Aug 30, 2007

How to create Podcasts from PowerPoint presentations
Podcast your PowerPoint presentations

What's the fastest way to let your students, colleagues or friends to get your latest PowerPoint presentations ?
How to make your learning courses be reached by your students anywhere anytime through internet or portable devices such as iPod?
This is a general topic about how to make your teaching become more efficient and effective.
You may have created a compelling PowerPoint presentation and want it to be viewed by your students before you giving the class. To accomplish this you may put the PowerPoint presentation file on your blog or website as a downloadable file and send the link to your students by email. This is a nice idea but what can you do if some of the students are not convenient to receive email when they are outside home or have no email address or even a computer?

Here we provide an innovative way to make your idea come true---Podcast your PowerPoint presentations

Podcasts are based on RSS technology. They are like having a magazine subscription. You subscribe to a magazine you want to read and whenever a new issue is printed it is delivered to your doorstep. Podcasts are the same because you can subscribe to a podcast and whenever a new episode is available it is automatically delivered to you.
With the RSS technology, you can create Podcasts from PowerPoint presentations and let your students or friends subscribe to your RSS feed through their computer RSS tools, iTunes (for iPod, iPhone), Pocket PC or other portable devices.

Benefits of Podcasting your PowerPoint presentations:

An easy and convenient way for Learning and training
Video podcasts enable students and teachers to share information with anyone anytime. By creating Podcasts from PowerPoint presentation, If a student is absent, he can download the PowerPoint presentation course Podcasts to learn. It can be a tool for teachers or administrators to communicate curriculum, assignments and other information with parents and the community.

A quick and effective method to spread your PowerPoint presentations to the world
Podcasts can spread the world by RSS feeds only by seconds. So, podcasting is a great marketing strategy execution should be concerned by all business marketing professionals. If you are teaching online and want to sell your PowerPoint courses to people who need them, it is an effective method to convert them to video for Podcasting.

A way to share unique videos for entertainment
You can share your unique video slides created by PowerPoint presentations by publishing your video podcasts to Podcast directory such as iTunes. Subscribers can download them and don't need keyboard or mouse interfaces to choose channels and items, much similar to zapping through regular TV stations, and new episodes show up automatically, so the technology is ideal for on-the-go (portable media players and mobile phones) and living room mass media sharing.

How to create Podcasts from PowerPoint presentations
Firstly, we should know what kinds of video formats are most suitable for Podcasting. Select proper format according to your audiences.
1. Use MP4 format if you want to publish your video podcast to let people download to their computer, Apple TV, iPod or iPhone etc.
2. Convert your presentation to WMV or MOV video to let people watch it online or download and watch it on their local devices
Secondly, we need a conversion tool to convert PowerPoint presentations to videos for Podcasting.
Wondershare PPT to Video is a tool which can convert PowerPoint presentations to video formats such as MP4, MOV, WMV etc.
Just by 3 clicks simplicity,
1. Import your PowerPoint presentation
2. Select output formats such as MP4, MOV or WMV.
3. Click "Start"
Publish your Podcast
Upload your video Podcast
To publish your video Podcast, you should upload the video file to your web server first.
You can also upload your Podcast to sites provide podcast host such as

Then you should create an XML feed for your video Podcast.
If you don't know how to create an XML feed, please see this tutorial:

Listing Podcasts with iTunes
1. Open up iTunes.
2. Click on " Music Store"
3. Click on "Podcasts"
4. On the left-hand menu, click "Submit a Podcast" or click " Publish a Podcast" at the center of the page.
5. Enter your RSS data feed and click "Continue"

If you have any questions in using Wondershare PPT to Video to create Podcasts, feel free to contact us

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Aug 26, 2007

Wondershare Announced PPT2DVD 4 after Two-Year Wait

Download Wondershare PPT2DVD 4.0 --convert powerpoint to dvd

Wondershare Announced PPT2DVD 4 after Two-Year Wait. -- Stay updated, burn PowerPoint to DVD disc
Aug 25, 2007 – Wondershare, the global award-winning provider of presentation authoring tools, today announced the release of PPT2DVD 4.0,an innovative yet economical solution to bring your PowerPoint presentation out of the monitors, but onto DVDs. Since its initial release on 2004, it has won tons of praises and received lots of suggestions. After two years developing, it finally upgraded from 3.x to 4.0 with great improvements.

Why to burn PowerPoint presentations on DVD?

1 Show PowerPoint presentations with DVD Player on TV
As the alternative solution to projector, you can burn PowerPoint to DVD and make presentation on TV with a DVD player without physical location limitations. You can also create slideshows such as car show, product promotion slideshow with MS PowerPoint and burn them to DVD to play on a big screen TV in front the crowds.
2 Distribute PowerPoint presentations more conveniently
By burning PowerPoint presentation on DVD, you can easily distribute it to people worldwide without the trouble of different PowerPoint versions, different system s(Windows or MAC), no PowerPoint installed , or even no computer. With the PowerPoint presentations on DVD, you can also protect them from being copied.
3 Share PowerPoint slideshow on TV with family or friends
Do you have a wonderful PowerPoint photo slide show and want to share it with family or friends? Why not burn it to DVD and play it on TV with friends or family sitting together to enjoy the movie in a warm, happy atmosphere?

Wondershare PPT2DVD is the very tool to burn PowerPoint to DVD with excellent quality. It can retain all the animations, transitions, audio tracks, video clips, action buttons, internal links and other things you've added to the presentation, and generate DVD Menus to enable you to control the playback with a DVD remote. It is used by more and more teachers, salespeople, presenters and even individuals who want to share or distribute their PowerPoint slide show more conveniently.

The newly released Wondershare PPT2DVD 4.0 has been enhanced with flexible DVD Menus, additional PowerPoint to video functions, latest Blu-ray and HD DVD technology, and new encode engine for higher conversion speed. There improvements will make the PowerPoint to DVD conversion more efficient and more flexible.
Here are the main upgrades which are genuinely useful and keep the program standing on the top over the competitors:

1. Added PowerPoint to AVI, WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 conversion ability..
2. With higher conversion speed, PPT2DVD 4.0 saves 50% time for you.
3. More powerful DVD Menu customization functions
4. Fully compatible with Windows Vista, PowerPoint 2007
5. Blu-ray DVD and HD-DVD supported
6. Latest High Definition TV (HDTV) standards supported
7. All the sound effects in the original PowerPoint files supported
8. Midi sound in PowerPoint presentation supported
9. Supported retaining the original PowerPoint narrations
10. It can retain the video full screen play and loop setting if set in original PowerPoint presentation

Click to learn more details about Wondershare PPT2DVD 4.0.

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System Requirements:Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista
Microsoft PowerPoint 2000/2002/2003/2007

About Wondershare SoftwareWondershare Software is an industry-leading desktop presentation application provider. Since its foundation, it has been specializing in providing powerful yet affordable multimedia presentation tools for home users, business people and educational professionals. Its product line includes flash presentation tools and video presentation tools. These tools offer users on-demand solutions with full controls to distribute presentations online and offline.