How to Embed A YouTube Video in PowerPoint

How to Embed A YouTube Video in PowerPoint

Besides inserting pictures into PowerPoint presentation, you can also put videos to PowerPoint. If you have the suitable video on your computer, you can directly embed it into your presentation. If you don't, you are allowed to add online YouTube videos to it. Here comes the question, how to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint?

Because there are various PowerPoint on the market, and each version has a different way to insert YouTube videos. So in this article, we will show you how to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint 2016/2013/2010/2007 separately. You can choose the right method according to your PowerPoint version.

How to Embed A YouTube Video in PowerPoint 2016/2013/2010

If you are using a PowerPoint 2016/2013/2010, then you can follow the following steps to put a YouTube video to PowerPoint. Make sure you are using a Windows PowerPoint, you can't embed a YouTube video in Mac version with this method.

Step 1. Launch the latest PowerPoint

Open the latest version of PowerPoint on your computer. You can update Windows to upgrade the Office software.

Step 2. Find and open the YouTube video

Open the YouTube site on your browse and search for the YouTube video you want to embed to your presentation.

Step 3. Copy YouTube embed code

YouTube Embed Code

Play the YouTube video, and click "Share" under the playing video. Choose the "Embed" button from the sharing options. Then you will see the embed code of this video, copy it.

Step 4. Paste YouTube embed code

Insert

Back to the PowerPoint presentation, locate and choose the part you want to insert a YouTube video. Click the "Insert" tab and choose "Video". Then click "Online Video" or "Video from Web Site" from the drop-down list. If you don't see this option in your PowerPoint, you should go to "How to embed a YouTube video to PowerPoint". And YouTube is the only streaming site supported by PowerPoint to embed videos.

Step 5. Embed a YouTube video to PowerPoint

Embed a YouTube video to PowerPoint

Click "Paste embed code here" to paste the copied code into the box. After a while, the YouTube video will be inserted to your presentation and you can see a video appear on the slide. Here you can adjust the video playing area.

Step 6. Set the playing options

Click the "Play" button on the video to check if the video is embedded correctly. Go to "Start" option to set how the YouTube video will be played.

With this method, you can handily put a YouTube video into your presentation. But you need to ensure you are under a good network connection when playing the inserted video.

How to Embed A YouTube Video in PowerPoint 2007

If you are using a PowerPoint 2007, you have a big chance that you won't see the "Online Video" or "Video from Web Site" tab under the "Insert" option. At this time, you can learn how to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint 2007 in this part.

Compared with other methods to insert a YouTube video to PowerPoint presentation, maybe the best way is to get the YouTube video downloaded to your computer first. Then the inserting part will become very easy.

Steps to put a YouTube video into PowerPoint 2007

1. Launch PowerPoint 2007 on your computer and open the slide you want to insert a YouTube video.

2. Click "Insert" button and then choose "Video" or "Movie".

3. Choose "Video on My PC" or "Movie from File" from the drop-down list. Then you can select the YouTube video from the pop-up window.

Embed a YouTube video to PowerPoint 2007

In this way, you can easily insert a YouTube video to PowerPoint 2007. And this method also works well with other versions of PowerPoint.

Download YouTube videos to computer

Before you embed a YouTube video to PowerPoint, you should first get the video on your computer. Here we will show you two ways to help you download online videos.

Online tool to save YouTube videos

Yoo Download

1. Visit YouTube and find the YouTube video you want to embed to PowerPoint. Copy its video address.

2. Open Yoo Download and paste the URL to the link box.

3. Click "Download" button to analyze the YouTube video. Then you can choose your preferred video quality to save on your computer.

Professional software to download YouTube videos

1. Download, install and open Tipard Video Downloader on your computer.

2. Find the YouTube video you want to download and copy its URL.

3. Back to the YouTube video downloading software and click "Paste Url" on the top bar. The URL will be automatically pasted to the URL box.

Download YouTube Videos

4. Click "Analyze" to check the YouTube video. Choose the suitable resolution and format, and click "OK" to download the online video from YouTube.

In this article, we mainly talk about how to embed a YouTube video to PowerPoint. No matter which version of PowerPoint you are using, you can find the effective way to insert the YouTube video to it.