If you like to record screen to demonstrate a process as part of Powerpoint presentation, you can use the built-in Powerpoint Screen Recorder tool to do so. Here’s the steps for how to record screen using Microsoft Powerpoint.
Open Powerpoint Screen Recorder
Step 1: Open Powerpoint.
Step 2: Go to Insert tab > Screen Recording.
Step 3: Powerpoint will minimize and Screen Recording dock will appear at the top of screen.
Step 4: Click Select Area button.
Step 5: Mouse pointer will turn into a crosshair. Click and drag to select the area of your screen you want to record.
Step 6: Click Record button.
Step 7: A three second countdown will begin and screen recording will start once it reaches zero.
Step 8: When screen recording finish, move cursor back to the top of the screen where the screen recording dock was and then dock will reappear. Click Stop button.
Step 9: Screen recording will now appear in Powerpoint slide.
Trim Recording Video
Step 1: Right click the video and select Trim button.
Step 2: Trim Video window will appear.
Step 3: Click and drag the green and red bars to adjust the start and stop time, respectively.
Step 4: Once you’ve set this up, click OK.
Set Video Playback Rules
Step 1: Right click the video and select Start button.
Step 2: Sub menu will appear with two different playback options:
Automatically: Video will automatically play when it appears.
On Click (default): The video will play when you click on it.
Apply Frame Styles
Step 1: Right click the video and select Style button.
Step 2: Sub menu will appear presenting a large library of frames for video. Hovering over each one will show a live preview of how the frame will look.
Step 3: Select the one you like and it will be applied to your video.
Export Screen Recording Video as MP4
Step 1: Right click the video and select Save Media as… option.
Step 2: Choose the location to store the MP4 file.
Step 3: Click Save button.