Screen recording with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Microsoft now offers a possibility to create screen recording with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. The recorded Screen can be saved as MP4 File, so that you can create a video for your users.

Powerpoint Screenrecording

Typical functions:

  • Record a selected area from your screen
  • Trim your video
  • Save your video as MP4
  • Use default PowerPoint Styles
  • Use a pointer and/ or audio

So there a not so many functions in comparison to Camtasia or Adobe Captivate. But for easy training videos it should help or if you would like to show someone an error in an application and how he can reproduce it.

Details about the functions and how to use this option in PowerPoint is well documented in this article.



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Consultant for Microsoft 365 Applications with a strong focus in Teams, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business as well as PowerPlatform with PowerApps, Flow and PowerBI. I provide Workshops for Governance & Security in Office 365 and Development of Solutions in the area of Collaboration and Teamwork based on Microsoft 365 and Azure Cloud Solutions. In his free time he tries to collect tipps and worthy experience in this blog.

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