How to Make Personalized Animated Flash Greeting eCard from PowerPoint

Tired of the same eCards provided by many eCard websites? Why not create your own personalized eCards to WOW others with your photos and personalized greeting message? It is an ideal way to strengthen and maintain ties between distant family members and friends by sending personalized eCard to them in holiday.

With PowerPoint, you can easily personalize the colors and design, include your own videos and photos of the family, and choose just the right message for each recipient. The following greeting eCard demo with photos and videos is created from PowerPoint.

By following the 3 steps in this article, you could create your own Personalized Christmas Flash greeting eCard in minutes!

Tools you will need:
Microsoft PowerPoint
PPT2Flash
Prepare multimedia resources for your greeting eCard

1. Photo: Find it on your photo album or download it from website.

Free photo download: http://www.bigfoto.com/

2. Music: Download your favorite songs or record your own voice.

Free Christmas download: http://www.christmasgifts.com/music.html

Record your own greetings:
For PowerPoint 2007, please go to: Insert -> Sound -> Record Sound
For PowerPoint 2003, please go to: Slide Show -> Record Narration

3. Video: You can get video from You Tube and other online videos.

Tip: free way to download You Tube video
Just input the url of the video you want to http://www.keepvid.com and click Download.
Combine multimedia resources to PowerPoint


1. Design the slide layout.

You can create the greeting card by choosing the PowerPoint templates or launch PowerPoint to create a new design by yourself. Also, you could set Set animated effects to your presentation through Custom animation option.

Free Christmas PowerPoint templates download:
http://snipurl.com/christmas-templates


2. Insert multimedia resources to PowerPoint

Insert photos: Insert -> Picture
Insert music: http://www.123ppt.com/powerpoint-tutorials/powerpoint-tips-sound-mu...
Insert YouTube video: http://snipurl.com/insert-youtube
Insert Flash: http://www.sameshow.com/other/insert-flash-into-powerpoint-2007.html


Publish PowerPoint to Flash eCard

Via PPT2Flash to publish your PowerPoint to animated Flash eCard in one click by simply clicking the Publish button.

You can send this Flash greeting eCard by mailing, or uploading to your blog and website for web sharing. Now you can start to WOW your friends by sending this special greeting card.

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Tags: Flash, animated, eCard, greeting, xmas

Comment by Liezell Bradshaw on January 28, 2009 at 12:48am
This is not really a true post is it? I have seen the EXACT same "tutorial" text pop up all over the web.

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