Microsoft PowerPoint is absolutely the most famous and important software for us to make a presentation for boss, teachers or friends. Sometimes you may come across some problems when viewing PowerPoint like different Microsoft PowerPoint versions, inserted music or videos and unknown conditions. If you can view PowerPoint on Windows Media Player, RealPlayer and so on, it will save your life. This article will tell you how. In fact, it is quite simple, so only brief steps will be given out for the most important is the idea.
Either Windows Media Player or RealPlayer is video player so what we need to do is convert PowerPoint to video actually. Before we get to know the 3 methods of converting PowerPoint to video, let’s have a look at what video formats Windows Media Player and RealPlayer supports.
Windows Media Player Supports: WMV, ASF, WMV, WM, WAV, and AVI, etc.
RealPlayer Supports: WMV, ASF, WMV, WM, WAV, AVI, MOV, MP4, RAM, RM, etc.
Method 1: Use Moyea PPT to Video Converter (Recommended!)
Using this professional PowerPoint to video converter, all the PowerPoint original elements like animations, transitions, video clips, sounds, fonts and languages can be preserved perfectly. Besides, it is very easy to us. In 3 steps, you can convert PowerPoint to almost all the video formats which enable you to play PowerPoint on Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, iPhone 4, iPad 2 or share online.
- Step 1. Run Moyea PPT to Video Converter on your PC, and click “Add” to import PPT files;
- Step 2. Set the output video format from the “Profile” drop-down list, then adjust video/audio quality in “Settings”;
- Step 3. Click the “Start” button to start conversion.
Method 2: Save PowerPoint as WMV directly using PowerPoint 2010
PowerPoint 2010 has added several new functions, like save PowerPoint as PDF and save PowerPoint as WMV. If you are using PowerPoint 2010, it will be very convenient to directly save PowerPoint as WMV. The disadvantages are:
- 1. The video format can only be WMV.
- 2. Only 3 video size is available: 960×720, 640×480 and 320×240.
Method 3: Use Windows Movie Maker
Open your PowerPoint, use the menu sequence ” Save As > Other Formats > JPG Format“. Select the “Every Slide” option to save all the slides to a unique folder. Before you import all the pictures to Windows Movie Maker, make sure all the pictures are consecutively numbered. For example slides 1 through 10 are designated “01″ through “10.”
This method will kill you lots of time for the original PowerPoint transitions, music and videos will be omitted when you save the slides to pictures, so you need to add these effects again in Windows Movie Maker. When completed, save the project ad a WMV format movie. Then you can import it to Windows Media Player or RealPlayer and view it freely.
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