PowerPoint Video Magic – Top Video Making Tips
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PowerPoint Video Magic – Top Video Making Tips

Download & Use 60+ FREE Templates - Learn Making Sleek Awesome Motion Graphic Videos Your Viewers Will Love to Watch!
3.8 (143 ratings)
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4,438 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2015
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  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 articles
  • 75 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Download FREE PowerPoint animation templates to re-use for your needs. At the last count, you get a whopping 61 templates completely FREE. I aim to give you 100+ templates for FREE in the future.
  • Make awesome presentations from animated text, line, shape, chart, image, and clip art for making video.
  • Make special videos like video with animated texts, video superimposed on another video, etc.
  • Learn audio synchronization, and also embedding and trimming both audio and video in PowerPoint presentation
  • Learn creating interactive dropdown menu, and interactive auto-check quiz in PowerPoint
  • Upload PowerPoint to online destinations like YouTube, online slideshows, etc.
  • Convert PowerPoint to MP4 with free tools, and embed (PowerPoint) MP4 video in any webpage with free video player
  • Most lessons come with actual PowerPoint slides to make those lessons....so the learners can easily re-use them for their needs.
  • Computer
  • Internet
  • PowerPoint in Computer (later editions)
  • Eagerness to Try Novel Concepts



Video making is a HOT business today. But know what, you have to make video that people love to watch.

It's a sad reality many video makers face on the web every day. Today the videos not only need good contents, but also VISUAL PLEASURE to impress people.

In this course you are going to learn the skills to create exciting motion graphics videos with PowerPoint that your viewers would love to watch. You WILL learn making eye-catching animations, record and add audio, and put everything together to make videos that will impress your viewers. That's my guarantee.


The highlight of my course is that I give you all the PowerPoint animation templates used in the course for free, plus ALL THOSE I ADD IN FUTURE. Right now you get a whopping 46 ANIMATED TEMPLATES for FREE (watch the previews). I aim to give you 100+ templates in the future. This means you can immediately start using them and create videos for your needs.


There are more than 60 video lessons in the course that take you through the different stages of making video with PowerPoint.

If you are an existing PowerPoint user, you will find my lessons easy to understand, and exciting as well. Check out the course previews below.

What better way could there be to hit the ground running! I bet you will like this.

Btw, do you know you have 30-day money-back guarantee if you don't like my course? That's right, you have nothing to lose.

So why don't you try my course today?

I'll briefly outline the main benefits of my course, but before that I can't resist a recent testimonial from a student:

"Fantastic! I already know a great deal about PowerPoint but I learned so much I never thought I could do. This is a great course so worth taking. Thank you for such an educational course." – June Hollister

If you wish you can go through other testimonials down this page.

Okay, so here are the main learning points for you in my course:

  • How to create animations that are simple but leave lasting impression – with texts, shapes, charts, images, clip arts, lines, and smart arts.
  • How to record, edit, merge (2 or more tracks), and embed audio into PowerPoint, and synchronize it perfectly with the slides
  • How to embed, format, trim, and edit external video from YouTube and Vimeo
  • How to create video on another video, and why to do this
  • How to convert PowerPoint slides/video to MP4 video and embed/upload to anywhere
  • How to create interactive dropdown and popup menu, and interactive quiz in PowerPoint (BONUS tutorials)

So what do you think? Isn't the course beneficial for you?

Remember, when you enroll, you have lifetime access to all the course lessons. You can always come back to the lessons for any reference for ever. Plus (this is important) you get all my future lessons and templates for FREE, for EVER.

So no more guessing! No waiting any longer!

Let this course empower your wants, your ambition.

Buy this course now, and let me get you started.

All the best to you!

Who this course is for:
  • Teachers, Educators, Trainers, Illustrators
  • Small & Medium Business Owners
  • Home Business Owners
  • Online Marketers, Sales Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • DIY Video Makers
  • Website Owners, Bloggers, Outsourced Jobbers
  • YouTube Channel Owners
  • E-Learning Coaches
Course content
Expand all 65 lectures 04:56:06
10 lectures 14:52

Video intros can prove decisive to influence viewers if properly designed. Here are 19 animated video intros that I have personally used in my other online lessons. Download the templates free in the next lesson and use them any which way you want.

Preview 02:17

Download the animated video intros plus a complete video template..


Download the 15 animated list creation templates for free. Use them any which way you want..

+ Introduction and Overview
7 lectures 20:02
This video gives an overview of the entire course, and what the students can learn from it.
Introduction To This Course
The important features of PowerPoint 2010, useful for making video, are explained..
Brief Overview Of PowerPoint's Main Features

Should you make a 16:9 video, or one with aspect ratio 4:3? This video explains it clearly.

Remember, PowerPoint 2013 has the default aspect ratio as 16:9. So there is no need to change anything unless for some reason you want 4:3 format instead of 16:9.

