Last week a reader asked me if there is an easy way to turn sets of slides into narrated videos without recording her own voiceovers. My suggestion was to try using Narakeet to have the slides converted into a narrated video.
Narakeet lets you upload slides and have them converted into a video that is automatically narrated for you. You can choose from about twenty voiceover options, adjust the speed of the voiceover, and choose to have captions automatically added into your video.
To use Narakeet you must have your slides in PPTX format. Fortunately, all of the popular slideshow creation tools including Canva, Google Slides, and Keynote let you export your presentations as PPTX files. When you upload your PPTX file to Narakeet your speaker notes are used as the basis for the narration that is created for your video. When your video is completed you can download it as an MP4 file that can be used anywhere that you typically share videos.
In the videos linked below I provide directions for using Narakeet to create a video from slides made with Canva, Google Slides, Keynote, and PowerPoint.
- Directions for Canva users.
- Directions for Google Slides users.
- Directions for Keynote users.
- Directions for PowerPoint users.
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