To share a PowerPoint presentation on the web, the best way is probably to use Flash format. In fact, more than 98 % of Internet users have the latter installed on their machines, and, moreover, it prevents any changes to your document. With iSpring, add-on for PowerPoint, you will be able to quickly and simply convert your slides to a SWF file and integrate it into a web page with a viewer.
Download and Install plugin for PowerPoint
First of all, click on this link to download the iSpring add-on (free) for PowerPoint, then install it.
Convert slideshow (.pptx) to Flash (swf)
Open the PowerPoint presentation of your choice. On the tab iSpring Free, click on Publish.
In the new window, enter the name of the SWF file in the field Presentation Title. Choose the folder where your file will be saved via the button Browse Browse (Browse).
In the part Slide range, choose the number of slides to convert:
- All slides : the whole presentation
- Selected Slides : selected slides (via mode) Slide sorter, hold the key Ctrl pressed down and click on the required slides)
Other options are available, of which the following are the main ones:
- Generate HTML : create an HTML file containing SWF file
- Start presentation automatically : automatic start-up
- Looped playback : repeat the presentation in a loop
- Change all slides automatically : transition to the next automated slide
- Advance animations on mouse click : be able to pass the animations by clicking
The settings finished, click on Publish. Wait a few moments (several minutes if there are videos) to convert your presentation to SWF (Flash). Here is an example of a final result in a web page:
Open the record folder to find the SWF file, and other files if you have checked the Generate HTML box.
Conclusion & related links
iSpring is a very easy to use and convenient add-on to convert its PowerPoint presentations and integrate them into a website. A Pro version (paying) exists: it offers additional options such as additional appearances for the viewer, the possibility of embedding a logo, etc...
PowerPoint Extension Site : iSpring
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