Have you ever embed a YouTube video in MS PowerPoint. Adding videos to the PowerPoint presentation engages your audience and grab their attention towards the presentation until the end. As it is human nature, we learn things more precisely if we have watched them instead of hearing. So, seeing related videos during presentation gives us a more detailed explanation regarding the topic.
Instead of taking the headache of creating your own videos, PowerPoint allows you to add YouTube videos from different websites. YouTube videos nowadays have no boundaries you can get videos on any sector you want.
The YouTube video that you have added to your PowerPoint will be controlled by YouTube only. There is site’s control on videos feature like playing, pausing volume and so on. The videos that you have embedded from the YouTube will also not allow you to put the PowerPoint Playback options like Fade, Bookmark, Trim and so on.
For playing the video successfully you must take care that your PC must have to be connected to the internet. Because the video, you embed form YouTube is still stored on YouTube and not on your PC.
In the previous post, we have discussed how to insert a YouTube video to PowerPoint presentation. Here we will learn how to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint. Yes, Inserting and embedding are the different things, when you insert the video from YouTube, the video appears as it appears on YouTube. While, when you embed a video from YouTube it appears with the black frame in front.
Let us start with the steps of embedding a video from YouTube.
Steps to Embed a YouTube Video in MS PowerPoint 2016:
Step 1: Select a video of your interest from YouTube and click on the SHARE button below it.
Step 2: A Share dialog box will appear. You will find the Embed button here, click that Embed button.
Step 3: A Embed Video dialog box will appear with the embed code. Select the embed code and click on the COPY button.
Step 4: Now open up your PowerPoint presentation and select the slide on which you want to embed the YouTube video. Now, click on the Insert tab and under Media group click on the Video dropdown button.
Step 5: Two Option will appear Online Video and Video on My PC. Click on Online Video…
Step 6: A Insert Video dialog box will appear. You will see a text box From a Video Embed Code. Paste here the code that you copied in step 3 above. Click on insert arrow ahead of the code.
Step 7: A box with a black frame will appear, click on it you will find a play button. You can adjust the size of the video and even you can adjust the start action of the video. The video can be adjusted to start On Click or Automatically.
The play button appears in normal view and also during the slide show. You can interact with the video during the slideshow as you interact with it in the browser.
This is all about how to embed a YouTube video in MS PowerPoint. Hope the content is useful. Thank you. Keep reading.