Make a PowerPoint Presentation with audio and video files

Giving presentations in front of people can be nerve-racking. Take some of the stress off with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. Combine graphics, photos, and audio and video clips easily. An eye-catching, well-prepared presentation can help you overcome your public-speaking anxiety.

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Step 1

Open PowerPoint by clicking on Start, Applications (or all Programs), Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Step 2

Create your basic PowerPoint presentation.

Step 3

Click on Insert, Movies and Sounds, Movie from file (or Sound from File) to add a video or audio file to your presentation.

Step 4

Select mp3 or wav format from the Files of Type drop-down box.

Step 5

Click on Insert, Movies and Sounds, Movie from file (or Sound from File) to add a video or audio file to your presentation.

Step 6

Select either 'Automatically' or 'When Clicked' when the following prompt appears: "How do you want the sound to start in the slide show?"

Step 7

Run the slideshow to make sure the files play when you want them too. You have many options with video files. To use some of these options, right-click on the sound icon, and then click on 'Custom Animation'. You can use the Help menu to get descriptions of all of the options.

Step 8

Save your presentation by clicking on File, Save As, and decide where you'd like your file to be saved , Name the File, click Save.

Step 9

Open your e-mail and select to compose a message.

Step 10

Type in the basics of any e-mail (To:, Subject, and any other content you wish to add.)

Step 11

Attach the PowerPoint presentation file.

Step 12

Attach any music or video files you used. This is the key step many people forget. If you don't attach these files, they won't play in your presentation. You can locate them at the same file path you found them before.

Step 13

Check your presentation on another computer. Always double-check on another computer to make sure your presentation runs the way you would like it to. Don't wait until you're about to start your presentation, because then it's too late!

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Posted By: R.v.KirubaKaran
Microsoft Certified Professional

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