Multi monitor Media Player
Multi‑Panel Show Launcher
Microsoft PowerPoint uses the MCI Media Player for playing the movies and sounds. The MCI Media Player is different from Windows Media Player (although the name sounds very similar). Windows Media Player has a number of advantages over MCI Media Player. Some of them are:
Since Windows Media Player is an ActiveX control on the slide, the disadvantage is that PowerPoint does not allow Custom Animation and Action Settings for ActiveX controls. This is true even for the VBA controls that ship with PowerPoint.
PowerShow enables you to use Windows Media Player to play movies or sound files on PowerPoint slides through the Insert | Windows Media Player Movie button.
Shortcuts for PowerPoint introduces configurable keyboard shortcuts to enable you to pause all videos running on all running slide shows. It also introduces shortcuts that can resume all the paused videos or play all the stopped ones.
The Insert Movie dialog box looks something like this:
Through this dialog, PowerShow enables you to configure some of the parameters of Windows Media Player: