Microsoft PowerPoint is getting a pair of interesting new features that will be available for Windows and iPad users. The company made the announcement on its Office Insider blog, saying the two new tools are Cameo for the Recording Studio and a feature that allows users to set line spacing in iPad PowerPoint slides.
You may remember I discussed Cameo early last month when it was announced for PowerPoint Live on Microsoft Teams (coming in August). Well, Microsoft is now rolling it out to the wider PowerPoint experience, adding the feature to the Recording Studio.
If you are unfamiliar with the Recording Studio, it is the place on PowerPoint where users can create, edit, and share videos of their presentations. Microsoft says Cameo allows users to use the camera to “make the video recording of your presentation even more personal and create an immersive storytelling experience.”
It is possible to personalize the camera feed appearance by adding custom shapes, styles, sizes, and more. As well as allowing video feed integration into presentations, users will also be able to choose a layout and where the video appears on the slides.
Cameo is now available in the Microsoft PowerPoint Recording Studio for Office Insiders on the Beta Channel running version 2207 (Build 15425.20000) or newer.
Microsoft says the introduction of Line Spacing allows users to “customize the line spacing before and after paragraphs, within blocks of text, and more.”
The tool is available to Insiders on iPad with Version 2.59 (Build 22030101) or later.
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