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SPH 101 (Prof. Grassinger) North: YouTube in PowerPoint

A research guide for Professor Grassinger's SPH 101 classes @ North Campus.

Inserting YouTube Videos Into PowerPoint

Here are the steps you can take to integrate YouTube videos into your PowerPoint presentations. Depending on which version of PowerPoint you're using, click the appropriate option below:
  1. Find a video in YouTube and get its embed code:
    Get the YouTube embed code
    Get the YouTube embed code
  2. In PowerPoint, click the Insert tab > Video > Online Video
  3. In the “From a Video Embed Code” section, paste in the embed code copied from YouTube:
    Paste the embed code into the From a Video Embed Code form
  1. Find a video in YouTube and get its embed code:
    Get the YouTube embed code
    Get the YouTube embed code
  2. In PowerPoint, Click the Insert tab > Video > Online Video
  3. In the “From a Video Embed Code” section, paste in the embed code copied from YouTube:
    Paste the embed code into the From a Video Embed Code form
  1. Make the Developer tab visible:
    Click File > Options > Customize Ribbon > in the column on the right, place a check next to Developer > click OK.
  2. On Developer tab select the “More controls” button
    More Controls button
     
  3. Choose “Shockwave Flash Object" and click OK
  4. Draw a box on the slide (this is where your video will appear)
  5. Right click the box and choose “Properties”
  6. In the “Movie” field, paste the Youtube URL
  7. Modify the highlighted portions of the URL you just pasted from this:

    Make sure the URL begins with http instead of https
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57qB3fjt48I

    To this:

    https://www.youtube.com/v/57qB3fjt48I
     

  8. Optional: To start the above video at the 1m 10sec mark, add &start=70 to the end of the URL like this:
    https://www.youtube.com/v/57qB3fjt48I&start=70

    (1min 10sec:  1 minute = 60 seconds, 60 + 10 seconds = 70 seconds)
     
  9. Close the properties box and preview your slide in presentation mode (Shift + F5)

This video will walk you through the process:

Sample Slides

Sample slidesGet the Sample PowerPoint slides used in the class session.

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