Can I create Powerpoint slides on my PC and play them on a DVD player?
Dave, I'd like to know if there's a program available that will let me create a document on the computer and save it to a DVD-ROM disk so that it's playable on a DVD machine? I created a Powerpoint document and saved it on a DVD, but it won't play on my DVD machine, the unit only plays the music. Thank you.
After casting a rather wide net for this particular question, I found a couple of programs that looked interesting and claimed to do what you're asking.
PowerPoint DVD Burner
Description: PowerPoint DVD Burner is a very simple yet practical tool to turn your Powerpoint files to DVDs or miniDVDs (MiniDVD is a regular CD that has DVD files in it. You can burn a miniDVD just with a regular CD and a common CD burner) and view them on your TV, complete with background image or color, background music, and selection menu. With this program, you don't have to have a computer to do your presentations with your Powerpoint files. Just a TV and a DVD player will do the job perfectly.
Filesize: 10 Mb
Compatibility: WinNT?-Win2k3 Version: 22.214.171.124
Description: Wondershare PPT2DVD (formerly as PowerPoint2DVD) enables you to burn PowerPoint presentations to DVD/MiniDVD with flexible DVD Menus and view them on TV, complete with the original PowerPoint elements such as animations, transitions, inner hyperlinks, sound and movie clips. It also enables you to control the playback such as "Next slide, Previous slide" with a DVD remote control. With PPT2DVD, you can even convert PowerPoint slide shows to MPEG/WMV/AVI videos and put them on YouTube or web pages within the social networking for online sharing.
File Size: 6.60M
License: Shareware $99.95
If you enter some simple keywords into your favorite search engine you'll find these two programs and many more to choose from. For instance, I used: powerpoint to dvd, powerpoint dvd, power point to dvd, convert powerpoint to dvd, powerpoint to dvd software, powerpoint to vid
You can also check out the site PowerPoint to DVD or visit Burnworld to find more solutions, and a host of other information on burning DVD's.
Thanks to Larry Royal for his help with this.
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Reader Comments To Date: 58
Maybe is not the same but there are several programs which can create presentations similar to PP, on VCD, MPEG or DVD format. I've been using DVD PixPlay. The problem is that a 2MB PP is converted to a 60 - 80 Mb Mpeg file - but of course you can burn it and view it on you DVD player.
What about doing the same thing in Mac OS X?
Not entirely sure about that, David. Versiontracker lists a number of matches to "powerpoint" but none when you search for "powerpoint" and "dvd" simultaneously.
Not entirely sure about that, David. Versiontracker lists a number of matches to "powerpoint" but none when you search for "powerpoint" and "dvd" simultaneously.
i have had a hard time getting power point to burn to dvd, even with the programs that say that is what they do. is there a better program i can formulate presentations in that convert to dvd easier and faster than power point? thanks!
Sorry to hear it's not an easy process. Since I haven't actually tried it myself, I can't offer more advice or suggestions, but perhaps someone else in our online community can share some ideas of their own?
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If somebody want to create PowerPoint to DVD, PPT2DVD(fomerly as PowerPoint2DVD) maybe a good software choice.
You can try SameShow PowerPoint to Flash Converter, it's also a practical way to preserve and distribute PowerPoint Presentation.
1. Build a simple PowerPoint.
2. Use SameShow to customize and highlight your presentation, make it more interactive and attractive.
3. Publish to Flash file, which you can publish for Web, view as EXE, package for CD.
As Simple As 1. 2 . 3
Please let me know if any powerpoint to dvd convertor softwares are any good? I've read that some are not reliable.
What I need is to convert my powerpoint slides to dvd and imptly, the sound files (wav) which are embedded in the slides must come out as timed in the slideshow. Is this possible?
I have computer Dell, which does not have CD burner, can I add CD burner in my Computer, if yes, please guide me how and what I should buy and cost.
I set up a powerpoint presentation that includes 1 midi file and 2 mp3 files, all set and timed to play at certain points on the slide show.
I would like to put this on DVD so it can be played on a television through a DVD player. Will one of the products you have mentioned (PPT to DVD) work for this? also
1. How do I get the music files to play? Do I need to burn them to the DVD seperately?
Thank you for any help you can provide
Convert powerpoint to flash:PPT2Flash Standard is a good choose.
