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PPT

Postby jldpaula » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:44 am

Hi,

Is there any way to launch a powerpoint without needing a capture card?

Thanks in advance
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Re: PPT

Postby Johannes Kuhr » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:37 pm

Hi jldpaula,

it is not possible to load a .PPT file direct into Pandoras Box. But you can export your presentation from Power Point as video file and use this in Pandoras Box - using CUEs to jump between your slides.
I hope the above is helpful for you.

Best regards
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Re: PPT

Postby Justyn Roy » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:42 pm

I often use StreamX to capture PPT without needing a capture card.

The only time I've had issues with it is when there are embedded videos.
In this case, I would export those videos and host them inside of Pandoras Box.


I hope this helps,

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Re: PPT

Postby proximityav » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:58 pm

It is possible to launch a PPT with PB Spark running on the machine with PPT. Send remote commands from Widget + the timeline.
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Re: PPT

Postby roeland22896 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:14 pm

Does spark work in Windows 10?
I'm also interested in controlling powerpoint on a remote machine (or on the same machine but remote is easier).
Powerpoint is more interesting if someone has to make last minute changes in a slide (which is a disaster if you have a movie or images in the timeline and you are having a stress situation).
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Re: PPT

Postby Thomas Mrozek » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:22 pm

Hi all,
I recommend DVI/HDMI live input for a proper solution - just if someone do not know about this solution.
cheers
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