How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint 2010

How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint 2010

In this ever-connected world, videos play an important role. They perfectly align with your goals by developing understanding, provoking emotional response, engaging more senses and by showing different aspects of a thing. And if you are able to add videos into your professional PowerPoint presentation then you can imagine how impactful it can be.

A presentation with video is always more attractive and presentable as opposed to a normal presentation. Here, in this article we will explain how you can add YouTube Video into your presentation.

What Do You Need to Embed a YouTube Video into PowerPoint?

To embed a video into PowerPoint presentation, you need following things:

  • HTML code from YouTube to embed video.
  • Active Internet connection while running the presentation.
  • Know how to play an embedded video in the PowerPoint presentation.

So, let’s start with the first step on getting an HTML code to Embed a YouTube video.

How to Get HTML Code to Embed a YouTube Video into PowerPoint

Open YouTube website, and look for the video you wish to use in your presentation.

Next, click the Share button, located right below the video.

Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint This will open a pop window here you need to click on the Embed button.

This will again open a new window where you can see a box displaying HTML code for the opened video.

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Select the embed code and copy it.

Next, you need to insert the video into your PowerPoint presentation.

How to insert the HTML code into the PowerPoint presentation.

Once the HTML code is copied, we are ready to insert the code into the PowerPoint slide. To do so, follow the steps below:

Locate the slide into which you need to add the embed code of the video.

Next, click the Insert tab, click Video > Online Video.

Now, in the new window that open paste the embed code in the “From a Video Embed Code.”

Next, click the forward arrow present at the extreme right to continue.

Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint

Next, click the Play button present at the left corner.

You are now all set to go, you have an embed video in your PowerPoint presentations.

Besides, this you can even change color, poster frame, size, alignment, video styles and other things of the video you inserted in the PowerPoint presentation.How to resize the embed video?

To Resize Video, Follow the Steps Below:

  1. Open the PowerPoint presentation in which you have embed the video.
  2. Select the video.
  3. Next, click on the Format tab.

Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint 4. Here, at the top right corner you will see options to change Height, Width of the video.

To change the Video Styles, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the PowerPoint presentation in which you have embed the video.
  2. Select the video.
  3. Next, click on the Format tab.
  4. Now, select the Video Styles you wish to use.

You’re all done.

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To Change the Color, Follow the Steps Below:

  1. Open the PowerPoint presentation in which you have embed the video.
  2. Select the video.
  3. Next, click on the Format tab.
  4. Click the down arrow beneath Color.
  5. From here select the color options.

Besides, you can even change brightness, contrast by selecting Video Color Options. When you click on this option in the right pane you will see all the options to make changes to the video.

Hope you found the article informative. Using the steps explained above you can easily add a video into your PowerPoint presentation and make it look attractive. Not only this you can even edit your YouTube video to make it look pleasing. A video as we all know is always more information and a powerful tool.

Preeti is a technical writer with Systweak. She covers new technology and troubleshooting. She loves gadgets and is an avid reader. In her free time, she likes to travel and explore new places solo.

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