How to Create a Banner in PowerPoint 2010

Are you amazed by the beautiful banners on the web? Most of the banners are a picture with smart design like the font, pictures and elements. Do you how to create one all by yourself? If it is for professional usage, you’d better use Adobe Photoshop for its tremendous effects. But you know Photoshop is really not easy to use. So for ordinary usage why not create your banner using PowerPoint 2010?

Step 1: Create a new PowerPoint slide. The default size should be “On Screen Show (4:3)”. So you need to set up the page size as a banner in “Design” tab on the ribbon.

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Step 2: Click “Page Setup” and a settings window pops up. In the “Slide sized for” drop-down list, choose “Banner” option as slide size. You can further modify the width and height of the slide.

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Step 3: Click “OK” and you will see the slide like this:

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Add the content on the banner like: text and picture; adjust the font, size, color, etc.

Step 4: Set a them for the banner. Click “Design” tab on the ribbon and choose a theme design you like.

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Now you should see the banner like this:

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Step 5: Save the banner slide as image. Click “File” and choose “Save As” and in the pop-up dialog box, choose an image format as output like JPEG, PNG or GIF.

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This is how to make an image banner in PowerPoint 2010. If you want a video banner, please keeping reading.

Step 6: Add animations to the banner elements. Click “Animations” tab on the ribbon and choose “Add Animations”. There are many animation effects we can select. You can even get more effects from “More Effects” option below.

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Step 7: Click “Animation Pane” so you can adjust the animation options on the right side.

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Finally, with the help of Moyea PPT to Video Converter, you can save the banner PowerPoint as video format like MP4, FLV, AVI, WMV, etc. for uploading to your blog.

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