Do you know the method to insert a YouTube video in MS PowerPoint? While creating a PowerPoint presentation, sometimes we insert a video clip for making the presentation more explanatory. Adding video also grabs the attention of our audience. As the videos have moving pictures and everything can be seen in a sequence, it holds the attention of the audience for a long time.
If you have a lack of time in creating your own video. You can insert Online videos. Nowadays YouTube has an enormous amount of videos in every sector you want. PowerPoint allows inserting the YouTube videos into your slides.
But you have to keep a note of this, that the YouTube video you are adding will be controlled by YouTube only. Features like playing, pausing, volume and so on all will be in control of the YouTube website. Even the PowerPoint’s Playback option like Fade, Bookmark, Trim all would not work on the YouTube video that you have inserted to your PowerPoint’s slide.
One more thing to take a note of is that you have to be connected to the internet to play the video. As the inserted video is not stored on your PC, it is still on the website (YouTube).
So, keeping all the above information in mind let us move towards the steps of How to Insert a YouTube video in MS PowerPoint 2016?
Steps to Insert a YouTube Video in MS PowerPoint 2016:
Step 1: Open your PowerPoint presentation to which you want to add the YouTube video. Select the slide from the presentation in which you want to insert the video. Go to the Insert tab, in the Media group, you have Video dropdown option. Click on Video.
Step 2: You will see two options Online Video and Video on My PC. Click on Online Video.
Step 3: A Insert Video dialog box will appear. Here, you will view two options YouTube, From a Video Embed Code. You have to select YouTube and in the search box, in front of it, search for the keyphrase, title for the video of your interest.
Step 4: A list of video related to your search will open up on YouTube. Select the video of your interest and click on the Insert button appearing below.
Step 5: The inserted video will appear on your selected slide. You can enlarge the video by dragging its pointer. In the Playback tab, under Video Options group, you can adjust the starting action of the video that i.e. either the video should start playing On Click or Automatically.
The other options of Playback tab are hidden as we mention above in the discussion. The video has a play button in a normal view. During the slideshow, you can interact with the videos as you interact with them on the web browser.
So this is all about how you can insert a YouTube video in MS PowerPoint. Hope the content is useful. Thank you. Keep reading.