Okay, PowerPoint is a little boring; but recent versions include some great features which can make it less so, and even a little exciting (a little). Try combining transparent PNG graphics with motion paths to make a little flash-style magic. The timings can be tricky since you won’t have as much control over the timeline or positioning but, with a little effort, PowerPoint can look a lot like Flash.

Here are a couple of short presentation intros we’ve done recently (and, yes, PowerPoint will also export to video).