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There are 2 ways to embed videos into your PowerPoint presentation.  (Note: Videos from the Library's Films on Demand subscription should be added as links, not embedded).

Option 1:           

1.    Open PowerPoint.

2.    On the Slides tab in Normal view, click the slide to which you want to embed a video.

3.    In your browser, go to the web site that contains the video that you want to link to, such as YouTube.  

4.    On the web site locate the video and click on Share and then click on Embed.

screen shot of embed code from YouTube

5.    Copy the embed code (Some embed codes may be located to the right of the video).               

6.    In your PP presentation, click the Insert tab and in the Media Group click Video.

7.    Click on Online Video.

Screenshot of Video functions

8.    The Insert Video window will display. Here you will want to paste the embed code into the From a video Embed Code section and click the arrow to the right of the pasted code.

Screenshot of Insert Video functions

10. Click on Slide Show tab, click Start from Beginning or Start from Current Slide to preview.

Note: Most web sites that contain videos include an embed code, yet the locations of embed codes will differ depending on each website. Also, some videos do not have an embed code; therefore, you cannot link to those. 

  

Option 2:

1.    Open PowerPoint.

2.    On the Slides tab in Normal view, click the slide to which you want to embed a video.

3.    Click on the Insert tab.

4.    In the Media section, select Video.

Screenshot of Video functions

5.    Click on Online Video. The Insert Video window will appear.

6.    The first option, you see in the window is a YouTube Search. Here you can type in the name of the video you are looking for and your results will populate. 

Screenshot of YouTube video search

7.    Click on the video you wish to add to your presentation and click Insert at the bottom of the window.

8.    Click on Slide Show tab, click Start from Beginning or Start from Current Slide to preview.

 

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