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Tips for audio and video in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Posted In MS office, Video tools - By Jack on Monday, September 26th, 2011 With No Comments »

For a lively presentation and attract viewers, in addition to the elements: content, nice effects, you need to add some audio and video illustrations fit your slide show. The following article will discuss some helpful tips for the insertion and management of audio and video on the slide.

1. Insert the audio and video in several ways

PowerPoint 2010 offers users three simple ways to insert audio (video) into the slide show: insert from a file on your computer, insert from the Clip Art library, recorded audio. To insert an audio (or video) from a file on your computer or from a file on local network, you do: click on the Insert menu and then click Audio (or Video) of the Media section, select Audio from File (or Video from File), browse to the file you want to insert, click Insert. Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 support audio format: ADTS Audio, MP4 Audio, aiff, au, midi, mp3, wav and wma; video formats: asf, avi, QuickTime Movie, Video MP4, mpeg, wmv and the Adobe Flash Media . Also, you can insert a video from the Internet address associated with copying the embed code provided by the website that contains video, for example: <embed src=http://abc.com/video.wmv type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”425″ height=”350″></embed> .

For inserting Clip Art from the library, you click on the Clip Art Audio (or Video Clip Art), then find a suitable object to the presentation, right-click, select Insert or double click your mouse on that object.

For inserting Clip Art from the library, you click on the Clip Art Audio (or Video Clip Art), then find a suitable object to the presentation, right-click, select Insert or double click your mouse on that object. 

2. Create captions for audio and video

If you add subtitles to the audio or video will help viewers understand more about what the speaker meant. Stamp With add-in allows inserting subtitles directly into the audio and video in the slide show without having to undergo intermediate processing steps. This free utility with a capacity of 1.52 MB only supports Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, you can download at: http://sourceforge.net/projects/stamp-addin. Once downloaded, you proceed to extract and double click your mouse on the executable file to install. Note, you need to close the Office application window is open.
To do this, you click on the audio file (video) was inserted, then on the Tools menu Audio Playback in the group (or Video Tools), click Add and choose Create Captions Captions.
In the Caption Editor dialog box appears, you can press the Play button to preview sounds (video), then bamAdd Caption to add the subtitle question. Subtitles For each question, you need to display the time specified and disappear subtitles, by clicking on each question in the subtitle list and press the two buttons on the Set Start Time, End Time Set to enter the second time point. When finished, click Create Captions and PowerPoint slide presentation will show the underlying frame subtitle audio (video). Want to edit subtitles, you click the video and click Edit Captions in the Playback menu, then delete the subtitle, enter a new subtitle or edit subtitles time appears, click Update to finish Captions.
Note, for presentation to insert video and audio files, you should create a folder of files. When you copy the presentation along with the folder was created by a computer shall be retained links were inserted.

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