How to Import PowerPoint into CyberLink PowerDirector

Save PowerPoint presentation as image or video for editing in CyberLink PowerDirector

When talking about professional video editors for personal use, probably you will have Adobe Premiere in your mind first. In fact, in many reviews, Corel VideoStudio and CyberLink PowerDirector have even higher rank. PowerDirector enables you to capture, edit and output videos with semi-professional features suitable for consumer level. With the price that is half of Adobe Premiere Elements edition, CyberLink PowerDirector provides even more transitions, effects and features.

Number CyberLink PowerDirector Corel VideoStudio X5 Adobe Premiere Elements
Transitions 225 3 107
Tracks 100 4 99
Effects 111 112 88
Particles 94 94 0
PiP Objects 162 0 0

Besides, PowerDirector also has a strong online community – DirectorZone – which now has over 2 million members and over 200,000 free effects that you can download and integrate into video projects.

Sometimes when you see a wonderful video on YouTube, you may wonder how they did it. Now with the help of CyberLink PowerDirector, you can turn your PowerPoint presentation into stunning movie for sharing on YouTube. The only problem is that PowerPoint formats are not directly supported.

Since CyberLink PowerDirector supports video, audio and still images, there are 2 methods we can import PowerPoint to CyberLink PowerDirector for further editing and decorating.

Method 1: Save PowerPoint as images

Microsoft PowerPoint support converting PowerPoint slides to images directly. Click "File" and choose "Save As" to export PowerPoint as out file formats. In the pop-up window, choose an image format in the "Save as Type" frame.

PowerPoint to CyberLink PowerDirector: ppt to image

A prompt will show up, choose "Every Slide" to save all the PowerPoint slides as images.

PowerPoint to CyberLink PowerDirector: ppt to image

Then Run CyberLink PowerDirector and click the "Add" icon to import all the output PowerPoint images.

PowerPoint to CyberLink PowerDirector: ppt to image

Method 2: Convert PowerPoint to video

When saving PowerPoint as still images, only the text and pictures can be kept. While converting PowerPoint to video, you can keep animations, transitions, audio and video clips of the original PowerPoint files too. Moyea PPT to Video Converter helps you to convert PowerPoint to popular video formats like WMV, AVI, MP4, FLV, MOV, MKV, VOB, etc. that CyberLink PowerDirector supports.

Step 1: Import PowerPoint files.

Run the PowerPoint to CyberLink PowerDirector converter and click "Add" to load PowerPoint files. You can add multiple PPT files and convert them all to video at once.

Step 2: Select a video profile for PowerDirector.

CyberLink PowerDirector supports more than 20 video file types, including MPG, MP4, MOV, WMV and AVCHD. So click on the dropdown menu of "Profile" and then move your mouse pointer to "Common Video" and choose "MP4-MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4)" from the sub-list as output video format.

PowerPoint to CyberLink PowerDirector: video profile

Step 3: Adjust video parameters.

You can also click "Settings" icon to adjust every audio and video parameter like audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel, etc.

PowerPoint to CyberLink PowerDirector: convert

Step 4: Convert.

When all the settings are done, click "Start" to start PowerPoint to PowerDirector conversion. During the conversion, you can preview the output video in real time.

PowerPoint to Corel VideoStudio: Video & Audio parameters
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