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rYou can use a combination of video clips, animations, and transitions to create a video. The video can be used for presentation, training, education, campaigning, and advertising purposes. There are several advantages of creating videos with PowerPoint:
However, there are of course disadvantages to do so. The creator of the video must know very well about the PowerPoint. It takes time to be able to master all the components such as themes, charts, animations, and art works. It requires extra time to put together everything for PowerPoint videos than conventional videos. Finally, it’s an art to make wonderful videos with well-presented ideas and messages. However, a well-designed PowerPoint video is unmatched with conventional video and the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages.
Step 1: Create a new PowerPoint file or insert a new slide in the existing PowerPoint file (Home → New Slide).
Step 2: Click the Insert Media Clip and locate the file in your directory (or click the “Insert” tab on the ribbon and select “Video”)
Step 3: Double click the inserted video and you will see the “Video Tools” menu appear. Click the “Playback” tab and choose “Automatically” under the Start drop down menu.
Step 4: Move your mouse under the video timing scale to the end of the video and see how long the video lasts.
Step 5: Click the slide (to change the focus from the video to the entire slide. Then click the “Transitions” tab on the ribbon. Move to the “Advance Slide” on the far right of the ribbon. Unmark the “On Mouse Click” box and mark the “After:” box and put in the time. The length of the time should be at least the time of playing the video plus any transition and animation time that required to playing the slide.
Repeat from Step 1 to Step 5 as necessary for each video clips that you insert. When you are ready to export a PowerPoint video, please click “File” on the ribbon, choose “Save & Send” command, then “Create a Video” and pick the format resolution, and finally click the “Create Video” button to export a PowerPoint video.
To create a PowerPoint video, please follow the below steps:
The video on the left was created by my son for the awareness of garbage recycling. The topic is about recycling parts from automobiles. He did the research and data collection. He further designed the PowerPoint presentation almost all by himself. I provided some technical guidance on animations and video conversions. This video is a good example of creating a PowerPoint videos. The below step-by-step illustrations are primarily based on this video Enjoy watching!