How to Convert PowerPoint to Flash Using Open Source Tools

It would be exciting (and useful) if you could convert a Powerpoint presentation to Flash in a completely free way. Well, you can do it with some open source tools. Read this step-by-step tutorial to learn the details.

Steps

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    Launch OpenOffice.org[1].
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    Open the Powerpoint presentation that you wish to convert to flash.
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    Click File then Export.
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    Choose Macromedia Flash (SWF) .swf in the Filter box.
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    Click OK.
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    Unfortunately the Impress (OO-VS3.0) flash export lacks support for animation effects:

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Categories: File Manipulation | Converting PowerPoints