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For a Microsoft PowerPoint 2001 for Macintosh, PowerPoint 98 Macintosh Edition version of this article, see 188910
When you double-click a movie in slide view, you may see the following caption rather than a bitmap:
When you double-click this caption, no error message appears, and nothing happens.
QuickTime(tm) and a Video decompressor are needed to see this picture.
When you insert a movie on a slide, Microsoft PowerPoint actually creates a link to the original movie file.
The problem occurs for one or both of the following reasons:
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
It is possible to convert .avi movies to QuickTime movies and to convert QuickTime movies to .avi movies. Several third-party utilities are available that can do this.
Article ID: 198202 - Last Review: January 23, 2007 - Revision: 3.1