How you can reduce the size of your PowerPoint
Large images will bog down your PowerPoint Presentation. Here are some tips to help.
Reduce images before putting into PowerPoint. Use image editing programs such as Adobe Photoshop Elements, or Irfanview. Photoshop Elements is installed on all Earlham lab computers and Irfanview is installed on all Earlham lab PC computers. :
1. Change image size/resolution. Most images do not need to be larger than 1024 X 768 pixels, or higher than 100 dpi.
2 Crop images. If you need to zoom into an area make a version of the image that is cropped.
After bringing images into PowerPoint, follow these tips from Microsoft for optimizing.
Compressing Images in PowerPoint 2010
From: Center for Academic Technology - Butler University
Practice your presentation and record your performance to watch back.
Lilly Library - Room 304
Another alternative is to record using your laptop webcam.
Some additional tips for good presentations:
Creating your PowerPoint:
Earlham College • 801 National Road West • Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095