How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Including high-quality images and videos often adds hugely to audience engagement, but it also adds file size. Adding to your file size means that your presentation is likely to sit on the unfriendly size of email etiquette, but it also means your PowerPoint will run a lot slower (and it may crash – see this article for more on that ). Here are five ways to compress PowerPoint file size for easy emailing and speedy running of your presentation.

Making elearning look good on retina displays

SmartBuilder

In other words, the human eye cannot tell the difference between a photo of a painting shown on a retina display, and the painting itself! Elearning development tools don’t yet support a typical approach to retina graphics, which is to create lower and high resolution versions of the same image and deliver up whichever one suits the learner’s device. Suppose that the size of a photo that I need in a project is 100 pixels by 100 pixels.

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PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Give a Presentation From Your iPod

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: In addition to an an iPod/iPod Touch/iPhone, you will also need  iPhoto version 6 or later to complete this activity. In this instance you are choosing JPEG because of its relatively small file sizes. Select the Photos tab at the right of the iTunes window.

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Want to Create the Best Responsive Courses? Follow These Best Practices

Trivantis

That 500MB HD video that looked so great on the desktop version of your course just takes too long to download on your student’s phone to be useful. You can create a much smaller resolution version of the video, or perhaps cut out any unneeded sequences so that it is quick and to the point for your mobile user,” says Blackmon. File size isn’t the only thing you want to cut down on. That probably means you shouldn’t add any superfluous cat photos, unfortunately….

Something new under the hood

TechSmith Camtasia

Photo credit: Speedin'. The version history for Camtasia for Mac 1.2.2 Second, by saving you time and hard drive space when working with project files. Normally when you boost video quality or framerate, the file size also increases. But somehow our dev team managed to suspend one of the laws of nature and dramatically decreased the file sizes of recordings. The graph shows comparative recording file sizes for various types of content we tested.

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5 Steps to a Graphic Development Workflow for E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The answer might be that you need illustrated diagrams or a custom photo shoot. Here is what I file in each of the folders: Source Graphics: Original photos and images that will be modified for final use, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator files. Final Graphics: These are the final version of each graphic that will be inserted into an authoring tool or website. Assets: These are the client assets, such as marketing photos, logos, color palettes, and so forth.

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30 Awesome Remote Work Tools for Teams

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Bloomfire : A comprehensive knowledge-sharing platform to extend knowledge across the organization with Q&A features, follow posts, streamlined search features, Rich publishing (photos, graphs, media), and AI-generated tags. Glip : Task management software with features that include screen/file sharing, team chat, calendars, and more. Microsoft Teams : Allows you to make calls on a global scale and can handle large live event sizes: from 10 to 10,000 people.

Understanding Image File Formats

TechSmith Camtasia

You’ve grabbed the perfect screen shot or taken a photo, done a little editing, and now you need to get it out to the world. But, which image file formats do you need? The topics I am going to cover are how file types differ, common web sizes, vector versus raster art, and digital versus optical zoom. Common Image File Types. All of the files I mentioned previously fall into two main categories. Common Web Image Sizes.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Easily extend a photo’s background. Easy photo corners to hold images. Combine animations in PowerPoint with an alternative version. How to reduce file size by saving slide as a PNG.

How to Make Animated Gifs from Video

Rapid eLearning

Just run the.EXE file. Animated.gifs can become very large files. The more visual information on the screen, the larger the file size. And if the file is too large, it’ll take too long to download and ruin the effect and experience.

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Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. To hold photos, images, media files – eventually moved to word docs. On the Go – mobile access to documents, files, business presentations regardless of your location – instant access.

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100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Just upload a photo or a gradient as a source and let them do the rest. Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. Photos & Graphics. New Old Stock – a collection of vintage photos from public archives. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a big.zip file.

Little Known Ways to Create Your Own Graphics Using PowerPoint - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint-resolution photos can be purchased for $1, and most illustrations (like the one in Tom’s post) for $7. Personally, I think real photos have much more impact than clipart, much of which looks very tired these days. Personally, I like to use photos as well. vertical/horizontal/ color black and white/ clipart and photo etc. Upload the file using a tool like [link] then email it to yourself. The Rapid Elearning Blog.