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CrystalGraphics is the developer of the PowerPoint sharing website,[1] as well as templates and plug-ins for PowerPoint and Office products. Some of CrystalGraphics' products include PowerPoint templates,[2] 2D and 3D special-effects, video backgrounds,[3] charting, animations and other add-ons. The company was founded by Dennis Ricks[4] in 1986 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


CrystalGraphics was the first company to introduce 3D transitions for PowerPoint.[5]

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  1. ^ "About us -". Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  2. ^ "PowerPlugs: Templates for PowerPoint". Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  3. ^ "PowerPlugs: Video Backgrounds". Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  4. ^ "An Interview with Dennis Ricks - Indezine.Com". Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  5. ^ HighBeam[dead link]

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