PowerPoint is the leading business software for presentations. It has become ubiquitous in most corporate meetings. But why keep such an extraordinary wealth of information locked inside the conference? We may want to [B]show our PowerPoint on outdoor media like TV or DVD machine [/B]or [B]show our presentation in the video conference[/B]. For teachers, Placing PowerPoint files directly in your course without preparing them for the web is simple, but can cause some problems. There is no guarantee that all of your students will use or have PowerPoint so it's best to provide for those who do, and don't. For most families, there must be something worth to preserving like photo albums we can’t depend on the PowerPoint.
Although many experts have provided lots of suggestions on how not to use PowerPoint, it is impossible for us to discard the PowerPoint totally. If you are a business man, or a teacher, or a student, you will find you have hooked on Microsoft PowerPoint although there are tough nuts in it. Don’t stand still, do here any solutions? Maybe it is beyond the reach of your imagination, you have never thought that PowerPoint can [B]play on DVD like a movie[/B] or you can [B]view your PowerPoint on website[/B]? What about converting your PowerPoint to flash? Does PDF is a safe format? There will be a detail description in this article.
[B]Part one, burning your PowerPoint to DVD and play PowerPoint on DVD machine.[/B]
[B]Why should we do this[/B]?
[B]Cost effective[/B], if we can play PowerPoint on DVD machine, a MS office installed computer is not unnecessary for payback anymore. And this is the most benefit for school stuff or no-profit organizations. For commercial users, making a PowerPoint presentation for the products display and showing it with a DVD machine is more effective than the traditional advertisements.
[B]Easier sharing[/B], PowerPoint is powerful for creating engaging presentations but not easy for wide sharing, DVD is a ubiquitous medium, which is supported by most computers and players and DVD can storage more than 100 M data which is too big to deliver by E-mail.
[B]Long time preservation[/B], DVD your presentations will live for more than 50 years! DVD is Ideal for long time preservation, while a hard disk will die in 10 years.
[B]Highly security[/B], after converting PowerPoint to DVD, you can give your presentation to your audience without worrying about it being modified by them.
[B]How to do this[/B]?
Once I have read an article named 5 methods to burn your PowerPoint to DVD, (***********.ppt-to-dvd.com/blog/2007/12/11/5-methods-to-save-powerpoint-onto-dvd/) it gives us a clear guide to do this, now, here, I make a reference from the article and still give 2 advises.
The first way is using Windows Movie Maker, for the reason that it is free.
The second way is using [B]Wondershare PPT2DVD[/B]
(***********.ppt-to-dvd.com) to convert your [B]PowerPoint to DVD [/B]for the reason that it is easy-to-use and it can remain all animations, sounds, video clips original form your PowerPoint presentations.
Follow the steps you can create a DVD presentation from PowerPoint easily:
a. Importing the PowerPoint files, you can import 12 presentations at one time;
b. Configuring settings to meet specific output needs;
c. Creating DVD menus with customizable templates;
d. Burning your presentation to DVD without attendance.
[B]Part 2, convert PowerPoint to video format and view PowerPoint on website and mobile.[/B]
[B]The benefit of convert PowerPoint to video format[/B]
Internet gives us a convenient platform to share our knowledge world widely, and video has become more and more pop in the internet. You may find that in January 2008 alone, nearly 79 million users had made over 3 billion video views in the video sharing website YouTube. Some mobile set, like iPhone, iPod, zune and pocket PC spread fast. Why not use this intermedium to share our knowledge and show ourselves?
PowerPoint to Video converter can convert PowerPoint to almost all popular video formats such as MPEG, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, 3GP and so on. [B]Acoolsoft[/B] provides a small tool called [B]PPT2Video converter[/B].
(***********.ppt-to-video.com) After using many similar tools, I find this one has the most beautiful interface. After converting PowerPoint to video, you can view your PowerPoint on website like YouTube, Bebo, Yahoo video and so on. You can also use your iPhone, iPod to play your PowerPoint presentation, learn whenever and wherever when your want.
Follow the following steps you can convert PowerPoint presentation to video easily.
a. Install the software, (I recommend the free version for individual user)
b. Import the presentation in the software then start,
c. waiting until the progress complete.
d. Upload to the video sharing website and your mobile sets.
It is a very easy method that worth to have a try, I think, and, convert PowerPoint to DVD or convert to video ***********.ppt-to-dvd.com/blog/2008/02/22/convert-powerpoint-presentation-to-dvd-or-video/ is depend on the situation you are in.
[B]Part 3, convert PowerPoint to flash[/B]
Compared with video, flash is more fire wall friendly and the capacity is smaller. Converting PowerPoint to Flash would also be absolutely a good choice to distribute your bulky PowerPoint Presentation. You can do the whole PowerPoint-to-Flash conversion manually or by related software. [B]But at first you should make sure you are not using any complicated gradients or animations[/B]. These will be interpreted poorly when they are brought into Flash. Convert your PowerPoint to flash you should download some PowerPoint add-ins like PPT2Flash, I think you will find the detail information here. (***********.sameshow.com/ppt2flash/convert-powerpoint-to-flash-manually.html)
[B]Part 4, convert PowerPoint to PDF format[/B]
PDF is a print-friendly format so it is very popular in the office filed. PDF is the formats that can run at different operating system include Windows, UNIX, and Mac. If you want to read the PDF file, you can download the adobe reader from adobe’s official site for free. But if you want to convert your PowerPoint to PDF format, you should download the Adobe Acrobat or some other software like [B]DeskPDF[/B]. (***********.docudesk.com/)
But this method can’t remain the animations, sounds and video clips original from your PowerPoint.
Each [B]PowerPoint converter [/B]has their outstanding feature. [B]Playing PowerPoint on DVD machine[/B] can be used in business ceremony, family celebration or for courseware preserving. [B]Converting PowerPoint to video or flash[/B] can be friendlier to the web, besides, [B]converting PowerPoint to video[/B] the PowerPoint can play on most mobile sets. For print-friendly you can convert your PowerPoint to PDF but it cannot remain the dynamic element. With these PowerPoint converters we hope we can go freely with PowerPoint.