People keep asking me about how to upload PowerPoint to Facebook or how to upload a PowerPoint to Facebook with sound. These questions are not uncommon and in order to help those who have the same puzzle, I am going to start a post and write some tips on this topic and hope this post helps.
Part 1: Requirements for uploading video/music to Facebook
As known to all, it is easy to share photo, video, or slideshow on Facebook as these tabs are already placed on the Facebook page. How about PowerPoint? If you have got some amazing presentations in PPT and you want them on Facebook to share with more people and influence more, follow me in this post to get the exact answer to how to share PowerPoint presentation on Facebook. You may find that if we could convert our PPT to video, posting the converted video on wall is no problem at all. This is absolutely true but wait a second, not all videos can be supported on Facebook. Take a look at its requirements on video size and format etc. As said on Facebook, if a video meets below criteria, it can be posted on Facebook.
•File size: up to 4GB
•Video duration: less than 120 min
•File type: MP4 or MOV
•Video codec: H.264 video
•Audio codec: MP3 or AAC audio
•Frame Rate: below 30fps
•Sampling rate: 44100Hz
•Channel: stereo or mono streams
Facebook supports a range of video formats, namely
•3g2 (Mobile Video), 3gp (Mobile Video), 3gpp (Mobile Video)
•asf (Windows Media Video), wmv (Windows Media Video), avi (AVI Video), divx (DIVX Video)
•mpe (MPEG Video), mpeg (MPEG Video), ts (MPEG Transport Stream), mpg (MPEG Video), dat (MPEG Video)
•m4v (MPEG-4 Video), mp4 (MPEG-4 Video), mpeg4 (MPEG-4 Video), mov (QuickTime Movie), qt (QuickTime Movie)
•dv (DV Video), f4v (Flash Video), flv (Flash Video), m2ts (M2TS Video), mts (AVCHD Video), nsv (Nullsoft Video), ogm (Ogg Media Format), ogv (Ogg Video Format), mod (MOD Video), tod (TOD Video), vob (DVD Video), mkv (Matroska Format).
Considering the above requirements, we can use below two methods to convert PPT to a Facebook-compatible video format and upload a PowerPoint to Facebook.
Part 2: Use the Slideshare application on Facebook to upload PowerPoint to Facebook
If you are familiar with Facebook, it is not hard to find that there is an application called Slideshare on Facebook. It allows users to directly upload the PowerPoint to Facebook, but most of the time, the effects such as animations, transitions, music and video clips will be removed. The procedure for uploading PowerPoint on Facebook via Slideshare goes easily. First, log in to the Facebook. Search Slideshare and add it in your application area. In the end, hit the Upload button to upload PowerPoint to Facebook. Now you friends or followers can see what you post on Facebook.
Part 3: Use Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro to convert PPT to Video and share PowerPoint on Facebook
If you have high requirements on the video effects and insist on retaining animations, transitions, music and video clips on the PPT that will be uploaded to Facebook, I suggest you choose Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro. This is a professional and perfect program for converting PowerPoint to video in all common video and audio formats like ASF, AVI, FLV, MPEG, MP4, TS, MOV, WMV, VOB, 3GP, RM, RA, MKV, WEBM, MKA, Wii AVI, Wii MOV, etc and allows users to share the converted file on Facebook and other website.Such as the popular video sharing website Youtube, you can also refer to our guide about how to upload PowerPoint to Youtube. On the following, Let's take a close look at the below steps to convert a PPT to video.
Step 1: Download and install Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro.
Click the below icon to download and install the program.
Step 2: Add the source PPT to the program
Launch the program, click "Add" to import the source PPT file to the program.
Step 3: Set the output file format.
Select the appropriate file format under the "Profile" drop-down list. After that, specify a folder to save the converted file in the "Output" box.
Step 4: Customize the file.
Click "Customize" to enter the "Customize settings" page, where you are free to set timing for transition between slides, add background music, audio, and slide settings. These features are optional, depending on your preference.
Step 5: Add watermark or logo to the file.
In order to protect the copyright, you can add your logo to the file. Click Watermark to enter the setting page and make your logo on the to-be-converted file.
Step 6: Convert PPT to video.
Click "Start" to convert the file to video format when all settings are done. This process will be really quick and your PPT-converted-to-video file will be ready within a few minutes. After it completes, you can upload that to Facebook.
Part 4: Steps to upload the converted PPT to Facebook
Since you have already made the PPT encrypted in a Facebook compatible video format, now you can follow below steps to upload PowerPoint to Facebook efficiently.
Step 1: Log in to the Facebook.
Step 2: Click Add Photos/Video to navigate to where your video is saved.
Step 3: Select the converted PPT and upload it to the Facebook. A few seconds later, you will see your converted PPT on Facebook page and it can be watched and enjoyed by your friends.
Though Facebook has not been able to support PowerPoint at the moment, there are other ways to make PPT encrypted in a Facebook compatible format, which allows users to upload and share PPT on Facebook in video format. Try and give me your feedback if you are happy with the above two methods.