Deciding Dimensions Of Video In PowerPoint
Some important PowerPoint tools you need to know for making video explained...
Different PowerPoint Tools At A Glance
At the heart of PowerPoint video is animation. Some excellent PowerPoint animation resources we often refer...are disclosed in this video..
Free Online Resources To Learn PowerPoint Animations
+ Creating Text Animation
8 lectures 39:24
The easiest that can be done to make a PowerPoint video is by animating texts in the slides. This is important because without animation, a PowerPoint video is just a slideshow. 
Introduction To Text Animation
I've often used reverse text animation in this course. This gives a kind of wow effect to the video. This lesson shows a simple example of that.
Text Animation In Reverse Order
Several animations can be rendered to a single element in PowerPoint. This lesson shows 4 animations to every text element. There are 10 elements and a total of 39 animations - all in a single slide.
4 Animations Together - Zoom, Grow, Move & Fade
You'd have seen animated texts appearing on top of moving texts. This video lesson explains how to do that.
Text Animation Over Constantly Moving Text
This video is an example of shape animation happening before it dissipates to reveal animated texts.
Text Animation Behind Animated Shape
This is similar to a promo video we made in PowerPoint sometime back. Different text elements come with similar or different animations in this lesson.
Combination of Text Animations
This video is a simple example of how a series of text animations can be used for telling a story..
Telling Story With Text Animation - Example 1
This example of text animation is more elaborate, and has many different animations in the various slides...
Telling Story With Text Animation - Example 2
+ Exploring Different Types Of Animations
11 lectures 57:37
This simple illustrative video shows how to create, edit, and animate a curved line in PowerPoint..
Animating Curve Line
In this lesson, shape animation of 4 circles is shown. Watching this video, learners can make animations of other shapes..
Creating Shape Animation With Circles
Animating line charts make them attractive and understandable. This video explains a simple way to do that..
Creating Simple Animated Line Chart
Taking off from the previous lesson, this video explains the easy steps to make a column chart animation...that brings to life even the most mundane presentation..
Creating Animated Column Chart
In this video, a group of animated texts follows the path of a curved line as the line itself opens up..
Creating Line Animation With Moving Text
A demo of line animation in Flow Chart is shown in this lesson. All animations are contained in a single slide. Learners are expected to study the animations and attempt doing themselves. 
Demo of Line Animation In Flow Chart
You may have watched PowerPoint animations where lines continue seamlessly over the many number of slides in the presentation. Doing this is rather simple...and explained in this video lesson.
Creating Seamless Line Animation Between Slides
A great thing about PowerPoint is the ability to animate clip arts - rather each element of a clip art. Mastering this technique will surely open up many possibilities of creating web video.
Creating Clip Art Animation
Spanning over 7 slides, this lesson is an example of how it is possible to tell a simple story combining text animation and clip art animation in PowerPoint.
Telling Story With Text & Clip Art Animation - 1

This lesson is another example of animated clip art video with texts that are also animated. Download the presentation used in this example and make changes as per your needs.

Telling Story With Text & Clip Art Animation - 2
In this last lesson in this section, we explore the use of Smart Art for animation. PowerPoint has scores of Smart Arts...and you can indeed think of so many kinds of animations with them.
Creating Smart Art Animation
+ How To Create Automated Image Animation
3 lectures 24:24
A series of images with animated texts as captions feature in this video lesson. This is a simple illustration of how, for example, a product-related video can be made..
Creating An Image Gallery
In this lesson, out of 8 image slides, 5 have zoom effect, and 3 have both zoom and pan effects. All are still images, but when they are made to zoom and pan, they look like dynamic images. This kind of video is very suitable for showcasing products and other needs.
Creating Zoom-n-Pan Of Still Images - Ken Burns Effect
This lesson explains how to create text animation against the backdrop of a moving image..
Text Animation On Moving Image Background
+ Recording, Editing, Embedding Audio
6 lectures 29:50
In this section we look at how to create and use audio/voice narration for PowerPoint video...starting with an overview in this lesson.
Overview Of Creating Audio Narration
Audacity is an excellent free tool for recording, editing, and producing audio. This lesson takes you through the main features of the tool.
Knowing Audacity - The Free Audio Recording, Editing, Producing Tool
People like listening to voice narration with mild music in the background. But where to get really good music, that too for free? This video lesson reveals some options..
How To Source Free Music For Use As Background Audio
It is not difficult to merge 2 or more audio tracks in Audacity. It is also possible to fade in and out any audio track at any position. In this lesson, you'll know how to merge voice narration with a background music, and produce the final audio in MP3 format.
How To Merge Voice With Background Music
To create a PowerPoint video, you may need to know how to embed an audio file in PowerPoint and make it play through the entire presentation. This lesson explains how to do that..
Embedding Audio In PowerPoint

For many a video maker there is often a dilemma they face - which is about whether it is possible to insert multiple audio in PowerPoint that play automatically together or one after another. The answer is yes, it can be done. And in this video I'm explaining how you can do this easily.

