Inserting Videos

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

Working with videos

To preview a video:

  1. Click a video to select it.
  2. Click the Play/Pause button below the video. The video will begin playing, and the timeline next to the Play/Pause button will advance.
    The Play/Pause button and the timeline
  3. To jump to a different part of the video, click anywhere on the timeline.
    Jumping ahead on the timeline

To resize a video:

The corner sizing handles will resize a video while preserving its original aspect ratio. If you use the side sizing handles, the video will become distorted.

To move a video:

To delete a video: