Working with Graphic, Audio, and Video Content in PowerPoint 2016

End users at all levels, including those who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint and more experienced PowerPoint users who want to learn about the new interface and features in PowerPoint 2016.


Expected Duration
58 minutes

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 provides several options for adding images and audio and video content to presentations, and for modifying this content to suit your needs. In this course, you’ll learn how to work with SmartArt, how to add, adjust, and crop images, and about predefined artistic effects you can add to images. You’ll also learn how to add audio, video, and screenshots or screen recordings to slides in PowerPoint 2016. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 for beginners.


Working with SmartArt

  • start the course
  • work with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2016
  • recognize how to apply design selections to a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2016
  • change the layout of shapes in a SmartArt graphic and convert SmartArt to text or shapes in PowerPoint 2016
  • apply styles and effects to SmartArt in PowerPoint 2016

Adding and Manipulating Images

  • add locally stored or online images to slides and save objects as pictures in PowerPoint 2016
  • adjust images and apply artistic effects in PowerPoint 2016
  • crop images in different ways in PowerPoint 2016

Inserting Audio, Video, and Screen Content

  • add audio and video content to a presentation in PowerPoint 2016
  • correct and adjust video content, add video styles and effects, and apply styles to audio content in PowerPoint 2016
  • configure video and audio playback options in PowerPoint 2016
  • insert screen recordings, screenshots, and screen clippings in a presentation in PowerPoint 2016

Practice: Inserting Media Elements

  • add and format SmartArt, insert and modify a video, and add a screen recording to a presentation in PowerPoint 2016





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