Add Video To PowerPoint On Mac

Add Video To PowerPoint On Mac
Add Video To PowerPoint On Mac

Video clips saved on the computer, or streamed over the internet can easily be imported on Microsoft PowerPoint slide show presentation using a Mac. Video clips then be formatted, edited, and timed to specifications designed by the user. Follow the simple steps below

Import a Video from a File into PowerPoint on a Mac

Embed a video located on the computer hard drive. Select the Home tab and click the Media option on the Insert menu. Select the Movie From File option, locate the video on the hard drive and click insert. The video has been inserted into the designated slide.

Import a Video from the Movies Folder, iMovie or iTunes

Embed a movie or video from the Movies folder, iMovie or iTunes. Select the Home tab and click the Media option on the Insert menu. Select the Movie Browser option and locate the video from the specified location. The video has been inserted.

Embed a Hyperlink to a Video Stream on the Web

Establish a link to a streaming video on the Internet. Select the Home tab and click the Media option on the Insert menu. Select the Movie From File option, place a check in the box labeled Link To File, and click insert. A link to a video stream has been inserted into the presentation.

Edit the Playback Settings of a Video File in Mac

Start the video file automatically. Confirm that the video icon in the slide is selected and click the Format Movie tab on the menu bar. The Start pop-up menu will appear. Click the Automatically option from the from the movie options on the Start menu. The video will play automatically at the beginning of the slide.

Start the video file when clicked. With the video icon in the slide selected, click the Format Movie tab on the menu bar. The Start pop-up menu will appear. Click the On Click option from the from the movie options on the Start menu. The video will play when the video icon on the slide is clicked.

Play the video in full screen. With the video icon in the slide selected, click the Format Movie tab on the menu bar. The Start pop-up menu will appear. Click Playback Options on the Start pop-up menu and select Play Full Screen from the pull-down menu. The video will play in full-screen mode.

Loop the video file so that it repeats throughout the presentation. With the video icon in the slide selected, click the Format Movie tab on the menu bar to bring up the Start pop-up menu. Click Playback Options and select Loop Until Stopped from the pull-down menu. The video will continue to play during the presentation until manually stopped by clicking the shortcut or pressing the pause button during playback. The video has been looped.

Hide the video while not playing. Confirm that the video icon in the slide is selected and click the Format Movie tab on the menu bar to bring up the Start menu. Click Playback Options and select the Hide While Not Playing option from the pull-down menu. The video will not be visible during the presentation until playback has begun.

Note

MS PowerPoint will only accept video files with the .mov, .avi or .wmv extensions. Other video formats will need to be converted to 1 of these formats in order to be embedded into a PowerPoint slideshow.

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