How to Insert Video in PowerPoint Presentation

Attaching a video with a PPT is a usual practice. There are several PPTs out there with a complete video attachment. But not a lot of people know of the existence of such a feature or just think that it is not possible. A video inside a PPT makes the presentation even better; the crowd gets more into the topic and helps them understand the subject, better. So, if you want to know how to insert video in PowerPoint, just read the article below. All the necessary steps are provided there.

The method to insert a video file in a PPT document may not be a difficult one, but it is a very specific one. Several delicate steps are involved, and if they are not executed properly, you will fail to successfully insert the video.

The part of the article below quite clearly describes the details of how to add video to PowerPoint. Check it out.

Solution 1. How to Insert Video in PowerPoint from Hard Drive

Adding a video that is already saved on your hard drive is quite simple. The steps are detailed below.

  • Step 1: Open the PowerPoint document and go to the slide where you like toad the video.
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘Insert’ tab and choose ‘Video’.
  • Step 3: Then, choose ‘Movie from File’ and then select the movie from your hard drive by making double-click on it.

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  • Step 4: You are also capable of formatting the movie to start. Choose ‘Automatically’ or ‘When Clicked’.
  • Step 5: After that, just resize the video within the slide.

Solution 2. How to Embed A Video in PowerPoint from Embed Code

You can also embed video in PowerPoint using embed code. The steps are very simple. Here’s how to embed a video in PowerPoint.

  • Step 1: Open the slide where you want to embed a video.
  • Step 2: Find the video online. Then, just below the video frame, click ‘Share’ and then click ‘Embed’.
  • Step 3: After that, right-click the iFrame embed code and click ‘Copy’.

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  • Step 4: Now, go back to PowerPoint and click ‘Insert’.
  • Step 5: Then, click on ‘Video’ and then select ‘Online Video’.
  • Step 6: There is a box called ‘From a Video Embed Code’; paste the embed code there.

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  • Step 7: Now, you can resize the video and even get a preview.

Solution 3. How to Add Video to PowerPoint from Link to File

This is the easiest way to add a video file to a PowerPoint presentation. If you link a video to the PPT, you will have control over the size of the file. But will also say that this is not an ideal method.

  • Step 1: You need to take a screenshot of the video while the play button is visible on the screen.
  • Step 2: Then, attach that picture to the presentation, and provide the link to the video below.

We don’t recommend this procedure, but if you are in a hurry, then it is the only option to go for.

Extra Tips: How to Unlock Password-Protected PowerPoint File

Using a password is an essential practice if the PPT document contains sensitive data for any user. Although the article is primarily focused on the ways to insert video into PowerPoint, we thought information regarding the bypass of PowerPoint encryption without the proper password is necessary for the users if they ever face such delicate situation in the future.

Needless to say, the security of any MS document is quite secure. So, bypassing them wouldn’t be an easy task. A professional password recovery software is required for the successful recovery of the actual password.

Numerous websites will come with several recommendations, but after extensive research, we have found a capable password program with desired functions.

The program is known as PassFab for PPT. The program is genuinely excellent with an easy operating procedure.

  • Step 1: Download PassFab for PPT on your computer. Complete the installation and then run it.

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  • Step 2: Then, it is time to import the PPT document. Click ‘Add’ to import.

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  • Step 3: There are 3 different attack modes available for your choosing. Dictionary Attack, Brute Force Attack and Brute Force with Mask Attack.

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  • Step 4: When the attack mode is selected, click on the ‘Start’ button and initiate the password recovery.

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This is the most effective way to recover the password for a PPT document. The recovered password will be visible on a pop-up, use it to open the document. You can also watch this video about how to use it:

Final Words

So, attaching a video to a PowerPoint presentation is easy enough. Users normally fail to see the option as the method is too specific. But we have detailed multiple ways to attach a video file to such a document. You can check them out; they are very effective. But if you are also looking to unlock an encrypted PPT document without its password, then use our recommended password recovery program, PassFab for PPT.

Updated on / Posted by Shirley Howard to PowerPoint Tips / Follow @Shirley Howard

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