Burn your presentation to a DVD

Anyone with a standard DVD or disc player can watch and enjoy a PowerPoint presentation or photo album that you create.


  • You’ll need a DVD or disc burner and some DVD burning software to complete the steps listed below.

  • Windows DVD Maker comes free with Windows 7 however, if you are using Windows 8, you’ll need to get 3rd party DVD authoring software separately.

  1. First, you must convert your slideshow to a video in PowerPoint. To do that, see Save your presentation as a video.

  2. Next, open Windows DVD Maker or another 3rd party DVD authoring software.

    Note    For the purposes of these steps, we’re using Windows DVD Maker.

  3. Click Choose Photos and Videos.

  4. Click Add items.

  5. Browse your file system to locate and select your newly created slide show video file, and then click Add.

  6. Select the appropriate DVD burner and provide a DVD title.

  7. Insert a blank writable DVD into the DVD drive you selected, and then click Next.

  8. Click Preview.

  9. To start the DVD burning process, click Burn.

    Burn a presentation to a disc

    Note    You can also save your presentation to a CD. To do that, see Save your presentation to a CD.

Applies To: PowerPoint 2013

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