Inserting Videos

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


  1. Open an existing PowerPoint presentation. If you want, you can use this example.
  2. Insert a video from a file on your computer, if you have one. If you are using the example, add a video to slide 6.
  3. Preview the video.
  4. Trim the video.
  5. Add a fade in and fade out.
  6. Add a poster frame.
  7. Experiment with the different video options on the Playback tab.