Create a video using Powerpoint

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This page discusses the steps to create a short video using Powerpoint. Note that all members of the Brock community have access to the latest version of Powerpoint, and can install them as needed on a number of devices. Instructions for doing so are available at the Brock ITS Office 365 page.

In Summary

  • Create your presentation
  • With your microphone and optional webcam ready, choose to "Record Slide Show" and create your presentation
  • Save As/Export your video as a movie - this will longer than simply saving the presentation.

The guides below suggest you "Publish", stop at this point. Instead, Save As/Export as a video is preferred because the outcome is a video file on your device you can upload.


Record and Save your presentation as a video

Note that it will first be necessary to create slides with Powerpoint

The Save As/Export process is different on Mac and PC

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Save or Export a Powerpoint video to your computer

Videos saved using an MP4 format are preferred.

Save as video on Mac
Save as video on PC

Submit a video assignment (if applicable)

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Instructions are available within the Submit a Video Assignment page.

More questions about the Assignments tool?


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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help