Embedding Multiple Audio Clips in PowerPoint
+ Embedding & Trimming External Video
3 lectures 20:10
In this video lesson you'l learn how to download video from YouTube and Vimeo for use in PowerPoint..
Downloading Video From YouTube & Vimeo
With the free authorSTREAM PowerPoint add-in it is easy to embed video from YouTube and Vimeo. But there are limitations in its use because of various reasons. This tutorial explains all of that..
Embedding YouTube & Vimeo Video Using PowerPoint Add-In
In this lesson you learn how to embed an external video from Vimeo after it has been downloaded. The same video is trimmed twice to create 2 different video clips, and then they were embedded in 2 different slides. Also, you get to see the formatting of the video as well as text animations along with the video.
Embedding, Trimming, Formatting External Video From Vimeo With Text Animations
+ Advanced Video Making Techniques In PowerPoint
4 lectures 16:39
If you want to take full advantage of PowerPoint for online sharing, it is necessary that you know why and how to convert a presentation to video. This lesson attempts to explain the concept lucidly..
Why The Need To Convert PowerPoint To Video?
Suppose you're creating a training video in PowerPoint, and you want a video clip to appear in one corner of the presentation, and in the video clip you're shown as giving instructions to the viewers in tandem with the PowerPoint slides. What is necessary in this case is that your voice in the video should synchronize with the PowerPoint slides. And for that it may be necessary that your voice is isolated from the video only for the purpose of synchronizing with the PowerPoint slides. This is what is briefly explained in this lesson.
Basics Of Synchronizing Audio With PowerPoint Presentation
This lesson explains the steps to actually synchronize voice narration with the PowerPoint slides. You need to practice to get the perfect result. But once you do it properly, you get 'several steps' closer to making a great PowerPoint video. 
Synchronizing Voice Narration With PowerPoint Slides
Finally, this lesson explains how to create a picture-in-picture video. With reference to the previous lesson, here you'll learn putting your voice-narrative-video on the PowerPoint presentation...and continue till the end. I'm enclosing a demo PowerPoint presentation of 2 videos - one superimposed on the other for reference.
Creating Picture-In-Picture Video In PowerPoint
+ How To Create Top-Class Interactive Presentation
4 lectures 26:21
Taking a break, in this section we'll see how to make PowerPoint interactive. We have 4 lessons in this section starting with this one on creating interactive dropdown menu, part 1. Remember, the interactive slides may not actually work when they convert to videos (coming up in the next section).
Creating Interactive Dropdown Menu - 1
This lesson represents a more refinement of the dropdown menu in the previous lesson..
Creating Interactive Dropdown Menu - 2
This is a more sophisticated technique of creating a menu system in PowerPoint. This lesson is a demo of how the popup menu works as against the steps to do it. I've enclosed the PowerPoint slides...so please have a look and try doing yourself.
Demo Of Interactive Pop-Up Menu In PowerPoint
In this lesson we are going to use a simple Visual Basic app (code enclosed here) to create interactive quiz in PowerPoint. You don't need to do any programming, but just use the code as explained in the video tutorial.
Creating Interactive Quiz Using Visual Basic App
+ Producing, Converting, Embedding PowerPoint Video For Online Sharing
8 lectures 45:31
Many professionals in the fields of education, marketing, sales, and planning find it convenient to use PowerPoint to communicate, and much of these communications now happen on the web….and in many cases….they happen in real time. So, how relevant is the scope of PowerPoint video for online sharing? This overview video takes a look...
PowerPoint Video Online - An Overview
There are many web destinations where PowerPoint presentations can be uploaded for online sharing. This lesson discusses some of them.
Sharing PowerPoint Slideshow Online
The free PowerPoint Viewer ensures that a PowerPoint presentation can be seen even if PowerPoint is not installed on a computer. This means if you do not want to share your slideshow online, you may send it by email or allow others to download from your website, which they can then view with the help of PowerPoint Viewer. This lesson explains that.                                                                                   
Sharing Using Free PowerPoint Viewer
Steps to upload a PowerPoint video to YouTube are discussed in this tutorial..
Uploading PowerPoint Video To YouTube
Converting a PowerPoint presentation to a WMV video, and then to MP4 format makes it easy to distribute in different online destinations, and also embed in any webpage. This lesson covers some free tools that help converting PowerPoint video to MP4.
Converting PowerPoint Video To MP4

In this lesson I'm going to explain conversion to MP4 video with PowerPoint 2013, and also with a cloud solution. This is important since the technology is a bit easier to implement. Finally, I'll be comparing all the 4 conversions (2 explained in the earlier lesson) to explain what can work better. I encourage you to look at all options to know them well.

MP4 Conversion with PowerPoint 2013, with Cloud Solution & Comparing Conversions
In this lesson, students will learn how to embed a PowerPoint video converted to MP4 in any webpage with the help of free HTML5 player.
Embedding PowerPoint MP4 Video In Any Webpage
This lesson explains how to reduce the size of the media files like image, audio, and video that are embedded in PowerPoint.
Reducing Final Video File Size