Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Supported files, part of PowerPoint: Using Photos and Video Effectively for Great Presentations.
…Depending upon your version of PowerPoint, different video formats will be supported.…The older the version of PowerPoint, the more limited this tends to be.…Microsoft typically provided support for only its…own video formats, things like Windows Media…Files and AVI files, but even that…support wasn't universal through all versions of PowerPoint.…With newer versions of PowerPoint, Microsoft…decided to add support for H.264 video.…This MPEG-4 version of video is very widely used…throughout the Internet, both for popular websites like YouTube…and Vimeo, as well as by a range of…consumer devices, including things like iPads, iPhones, Windows tablets.…
Let me show you how to check what your version can support.…Make sure you access the Help menu on your version…of PowerPoint and then simply do a search for video.…Once you've run this search, you'll find a…support article that identifies what's going to be recognized.…For example, PowerPoint 2013 adds support for H.264, which is a really good thing.…Many DSLR and other cameras that shoot video also record directly to this format.…
- Working with photos
- Using the Photo Browser
- Adjusting images in PowerPoint
- Cropping and masking
- Building a slideshow
- Inserting video
- Prepping images and video for PowerPoint
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Working with Photos
2. Browsing Media
3. Inserting Images Manually
4. Adjusting Images in PowerPoint
5. Masking Photos
6. Working with Transparency
7. Creating Photo-Based Layouts
8. Inserting Video Files
9. Prepping Images and Video Outside of PowerPoint
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