Easy Way to Insert YouTube Video into PowerPoint

When you creating a PowerPoint presentation, maybe you'll want to embed YouTube video in PPT files to enrich the PowerPoint, right? However, lots of PowerPoint users don't know how to do it exactly. So today, we write this article to show you how to insert YouTube video into PowerPoint 2003, 2007, and 2010 easily and quickly. Ok, let's get straight to the topic: Embedding YouTube video to PPT.

Insert YouTube Video to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 was developed to be powerful enough to handle all kinds of videos. It allows you to insert videos to PowerPoint from computer or video sharing sites without any restrictions. So under this situation, it is quite easy for inserting YouTube video into PowerPoint slideshow. The following is the detailed steps:

  • Find the slide you want to insert YouTube video, then you can go to Insert>Video from Online Video Site…
    settings for inserting youtube video into powerpoint
  • Now a pop-up window will appear, named Video from Online Video Site. This box will requires you to add YouTube embed code. So you need to go to the site and find the YouTube video, copy its embed code and paste it here. Then just simply click Insert.
  • If your slide appears a black frame, that means you've embeded YouTube video to PowerPoint files successfully.

Insert YouTube Video into Microsoft PowerPoint 2007/2003

Unlike PowerPoint 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 and 2003 doesn't have the function of dealing with online videos directly. But there is also a simple way for you to embed YouTube video to PPT. The best and most efficient way could be using YouTube plug-in. Like plug-ins for web browser, you have them installed there and whenever you need them, just click on. Here you need YouTube Video Wizard. You can download and install this plug-in via below address.

YouTube Video Wizard Download: http://skp.mvps.org/youtube.htm.

Here you should pay attention to the version of the YouTube Video Wizard. It has versions for PowerPoint 2003 and 2007 respectively. Just download the right version to your computer. After downloading, just install it to your PowerPoint 2007/2003, then you can insert YouTube video into PowerPoint files without any restrictions.

Done! Do you have a clear mind about how to insert YouTube video into PPT files at present? If so, just begin to embed videos to PPT immediately; if not, you can review the article, maybe it will helpful for you.

What's Next?

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