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DV 101: A Hands-On Guide for Business, Government & Educators by Jan Ozer

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Chapter 9. Using Video in Presentations

Incorporating video into presentations is the great grassroots business use of video—not quite as sexy as DVD or as hip as streaming, but the bread and butter of road warriors around the globe. In this chapter, we describe how to insert video into PowerPoint (for Windows and Mac) and Apple Keynote.

As you would expect, each program has its own peculiarities. There are also red flags to be aware of, especially if I’ve been creating a presentation on one computer and playing it from another.

Let’s start with Keynote: you can embed the video file into the presentation itself, so wherever the presentation goes, the video file goes. This makes it simple to create a presentation on one computer and display it on ...

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