Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Delivering a Presentation When You Can’t Be There in Person
3. Open the first drop-down list and choose a display resolution for your
4. Open the second drop-down list and choose whether to use recorded
timings and narrations.
Your choices are twofold. If you recorded a voice narration for your
PowerPoint presentation, choose the second option if you want to
preserve the voice narration in the video.
• Don’t Use Recorded Timings and Narrations: Each slide stays
onscreen for the same amount of time. Enter a time period in the
Seconds to Spend on Each Slide box to declare how long each slide
• Use Recorded Timings and Narrations: Each slide stays on-screen for
the time period listed on the Transition tab (see the Tip at the start of
this section to find out how to list slide times on the Transition tab).
5. Open the second drop-down list and choose Preview Timings and
Your presentation video plays. How do you like it? This is what your
video will look and sound like after you save it in a WMV file.
6. Click the Create Video button.
The Save As dialog box opens.
7. Choose a folder for storing the MPEG-4 file, enter a name for the file,
and click the Save button.
The status bar along the bottom of the PowerPoint screen shows the
progress of the video as it is being created. Creating a video can take
several minutes, depending on how large your PowerPoint presentation
is and how many fancy gizmos, such as sound and animation, it contains.