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Export to Video with audio narrations included

This seems to be something thats been voted upon, and had been "completed". However, there is not a hint of the narration in the exported video. Please add!!

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    Anonymous shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  AdminPowerPoint Product Team [MSFT] (Admin, Office.com) responded  · 

    Thank you for voting this request! If you are an Office 365 subscriber, you may now export your presentation to a video with a playback of the narration audio! Please upgrade to version 16.19(181109) or higher, and give it a try.

    Again, thank you for helping us improve the product, and please keep voting the other features on your wish list :)

    -PowerPoint Team

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        this feature was the only reason I got this on my Mac and am just finding out now that I'm recording that it doesn't work. Please add. So frustrating.

      • Tom Topping commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add this feature. I was very surprised to find it not already implemented. I must go to an outside resource, that costs me money, to enable this ability. Please add this feature.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi, We build our presentation is PPT. with embedded video. Our audience requires the full playback with all video and audio or it's of no value to us. 'Hense we are looking for an alternative software solution. It would be nice if that feature was added. A partial ability to export to video without audio and the embedded video is pointless to make a pun.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        How does our university provide us with MS Office Products and require us to complete multiple presentations to upload to BlackBoard, but PPT for Mac cannot export to MP4 or MOV? This is basic functionality in 2018. I"m so frustrated trying to upload my video and to find out that I actually can't do it with PPT because I am on a Mac.

      • Ian Wright commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Removing the capacity to output to mp4 (or mov) as existed in earlier Mac versions seems incredibly silly. I used to use this when Windows PPT didn't have it so I can't understand why you'd reverse capabilities. Also, denying the capture of narrations in video files from Office 365 also seems incredibly dumb. Talking through a presentation and then capturing the audio to include in an mp4 presentation seems pretty basic.

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