If you wish to upload your presentation to YouTube, view it on an iPod without having to install a presentation viewer, or send it as a non-editable file, you will need to convert it into video. This is our pick of the best PPT to video converters currently available.
Authorstream is a free online service. You will need to upload your PPT, and they will convert it and email it to you in a few hours. You get your PPT converted into an MPEG 4 file that can be then directly uploaded to YouTube or sent to an iPod.
Moyea PowerPoint 1.1
This application allows for an error-free conversion retaining everything from your original PowerPoint including the transition time between slides. Yet, it also allows you to tweak the final video output, just in case you are not happy with the outcome. The speed of conversion is unbelievably fast, and the quality is excellent! You can opt for conversions into MP4, 3GP, MPEG-4 and WMV compatible formats for Portable devices like iPod/iPhone/PSP/Zune/Apple TV/Mobile Phone and VOB linking to TV and DVD Player to view PowerPoint file. Now, that’s a lot on offer!
Xilisoft PowerPoint to Video
This company has 2 products, one basic and the other advanced. Both transform PowerPoint presentations into any video format supported by You Tube, iPod, PSP, Blackberry, like convert PowerPoint to AVI, convert PowerPoint to WMV, FLV, HD-format videos. The Pro version lets you create highly customized output videos, and also lets you add watermarks to your videos. Apart from this, they are more or less the same, and we would really go for the basic version which is almost $40 easier on the pockets!