Final Cut Pro: Recognizing a Problem – Importing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation Movies to Final Cut Pro

Final Cut Pro PowerPoint presentation movies

We know that we can make beautiful presentation slide works with Microsoft PowerPoint. But we don’t often get to use it. Probably, once or twice a year at most… In fact, you can export your PowerPoint presentation projects in QuickTime. But how do you use these presentation QuickTime movies with Final Cut Pro?

For example, we created a simple presentation project with Microsoft PowerPoint 2008. (See Screenshot 01.) If I want to produce a QuickTime movie out of it, I’ll just have to choose ‘Save as Movie…’ under File. (See Screenshot 02.) Then I decide on Movie dimensions. You can keep the default resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Or change it to whatever you want , as shown in Screenshot 03, after selecting Custom. Preferably, you want the screen ratio to be 4 to 3 though not necessary. Continue reading