Microsoft Vizact

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Microsoft Vizact
Microsoft Office Vizact (2000–02).svg
A screenshot of Microsoft Vizact 2000 running on Windows 2000.
A screenshot of Microsoft Vizact 2000 running on Windows 2000.
Last release
9.0 / April 1, 2000; 18 years ago (2000-04-01)
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
TypeHTML+TIME animation

Microsoft Vizact 2000 is a discontinued program that allowed creation of interactive documents using HTML+TIME, adding effects such as animation. It allowed users to create dynamic documents for the Web. According to Microsoft's PressPass, it was "the first document activation application". Development was ended due to unpopularity and the program was discontinued on April 1, 2000. Vizact succeeded Liquid Motion.

"Vizact helps solve this problem by giving Office users the ability to create documents that harness the dynamic nature of the Web, without having to be Web authors or programmers." Karl Jacob, product unit manager of Microsoft's Document Activation Group.

Vizact 2000 features were (as listed by

  • See a visual representation of the items in your document that change over time.
  • Interactive bullets condense blocks of text, reducing the amount of information readers see initially.
  • Create documents that address multiple audiences but don't confuse individual readers.
  • Access templates to get started quickly, then modify them to fit your needs.
  • Choose from 30 professionally designed effects to help you communicate better and impress your audience.

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