The new Microsoft Office PowerPoint, one of the most widely used and recognized products in the world, supports new audio- and video-related features.
The new PowerPoint lets users embed YouTube videos; export their presentation to video as a multimedia experience with narration, music, video and slides all included; overlay text and composite effects to a video; and more easily send presentations with transcoding and compression tools. Users can also choreograph video, audio and slide animations so all the elements in their presentations are tightly synchronized.
Also included are capabilities that allow users to edit
video right in PowerPoint, including trimming video and
"In this release there is also the new Web companion, smoother animations, new transitions, slide sections, equations, collaboration, better security and performance, and more, Li, a senior developer on the PowerPoint team in Mountain View, California. "With work from the Shared Office Graphics Team, we are better leveraging hardware acceleration. It feels more professional and snazzy, he added.