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Editors' Review

by   / October 22, 2009

PPT to Video Scout provides a simple tool for quickly converting slideshows into video files. With quite a basic layout, it's easy to use. It does a fine job of producing high-quality video that can add visual appeal and a professional touch to your presentations and projects.

The interface is a breeze to navigate, thanks to a Wizard-like layout and simple commands. We were never confused, nor did we feel the need to visit the Help file for further instructions. We were able to choose one PowerPoint file at a time to convert, which kept us focused on the task at hand. One place where the program was surprisingly expansive was its list of video file options for conversion. It will convert PPT files into just about any video format, including various MPEG formats, Microsoft Video, and about a dozen others. The Wizard walked us through tweaking the slide show's speed and sound with equal ease, though we found the default settings were best. Our file was converted surprisingly quickly, in only a matter of seconds, and it maintained all data and images in its new incarnation. PPT to Video Scout also provides a smart Preview feature that scans the PPT file before conversion.

PPT to Video Scout is a simple, straightforward program that is easy to use and performs its duties very well. It's limited to a 30-day trial period. It installs desktop icons without permission.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.50.51

    Version 2.50.51:
  • converts ppt to video and pptx to video better
  • now shows web cam preview at the right bottom (need to enable "Record webcam" option)
  • default video output is now 1280x720 (720p)
  • output video quality improved for WMV video output
  • minor bug-fixes

General

Publisher ByteScout
Publisher web site http://www.bytescout.com/
Release Date June 09, 2015
Date Added June 23, 2015
Version 2.50.51

Category

Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Converters

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements Microsoft PowerPoint

Download Information

File Size 3.32MB
File Name PPTToVideoScout.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 15,103
Downloads Last Week 2

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $58.85
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