Save your PowerPoint Narrated Presentation as a Video

What you need:

Microsoft PowerPoint version 2010 and above

A Microsoft Account (can create from within Movie Maker)

A YouTube Account

Create Narrated PowerPoint (version 2010 and above)

  • Save the presentation using File, Export, Create Video
  • Select Internet & DVD, select Medium size 852x480
  • Use Recorded Timings and Narrations

Windows Live Movie Maker

  • Download and install Windows Live Movie Maker 2011 (see download link above)
  • When Windows Live Movie Maker is installed and opened, select Add videos and photos from the Home tab
  • In the Add Videos and Photos dialog box, open the folder that contains the video (mp4) that you saved in PowerPoint. Select the video file, and click Open
  • To publish your video to YouTube on the Home tab, in the Share group, click YouTube
  • Choose the resolution of your video (854x480 recommended)

Windows Live Movie Maker

You will have to sign in to your Microsoft account (can create an account from within dialog box if you do not have one) and your YouTube account

  • Sign in to your Microsoft account and on the "Publish on YouTube" dialog box, sign in to your YouTube user name and password
  • Enter a title, description, and tags (e.g., education, presentation) that you want to add to your video
  • Select a Category, choose whether you want your video to be public or private. (you will change permission setting to unlisted after published - see Additional Notes below)
  • Click Publish (if Publish not available – make sure all fields are entered above - all fields are required!)
  • On the “Your movie has been published” message, click View online to watch your video online

When movie has uploaded to YouTube,  click on Video Manager
Select Edit option, select Info and Settings
Click the down arrow to the right of the current permission setting and select Unlisted
Select Save Changes -- you can also copy the URL from this page to share in canvas


Download PDF Instructions