How to Make a Cover Page in PowerPoint

In the first look, the outside view defines the interior. Similar is with the cover page. If you have an attractive cover page, it defines the entire presentation or the file. Here in this tutorial, we are going to check how to make a cover page in PowerPoint. Along with this, there are also other ways to create a cover page such as using Google Docs, Canva.

How to Make a Cover Page in PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a free tool that is provided by Microsoft and is compatible with both MacBook and Windows PC. Creating a cover page using PowerPoint is easier even if you have little knowledge of working with PowerPoint.

How to Create a Cover Page in PowerPoint

Open PowerPoint on your computer. It is by default available on all Windows PC, but for MacBook, you have to download it from App Store. Once you have opened it, click on the Design tab on the top menu list.

design powerpoint

Here you can see different design layouts below Design tab. Choose what you like most and looks according to your presentation.

powerpoint themes

Now you can edit the text written on the Design, or add some extra things to the cover page such as pictures, screenshots, shapes, graphs, tables, and other necessary tools. For this go to Insert tab and choose the option from the drop-down layout.

insert picture powerpoint

Along with all these, there are different features that you can add on your cover page to make it more attractive. You can add different design texture to the cover page, add extra text with the different design. For cropping your cover page to different design go to Crop> Crop to shape. Here choose the shape you wish to make the cover page.

Now if you want to make your cover page something like GIF or animated then you have to dig some deeper. We have used this tool and find very useful for a really nice cover page. Follow some steps here.

Once you have created a cover page, now we are looking to add some extra effects. Go to the Animation tab, from view more icon choose anything that looks good, but here we are choosing Fade animation.

powerpoint animation

Launch the Animation pane from the top and it appears on the right side of the screen. Click on the area you wish to make as animated. From the Custom Animation pane option, you can select the start preference.

custom animation powerpoint

Select the particular text box or image to make is movable on the covering page, From the top choose Fly-in option and from the Effect options choose to move the direction of text or image.

animation in powerpoint

From the Animation pane, you can also choose the timing option to set the duration of the moving object or text.

Note: The above screenshots are from PowerPoint 2007, you may be working on different but the steps are almost same for all.

So this was the tutorial to make a cover page in powerpoint. I hope this helps you a lot. And if you are still getting any problem, let us know in the comment section we will help you there!

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