Insert Video into PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint has for many years been a wonderful tool for displaying business presentations, educational materials, or even the words to hymns in church. If you use a projection TV in front of a group, it’s a must have software. What do you do when you need some video right in the middle of your show?

How Insert A Video Into PowerPoint.

The steps are very simple:

Locate the video you wish to insert

Monkeys Video

Monkeys Video on YouTube

Copy the internet address by selecting the address

internet address for video

Internet address for Youtube video

then RIGHT click to get the short cut menu then LEFT click Copy:

Short Cut menu Copy

Short Cut menu Copy

 

 

 

 

 

From the internet go to mediaconverter.org

Paste the internet address into the box by clicking inside the box then RIGHT click and LEFT click Paste from the short cut menu

Paste URL in Media Converter

Paste URL in Media Converter

Click Ok

Click Go to the next Step:

Media Converter Go To Next Step

Media Converter Go To Next Step

Click the drop down arrow to decide your output

Media Converter Output

Media Converter Output

Click Start Conversion

Once complete, click download

Media Converter Download Complete

Media Converter Download Complete

Open PowerPoint

Click the Insert tab, then click Video from file off the Media

PowerPoint Insert Media

PowerPoint Insert Media

Make sure you navigate to where the video downloaded, most of the time you will find it in Downloads, just double click on the video when you find it and that will automatically insert the video into PowerPoint:

Insert Video using PowerPoint

Insert Video using PowerPoint

 

Insert Video into PowerPoint

Insert Video into PowerPoint

Viola! That’s how you insert video into PowerPoint!

Note: There are other FREE online video converters besides media converter, just GOOGLE a search for “Free Online Video Converters”