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PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task. You won't be clicking your mouse to continue the presentation once it is a movie and you may find that the default transition time goes too fast (or not fast enough) for your liking. Using this method will allow you to make a movie from your presentation in which the video will play. by AJ George.

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube.  Follow the instructions from last week to create a movie from your PowerPoint presentation with audio and save your movie as a.wmv file.

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook.   The following steps show how to convert a presentation into a movie.   Open Windows Movie Maker.

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Creating a Simple Video in Windows Movie Maker

The Learning Dispatch

Windows Movie Maker comes prepackaged with Windows operating systems and is more than capable of producing a decent video. What you''ll need: Windows Movie Maker (download here ) A video file ( here is a list of supported video formats, under "What kind of files can I import?".

The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement.


We all know it is there, and that clearly millions of people love gaming, but video games just don’t seem to get everyone excited in the same way that, say, movies do. Without being a hardcore gamer, it is difficult sometimes to get a scale of the video game industry.

Last days of the world’s fastest ocean liner

Jay Cross

Made of lightweight aluminum with R&D funded by the Department of Defense (since the United States could be converted into the world’s fastest troop ship.). We went to see the movie Run Silent Run Deep four times. On its inaugural voyage in 1952, the sleek S.S.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training?

The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

Several organizations even chose to convert their video elearning to Flash based elearning. I don’t agree with that; if you recollect a movie you watched that has had a lasting impact on your thinking you know engagement and interaction are different things.

3 Insider Tips to Unleash Multimedia in E-learning

CommLab India

Kuhlmann cites the example of the movie Jaws where the music kept the audience waiting anxiously for events to unfold and advises online course designers to replicate similar experiences. How can you engage your online learners effectively?

Why the Best Digital Learning Has An Even Better Storyline


Both kids and adults alike have emotional connections to those stories, whether it’s the tearjerker realization in The Lion King or the laughter that drives a movie like Finding Dory. When a learner feels something, again and again, he or she is more likely to convert the accompanying information from short-term to long-term memory. Cave paintings are more than just pretty pictures. Our ancestors used stories as a way to pass information from generation to generation.

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Learn How to Build Effective E-Learning with this Free E-Book

Rapid eLearning

They enabled people to create their content in PowerPoint and convert it to the Flash. Essentially, each slide was converted to a Flash movie. I’m not sure you noticed but we just updated the Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro.

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Engaging the Passive Learner


These learners have the innate ability to convert knowledge into performance and hone their personal lives at the same time. Here’s how you will convert a potential star performer from passive to active: Peer to Peer Collaboration Without discussing what we learn and experience is like watching a movie without a debriefing session with friends. The world would have been perfect (near perfect) if learners would soak in knowledge and make a difference in the world around them.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

Big blockbuster movies – some that will make you cheer and others that you will demand your money back. HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5. The summer is nearly upon us (or in LA it is already here) which means you can expect the following in your hometown.

How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)


Thanks to new platforms like HTML5, Apple users happily stream movies, games, and other multimedia on their tablets and phones without the use of Flash.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible. For instance, Chloe Fan kept all her movie tickets since 2001.

How to Create Educational Animations in PowerPoint to “Gamify” Your Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether it is a small moving arrow that indicates a location on a diagram, or a full-fledged cartoon-style movie on a specific topic, educational animations are images that contain movement which is intended to increase perception and retention of relevant content. The effectiveness of animations in learning is well-established in the scientific literature.

Dev Team Highlights from 2014


For our customers using LRS (Learning Record Store), OpenSesame can easily convert SCORM and AICC results to Tin Can format for forwarding into any third-party LRS. This allows sellers to offer a short video, much like a movie trailer or commercial, informing learners about the course.

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Why Videos in Digital Learning?

CommLab India

Taking advantage of this trending interest, we can convert learning content into the video format, to make it interesting for learners. You might remember a favorite scene from your favorite movie, even after years.

PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Inserting YouTube Videos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Navigate to (there are other free media converters, but I've tried and had success with this one) and click enter a link. The Insert Movie dialog box appears.

Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. For example, if you created your audio as a WAV file, you will need to use a program like Adobe Media Encoder to convert it to an FLV file.

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. It can also convert your AVIs to SWFs.

Your Name in Star Wars Aurebesh built in Storyline


Star Wars: The Force Awakens is not just another movie to carry on the franchise, rather the rebirth of one of the largest pop cultures the world has ever seen. At first, my family and I discussed that we would wait until after opening weekend and catch the movie the following week.

Airline madness

Jay Cross

I’m sitting in a comfortable wide seat that converts into a bed. No music, no movies, no route maps, just crapola television. I’m writing this from the first class cabin on a United flight from Houston to Munich.

Effective Rapid eLearning from Classroom Learning Content?

Vignettes Learning

I used the movie Karate Kid (1984) as a metaphor for eLearning development. I reiterate that it takes more than converting content into online electronic formats in order to develop rapid eLearning modules.

Legacy eLearning


So, what can instructional designers do to convert legacy programs to modern eLearning? “Legacy eLearning” refers to any training that was developed using software that is outdated, unsupported, or incompatible with current learning systems.

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

Visual Lounge

It’s easier than ever to capture activity on your iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. I’ve also had great results with a basic lapel mic and a USB converter.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1


Microsoft has the excellent Windows Movie Maker that comes pre-installed with most Windows versions (and it can also be downloaded online for free) and Apple offers its own very good iMovie editor for just $14.99.

3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment


Many such historical diaries have been converted into films, often the protagonist is the narrator, as the story is structured as a first person narrative – that is, we see events through the eyes of the protagonist.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

Facility to convert PPT files into web-based courses easily. Presenter 360 allows you to convert PPT files into good technology-enabled learning materials , thanks to the following features: A simple, user-friendly interface that can be mastered in no time.

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

Visual Lounge

Converting lectures to digital assets. Can you restructure your screencast with stories, a short movie or another component that reengages your students and brings them back and focuses their attention? Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

Rapid eLearning

I use PowerPoint to edit my graphics, create illustrations, videos, and Flash movies. Use PowerPoint to Build Flash Movies & Illustrations. In a previous post I mentioned that the PowerPoint-to-Flash tools convert your slides to Flash movies.

Kirkpatrick Model Good or Bad? The Epic Mega Battle!

Will at Work Learning

As they might say in the movies, the Kirkpatrick Model is not one of God''s own prototypes! So we do want a working, well-tuned, engine, but we also want a clutch or torque converter, transmission, universal joint, driveshaft, differential, etc.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

Slide Layer, Convert to Freeform, Zoom Region, Record Screen, and all the others are nearly the same as previous version. Hollywood is well known for making sequels. And people are well known to either like them or dislike them. Sometimes the sequel is equal if not better than the first.

Creating Great Stories for eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Disney and Pixar recently released the movie "Brave." SRIA is a microcosm or nucleus of converting a small content into a story format. They were converting their paper and pencil assessments into a software-based method using the iPad. Synthesis: Create great stories for learning by exploring sources and methods like business artifacts, business practices or memes, personal tips, workarounds, how-to’s, self-help solutions and even people’s backgrounds.