Here is the simple answer...
Just get a newer version of powerpoint.
A bit more of a helpful answer
There is a way of accelerating the GIF by going to this website:
Or maybe trying to speed up the FPS in Piskel or Photoshop or something. I don't know anything about photoshop so i would just say use Piskel or ezgif
My approach would be:
Insert a shape (as a button) add text to it and insert a hyperlink using the right-click. (Of course, you can stylize it so it does not look like a button)
The hyperlink will not work as you are editing the presentation, but will work when viewing it.
I think if you only paste the hyperlink on an element like the slide footer, the ...
I am sorry if the names on the options are not exact because I am using PowerPoint in Spanish. But I am posting some screen captures so you get the idea. Feel free to edit the post.
A general approach would be:
I. Prepare the design of your slide. Put a background and add a text block you want to animate.
II. Duplicate your slide.
III. On the first slide,...