The PowerPoint team have been working hard to craft a multimedia experience that allows users to effectively harness the storytelling power of audio and video content. They have revamped PowerPoint’s media playback technology, improved the whole media workflow including insertion, editing, and distribution and presentation.
Every effect that you can apply to a picture in PowerPoint 2010, you can apply to an embedded video too. The effect works on every frame of the video during playback, not just the first one.
Video handling is much improved, owing to the introduction of new features that help you trim media, integrate with the animation timeline, and even export your PowerPoint presentation to video. Now you don’t need high-end video editing software to tackle the common video media tasks involved in basic video editing .
There is a lot you can now do with video in PowerPoint 2010, so check out the following mini tutorials: