Insert or link to a video stored on your PC

In PowerPoint 2010 and later, you can embed a video from your PC directly into your presentation, or put in a link to a video on your PC.

Insert a video stored on your PC

  1. In Normal view, click the slide that you want the video to be in.

  2. On the Insert tab, click the arrow under Video, and then click Video on My PC.

  3. In the Insert Video box, click the video that you want, and then click Insert.

Link to a video stored on your PC

Tip    To prevent broken links, it's a good idea to copy the videos you're using to the same folder as your presentation before you link to them.

  1. In Normal view, click the slide where you want the link to the video to be in.

  2. On the Insert tab, click the arrow under Video, and then click Video on my PC.

  3. In the Insert Video box, click the file that you want to link to, click the down arrow next to the Insert button, and then click Link to File.

    Shows Insert Video dialog in PowerPoint

Applies To: PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint 2016 Preview



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