Converting your PowerPoint (PPT) presentation into a video can be a great way to share your content more effectively, whether you’re delivering a keynote talk, pitching your services, or providing educational resources. In this article, we’ll walk you through the 7 steps necessary to convert a PPT into a video file.
- Prepare your PowerPoint presentation:
Before starting the conversion process, ensure that your presentation is complete and visually appealing. Double-check your content for spelling errors or other issues.
- Save your PowerPoint presentation:
Make sure you save your presentation in PPT or PPTX format before proceeding.
- Open PowerPoint:
Launch the PowerPoint application on your computer. Navigate to the “File” menu in the top-left corner and select “Open” to load your PPT presentation.
- Go to ‘Export’:
Once you have opened your presentation, go back to the “File” menu and choose “Export.” This will open a new window with various export options.
- Click on ‘Create a Video’:
In the export options panel, locate and click on “Create a Video.” This will prompt another window with additional settings for video output.
- Choose video settings:
Select the desired video quality, such as HD (720p), Full HD (1080p), Ultra HD (4K), or any other available resolution. You can also set a custom resolution if needed. Additionally, choose whether you want to add any narrations or timings from the original PPT file to the video.
- Start converting PPT to video:
After selecting all of your settings, click on “Create Video” at the bottom of the panel. You’ll be prompted to select a location for saving the converted video file – choose an appropriate location and filename, then click “Save.” The conversion process will now begin automatically and may take several minutes, depending on the size and complexity of your PPT presentation.
That’s it! You now know how to convert a PowerPoint presentation into a video. Once the process is completed, you can share your video via email, social media, or other platforms to engage with your audience more effectively.