How to Upload a Slideshow as Digital Signage

You can create digital signage assets from a slideshow and upload them to Ditto. Before you begin, learn how to create and export slides for Ditto digital signage with these guides (free templates included): 

Create Digital Signage Content with Microsoft PowerPoint

Create Digital Signage Content with Google Slides 

Create Digital Signage Content with Apple Keynote 

Once you’ve designed and exported your slides in your preferred slideshow application, follow these steps to integrate the new assets into your Ditto digital signage.

Note

Before you begin uploading slides and other media, you must create a list for your digital signage. Learn how to create your first Ditto digital signage list here.

Supported file types and restrictions

You may upload the following file types:

  • PNG
  • JPG
  • GIF
  • MP4
Uploaded files may not be larger than 300MB.

Step 1

In the Ditto account portal, navigate to the Signage tab.

Step 2

Select the list that you want to add your exported slides to. 

Step 3

Click New Item.

Step 4

Select “Media” from the available options.

Step 5

Add your exported slide. You can drag and drop the file into the box or browse your computer to select the file you want. Ensure your exported slide is in an acceptable file format. 

Step 6

Click Upload and Save Item.

The slide has been uploaded to your list.

Note

You must upload and save your media to render a preview in the layout editor. 

Click on your list to edit the schedule, duration, order and content of your media. 

You can also use Ditto layouts for digital signage. A layout is a pre-designed template included with Ditto that lets you easily display beautiful signage content without the need for slideshow apps or a graphic designer. See how to use Ditto layouts here.


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