Convert PowerPoint Presentation to Podcast

About Podcast

Podcast, or netcast, refers to a series of digital audio or video files released episodically and often downloaded through web syndication. The word "podcast" rooted from Apple’s iPod. "Cast" comes from the word broadcast which means "to distribute". Distribution can be done using the RSS (Real Simple Syndication) Feeds or simply on your website.

PowerPoint is a popular authoring tool developed by Microsoft to help users create digital multimedia content. Want to make an awesome PowerPoint presentation into Podcast? Multimedia content is definite to draw more attention than plain text from the audience. PowerPoint is not as flexible as Podcast while distributed across different platforms. So the problem is how to make that?

Converting PowerPoint to Podcast requires no programming skills with a smart tool like Moyea PPT to Video Converter. The software app can help turn your PowerPoint presentation to quality video for various portables, as well as extract a sound from your PowerPoint presentation, so that you can easily show and share it on a podcast-compatible website or device.

How to Convert PowerPoint to Podcast?


Stunning Podcast comes from stunning PowerPoint presentation. Before conversion, you need to ensure 2 things, one is to create a wonderful presentation. Click here for successful presentation tips. The other is to know the right file format for the terminal that you are going to publish your podcast.

Audio File Format for Podcast

To publish a Podcast audio, choose MP3. It is a universal audio file format for Podcast.

Video File Formats for Podcast

The options vary according to the terminal devices or web services.

  • 1. For Portable Media Players
    Podcast video formats for iPod & iPhone include:
    • MPEG-4 (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC)
    • QuickTime video formats (.mov)

    Podcast video formats for Zune:
    • MPEG4 (in .mp4, .m4v and .mov containers)
    • H.264 (in .mp4, .m4v and .mov containers)
    • WMV (.wmv), ASF (.asf)

    Recommended Podcast video format for general portable players: MP4

  • 2. For Aggregators & Feed Readers

    Podcast video formats for iTunes:
    • Quicktime MOV
    • MP4
    • M4V
    • MPG

    Podcast video formats for aggregator software or online feed readers like Google Reader:
    Quicktime (MOV)

    Recommended Podcast video format for general web view: flash video (FLV)

  • 3. For Podcast Directories
    Most-used Podcast video formats for Podcast Directories like, or
    Quicktime .mov or Windows Media .wmv
  • 4. For Personal Website
    Podcast video formats for your own website: FLV
  • Good preparation means half done. The next step is converting your PowerPoint presentation to a proper Podcast video or audio file, using the versatile Moyea PPT to Video Converter. Simple conversion in 3 steps:

  • Step 1: Launch the PowerPoint to Video Converter
    Install the program on your computer. Run it and add in the presentation file to convert to a Podcast video or audio by clicking the Import icon.
  • Step 2: Select your output media format
    In the Profile for output video and audio, choose at ease – MP4, FLV, MOV, MP3, etc., 100+ formats for your choice. You can select by terminal devices, too. Personalize the video or audio output with the Customize feature if necessary.
  • Step 3: Start the PowerPoint to Podcast conversion
    Click Start to start converting. It may take some time, while usually 1 or 2 minute for a 20-slide or less PowerPoint file. Treat yourself a cup of coffee.
  • After conversion, you’ll find a Podcast video or audio file in the specified folder. Connect it wherever you love. Enjoy Podcast slideshow online and on the go.

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