select animation styles for your Slides. 
  • You can also give Transition time for any Pic or clip art of the slide also using "Custom Animation".
  •  Also select time interval in between 2 slides. For this select Box in front of 'Automatically After' written in very right of menu Bar. and give it some 'time'.

5. Insert Song or Music

  •  You can also add any song or music that can be start playing automatically with the eCard. For that Go to "Insert" Tab, click on Sound, then select any  song of your choice. Then it will ask you that how you want to be played this song: Automatically or after clicking. Click on Automatically if you want that the song should play Automatically with start of slides.
  • Now a Speaker Symbol will appear. If will want to hide it, then click on "send to back" after selecting that symbol. 
  • Now select option "Play Across Slides" in "Play Sound" drop down if you want to play the selected song during all Slides.

6. When you finish all slides, save it with format ppsx format. and your flash card is ready :)
Or you can save it in ppt format then convert this ppt into .swf/ .mov /.wmv format using softwares available online. Acoolsoft PPT2YouTube is a good softwares for this purpose.

You can also create ecards on this site:

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  1. Good work for us...:)

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