There are four reason as follow:
1. Reduced Size and Email Ready feature
2. Greater and Easier Accessibility for Viewers
3. Keep all original effects in PowerPoint presentation
5. Firewall Friendliness
By converting PPT to Flash using the software you recommended, will I then be able to still save the file on a DVD? I want to be able to not only pop the presentation into a DVD player and play it from teh DVD player to the TV, but I also want to make copies for family members. This is a slide show presentation that I did on PPT for my dad's 70th birthday...that includes 1 midi file and 2 mp3 files that are set to play at certain points in the presentation..
Helene, The tool PPT to DVD might be a great help to you, and you can find it at www.ppt-to-dvd.com
I have just bought Secord hand Dell PC,P4 make
How do I set it up to burn dvds??
or Do I have to pay for thsi service via Internet or can i just get it on my PC??As I need to help promote music artists
Do any of these provide a IDVD like DVD where the slides stays up FOREVER or until you hit the Next or Prev chapter on the DVD player remote? I want real powerpoint control so when I give a presentation I don't have to wait for the slide to change or find that it changed when I was not done talking to the slide up.
With ref. to converting Powerpoint presentations to play on a home DVD player I have been work'g on that one for a 1 1/2 yrs. when finally a break thru. Nothing out there works, (there all junk). This applies for the conversions available on the Net, which are incomplete leaving off segments of impeded video, music or special effects. Here is the trick: You first have to covert your PPT presentation to play on Real Player. (This means you have the Real Player icon vice the PPT icon). From there you can easily convert it to MPEG using Nero and saving it to a disk to play on your home DVD player. (Nero won't take PPT presentations!!!).
(One suggestion: If you are inserting video into your PPT I strongly suggest you use: DVD+R DL. These babies are expensive but you can get them for less then 2$ on the Net).
If you need help: firstname.lastname@example.org Robt
(I'm retired and have lots of PC time).
Do you have any comments about PresentersoftMediaEasy? I am a real novice with computers but do know PowerPont. WE travel a lot and I like to make slides shows for friends and family. would like to be able to play them through the TV without losing all he whistles and bells offered by PowerPoint. Your insights email doesn't work for me. Will appreciate any help you are willing to give me. Thanks Dave. Judy Hohl
Robert: regarding converting Powerpoint Slide Show to DVD via Real Player, can you be more specific, please, as how to do this? I have just put together my first Power Point Slide Show, totalling 260 slides. Blood, sweat and tears have gone into this and it's now looking good with music and slide transitions, etc.. However, it is really frustrating, because I would have thought it would have been a simple matter to transfer this to DVD. I've downloaded the Powerpoint to DVD software, but, although it goes through the motions of converting, I don't seem able to burn it to DVD.
I use VideoPPT to convert my powerpoint presentation to video
& Nero to put it on DVD-Player
Robert, Dave...or anyone else out there who may be able to help...I have created a PPT presentation that I would like to be able to play on dvd. I have downloaded many different versions of converters...PPT2DVD, DVD Presenter and a couple others I can't remember off the top of my head. I have converted to mpeg1, mpeg2, mwv, etc and have been able to burn them successfully onto a cd/dvd...BUT...they will only play on the computer. I have burned them with Nero and Wondershare...I have burned as a miniDVD, and iso. I have burned on CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R. I have tried different DVD players. What am I missing?? I follow all directions to a T...but I can't get them to play in a DVD player...any suggestions? I'm on a deadline to get my PPT on DVD. I have Powerpoint 2003. I am SOOOO stumped and SOOOO frustrated. If anyone has a solution please email me at email@example.com.
There is another way but it's really bad...just make your presentation and save the slides as gifs then use windows movie maker and add the gifs there into the program and place each one in order....then just add the audio you want using the program and export it as video....just use your dvd burning software to burn it as dvd wekekkekekekkeke
I have a client who is also wanting a PP Presentation on DVD so the cutomers who do not have a computer can view them on their TV. I have seen many helpful ideas on here, but I am a true dummy on that topic. Any surefire instructions, programs, and tips would be sooo helpful. Have a heart :) Its Christmas!
we are a unique nonprofit trying to put the power point onto the DVD for a fundraiser and did it with software from Beijing, however the words on black background are shaky? Can you help with even a phone call 715 859 6670? Becky
Thanks Dave! Your article is really helpful. I've tried 5 powerpoint to dvd conversion tools. Wondershare ppt2dvd is a good choice. I created a PPT presentation that included over 100 audio clips, I tried the demo of wondershare ppt2dvd and it worked seamlessly the first time - even without reading the directions! So, I bought the product and it worked flawlessly.
I purchased Moyea ppt to dvd and it worked great the first time.
