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PowerPoint 2010: Audio and Video in Depth

Converting media to earlier versions of PowerPoint


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PowerPoint 2010: Audio and Video in Depth

with Alicia Katz Pollock

Video: Converting media to earlier versions of PowerPoint

One of the things that you have to bear in mind in designing a PowerPoint slide show is what computer you're going to play it on. Will they have PowerPoint 2010 or are they still using 2007, or even the 2003 version? You'll be surprised that how many companies haven't made the switch years after the software upgrade was released. Here's a step you can take a head of time so that you are not caught off guard in the middle of your big day. PowerPoint 2010 allows thousands of new media file formats that weren't available when PowerPoint 2007 was released. The only video formats supported natively in PowerPoint 2007 were .wmv, .avi, .asf, and .mpeg.
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  1. 1m 43s
    1. Welcome
      54s
    2. Using the exercise files
      49s
  2. 20m 45s
    1. Using video and audio appropriately
      1m 58s
    2. Considering copyrights
      3m 57s
    3. Linking vs. embedding media
      8m 35s
    4. Working with video formats
      6m 15s
  3. 22m 4s
    1. Inserting an animated GIF from the clip art gallery
      4m 21s
    2. Inserting a video from a computer file
      3m 55s
    3. Inserting a clip as an external object
      3m 10s
    4. Inserting a video as a Windows Media Player control
      3m 45s
    5. Linking to a YouTube video
      5m 23s
    6. Inserting a video using an action button
      1m 30s
  4. 23m 23s
    1. Inserting a QuickTime video
      6m 3s
    2. Playing a Flash animation
      6m 0s
    3. Using ActiveX as a workaround
      5m 58s
    4. Inserting a web page
      5m 22s
  5. 34m 6s
    1. Trimming a video
      5m 54s
    2. Fading in and out
      4m 23s
    3. Cropping a video
      4m 6s
    4. Selecting a poster frame
      1m 53s
    5. Adjusting brightness and contrast
      2m 40s
    6. Recoloring a video
      2m 50s
    7. Adding video bookmarks
      3m 10s
    8. Synchronizing text captions with bookmarks
      9m 10s
  6. 10m 32s
    1. Resizing a video
      4m 34s
    2. Playing a video in a shape
      2m 2s
    3. Using a video as a slide background
      3m 56s
  7. 29m 3s
    1. Applying a preset video style
      2m 48s
    2. Designing a border
      3m 59s
    3. Adding shadows
      2m 52s
    4. Adding reflections
      2m 39s
    5. Adding glow effects
      2m 16s
    6. Adding soft edges
      1m 45s
    7. Applying 3D rotation
      3m 50s
    8. Applying bevels and 3D formatting
      6m 26s
    9. Using Format Painter
      2m 28s
  8. 22m 34s
    1. Setting the volume
      1m 13s
    2. Playing a clip automatically
      57s
    3. Play full screen
      1m 1s
    4. Hiding a video
      1m 16s
    5. Looping a video
      2m 50s
    6. Rewinding after playing
      1m 13s
    7. Delaying playback of a video
      2m 0s
    8. Showing and hiding media controls
      1m 1s
    9. Triggering a video by clicking a graphic
      5m 5s
    10. Triggering a video using animations
      2m 46s
    11. Playing a video across multiple slides
      3m 12s
  9. 13m 0s
    1. Troubleshooting videos that won't play
      3m 7s
    2. Improving playback performance
      3m 43s
    3. Optimizing Windows 7 settings
      6m 10s
  10. 13m 18s
    1. Working with audio file formats
      3m 7s
    2. Inserting a sound from the clip art gallery
      3m 15s
    3. Inserting audio from a computer file
      1m 56s
    4. Recording your own sounds
      3m 35s
    5. Playing audio in an external application
      1m 25s
  11. 24m 44s
    1. Setting the sound clip volume
      1m 5s
    2. Playing a clip automatically
      2m 23s
    3. Trimming an audio clip
      3m 52s
    4. Choosing a sound's starting and ending points
      2m 18s
    5. Fading sounds in and out
      59s
    6. Looping a sound clip
      2m 23s
    7. Delaying an audio clip
      2m 31s
    8. Rewinding after playing
      1m 13s
    9. Changing the appearance of the sound icon
      3m 13s
    10. Hiding the sound icon
      2m 5s
    11. Adding and removing audio bookmarks
      2m 42s
  12. 18m 19s
    1. Adding sound effects to transitions
      3m 10s
    2. Adding sound effects to animations
      3m 46s
    3. Triggering audio playback with objects
      2m 12s
    4. Playing a sound with a hyperlink
      1m 28s
    5. Triggering actions with audio bookmarks
      7m 43s
  13. 21m 7s
    1. Playing a sound across multiple slides
      4m 10s
    2. Building a music soundtrack
      4m 23s
    3. Playing audio tracks from a CD
      3m 26s
    4. Recording a narration
      9m 8s
  14. 23m 12s
    1. Checking and optimizing media compatibility
      3m 8s
    2. Converting media to earlier versions of PowerPoint
      2m 17s
    3. Converting media from earlier versions of PowerPoint
      2m 37s
    4. Compressing media files
      3m 47s
    5. Saving as a movie
      4m 48s
    6. Packaging a presentation for travel
      3m 43s
    7. Extracting media asset files
      2m 52s
  15. 45s
    1. Goodbye
      45s

