what if you want to share your presentation with someone who doesn't have Microsoft Office? Then, turning your PowerPoint presentation into a video is the best solution.

You can convert the PowerPoint file into a video directly by Microsoft PowerPoint. If your PowerPoint version can't do it, iMyFone Filme will be a well alternative option. Let's check out two ways to save PowerPoint as video by PowerPoint and Filme.

Part 1: Solution for Can't Convert PowerPoint to Video - Record PowerPoint as Video

In some cases, you can get problems when converting PowerPoint to video by PowerPoint application. For example, you are using an old version of PowerPoint, or your key product of PowerPoint is expired. Then, video editing software will be your best option.

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With iMyFone Filme a friendly-user video editing software, you can easily convert your PowerPoint to video on both Windows or Mac with very simple steps below:

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Step 1: Install and launch Filme on your PC. Click on Slides to Video to open the PowerPoint to video converter.

slides to video

Step 2: Import PowerPoint files. Click on the +button and choose files from your PC and import them to Filme.

import your powerPoint files

Step 3: Customize your file quality with delay duration, frame rate, and video quality in the Setting. Then, click on OK.

customize your file quality

Step 4: Click Convert. After conversion, click on OK

click convert to start the conversion

Step 5: You can cut, trim, change sound and text, adjust color, filter, and many things on your video after conversion.

you can edit the video after conversion

Step 6: After editing your video, click on Export. Choose your video format with many supported formats and other settings for your video, and click on Export.

click export to finish

Benefits of Using Filme to Convert Your PowerPoint to Video

Instead of using the default options on PowerPoint to save PowerPoint as video, here are the benefits of using Filme to do it:

Benefit of Filme

  • Outstanding quality: You can save your PowerPoint to video without quality loss.

  • Various video formats: You can export PowerPoint to many video formats with Filme.

  • Easy adjustability: You can easily adjust the quality, frame rate, and duration of the output video.

  • Professional editor: You can edit the converted video with many available tools from Filme to make the best video presentation.

Part 2: Tutorial for Save Your PowerPoint as Video on Windows

Currently, you can have many PowerPoint versions to choose from. However, to save PowerPoint as video on Windows, there are a few steps that are different between the versions of PowerPoint on your Windows. Keep reading to know how to save PowerPoint as video on Windows.

Save PowerPoint as Video in PowerPoint 2013 and above

Once you've created the slides, recorded the required laser pointer time and movement, you can follow the steps below to convert it to video in PowerPoint 2013. The version of PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 have similar steps, they only have the difference in the quality of exported videos.

Step 1: On the File menu, select Save to make sure all work has been saved in .pptx format.

Step 2: Click on File> Export > Create a Video (or on the Recording tab on the ribbon, click Export to Video).

export powerPoint to video

Step 3: In the option box under the Create a Video, select the video quality. You can test them to determine the quality you want to use.

Step 4: The second option box under the Create a Videowill tell you the option to record the presentation. You can skip this step. You will have options of Don't Use Recorded Timings and Narrations / Use Recorded Timings and Narrations.

Step 5: Click on Create Video.

Step 6: In the File namebox, enter the video name, browse to the folder where the file is saved, and click on Save.

Step 7: In the Save as type box, select MPEG-4 Videoor Windows Media Video.

choose your video format and save

Step 8: Click on Saveto save your video.

Save PowerPoint as video in PowerPoint 2010

On the PowerPoint 2010, there is a bit of difference in the steps.

Step 1: On the File menu, select Save to make sure to save all the work you've done on this presentation in the .pptx format.

Step 2: On the File menu, click on Save & Send.

Step 3: In Save & Send, click on Create a video.

save powerPoint as video in powerpoint 2010

Step 4: To display all video size and quality options, in Create a video, click on the Computer & HD Displaysoptions and choose the quality of the video you want to convert.

Step 5: Choose video quality options.

Step 6: Choose the options of Don't Use Recorded Timings Narrationsor Use Recorded Timings and Narrations.

Step 7: Click on Create Videoto create a video.

Step 8: In the File namebox, enter the file name and browse to the folder to save and click Save.

Save PowerPoint as video in PowerPoint 2007 and below

In PowerPoint 2007 and below, there is no option of saving as video, but you can save your PowerPoint as a PowerPoint Show file. When someone opens a PowerPoint Show file, it exports in full-screen mode in Slide Show instead of edit mode. And viewers will watch the slideshow video immediately.

Step 1: On the File menu, select Save to make sure all the work has been saved in .pptx format.

Step 2: On the File menu, select Save As.

Step 3: Select the location of the folder you want to save.

Step 4: In the Save as typebox, select PowerPoint Show (*.ppsx).

save ppt as video in 2007

Step 5: Click on Save.

Part 3: Tutorial for Save Your PowerPoint as Video on Mac

If you are using macOS, you also can save your PowerPoint as a video by your PowerPoint version. Let's check out how to save a PowerPoint as a video on Mac.

Save PowerPoint to a Video in PowerPoint Office 365

If you are using PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 for Mac, PowerPoint 2019 for Mac, or newer versions of PowerPoint for Mac, you can easily export your presentation as a video. Make sure you have the most recent version of Office if you have a Microsoft 365 subscription.

Step 1: Click on File > Export.

Step 2: On the File Formatmenu, choose the video format (MP4 or MOV).

save ppt to a video in office 365

Step 3: Choose the video quality: Presentation Quality, Internet Quality, or Low Quality. The higher the video quality, the bigger the file size.

Step 4: Check the box next to Use Recorded Timings and Narrationsif you have recorded timings and wish to use them in the video you generate from your presentation. If you don't have a fixed timeline, you may also specify how much time the video spends on each slide

Step 5: Click on Exportafter finishing settings.

Save PowerPoint 2010 as Video on Mac

If you are using PowerPoint 2010 on Mac, you can also save PowerPoints as a video. Follow these steps below to save PowerPoint 2010 as a video on Mac:

Step 1: Click onFile > Save as Movie.

choose save as movie

Step 2: Click on Movie Optionsto add a background soundtrack (music or your narration) or credits.

choose movie options

Step 3: Click on the Movie Settingstab to adjust the video quality and size. You can also adjust the slide durations, create looping videos and slide transitions by this option.

choose movie settings tab

Step 4: Click on OK to close the Movie Options.

click ok and save

Step 5: Click Save to save your PowerPoint as a video.

These methods will work for both PowerPoint for Mac 2008 and 2011 on a Mac. However, in the PowerPoint 2010 on Mac, the output video format will be a .mov file which is compatible with only the QuickTime player or other 3rd party converting programs.

Part 4: Fixing the Problem with Video Files Saved from PowerPoint

Converted files always have many potential problems that make users uncomfortable. And PowerPoint converted files are no exception. Here are some problems that can occur with the video files saved from PowerPoint.

Incompatible Video Files

When saving video files from PowerPoint, you may be limited in output formats and some video formats that your computer can not open.

To solve this problem, you can try to:

  • Install more video reading software.

  • Use Filme to export the compatible video files for your computer.

Video Quality Is not as Expected

Versions of PowerPoint only allow you to choose 3 or 4 options of video quality, so you may not choose the video quality as you expected.

video quality is often concerned

The solution is:

  • Trying other versions of PowerPoint.

  • Using Filme to choose the optional settings for your video quality.

In conclusion, hope that the article has shown you how to save PowerPoint as video for your own purpose. Among many ways to save PowerPoint as video, iMyFone Filme seems to be the best option to have the most high-quality videos from PowerPoints. Experience Filme yourself and feel its convenience.

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