This tutorial will show you the various ways to convert PowerPoint to Flash.
PowerPoint is a wonderful presentation program, but it becomes even more useful when you can convert PowerPoint to flash and make it play in a web page.
There are a lot of benefits to converting PowerPoint to Flash such as greater accessibility for users, smaller file sizes, ability to stream from a website, sound integration, compatibility with other formats, ability to email, etc. Here are several ways that you can convert PowerPoint to Flash.
Convert PowerPoint to Flash using an Online File Converter
Zamzar is a web application that lets you upload a PowerPoint presentation from your computer and convert it to a Flash format that can then be downloaded.
In Zamzar you upload your files and enter your email address. When Zamzar is done converting it to Flash, it will email you the URL where you can download the converted file.
Limitations: Sometimes the site will fail during the conversion process. There are also limitations on file size. Most animations will also disappear.
Convert PowerPoint to Flash Using a Presentation Sharing Site
You can convert PowerPoint to Flash by using a presentation sharing web site such as Slideshare.net, Authorstream.com or Slideboom.com. These are sites that allow you to upload a PowerPoint presentation from your computer. They convert it to PowerPoint and host it on one of their servers for viewing. The problem with this kind of site, however, is that they don't allow you to download the converted file so you are limited in what you can do with the Flash file.
Limitations: You are not allowed to download the converted Flash file to your local drive.
Convert PowerPoint to Flash Using Wondershare
Wondershare is a plug-in for PowerPoint that can convert a PowerPoint presentation to Flash. To do this with Wondershare you should download the Wondershare PowerPoint Converter and install it on your computer. Start the program. Import the PowerPoint presentation you want to convert and then click to convert your presentation to Flash.
Convert PowerPoint to Flash Using PowerConverter Pro
When using PowerConverter Pro, you install software on your computer and it converts PowerPoint to Flash. Your presentation will look and function just like our PowerPoint presentation and it will have all the benefits of Flash.
Easy distribution on the Web, CD-ROM or DVD.
Up to 97% file size reduction compared to the original file.
A secure and tamper proof format
A single file output format that is easy to manage.
Flexible viewing capabilities without the player.
PowerConverter Pro converts your PowerPoint presentation into Flash and retains all of your special effects and animations.
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