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Making The Memorial Day 2019 Video in PowerPoint

To create the Memorial Day 2019 video was first about finding the art assets. The US Flag was a vector art file downloaded from our Adobe Stock subscription. It was opened in Adobe Illustrator and saved as two art files; the flag with transparent “white” bands saved as an .svg, and the gradient white bands […]

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Cut off part of a video in PowerPoint using Trim

PowerPoint has made the trips over to video editing software less and less with the new tools. One of the tedious items was changing the in/out point of videos. That is where the video starts and ends. This can now be easily set in PowerPoint.

1. Her…

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YouTube Video In PowerPoint (part 2)

Here is my process for adding a YouTube (google, metacafe, soapbox, etc) video to a PowerPoint presentation:

1. Find the movie online and copy the URL

2. Go to www.techcrunch.com/get-youtube-movie

3. Paste in the YouTube URL

4. Foll…

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YouTube Video In PowerPoint (Part 1)

So you have found the perfect video for you analogy – on Youtube. The question I get a lot, is how to play that video in a presentation.

There are a few issues that make this a bit complex. In this post I’ll overview the issues and in the next pos…

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Combining Static Images with Videos in PowerPoint

The design team is thinking of cooler weather (it is summer in Southern California right now, so warm – okay, hot). This a nice slide design demonstrating creative combining of static images with videos all in PowerPoint for dynamic slide design concept. Here is the .jpg image for this example. Here is the .mp4 video […]

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Can a Video Morph in PowerPoint?

Can a video morph in PowerPoint? The answer is yes (but not completely). The great thing is – a video placeholder works with Morph. Here is my two slide sample, the video on the second slide has been resized to full screen. In the demo video below, the sample video growing to full slide size […]

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Use The PowerPoint Video Playback Bar

Inserting video into Powerpoint is an easy task. Using the video playback bar also makes controlling the video playback easy. The playback bar is available in slide edit view – when a video is selected, it appears. The playback bar can be used to preview the video, click-and-scrub through a video, pause a video, and see […]

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Stretched Video using Powerpoint

What we’re doing here is creating a top and and a bottom banner by inserting a stretched video with animation. There is a video demonstration below. The video used for this blog was sourced from Videoblocks.com. The aspect ratio of HD MOV 1920 x 1080. Link to sourced video Abstract Purple and Magenta Sparks Stretched […]

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Set Video to Autoplay in PowerPoint

Video in presentations has been a big item for me over the years. With each new version, and update, of PowerPoint I am constantly disappointed in the default settings applied to inserted videos.

Currently, and in all legacy versions, when a video is…

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WHY? – PowerPoint’s Default Animation Setting for Videos

Currently, and in all legacy versions, when a video is inserted the default animation settings is a Trigger animation, which something I am constantly disappointed by.

This is a tutorial on our process for updating each video animation after insertin…