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PowerPoint 2010: Audio and Video in Depth
4h 38m Intermediate Sep 27, 2011

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Discover how to integrate and enhance video and audio to create a more engaging PowerPoint presentation. In this course, author Alicia Katz Pollock emphasizes the technical details necessary to make a multimedia presentation work: from working with appropriate file formats, to applying video styles, to reducing the file size of multimedia presentations for sharing.

Topics include:
  • Using video and audio appropriately
  • Linking vs. embedding media
  • Considering copyrights
  • Inserting video
  • Working with proprietary formats, such as QuickTime, YouTube, and Flash
  • Applying effects
  • Setting options like looping and full-screen playback
  • Adding sound
  • Building a music soundtrack
  • Saving multimedia presentations
Subjects:
Business Presentations
Software:
Office PowerPoint
Author:
Alicia Katz Pollock

Converting media to earlier versions of PowerPoint

One of the things that you have to bear in mind in designing a PowerPoint slide show is what computer you're going to play it on. Will they have PowerPoint 2010 or are they still using 2007, or even the 2003 version? You'll be surprised that how many companies haven't made the switch years after the software upgrade was released. Here's a step you can take a head of time so that you are not caught off guard in the middle of your big day. PowerPoint 2010 allows thousands of new media file formats that weren't available when PowerPoint 2007 was released. The only video formats supported natively in PowerPoint 2007 were .wmv, .avi, .asf, and .mpeg.

If you just open up your presentation in PowerPoint 2007, any media clips in formats other than those will turn into static graphics of the first frame of the video. It will be terrible to walk into a presentation only to find that your videos were completely gone. To alert you to any media file format issues, go up to the File tab in the upper left-hand corner of the screen and click on it. Go down to the Info Section. At the bottom, you will see Prepare for sharing. Click on the big Check for Issues button and then select the third option, Check Compatibility.

When I select it, the PowerPoint Compatibility Checker opens. For this file, I get a message that says the media clips inserted or upgraded in this version of PowerPoint will be saved as pictures, slide 4 and slide 10. I'll click OK to close the dialogue box. On slide 4, I have an embedded movie and then on slide 10 I have an embedded audio clip. PowerPoint 2007 and earlier did not allow you to embed your media clips in the presentation at all.

Everything in 2007 was linked. If you're moving to 2007, you all need to delete both this audio clip and this video and reinsert them using the Link to File Option in the Insert Video dialogue box. For more information about this technique please see my linking and embedding video earlier in this course. If you are going to run a PowerPoint presentation on any other computer besides your own, be sure to run the finish file through the Compatibility Checker, before you move it to the new machine. This will make sure that your videos and audio will play, no matter what version of PowerPoint that computer has.

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