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How To Share Your Presentation Using PowerPoint 2010 Through the Web

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Did you know that PowerPoint 2010 has a feature called Broadcast Slide Show with which you can share your presentation through the web to another computer, smartphone or any other device with a browser? Here’s how to use it.

Sharing Your Presentation

After you have finished your presentation, go to Slide Show tab and click on Broadband Slide Show.

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You will see a window telling you about this service and that you will need a Windows Live ID to use it. Press on Start Broadcast.

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It will upload your presentation to be shared. This can take a while depending on how big your file is.

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You will then be given a window with the link to your broadcast. You will also see options to copy the link or to send it through mail.

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After you have sent your link, you will see a warning telling you that you cannot make changes while you are broadcasting and giving you the option to end it.

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Your viewers will just have to click on the link you sent them (via mail or IM).

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The browser will open and they will see the presentation just as you are navigating through it.

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They will also have an option to watch it in Full Screen View.

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After you finish to present, your viewers will see a black slide telling them the broadcast is over.

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This is a great feature, although it lacks of audio transmission and you will need another program like Skype, Messenger or others to transmit the audio.

  • Published 05/18/11

Comments (2)

  1. ABC

    Good job they bought Skype then, isn’t it?!

  2. mark

    great tip. thx for publishing it.

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