Powerpoint and Quicktime
Posted on 2014-03-25
I have a pptx file that has one video embedded, and when I try to see slide show, the error came up saying that I needed QuickTime.
I downloaded QuickTime, and the video plays fine.
On another computer, the same thing happened, and after I downloaded QuickTime, it plays, but pauses every 3 seconds or so.
Then I got curious and started to look into mp4 file embedded into this pptx file.
By itself, it plays fine, but within pptx file, it pauses.
Anther thing that got me puzzled was why PowerPoint asked for QuickTime, when Windows Media Player is installed on both machines, and I thought mp4 was supported.
I need to find out how any user can view this file, because it will be viewed by a large number of people. What would be the standard configuration for this?
Is mp4 file a bad choice for embedding into a PowerPoint file?