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Narrated Powerpoint to video in Panopto
<blockquote>PLEASE NOTE: This is not accepted practice, as utilising a powerpoint video in this manner can cause more issues than it fixes. But if it's absolutely needed, here are the instructions:</blockquote> This wiki includes screenshots from a Windows Powerpoint 2016 version (as this is the most common at the University) if you are on a Mac, my colleague Rob Englebright has created Mac-version of this same workflow. <a href="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/howto/2020/10/02/export-a-narrated-powerpoint-as-a-video/">Mac Directions Link</a> First, you need to open your Powerpoint and actually create the narration. <a href="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/narrated-powerpoint-button.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1719" src="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/narrated-powerpoint-button.png" alt="Screenshot of the Record Powerpoint button" width="390" height="268" /></a> Once you're finished. Save the powerpoint (so you don't lose your work) and once saved, go to File in the menu <a href="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/Powerpoint-file-button.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1718" src="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/Powerpoint-file-button.png" alt="screencapture of the file button in the Powerpoint application." width="298" height="385" /></a> In the files area, click on Export <a href="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/powerpoint-export-button.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1717" src="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/powerpoint-export-button.png" alt="Screencapture of the export button highlighted in the File window" width="432" height="645" /></a> In the Export window, choose the Create a Video button <a href="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/create-a-video.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1716" src="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/create-a-video.png" alt="screencapture of the file window in Powerpoint having clicked on Export and the create a video option is highlighted" width="730" height="542" /></a> In the Create a video window you can leave the default choices and click on the Create Video button <a href="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/create-video-button.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1715" src="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/create-video-button.png" alt="Screencapture of the save as video window with the button create video highlighted" width="722" height="553" /></a> A standard Windows save window will open, you'll see that it's saving as a MPEG-4 (Mp4) file. This is the correct type. Choose where you want the video file to go (on your desktop, or wherever) and click Save <a href="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/save-as-mp4-video.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1714" src="https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/teachingcontingency/files/2020/11/save-as-mp4-video.png" alt="Screencapture of the Save as window for the export of the video. The save as type is MPEG-4 Video and the save button is highlighted" width="611" height="533" /></a> Now go into the module area where you want to put your video And <a href="https://unibrightonac.sharepoint.com/sites/digital/SitePages/UploadVideoToPanopto.aspx">upload the video</a> using our standard Panopto suggestions.