Microsoft PowerPoint – embedding a YouTube video into PowerPoint

If you have PowerPoint 2010 or PowerPoint 2013, you can embed a YouTube video into your presentation. Please note that requirements for online video sites (Youtube, etc.)  using PowerPoint 2010 are as follows:

Flash Player 10+
Windows Media Player 10 or higher
32-bit Office 2010

To embed a YouTube video into your presentation using PowerPoint 2010:

  1. Go to the slide in which you wish to embed the YouTube video.
  2. From your Internet browser, locate the required video.
  3. Click Share, then click Embed.  You will see some embedded code.
  4. Check the Use old embed code box.
  5. Copy the code displayed.
  6. Return to PowerPoint and on the Insert tab, in the Media  group, from the Video dropdown, click Video from Web Site.
  7. Paste the code. The YouTube video will be embedded in the slide.

To embed a YouTube video into your presentation using PowerPoint 2013:

  1. Go to the slide in which you wish to embed the YouTube video.
  2. From your Internet browser, locate the required video.
  3. Click Share, then click Embed.  You will see some embedded code.
  4. Copy the code.
  5. Return to PowerPoint, then on the Insert tab, in the Media group, from the Videos  dropdown, click Online video. You may be asked to give www.youtube.com as a provider if this is the first time you have used it.
  6. Paste the code in the From a Video Embed Code box.
  7. The video will be embedded into the slide.

Please ensure that the video is not copyright before using it.

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About jdonbavand

I am a trainer of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Crystal Reports. I have called my blog "If Only I'd Known That...." because I hear it so many times in training sessions. In fact, if only I had a £100 (or 150 Aussie dollars)for every time someone says "If only I'd known that." ....
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