Digital signage templates

Static digital signage templates are available for free to help the UVic community create content for digital signage. These provided PowerPoint templates meet the standards of the UVic design guidelines for digital signage.

Downloading the templates

Anyone who wants to create content for digital signage can download the templates using the download links below. The themed template packages below include a number of format options designed to provide varied layouts that can accommodate diverse assets.

UVic colour options

Below there are five different template packages available, each focusing on one of UVic's Edge colours: light blue, dark blue, yellow, and white as well as a package of varied colours with images.

Within each template is 12 different layout options, which can be accessed by selecting layouts from the options panel once opened in PowerPoint.

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Light blue templates

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Dark blue templates

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White templates

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Image templates

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Yellow templates

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Saving PowerPoint slides as JPEGs

The CoolSign software accepts JPEG files for static slides.

To save slides as JPEGS in PowerPoint:

  1. Go to the File tab
  2. Select Save as Picture or Save as and in the drop down menu select format JPEG
  3. Under Options save graphics as files
  4. Enter Size as Width: 1920 px and Height: 1080 px
  5. Name the file according to the naming convention
  6. Select Save

Saving a series PowerPoint slides as a WMV videos

If you would like to make your content a little more dynamic, try creating a series of slides and save them as a video. This will add a bit of action to your messaging. 

The CoolSign software accepts WMV files for dynamic video files converted from PowerPoint.

To save series of slides as WMV in PowerPoint:

  1. Go to the File tab
  2. Select Save as Movie or Save as and in the drop down menu select WM Windows Media Video file (.wmv)
  3. Select Movie options
  4. In the movie dimensions box, enter Width: 1920 px and Height: 1080 px
  5. Select OK
  6. Name the file according to the naming convention
  7. Select save (may take a few seconds to save)