How to Embed YouTube Video in PowerPoint 2013


PowerPoint, probably the most useful and affordable tool for any type of people. If you are a businessperson and want to show your company’s sectors to other people for any deal or anything else, PowerPoint would help you to get things done. On the other hand, if you are a student and have to show some creative work to your classmates as an assignment, still you can sue Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Actually, PowerPoint provides various things and it comes with tons of advantages for all kind of people. The latest version of MS Office package, MS Office 2013 and Office 365, both are really awesome in terms of suppleness, features and ease of access. This is very simple for them, who are familiar with them. On the other hand, this is much tough to do something for them, who do not know anything any PowerPoint. PowerPoint 2013 is such a great package for different types of people to show off their creative style.

You will get tons of eye-catching templates those are unavailable on other versions. However, this so-called new version of MS PowerPoint has yet another great feature, what will let you embed YouTube video in your presentations. Let’s assume, you have created a presentation on different types of animals. At such moment, if you embed a video of some of the less known animals in your presentation, I am sure that you teacher would be glad.


The most interesting thing is you can also use embed code from various resources to add videos in your PowerPoint Presentation. This is very easy to do so. However, here are some important things you should know about this embedding process.

  • You can embed YouTube video only in PowerPoint 2013.
  • You can watch YouTube video embedded PowerPoint Presentations in MS PowerPoint 2010, 2013 and Office 365.
  • If you want to display such special presentation in PowerPoint 2007, you need to install PowerPoint Viewer.

How to embed YouTube video in PowerPoint Presentation?

This is simple and it doesn’t take more than 30 seconds if you have already found your desired video.

Step 1: At first, open PowerPoint 2013 and select a template from the start screen.

Step 2: Then, Go to Insert tab. After that, click on Video and Online Video respectively.

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You will get a popup as follows;

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Step 3: Now, you can search for specific keyword in the adhering search box for YouTube videos.

Alternatively, you can also enter the URL of any particular video to get that faster.

Step 4: After getting your perfect video, just select that and hit the Insert button.

That’s it! Now, your video will be viewable in your PowerPoint Presentation.