Inserting Videos

You can play videos in PowerPoint presentations easily. Learn to use the PowerPoint insert video function in this free lesson.

Working with the video

To preview the video:

  1. Make sure the video is selected.
  2. Click the Play/Pause button below the video. The video will start playing, and the timeline next to the Play/Pause button will begin to advance.
    The Play/Pause button and the timelineThe Play/Pause button and the timeline
  3. To jump to a different part of the video, click anywhere on the timeline.
    Clicking on the timelineClicking on the timeline

To resize the video:

  1. Select the video. A box with resizing handles will appear around the video.
  2. Click and drag any of the handles to resize the video.
    Resizing the videoResizing the video