Nov 30, 2008

How to convert PowerPoint to FLV video

FLV, referred to as Flash video, is a file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player version 6-10. It is viewable on most operating systems via the widely available Adobe Flash Player and web browser plug-in. Most of the player like MPlayer, VLC media player, QuickTime or any player which uses DirectShow filters can play the FLV file. 

Because the FLV file is small and can be convenient delivery on the Internet, it has become the mainstream video format on the Internet nowadays. The video on YouTube, MySpace and Google video are FLV videos. Many PowerPoint users want to embed FLV video into PowerPoint and some of them want to convert PowerPoint files to FLV format for easily sharing their fun on the web. Now, there is the way for converting PowerPoint to FLV format and sharing PowerPoint on web.
Learn how to embed FLV video into PowerPoint:

 This software PPT to Video is a professional tool to convert PowerPoint to video formats like FLV, AVI, WMV, MP4, 3GP and so on. This guide is to tell you how to convert PowerPoint to FLV file.

Step 1, Download PPT to Video and install it on your computer. Download URL:

Step 2, launch the PPT to Video and import the PowerPoint presentations into the program, you can import 12 presentations at a time.

Step 3, choose the right output format FLV then start the converting process.

In this step, you can set your output folder, click the settings button, you can set the presentation properties, layout and sound setting.

After the converting, get the FLV file from the output folder then you can embed it on the website to share your ideas. Just have fun with converting PowerPoint to FLV.

Nov 22, 2008

Insert YouTube video into PowerPoint

--How to insert FLV video into PowerPoint

YouTube, well-known to all, is the most famous video sharing website in the world. Every time you open the YouTube, you may find lots of video which are exciting, interesting and intellective. When create a PowerPoint presentation for teaching, business and family use, you may want to insert a YouTube video into your PowerPoint presentation to make it more vivid, but as we know, YouTube video is the FLV format and we cannot insert YouTube video into PowerPoint presentation directly like a movie. How can we insert YouTube video into PowerPoint?

There are many ways for you to insert the YouTube video into PowerPoint. Here I just list 3 ways for those who are using Windows and Mac.

For Windows User

The first way is connect the YouTube video to the PowerPoint with internet connected. Follow the steps to embed the YouTube video into PowerPoint.

Open the PowerPoint, find the developer tab, click more controls button, then there will be a dialog appeared. If you cannot find the developer menu, it is easy. Just click the office button, PowerPoint options, and select Show Developer tab in the Ribbon then the developer tab will appear in the ribbon.

In this dialog, choose Shockwave Flash Object then OK.

Draw a box in the slide which you want to insert the YouTube video in, then right click the mouse, choose properties then the dialog is showing as below:

Copy the YouTube URL and paste it in Movie blank. Please remember that you should delete “watch?” and replace “=” with “/”in. Close the dialog, click F5 and you can view the YouTube video in PowerPoint now.

Remember, only have a live internet connection you can play your YouTube video in PowerPoint.

Sometimes there maybe some restriction that made us cannot connect the internet. In that case we should download the YouTube video to our computer, convert the YouTube video file (FLV file) to other format like MPEG, AVI, WMV, etc that PowerPoint can accept. Thus we no longer depend on the live internet connection. OK, here, I want to tell you the second way to do this. 

Before you can download a video, you must install a capture/converter program. Here's how:

Open your Firefox web browser, choose add-on in the tools menu. Click on the get add-ons tab, in the search box type media converter, this tool is totally free. Install the media converter then restart Firefox.

OK, now you'll see a new icon that looks like a bird next to the web address field.

From now on, all you have to do is go to the page which you can view the YouTube video, click the media converter icon (the bird icon), choose the right format you want to convert, click next, OK, the video is successfully downloaded and converted.

I think insert a common video into PowerPoint will not be difficult for you. If you do not know how, learn how to insert video into PowerPoint


Another tool, YouTube downloader,  can easily download and convert the YouTube video. You just need to paste the YouTube video URL into the YouTube downloader and select the output video format, everything is OK.


