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How to convert a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation into a video

Microsoft PowerPoint presentations are great, but not as easily accessible as videos. Fortunately, you can turn your presentations into videos with a built-in option. We’ll show you how.

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Why do you want to convert PowerPoint to video?

There are many reasons to convert your presentation into a video. Maybe you want to send a presentation to someone but they don’t have PowerPoint installed. Or maybe you want to upload your presentation to a site that only accepts videos.

PowerPoint has a built-in option to convert presentations into videos. When you perform this conversion, all the original animations, transitions, and media elements are preserved. The resulting video also includes all timings, narrations, ink strokes, and laser pointer gestures (although you can choose not to include them if you want).

Convert a PowerPoint presentation to a video

To convert your PowerPoint presentation to a video, first, open the presentation using the PowerPoint app on your Windows PC or Mac.

In the top left corner of PowerPoint, click the option “a file.

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From the sidebar that opens after clicking on the option “a file” , Locate “Export.

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in the list”Export” , tap on “Create a video”.

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to the right of the list”Export‘, you will now see a section “Create a video”. In this section, you will select your video file options.

First, choose the quality of your video by clicking on the option “Full HD”.

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You will see multiple video quality options. Decide which one you think is best for you. Know that the higher the quality you select, the larger the file size of your video.

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To include the recorded timings and narrations in your video, then under the video quality list, click on the “Do not use recorded timings and narrations” option.

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Select an option “Using recorded timings and narrations. If this option is inactive, it is because you do not have any timers or narrations recorded in your presentation.

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You will now determine how long each slide will appear in the video. Click the ‘Seconds spent on each slide’ box and enter the duration in seconds. By default, this duration is set to 5 seconds.

Finally, at the bottom of the section Create a video” , tap on “Create a video” To start creating your video.

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A window will opensaveStandard PC. Here, select the folder where you want to save the video, type a name for your video, and click “save.

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PowerPoint will take you back to the main interface. At the bottom of this interface, you will see the conversion progress.

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When your video is created, you will find it in the specified folder on your computer.

This is how you make your presentations accessible to a wider audience by converting them to video format!

Do you need your video in another format? Use VLC to convert your video to other formats.

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