How to save PowerPoint as picture or video

This guide assists in saving PowerPoint presentations as PNG, JPG, or MP4 files, particularly useful when our PowerPoint plugin is not compatible or installable.


This tutorial helps you save your PowerPoint presentations as PNG, JPG, or MP4 files. This is especially helpful when our PowerPoint plugin is not compatible or cannot be installed. Make sure to review your content to ensure it looks as you want before following these steps.

Pre-Save Checklist

  • Review Content: Carefully check each slide for accuracy, design, and overall appearance.
  • Adjust Canvas Size: Refer to our guide on resizing the PowerPoint canvas for different aspect ratios and resolutions, ensuring optimal display on your digital signage.
  • Finalize Animations and Transitions: Confirm that all animations and transitions work as intended.

Saving PowerPoint as PNG or JPG

  1. Open Presentation: Launch the PowerPoint presentation.
  2. File Menu: Go to 'File' > 'Save As'. Choose the save location.
  3. Select Format: In the 'Save as type' dropdown, select 'PNG' or 'JPEG'.
  4. Save Slides: Choose 'All Slides' to save every slide as an individual image.
  5. File Management: Locate the saved images in the chosen folder.

Saving PowerPoint as MP4 (with Transitions and Animations)

  1. Prepare Presentation: Finalize transitions and animations.
  2. File Menu: Click 'File' > 'Export' > 'Create a Video'.
  3. Video Quality: Select the desired video quality.
  4. Timings and Narrations: Opt for 'Use Recorded Timings and Narrations' if applicable.
  5. Create Video: Click on 'Create Video', then save your MP4 file.
  6. Conversion: Wait for PowerPoint to convert your presentation into a video.

Publishing to DatabeatOMNI

  1. Log In: Sign in to DatabeatOMNI.
  2. Upload Content: Upload your PNG, JPG, or MP4 files.
  3. Scheduling: Arrange and schedule your content.
  4. Publish: Deploy the content on your digital signage.

Guide on how to upload content for simplified view and advanced view