Thursday, August 25, 2011

Convert PowerPoint presentations to video

Converting your PowerPoint presentation to video format will add wings to your content. Not only you would be able to share your presentations online but also on the devices which have no PowerPoint software to play slideshows (TV).

PowerPoint presentation along with audio and animation effects can easily be converted in video formats like WMV, AVI, FLV, MP4 with the tools available in the market. The video version of slideshow is almost similar to the slideshow mode of the presentation.

Why convert PPT to video?

Converting PowerPoint presentations in video has numerous benefits
  • PPT to video softwares have made the task of creating those videos with photos, music and effects so easy that was once so cumbersome to be done using windows movie maker or via other means.
  • Video version of PowerPoint slideshow can be played on  devices like iPhone, iPad and any of those  which can play video but not the presentation.
  • Video of a PowerPoint presentation will get your content more audience since it can be shared on video sharing websites like YouTube or Vimeo.
  • Video of a PowerPoint presentation can be played on a TV/LCD via DVD player whereas it's not easy to play a presentation on such devices.
  •  It's not easy to temper video version of your PowerPoint slideshow
A PowerPoint Slideshow in video format:


How to convert PowerPoint slideshows to videos?

There are lots of free and paid PPT to video conversion tools available in the market. Some of the PPT to video conversion softwares are available online while some are  available as desktop applications.

Free PowerPoint to video solutions

authorSTREAM.comOnline PowerPoint sharing platform authorSTREAM allows you to convert PowerPoint files to video formats like WMV, AVI, MP4 or FLV. You can convert PowerPoint presentations below 5 minutes duration for free but only in MP4 format. To convert your presentation in file type other than MP4 or to convert a presentation above 5 minutes duration you have spend $2 per PowerPoint to video conversion. Learn more about authorSTREAM's PowerPoint to video feature.

BrainsharkThe on-demand presentations service and content marketplace also lets you convert PowerPoint presentations in video with  “Brainshark for YouTube”. 

WonderSlide: WonderSlide is another online web platform to convert PowerPoint presentations to FLV, AVI, WMV or MP4 for free. Maximum file size allowed is 50 MB.

E.M. Free PowerPoint Video Converter: It's a desktop application which lets you convert PowerPoint presentations in video formats like WMV, Ms Mpeg4 AVI, MPEG. Output in few formats might have watermark in the video output.

Xilisoft:  You can convert PPT in video formats like WMV, MPEG2,FLV,AVI and in 800*600 resolution only for free. For more video formats or resolutions more than 800*600 you need to buy personal or business version of the software.

Paid PowerPoint to video solutions

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: PowerPoint 2010 lets you convert any presentation in WMV video format.
Wondershare PPT to video
http://www.acoolsoft.com/
http://bytescout.com/ppttovideoscout.html
http://www.ppt2video.com/


The list of  PowerPoint to video conversion softwares is quite long. You can search for these tools in search engine and use the one that suits your needs.

2 comments:

Nina said...

You can convert PowerPoint presentations to video files very easily with Smart PPT Converter. It's not complicated at all - the software basically does it all for you. Here's a link in case you'd like to try it: http://www.ppt-to-video-converter.com

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