Tuesday, July 17, 2012

2 Free and Easy Methods of Adding Youtube Videos into PowerPoint

youtube logoI find that so many people ask similar questions about adding youtube videos into powerpoint on Yahoo Answer these days. Actually, it's not as complex as people always think to embed videos from youtube into presentations. But we still need to follow the guide below step by step. There are actually many details we need to notice.

Use Embed Code (Online)

If you will show this powerpoint presentation with networking, the easiest way is adding youtube video into powerpoint with embed code which Youtube shows.
  • Step 1: Copy the embed code under video on youtube webpage: Share - Embed - Use old embed code.
youtube video webpage embed code
  • Step 2: Back to the slide in your powerpoint presentation, and under Video, select Video from Web Site, then copy the embed code and paste it in the blank in dialogue box. At last, the youtube video will be shown in powerpoint and be played as long as your computer is connected with internet.
vide from web in powerpoint

In this method, your shown will depend on internet. But if you are not limited, it's really an easy way to embed youtube video quickly.

Download Youtube Video and Insert (Offline)

It seems that many students or teachers need to make a speach in the rooms without internet or youtube. So, this is the way for you to add youtube videos into slideshow. There are 3 steps:
  • Step 1: Download Youtube video
First, we need to download videos from Youtube. After uploading, videos always be saved in .flv on Youtube website. So, this free flv downloader works now.
moyea youtube downloader

Moyea FLV Downloader is a freeware to download, manage, play back and convert FLV (Flash video) from all video sharing sites at great speed, such as YouTube, Yahoo, Google, MySpace, iFilm, Dailymotion, Metacafe, etc.
  • Step 2: Convert .flv video to the formats powerpoint allows. 
Actually, flv isn't supported by Microsoft PowerPoint. So, converting flv is the most important step during the whole process. .swf, .asf, .avi, .mpg or .mpeg, .wmv are widely used video formats in powerpoint. And FREE FLV to Video Converter will help us to finish this step perfectly.
free flv to video converter screenshot

  • Step 3: Insert video into powerpoint
On the Insert menu, point to Video, and then click Video from File. Click the video you want to use and then click OK.
insert video from file in powerpoint

That's all for users to insert youtube videos into powerpoint presentations. Choose anyone you like and Good Luck for your perfect show!


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