Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Free software 18: Using Flash movies in PowerPoint 2003

Inserting flash to Powerpoint is a complex job, the official document that explains how to use flash movies in Powerpoint 2000 in a step-by-step way is at the Adobe site: Using Flash movies in PowerPoint 2000, which is also suitable for Powerpoint 2003. Obviously, this is not the right way for a lazy guy. ;P

Luckily, a free software called Swiff Point Player simplifies the flash inserting procedure. Download and install it, simply go to Insert menu and choose Flash movie, or click on the Swiff Point Player icon in the PowerPoint Drawing toolbar, and then, all done.

The Swiff Point Player website is:


  1. unfortunately, this add-in has to be installed on each machine that will show your presentation, and you have to be administrator to do it.

  2. I am looking for power point to flash solution

    I have found this one

    Did anybody used it?