How to Make a YouTube Video Using PowerPoint

Learn how to make a video for YouTube directly from your PowerPoint presentation.

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You Will Need

  • PowerPoint 2010
  • YouTube account

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Go to the Microsoft Office website

    Purchase Microsoft Office 2010. PowerPoint is part of the Office 2010 suite.

  2. Step 2

    Create a PowerPoint 2010 presentation

    Create a presentation using PowerPoint 2010. Save the file to your desktop.

  3. PowerPoint 2010 is the first version of PowerPoint that converts PowerPoint's FLV file format to the YouTube-compatible WMV format.

  4. Step 3

    Click the File tab in PowerPoint

    Click the File tab in PowerPoint. In the left column, click Share. Under File Types, double-click Create a Video. A Save As window will open.

  5. Step 4

    Find the PowerPoint file on the desktop

    Find the PowerPoint file on the desktop via the Save As window. Under the Save As drop-down menu, select Windows Media Video. Click Save.

  6. Step 5

    Create a YouTube account

    Create a YouTube account if you don't already have one. Set up your profile page. Upload the compatible PowerPoint file to your YouTube page and enjoy your work.

  7. PowerPoint was originally called "Presenter" and was developed for the Macintosh computer in 1984.

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