For Mac user


The two methods above are for the Windows PC, now, how to insert YouTube video into PowerPoint on Mac with PowerPoint 2008?


Download the YouTube video and convert it to the right format with Firefox and Media converter first. In PowerPoint, turn on the Movie toolbar by using the VIEW menu. From the VIEW menu choose the submenu TOOLBARS and then MOVIE.

The first button on the toolbar is INSERT MOVIE. Click it.

Select the movie in the dialog box, then click the CHOOSE button.

Upload PowerPoint to YouTube is also possible. You may find more information from here. Just choose the method which is most suitable for you, have fun with PowerPoint and YouTube!

Nov 16, 2008

FreeThanksgiving Day PowerPoint Templates Added

Thanksgiving Day is just coming; how much do you know about this day? Who is the person you want to say thanks most? Maybe these days you are busy on preparing thanksgiving gift for your friends, family members and celebrating the coming cold weather.

 Today I want to provide some thanksgiving templates for those who want to create PowerPoint presentation for Thanksgiving Day. 

Templates screenshot:  

Download the templates>>>

You may find more Thanksgiving Day PowerPoint templates from here:

Nov 10, 2008

How to promote your business on Xmas holiday with PPT2DVD?

Wondershare PPT2DVD 5.1.1--convert powerpoint to dvd

There maybe something different in Christmas day this year. The financial crisis, started in Wall Street and then quickly spread allover the world may impress everybody especially the business men. Although White House reaches tentative deal on $700 billion financial bailout deal, with the consumer confident down, the world as we know is still going down.

Anyhow, as a business man, Christmas is a good time for your promotion. In this period, people often tend to get some new ideas on how to make their company business go better and better. How to promote your business effectively with the low costs? Just take the advantages of some regular tools you often use, promote your business by yourselves but not the advertisement company. Here I am going to tell you something which can improve your company business like promotion with Wondershare PPT2DVD.

Frequently, PowerPoint is used to create interactive PC presentations for training, demonstration, product show, service and some other company presentation purposes. Love it or not, Microsoft PowerPoint is widely accepted and used, epically in business. Wondershare PPT2DVD is a professional tool that can convert PowerPoint to video and DVD, then you can view your PowerPoint on website and DVD player. Using the joint of PowerPoint and PPT2DVD can be the considered way.

What can we do to promote your business on Christmas season with Wondershare PPT2DVD?

Surly your company needs AD. Your company wants to be more famous, set up a good reputation both in customer and marketing! You also need to publicize your newest products and promotion policy so that more people will learn more about your company and product. After making a PowerPoint presentation, it is wise to burn your PowerPoint presentations to DVD disc and play on TV which we call it DVD Presentation! you can do the same thing when any other organizations or individuals come to your company to have a visit, besides, you can also take your DVD presentations to other place or use in any other activities(such as the company party)! The most advantage of the DVD presentation is that the presentation can be played automatically and very convenient for delivering, also, it do not reliant on a computer with PowerPoint installed.

With PPT2DVD, what you can do?

Trade show, in Christmas days, tens of thousands of people crowed in the street to purchase large mount of goods, so it is a good chance for you to show your product. After converting PowerPoint to DVD, you can play your trade show on outdoor digital signage, on the DVD machines in the market hall and so on.

Online video advertisement, a major result of online advertising is information and content that is not limited by geography or time. And the data from BBS shows that in the online world Christmas shopping is booming, so you cannot miss the chance to make a video advertisement. Create a presentation with PowerPoint, convert it to video with PPT2DVD, and upload to the website to show your business online.

Company profile, as a business man you can only be in one place at a time. Your company profile, however, can be in many places, helping you influence potential and existing customers. In the Christmas days, send the customer your company profile and introduce the new promotion policy is a good idea, a DVD profile shows your professional and you can make it easily by PowerPoint and PPT2DVD! The sample of the company profile make by PowerPoint and PPT2DVD.

When you look at the cost after you finished the trade show, video advertisement and company profile, it may surprise you much! From here, just get ready for the increased sales during the Christmas period, and finding more customers in the Christmas days.

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