Converting .PPT into .MPEG can it be done? : LUSENET : Video CD : One Thread

I'm new at VCD's and wanted to now wether it is possible to convert powerpoint files into MPEG? Please help?? Thanks in advance.

-- Rob Vanderhoef (, January 19, 2002


Hi Rob, First of all capture your powerpoint presentation with the help of Mocrosoft Camcorder and convert this avi file to mpeg through avi2vcd converter. Enjoy

-- chhavi kumar (, January 28, 2002.

But furst remember that when converting to VCD format your effective screen size becomes (352x288 pixels) for PAL. You may just lose out on details of text. I recommend you enlarge all your text first (12points or more) and change the colours of the fonts to contrast with the background first. Then convert it to MPEG. ps. for better results try capturing the images using a lossless codec... or better still, uncompressed (you will need lots of harddisk space and a stinking fast machine)


-- Ian in Malaysia (, February 01, 2002.

I have converted an avi file into mpeg1 through avi2vcd converter but not able to view that mpeg1 in medial player. Feeling broken !!!!

-- chhavi kumar (, February 05, 2002.

Microsoft camcorder doesnt work for Windows XP, Is there any other program that has the same capabilities?

-- Ian of the USA (, April 25, 2002.

Try Camtasia from

It will not record animation or fast frames (video) but it does a darn good job with its loseless screen codec. Hats off to it.

You vid is save as an avi. i don't know how it handles in XP.


-- ~m (, April 25, 2002.

Please Help me ! I am trying to convert ppt to avi ir mpg or mpeg ! I DONT KNOW HOW TO DO IT !?!?!??!?! PLEASE HELP ME Thanks

-- Roy Kafri (, July 18, 2002.

I think the best way is to use a Screen Capture Plug-in

-- Ze'ev Ron (, September 16, 2002.

how can i convert ppt file into mpeg formate how can i convert real audio to mp3

-- kirankumar (, November 01, 2002.

I have the questions are want to converting PPT into MPEG format. Pls give me a rely message as soon as possible.

Thank you for your kindly attention!!!

-- Justin Ramu (, December 07, 2002.


-- mohammad (, December 22, 2002.

1.First save your ppt slides in format bmp

2. download the tool "bmp to avi" from this site: Itīs Freeware. Donīt worry that itīs written in german, itīs easy!

3. be happy

-- Robert Woernle (, January 16, 2003.

I would like to know how to convert a powerpoint to a mpeg file if someone could help me or send me a link that would be GREAT!!

Thanks Ron

-- Ron (, February 08, 2003.

I just did it.

1. Use Camtasia to capture AVI from PPT 2. Use AVIEdit to overlay sound file. 3. Use TMPGEnc to convert to MPEG 4. Use NTI CDMaker Pro to create VideoCD.

-- Rich (, April 12, 2003.


PowerPoint for Mac and Keynote (only on Mac) is able to convert ppt into avi.

-- Robert Woernle (, April 24, 2003.

Well, save the "pages" as an image and import into Windows Movie Maker - only helpful if on a XP machine.

Anywhoo, you can alter the time its displayed, add other audio or even video then save as an AVI if you want.

Disclaimer: may not be of the quality you are looking for.

-- (, September 04, 2003.

Hi, I am trying to convert powerpoint xp version to an avi file, does anyone now how to do it.

-- (, November 13, 2003.

Guys, i think rob wants to convert ppt to avi including animations! I think the best way is to use a screen capture device. You could also save the ppt slides as jpeg and convert it to avi then to vcd but will you get the animation?? I think not. Keep trying.

-- praneel (, November 19, 2003.

Please Help me ! I am trying to convert ppt to avi ir mpg or mpeg ! I DONT KNOW HOW TO DO IT !?!?!??!?! PLEASE HELP ME Thanks

-- Andrey Donelli (, December 02, 2003.

the best way to convert ppt into mpeg is camtasia software. the ppt in powerpoint all over the screen. 2. record it (the result is great) to avi... 3. get an avi to mpeg decoder. 4. you're done!!

-- idan shalish (, December 25, 2003.

have you tried using FRAPS, a good screen capture app, have used it a few times in the past to make movies from games and works well... Going to try it on ppt files when i get home and will let you know how it goes..

-- Freaky B (, April 23, 2004.

Fraps did not work, so i download the have investigated Camtasia Studio and it worked. Now i have an avi of the ppt file. I hear you saying 'i wanted to convert to mpeg'... Then i opened TMPGEnc and converted it to mpeg2 format

Hope this gets u on the right path.

-- Freaky B (, April 24, 2004.

Ooooops forget about running it though TMPGEnc, got mixed up with another topic......

After getting the avi i then make a few changes in Vegas 4 and render it as an MPG2 dvd format. Long winded way but at the end of the day you get your mpg file from the ppt.

-- Freaky B (, April 24, 2004.

I am so happy I found this site! I need to convert a PPT to an AVI or MPEG for a website, and you all gave some really good ideas and hints. I am going to try some of the hints mentioned here, and report the results. Mahalo!

-- Leedle (, April 25, 2004.

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