Record a PowerPoint Presentation on a Single Screen


Learners: demonstrates how to simultaneously record your webcam and PowerPoint when giving presentations. 

If your instructor has asked you to record a presentation, you'll need to record your desktop and webcam simultaneously as described below. Rather than adding slides or uploading a powerpoint, you'll click through your PowerPoint while recording to mimic the feel of a live presentation.


The instructions below primarily apply to users with one screen. If you have access to multiple screens, you can simply have Bongo open on one screen and your presentation open on another.

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Open your PowerPoint presentation. Click the Slide Show tab, then click Set Up Slide Show.

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Under Show type, select Browsed by an individual (window). Click OK.


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Click the Slide Show tab, then click Play from Start to enter presentation mode.


Place your presentation-mode PowerPoint and your assignment side by side.


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actions.png Open your Bongo assignment. Click the action button in the bottom right corner and select Video.


After checking Webcam and Desktop, click Record Video.


You will be prompted to share your screen.

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Under Application Window, select your Powerpoint and Share. Do not share your entire screen.


You will see both your presentation in PowerPoint and your webcam video in Bongo. Before recording, ensure that the audio bar is moving. You can also change your webcam and mic if needed.

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Click the RECORD icon within the Bongo recorder. Click through your presentation within PowerPoint as you are recording your presentation. 

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Stop_Button.png When you have finished your presentation, click Stop to finish the recording.
Discard.png You can review your video before submitting. If you would like to retry, click the Discard button.
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Save.png Once you are satisfied with your recording, click the Save button.

After saving, your video will begin processing; this can take up to 30 minutes. 

While processing, your video will be listed in the Work In Progress section. You can watch and re-record your video as many times as you like and even combine your videos.
Once you're ready to submit your video - as well as your documents or links - you can submit your assignment.
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