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How to Add a Video from Online Video Site to PowerPoint 2010



PowerPoint 2010 Technical preview was released with lots of new features. It helps us make PowerPoint presentations more dynamic with improved audio and visual capabilities. One of the new features of PowerPoint 2010 is that you can add a video from any online video sharing sites like YouTube into your PowerPoint directly. You no longer need to download videos onto your computer first, and then insert them to your PowerPoint.

 

How to insert video from online video site to PowerPoint 2010:
To embed a video from online site like YouTube, click on the Insert tab in PowerPoint 2010. And then choose Video. Finally, select Video from Online Video Site.

 

Insert a Video to PowerPoint 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After that, you will be able to see a dialogue box pops up which requires you to copy the embed code from the site and paste it into it.

 

Insert a Video to PowerPoint 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Go to the video you want to insert to your PowerPoint 2010. Here I take one of my YouTube video for example. You should be able to see an Embed option under the author’s profile. Copy it and paste it into the box above. Finally click Insert

 

Insert a Video to PowerPoint 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One important thing to note is that: if you embed video from online video site in PowerPoint 2010, you will need to connect to the Internet to play them while showing the presentation.

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