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 our practice presentation.
  2. Insert a video from a file on your computer, if you have one.
  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.