How to Embed a YouTube Video in Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2003

For a presentation, do you need a video to explain your info, but only have PowerPoint 2003? Follow the steps listed below to learn how to put a video into your Powerpoint presentation.

Steps

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    Go to Youtube and select the video you want. This article will use Falling Down by Selena Gomez.
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    Get the URL of your video. This one is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dADaxOsjQQ&feature=related
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    Now you have to modify your URL on Word or Notepad. Take your URL and take off the "watch?" and change the "=" after the v to "/". Your new URL should be http://www.youtube.com/v/7dADaxOsjQQ&feature=related
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    Go to PowerPoint 2003. Click on the View button on the top of the page. Click on Toolbar and then click on the control Toolbar. Click on More Controls, and select Shockwave Flash Object.
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    Make a box the same way you make an autoshape. Once you're done, the box should have an x in the box.
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    Right click the box and select properties. A table should appear change Loop to false, and change playing to false. Paste the modified URL in the box next to menu.
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    Press F5 and your video will appear on PowerPoint!
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    Save the powerpoint document. You did all that work on adding this video! Don't you think you want to loose what you got? Save it, before doing making any other slides.

Warnings

  • Don't use videos with VEVO. The way you can check this is by Looking at the username. If it says SelenaGomezVEVO or EmilyOsmentVEVO, then don't use it. It won't work.

Article Info

Categories: PowerPoint Presentations