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Top 3 Methods about PowerPoint to Movie Conversion

PowerPoint to movie – Share your presentation in a more popular way

PowerPoint is a widely used presentation application, but it can only be played on PC with proper Microsoft PowerPoint program version installed. However, if you convert PowerPoint to movie, things may be different since converting PPT to movie means no constraints on viewing your presentation. Here I'd like to share Top 3 methods about how to convert PowerPoint to movie. You can select a suitable method according to your needs.

1. Convert PowerPoint to movie by Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker comes with MS operating system. It’s a totally freeware for you to make your PowerPoint presentation to movie.

Convert PowerPoint to movie with WMM

Step-by-step tutorial:

Step1: Save all slides in PowerPoint presentation to pictures. Open PowerPoint file, go to File->Save as. On the “Save as type” option, we choose the picture formats. There are 6 picture formats you can choose: *.gif, *.jpg, *.png, *.tif, *bmp, *.emf. Any format would be ok. However, JPG and PNG are my recommend formats because of their smaller size.

Step2: Click "Save" and a dialogue box will pop up , we choose "Every slide". Seconds later, a hint pops up “Each slide in your presentation has been saved as a separate file in the folder: ***". Open the folder, you can find all the exported pictures.

Step3: Run Windows Movie Maker, you can import all the pictures and add them to Storyboard.

Step4: Add music files, video effects or animations that you like into the WMM

Step5: Generate a beautiful PowerPoint movie as WMV format.

With this method, it may be time-consuming, because the imported pictures cannot keep the multimedia files from the original PowerPoint presentation and animations in your presentation would be lost after the conversion.

2. Convert PowerPoint to movie online

Convert PowerPoint to movie with online site is a platform for sharing PowerPoint presentations online. This website enables you to share your PowerPoint as movie through blogs, websites, YouTube and even iPod.

After you have uploaded your presentation to Authorstream website, the presentation will be converted into a MPEG4 video (*.mp4). An email notification will be sent to you as soon as your PowerPoint video is ready for downloading from the Web. However, this process may take some time, and there is limitation on the file quantity and size for free users.

3. Convert PowerPoint to movie by PowerPoint to video converter

As for me, it is the most convenient and efficient way to convert PPT to movie.

Step-by-step tutorial:

Step1: Download Acoolsoft PPT to Video and install it on your computer.

Step2: Launch the program. Click “Add” button to choose the presentation you want to convert, then click "Next".

Convert PowerPoint to  movie with PPT to Video

Step3: Choose a movie format you want to generate and set the output video settings (The program can convert PowerPoint to movie formats in MPEG, AVI, MP4, WMV, 3GP, FLV and MOV).

Step4: Click “Start” button and begin your PowerPoint to movie conversion.

In a word, there are various solutions for you to convert PowerPoint to movie, just pick the one that meets your need and view your PowerPoint in more popular way!


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