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You Will Need
- Internet access
- Current version of Microsoft Office
- YouTube account
- Latest version of QuickTime and/or Adobe Flash player
Assess your computer's multimedia hardware
Assess your computer's multimedia hardware before creating a multimedia PowerPoint presentation. An enhanced video card is especially important for playing back video.
Sign into your YouTube account
Sign into your YouTube account and go to MyVideos under your user name's dropdown menu. Click on Uploaded Videos and select a video clip.
Click the Download to MP4 button
Click the Download to MP4 button to convert the YouTube video to a PowerPoint-compatible file format. Save the file to your desktop or a folder.
Open your PowerPoint presentation
Open your PowerPoint presentation and select a slide. Click on the Insert tab, click on Video, and click Video from File to browse for the downloaded video.
Click Insert. Then test video playback in the slide.
Resize the video in the frame
Resize the video in the frame by dragging the sizing handles displayed around the image. You can also drag the video to a new slide location.