An hourglass is a powerful symbol for depicting time. It has been used for ages in books, movies and animations for representing time and adding a touch of mystery to a subject. If your presentation has aspects related to time that you want to elaborate upon, then an hourglass can be a good way to complement your topic. Here are animated hourglass PowerPoint templates and clipart that you can customize to use in your presentations.
Animated Hourglass Video Background Template for PowerPoint
This is a standalone animation of sand passing through an hourglass. You can download this hourglass animation as a PowerPoint slide and add overlay text and images to create custom slides. Alternatively, you can also download this video background in various video formats.
To perform any tweaks to the video from within PowerPoint, you can use the PowerPoint Video Tools.
Animated Hourglass PowerPoint Template
This is a comprehensive PowerPoint template with 10 slides containing animated hourglass slides and clipart. You can use this template for any kind of topic by adding text to placeholders and also recolor and reorganize the objects within slides as per need. This animated hourglass template can also be downloaded for Keynote.
Sand Passing through Hourglass Animation
This is a simple animation which depicts sand passing through an hourglass. You can download this animation with a white or clear (transparent) background as a GIF animation, MOV or SWF file. The Flash (SWF) version is only available with a white background.
Stick Figure in Hourglass Animation
If you intend to depict the importance of time in your slides then this is a good animation to go along with. It shows a man inside an hourglass, with sand pouring on top of him as time fleets away.