Exporting Presentations and Compressing Media in PowerPoint 2016

Users who have some familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint and want to extend their knowledge of new and more sophisticated features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.


Expected Duration
51 minutes

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 makes it easy to export presentations for a wide range of purposes. In this course, you’ll learn about all the main ways and file formats in which you can export presentations. You’ll also learn how to configure default image quality settings, how to compress images, and how to optimize the compatibility of a presentation with other systems. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 for intermediate-level users.


Export Options in PowerPoint

  • start the course
  • convert a presentation to PDF or XPS format in PowerPoint 2013
  • save a presentation as a video and adjust its properties in PowerPoint 2013
  • package a presentation for CD in PowerPoint 2013
  • create handouts in Microsoft Word

Exporting by Changing File Type

  • export a presentation in an earlier PowerPoint format in PowerPoint 2013
  • export a presentation in the OpenDocument format in PowerPoint 2013
  • export a presentation as a template in PowerPoint 2013
  • export a presentation so it automatically opens as a slide show in PowerPoint 2013
  • export a set of slides as a picture presentation in PowerPoint 2013
  • export slides as image files in PowerPoint 2013
  • save a presentation in any supported file type in PowerPoint 2013

Optimizing and Compressing Media

  • set default image size and quality settings for presentations in PowerPoint 2013
  • compress images in PowerPoint 2013
  • compress media files and optimize them for compatibility with other systems using PowerPoint 2013

Practice: Export Option and Media Optimization

  • save a presentation as a video, export it as a picture presentation, and crop and compress images in PowerPoint 2016





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