For sharing your ideas, delivering knowledge, releasing some new information or making commercial promotion vividly, PowerPoint presentations with embedded video clips, animation, audio, etc. become more and more popular. And for some special needs, the embedded video in PowerPoint presentations may be so important and impressive that you are required to extract video from PowerPoint. Then it may be definitely troublesome if you don't know how to extract video from PowerPoint.

In PowerPoint, the embedded video cannot be saved directly because there is no option of "save as". After you extract embedded video from PowerPoint, you could send it directly to your friends or other partners or even upload it to the video-sharing sites. Besides, extracting video from PowerPoint is necessary when the whole PPT file is in large size within the video. You could make it easier to play and view the extracted videos on various devices and video players than in PowerPoint software. When you need the embedded video for advertisement or publicity and you don't have the access to the original file, you could extract video from PowerPoint presentation as well. Fortunately, there are a variety of useful solutions on how to extract video from PowerPoint after you make a PowerPoint presentation.

Part 1: Formal ways to extract video from PowerPoint

There are some useful ways on how to extract video from PowerPoint. And here offer the formal way which is often used when it is necessary for you to extract video from PowerPoint presentation, using the features of PowerPoint.

Actually, PowerPoint files are essentially compressed ZIP files. Before you extract video from PowerPoint presentation, you could make your presentation seen as a ZIP file. And you could follow the steps to extract embedded video as it is shown below.

Step1: Turn on the file extensions in Windows 2007. You can open a Windows Explorer window, and click the “Organize” tab to choose “Folder and search options” to uncheck the box for “Hide extensions for known file types”. And then all the file extensions will be presented.

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Step 2: Save a copy of your presentation at first to avoid damaging the original file and simply change the file extension from .pptx to .zip. A message will warn you about the change of extension.

Save a copy

Step 3: Double click the PPT folder and then go to “media” folder, and all your image and media files will be listed. Now you can copy the embedded video files and extract video from PowerPoint for free use.

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Part 2: Use Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro to extract Video from PowerPoint

Apart from the solution mentioned above, you could also extract video from PowerPoint presentation by using the powerful video converter. And Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro would be the best recommended

Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro is a powerful program designed to convert PowerPoint to all common video and audio formats like ASF, AVI, FLV, MPEG, MP4, TS, MOV, WMV, VOB, MP3, AAC, etc. What’s more, it can convert PowerPoint to various devices such as Apple devices, Tablet PC, mobile phone, PSP, etc. After conversion, you will be allowed to view the PowerPoint content on video-sharing websites and portable devices with all the animations, transitions, sounds and video clips reserved. Such as, you can upload the converted PowerPoint video files to the video sharing sites like YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Metacafe and so on. Besides, it is capable of converting PPT to video in batches so that you can make your PPT files into one video if necessary.

In order to extract video from PowerPoint, you could download the program and install it on your PC. And then you start it to enter the main window and follow the guide below:


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Step1: Add PowerPoint files to the program

For extracting video from PowerPoint, you could copy the PowerPoint files first to avoid damaging the original files, and then leave the slides with the embedded video by deleting the irrelevant slides. Click on the “Add” icon to import the newly formed presentation files to the converter. And the number of the PPT files you could add is unlimited.

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Step 2: Output settings for the converted video

After importing PPT files, you can choose the output video format you need from the “Profile” drop-down list and set the output folder for the converted video files in “Output” box.

Set Output format

Advanced Settings Offered

Video and audio parameters of the selected profile can be adjusted in advanced setting dialogue box. You could click “Settings” to enter the advanced setting panel to change video codec, bit rate, video size, aspect ratio, frame rate, audio codec, channel, etc.

Customize the conversion

Step 3: Customization for the PowerPoint file

Click on the “Customize” icon to pop up customize settings box, where you can adjust the conversion settings, including:

Timing: Set the transition time between the slides.

Music: Set the background music for the PPT files.

Audio: Check to ignore the audio file for the selected PPT files.

Slide: Choose for keeping the original slide aspect ratio.

Watermark: Add watermark for advertising or protecting your PowerPoint copyright.

Customize the PPT files

Step 4: Convert the PowerPoint files to Video

Click on the “Start” icon to start converting PPT files to video and you will get the embedded video in minutes. It allows you to preview the output video in real time during conversion.

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Definitely, with the professional PowerPoint converter, you are able to extract video from PowerPoint presentation easily. Additionally, it is also simple to extract embedded video from PowerPoint with its own feature. PowerPoint software is so powerful that you can not only know how to make a commercial using PowerPoint but also extract video from it. However, it might crack when using the PowerPoint software. To extract video from PowerPoint safely and effectively, you can take the two solutions in consideration and choose the one you like.