Video editing in PowerPoint: Part 2

PowerPoint is full of neat tricks that you can play around with. One of these would be the great variety of video editing features. Bookmarking video is one feature where you can create interactions with the audience or complex trigger during your presentation. To do so, first insert a video. Double click the video to bring up the Video Tools bar. Under Video Tools, select Playback. Next, play through your video to a segment where you want to bookmark it. Pause the video and click Add Bookmark. Once a bookmark has been added, you can then leverage on the bookmarked … Continue reading Video editing in PowerPoint: Part 2

Video editing in PowerPoint: Part 1

Inserting and interacting with videos in PowerPoint have improved greatly over the years, with newer versions providing many great features. In PowerPoint 2010 for instance, you have the ability to format your videos just like images. To do so,  first insert your video, then right click on it and select Format Video. From here, you can then set the video’s brightness, contrast, recolor it, crop it and etc. You can also style your video through video tools by double clicking on the video to bring up the Format tab. From there, set a shape of your preference so that your … Continue reading Video editing in PowerPoint: Part 1

Motion Path in PowerPoint 2013

Editing motion path in earlier versions of PowerPoint can be tedious at times. Reason being, your end path is mostly a wild guess as you are only provided the end arrow which does not exactly show the exact position of where the object will end at. With mutliple complex paths involved, this might become frustrating to play around with. Fortunately, there are add-ins available that help to resolve this issue. In PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft introduces a translucent image which acts as a projection on where your object will start and stop at. The projections will also appear only when you … Continue reading Motion Path in PowerPoint 2013