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How to upload PPT to YouTube

This guide will show you how to convert PowerPoint files to YouTube supported video file like .MP4 so that you can upload the converted video file to YouTube.


If you want to upload your presentation to YouTube to share it on the web, then you are on the right place. As such YouTube only accepts the video captured from webcams, camcorders or cell phones which are usually in the WMV, AVI, MOV and MPEG format, but we will here show you two different methods by which you can done the job.

PPT to YouTube


Let's go to check what video formats that supported by YouTube. If you got to YouTube support page, you will find out YouTube works with a variety of of the range of audio and video file formats in use. You may get a fast report on what might be a problem with your video's formatting if you take a look at the alerts and error texts that we speak to you when you are uploading your video.


Here are some popular file formats that YouTube supports:

  • WebM files - Vp8 video codec and Vorbis Audio codecs
  • .MPEG4, 3GPP and MOV files - Typically supporting h264, mpeg4 video codecs, and AAC audio codec
  • .AVI - Many cameras output this format - typically the video codec is MJPEG and audio is PCM
  • .MPEGPS - Typically supporting MPEG2 video codec and MP2 audio
  • .WMV
  • .FLV - Adobe-FLV1 video codec, MP3 audio

1. Make a presentation with Windows Movie Maker

I am sure that you must have used this software a lot. Windows Movie maker offers you a rather easy way to play with videos. You can either create presentations on it or even the videos. You can then save it in your desired video formats (which are accepted by YouTube). Apart from the presentation, you can compose a video of your own as there are lots of editing tools available to you. You can also incorporate sounds and graphics. You can then upload the video straight away onto the YouTube.


2. Through Video converter software

This might be a new method to you. There is lots of video converter (ripping) software available on the internet which can help you to convert your PowerPoint presentation to the YouTube videos. Leawo PowerPoint to video is one such software.


The Leawo software is a perfect option as you can directly convert your presentation to the Flash videos. It will not alter any of your sound, text, animation or any other thing which your video has. It will just take your few moments. We have here mentioned the steps by which you can use the software easily:


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Step 1: Import PowerPoint files

Once you opened the software, click on the "Add" button and import the powerpoint presentation which you like to convert.


Step 2: Output Settings

You will then be asked to fill the output settings. In this case we want to convert PPT to video to upload it to YouTube so we should choose an YouTube supported video format from "Profile" option.


Select an output file format from "Profile" drop down list. We recommend .MP4 as output video format. Go to "Settings" option and make sure Aspect Ratio is 4:3 or 16:9.


There are options that you can add background music and other special effects to your presentation at "Customize" option .


Step 3: Start converting PowerPoint to YouTube

When you finished all settings, go to "Burn" tab and click on "START" button to begin the PPT to YouTube conversion.

Read more guides about PPT conversion:

How to burn PowerPoint to DVD

How to convert PPT to iPad

How to convert PPT to AVI

How to convert PPT to MP4


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