PowerPoint High Quality Video Export (1080p)

For years I have been using Microsoft PowerPoint as a powerful and professional presentation and animation software.
It seems to me, that its capabilities are widely underestimated, to say the least. Perhaps even by its own developers.

I'd like to know where I can find advanced video export settings in PowerPoint 2013.
Currently, the possibilities are quite limited, with an export resolution of 1280x720 being the maximum; the framerate leaves much to be desired as well.

Is there a free, convenient way of producing an HD quality video (including all the animations) without quality loss, using any Microsoft Office program?

Thank you for your support.

Arne is working in C# in DotNet which if you are not a coder isn't going to work for you.


This assumes the presentation in 16:9

Open the vb editor (ALT f11)

INSERT > Module and paste in the code below

Sub MkVideo()
If ActivePresentation.CreateVideoStatus <> ppMediaTaskStatusInProgress Then
ActivePresentation.CreateVideo FileName:=Environ("USERPROFILE") & "\Desktop\test.wmv", _
UseTimingsAndNarrations:=True, _
VertResolution:=1080, _
FramesPerSecond:=25, _
Else: MsgBox "There is another conversion to video in progress"
End If
End Sub

Go back to the normal edit window VIEW > Macros > Run

It may take quite a while!

The video will be on the desktop called test.wmv


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