How to Insert a YouTube video
      into PowerPoint
Options
• You can convert the video into mpgs with free
  software that can be downloaded from the
  internet – but you ha...
• Make sure you have live Internet access
• In PowerPoint, go to a new slide (blank layout)
• On the “Developer” tab, go to “Controls” group
• Click the icon of hammer and nail for “More
  Controls”
• On the “More Controls” window scroll down and select
  “Shockwave Flash Object” in the list
• Click “OK” at the bottom
• You will get a “+” on your screen. Position it on the slide,
  hold down the left mouse and make a shape which your
  Yo...
• Go to the YouTube video you want to grab
• Copy the URL making sure you select the entire address,
  right click and sel...
•   Go back to your PowerPoint slide
•   Right click the control (box) you draw
•   Click “Properties” in the right-click ...
• On the alphabetic tab, click the
  “Movie” property
• Paste the address on the movie line
• Edit the URL text by deletin...
• Finally close the “Properties” window and
  save your presentation
• You cannot view the YouTube video until you
  go to...
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Inserting A YouTube Video Into PowerPoint

  1. 1. How to Insert a YouTube video into PowerPoint
  2. 2. Options • You can convert the video into mpgs with free software that can be downloaded from the internet – but you have to get IT permission and worry about viruses • You can have PostOp do it for you – spend some money • Or if you are going to have Internet access in your meeting you can use the following guide
  3. 3. • Make sure you have live Internet access • In PowerPoint, go to a new slide (blank layout)
  4. 4. • On the “Developer” tab, go to “Controls” group • Click the icon of hammer and nail for “More Controls”
  5. 5. • On the “More Controls” window scroll down and select “Shockwave Flash Object” in the list • Click “OK” at the bottom
  6. 6. • You will get a “+” on your screen. Position it on the slide, hold down the left mouse and make a shape which your YouTube video will be positioned in (can be resized later)
  7. 7. • Go to the YouTube video you want to grab • Copy the URL making sure you select the entire address, right click and select “copy” (or control c)
  8. 8. • Go back to your PowerPoint slide • Right click the control (box) you draw • Click “Properties” in the right-click menu • Go to the “Properties” window
  9. 9. • On the alphabetic tab, click the “Movie” property • Paste the address on the movie line • Edit the URL text by deleting “watch?” and replace “=“ with “/” • For instance http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=49WjrRJ_DLw becomes http://www.youtube.com/v/49WjrR J_DLw • Change Embed Movie to False • Change Loop to False • Change Playing to False
  10. 10. • Finally close the “Properties” window and save your presentation • You cannot view the YouTube video until you go to Slide Show

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