Tuesday, March 17, 2015

How to Make Easter Ecards with MS PowerPoint

Easter Sunday of 2015 is arriving on the 5th of April. Have you got any good ideas for the holiday? Maybe you have prepared everything you need for Easter holiday, or maybe you haven't, but for the Easter Holiday, at least you should prepare several Easter cards for you beloved ones.

Nowadays, people prefer ecards than the traditional paper cards, and most of them want to make the cards themselves. On Easter day, people will want to make Easter ecards for their families and friends, and they can take advantage of MS PowerPoint to finish the task. It's interesting, right? If you want to know to do that, just check the following post out.

How to Make an Easter Ecard with PowerPoint

Step 1. Run MS PowerPoint and insert an Easter background wallpaper or template. If you want to do that, you need to click "Insert > Pictures" at the upper left corner on your computer, and then adjust the size of the picture to make it fill in the whole page. Add Pictures into PowerPoint

Step 2. Insert the Easter elements, such as Easter bunny, Easter egg and so on. Then click "Animations" and choose the animating movements of the elements. For example, you can choose "Custom Path" by clicking "Add Animation", and then you can add the customized animations for the Easter Bunny. The Easter egg can also be added with animation like "Grow/Shrink". Of course, you need to adjust the starting time of the animations of the pictures, and make the animations happen when the receiver open the card. Add Animations for Easter Elements

Step 3. Add your best wishes in the texting blanks of the page, and you can of course use some Easter quotes in this ecard. When the ecard is finished, you can send it to your friends. Of course, if you are skillful in using Photoshop, you are able to convert this PowerPoint ecard to a GIF picture. If you think using Photoshop is a little complicated, you can just convert the ecard to a video so that it is easier to play on smartphones and tablets. Add Texts into the Easter Card When you want to convert PowerPoint to a video that can be played on the smartphone and tablet, you will need a piece of PowerPoint to video converter software. You can find various kinds of PowerPoint converters on the Internet, and among these programs, Leawo PowerPoint to Video Converter Pro is a powerful one. This software is used for converting PowerPoint presentations to all kinds of standard video and audio files, and it keeps all the video and audio effects that you have made in the PowerPoint. If you are interested, you can check out the following guidance about how to convert Easter PowerPoint to Video with this software.

How to Convert Easter PowerPoint to Video

Step 1.Run Leawo PowerPoint to Video Converter Pro on your computer, and you'll see the main interface of the software. Click "Add" to import the Easter card into the software. The preview screen will display the PowerPoint presentations. Import Easter PowerPoint

2. Choose MP4 as an output for the converted video, and choose the audio and video effects in the drop-down menus. Then click the folder icon in Output to choose a folder on your computer to save the exported video. Then click "Start" at the right bottom to start converting the Easter card. Make up Settings for the Converted Video

3. The conversion will be noticed with the estimated time. When the conversion is finished, you will get the converted video in the target folder. Converting Easter PowerPoint to Video

You can send the ecard to all of your families and friends, and don't forget to change the name of the recipient before converting and sending the card. It is for certain that your families and friends will be surprised when they get the Easter ecard you send.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

PowerPoint for iPhone and iPad Will Be Free Later in 2015

According to the report on the Internet, Microsoft is going to update its Office kit for iPhone and iPad in the second half of 2015, and make them available for free. At the moment, iPhone and iPad users are not only able to view their Word documents, excels and PowerPoint files on iDevices, but also be able to edit them.

You need to use your computer to sync PowerPoint files to OneDrive, and then you are able to view the files on your iPhone and iPad. But if you want to work on them, you will need to download the PowerPoint files to your iPad. It seems impossible to move the PowerPoint files from OneDrive to your iPhone and iPad if you want to work on them offline. So when MS Office kits are available in the second half of 2015, you can benefit from the easy accesses to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

When the iPhone and iPad get authorities to handle Office kits, you may not want to use iWork. In fact, iWork still has its unique characteristics. For example, the Keynote app of iWork enables users to preview the presentations immediately when you are creating one, but MS PowerPoint only displays the squares with dotted lines. You can find several other slight differences between Keynote and MS PowerPoint, so if you are a fan of iWork, it is still cool if you carry on using it.

Most PowerPoint users will find that the MS PowerPoint allows users to convert their presentations into video files. This is an amazing feature of PowerPoint 2010 or later. If you are not convenient to using MS PowerPoint, you can take the converted video instead, and it'll be very helpful. If you are not sure how to convert PowerPoint presentations to video, you can check the following tutorial out:

  1. Open your PowerPoint with MS PowerPoint 2010 or later. Click "File > Save and Send" at the upper left corner.
  2. Choose "Create Video". Make up simple settings for the PowerPoint files and click the "Create Video" button in the window.
  3. A window will pop up. Choose a folder on your computer to save the converted video. Then click "Save" to start converting the presentations.

When finished, you will get the converted video file in the target folder. The video will be saved in a WMV file, and you are able to open it with the video players that support this file extension. If you are going to play it on your iPhone or iPad, you will need a functional video player app.

When users want to play PowerPoint presentations on iPhone or iPad, they are also able to use the PowerPoint converter program to convert the presentations to iPhone-compatible MP4 files. It'll be easy to finish the task, and the following guidance will introduce a piece of PowerPoint converter program, Leawo PowerPoint to Video Converter Pro to help you.
1.Run Leawo PowerPoint to Video Converter Pro on your computer, and click "Add" button to import the presentations into the software. The "Customize" button beside it allows users to make customizable settings for the presentations. Import Presentations into Software
2. The Profile option is below the buttons. Choose MP4 as the output for the converted video in the drop-down menu. Click "Settings" beside Profile to set up the details for the converted video, or you can just choose audio and video qualities below. Then click the folder icon in "Output" to choose a folder on your computer to save the converted video. Choose Extension and Target Folder for the Converted Video
3. Click "Start" button at the right bottom to start converting the presentations to videos. The time of the conversion depends on the size of your PowerPoint file. When the conversion is finished, you will get the converted video in the target folder. Converting PowerPoint to Video

No matter which method you take advantage of, you are able to convert PowerPoint to video files for an enjoyment. Before Office kits totally open for iPhone and iPad, this conversion trick may be helpful for you.

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