I had a friend ask me the same question today and I found this site. But after finding out that the programs were in the $100 range I tried to find another cheaper solution, and I think I found a good one.
Most computers now come with DVD burners, and they also come with software (Like Roxio or Nero) to use those DVD burners. So, just save your PowerPoint Presentation using File-Save As... and save it as a .JPG This will export each slide as a separate jpg file. Using these files, you can create a photo slideshow with most DVD burning programs and add your own sound, loops and all kinds of stuff, and it's all included in the software you got with your computer to begin with!
I tried the trail version of wondershare ppt to dvd,it is an excellent ppt to dvd converter.
You can have a try at Acoolsoft PPT2DVD.
It is designed to help burn your PowerPoint to DVD with animations, transitions, sound tracks and even videos retained.
PPTonTV provides 2 options for user's different needs.
1) Turn PowerPoint to video format, we say, convert your PowerPoint file to a MPG file, which can be played through popular multimedia player or upload to YouTube for sharing.
2) Burn PowerPoint on DVD disc or mini DVD disc. The created DVD disc can be played in home DVD player and watch the slideshow on TV.
Their personal version only $59, I think is cost effective for personal use.
I also use wondershare ppt to dvd, it is great.
just go to google search "flash video soft" for get more ppt to video tools, like PPT to Video, PPT to Apple TV, PPT to WMV, PPT to MPEG, then you can burn them to dvd with Roxio or Nero, you will pay less money for ppt to dvd
I was able to convert a powerpoint into a dvd without any other system but Nero. Although I need to be able to have a windows media video file and a powerpoint all burned onto one dvd and played in the order of the powerpoint slides. Is there a system I can use?
I would really like to thank you. This works amazing!
Once a dvd is created from a PPT, is it possible to covert the dvd back to PPT? If yes, How?
a list of power point presentation
To convert any presentation to avi (DvD) or something else just need one good tool Presentations to Video Converter-
lets you easily transform your Microsoft® PowerPoint® (*.pptx, *.ppsx, *.ppt and *.pps) presentations into any video format supported by your system so that you can instantly create AVI, ASF, WMV, MPEG, VOB, MP4, a flash files in SWF format, Animated GIF and burn your presentation to DVD.
So try it =)))
Please Dave I am a novice & am in the process of a first presentation I want to add music from windows media player to play from start to finish of the presentation I can only make it play on the first sliode What am I doing wrong? Gloria
i've just created 50 ppt slideshows for my friend, and he'd like it to play on TV with dvd player, i use wondershare ppt2dvd program,but still not work, i'd like to know that 50 slideshows are enough or not, i want just to start with 50 first then can i add later, my questions is do i need more slides or no matter i creat, please tell me more about to make ppt slideshows and burn to cd or dvd that play both computer and dvd player, thanks.
How can I isolate and save one slide from an emailed slideshow played on Realplayer?
I created a DVD from a PowerPoint file using the free trial versions of both the Wonderware PPT2DVD and the AVS Video Converter. Both resulted in very grainy pictures. Is this because I used the free trial version or can I expect the same quality when I purchase either product? Are there other converter programs available that produce better quality DVDs?
I working on a ppt that I will convert to dvd using Wondershare. I am wondering what type of page set-up I need to use in ppt in order for it to fit on a 50" flatscreen when I burn it to a dvd.
I have tried different aspect ratios, but they all seem to stretch it out on the tv. Is there a custom size I should use to set up the slides in ppt?
I looked at your suggestion for using VideoConverter but when loading it discovered I had to install the Babylon tool bar at the same time. I have been told this is malware or something else nasty. Can you Corroborate this or tell me if it is not a problem.
I'd like to know how to make a DVD that will play my PowerPoint slide show (167 jpg inserted into PP on MAC X and saved as .pps) with the music I recorded using MAGIX. MAGIX allows the file to be saved as .mp3 or .wav format. I have 2 files and would like the music to play while the slides are running. Do any of you know what I can/should do? Thanks for your help.
I'd like to share anther cost-effective PowerPoint to DVD converter software which can help you easily create rich, vivid, dynamic slide presentations and automatically burn presentations to DVD disc with excellent quality and fast conversion speed, the use period of the trial version can be up to 30 days. But I found that it really works well.
I have been receiving power point presentations that i get from my friends that they received from some one else through our phone. I want to send some power point presentations as well but not having any luck of getting the file size down. I have compressed the picture but still no luck.
Do you know how to do this or send me in the right direction.
THANK YOU SO SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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