Need to edit the properties of a video after you’ve imported it? Easy.

  1. Click once on the video placeholder, then go to the Articulate tab on the PowerPoint ribbon.
  2. Click the Video drop-down arrow and choose Edit Video Properties.

The properties vary, depending on the type of video you’re using. See the following sections for property descriptions.

Slide Video from a File

Show video

Decide whether you want the video to appear in the slide or in a separate browser window.

Play video

Choose to play the video automatically or only when learners click it.

Show video controls

Mark this box if you want to add a playbar to the video so learners can play, pause, rewind, and fast-forward it.

Start video

Decide when you want the video to play. By default, it'll play as soon as learners reach the slide. If you'd prefer to wait a certain number of seconds before playing the video, enter a number in the field provided.

Do not compress video at publish

Mark this box if you don't want the video to be compressed in your published output.

It’ll increase video quality, but it'll also result in larger file sizes, which could be problematic for learners with slow Internet connections.

(This feature is only available for MP4 videos created with baseline, main, or high profiles.)

Alternate text

Enter a description in this field to help learners with screen readers understand the content.

 

To learn more about importing video files into Presenter, see this user guide.

Slide Video from a Website

Show video

Decide whether you want the video to appear in the slide or in a separate browser window.

Play video

Choose to play the video automatically or only when learners click it.

Show video controls

This box will always be grayed out for website videos.

Start video

Decide when you want the video to play. By default, it'll play as soon as learners reach the slide. If you'd prefer to wait a certain number of seconds before playing the video, enter a number in the field provided.

Do not compress video at publish

This box will always be grayed-out for website videos. (Only MP4 videos can be uncompressed. To learn more, see this user guide.)

Alternate Text

Enter a description in this field to help learners with screen readers understand the content.

 

To learn more about adding website videos in Presenter, see this user guide.

Slide Video from a Webcam

Show video

Decide whether you want the video to appear in the slide or in a separate browser window.

Play video

Choose to play the video automatically or only when learners click it.

Show video controls

Mark this box if you want to add a playbar to the video so learners can play, pause, rewind, and fast-forward it.

Start video

Decide when you want the video to play. By default, it'll play as soon as learners reach the slide. If you'd prefer to wait a certain number of seconds before playing the video, enter a number in the field provided.

Do not compress video at publish

This box will always be grayed-out for webcam videos. (Only MP4 videos can be uncompressed. To learn more, see this user guide.)

Alternate Text

Enter a description in this field to help learners with screen readers understand the content.

 

To learn more about adding webcam videos in Presenter, see this user guide.

Sidebar Video

Do not compress video at publish

Mark this box if you don't want the video to be compressed in your published output.

It’ll increase video quality, but it'll also result in larger file sizes, which could be problematic for learners with slow Internet connections.

(This feature is only available for MP4 videos created with baseline, main, and high profiles.)

Alternate Text

Enter a description in this field to help learners with screen readers understand the content.

 

To learn more about adding sidebar videos in Presenter, see this user guide.