Add a poster frame to your video

When you add a poster frame, the image you select is what appears in the video frame until the Play button is clicked.

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Use a frame from your video as a poster frame

  1. Click Play to begin playing the video.

  2. Pause the video when you see the frame that you want to use as your poster frame.

  3. Under Video Tools, on the Format tab, in the Adjust group, select Poster Frame and then select Current Frame.

Use a picture as a poster frame

  1. Select the video on the slide.

  2. Under Video Tools, on the Format tab, in the Adjust group, click Poster Frame, and then select Image from file.

Use a frame from your video as a poster frame

  1. Click Play to begin playing the video.

  2. Play the video until you see the frame that you want to use as your poster frame, and then click Pause.

  3. On the Video Format tab, in the Adjust group, Select Poster Frame, and then select Current Frame.

Use a picture as a poster frame

  1. Select the video on the slide.

  2. On the Video Format tab, in the Adjust group, Select Poster Frame, and then select Image From File.

  3. In the dialog box, navigate to the picture file that you want to use as a poster frame. Select the image file, and then select Insert.

Use a frame from your video as a poster frame

  1. Click Play to begin playing the video.

  2. Play the video until you see the frame that you want to use as your poster frame, and then click Pause.

  3. On the Format Movie tab, in the Movie Options group, Select Poster Frame, and then select Current Frame.

Use a picture as a poster frame

  1. Select the video on the slide.

  2. On the Format Movie tab, in the Movie Options group, Select Poster Frame, and then select Picture from File.

  3. In the dialog box, navigate to the picture file that you want to use as a poster frame. Select the image file, and then select Insert.

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