PowerPoint to iMovie

Below you will find a series of short tutorials followed by a hand out that takes you from a PowerPoint slide show to an embedded movie, with narration on a static page of your site.

The following videos walk users through 1. exporting PowerPoint presentations to iMovie, setting slide times, and fitting slides to frame; 2. recording audio to slide show you exported to iMovie; & 3. Upload imovie to YouTube & then share to web page

Part One: Exporting PowerPoint Slideshow to iMovie, setting slide time, & fitting slides to frame

Open-up  your presentation in PowerPoint; go to file; go to “save as”; save the file on your desktop; and format the show as “png”

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After the file has been formatted, minimize PowerPoint; open iMovie; and import the file by clicking on the camera icon at the right of the screen; and then drag and drop the PNG file from your desktop to iMovie

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Select all the slides by hitting command A;  drag and drop the project to the library in the upper left hand corner.

To make every slide 20 seconds, hit command A again (this time in library); hover over a slide; click on gear icon that appears; choose “clip adjustments”; set the timer to 20 seconds. To adjust clip to frame, hover, click on gear, choose “clip adjustments”; choose “cropping/Ken Burns rotation”; and then click on “fit” on right side. Slides will all expand/reduce to fit frame.

To record audio: (may have to enable microphone in “preferences”); click on microphone; click on very begining of slide to record; hit space bar to stop recording; when finished recording, hover over a slide, click on gear, click on “add adjustment” to line up slides with audio.

Upload to YouTube: (create a YouTube account if you don’t have one); go to file; click on “share” and then YouTube; and once uploaded to YouTube, hit share, copy and paste into static web page. Once you “update” will automatically populate in WordPress page.