Video creation by Powerpoint

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For those who are getting in the craze of creating video by powerpoint may want to read some of the information that I have been privy to from Microsoft Consulting and Business Development Center

For obvious reasons I will not post names or email address but the consensus is that they are looking to stop the sales of Video themes for sale as the creators do not have the licences to sell to a 3rd party

Here is some of the conversation the question was asked about selling and Copyright
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Yes.

If you are using Microsoft Office ,Home and Student, your license DOES allow you to use all of your Office products and outputs in your business. You cannot resell the base items, so you can't sell the templates as part of a template collection or the artwork as part of an artwork collection, but you can use the templates and artwork to create files, such as web sites, that you sell or use to sell your other products.

Jason
#creation #powerpoint #video
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    I prefer OpenOffice, in this case it would be OpenOffice Impress for presentations.
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    • Profile picture of the author Regional Warrior
      Originally Posted by yukon View Post

      I prefer OpenOffice, in this case it would be OpenOffice Impress for presentations.
      What you have written has nothing to do with the subject in question , next time please read the post
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        Originally Posted by Regional Warrior View Post

        What you have written has nothing to do with the subject in question , next time please read the post



        Microsoft is paid software, Open Office is open source. No paid software allows you to sell any part of the software.

        Does the GPL allow me to sell copies of the program for money?

        Yes, the GPL allows everyone to do this. The right to sell copies is part of the definition of free software. Except in one special situation, there is no limit on what price you can charge. (The one exception is the required written offer to provide source code that must accompany binary-only release.)
        Thanks for participating...






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    • Profile picture of the author Regional Warrior
      Originally Posted by Doug9 View Post

      Regional Warrior,

      What does this have to do with the issue "the craze of creating video by powerpoint"?
      Obviously, If you make a presentation in powerpoint you have the right to sell it, or do anything else you want to do with it, dont you?

      What you don't have the right to do is sell the original Microsoft files, like clip art and such.

      These 3rd party people that are selling "Video themes" are not doing that are they?
      Doug

      I am agreeing with you , there are systems and sellers out there at the moment selling a new way to make videos via Powerpoint this thread was for the newbies who may decide to use the themes that come with the software, and there was a grey area on selling the themes so I was just posting what was written in the email about legality and where you stood with MS

      Creating your own is fine using the ones that come with Office is not , I am not sure but I thought they stopped the clip art but could be wrong

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