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Embed a You Tube Video in your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

Posted on: November 3rd, 2010 by

1X1If you’d like to include a You Tube clip as part of your PowerPoint presentation,  you can easily embed a video to play directly within your slideshow. Follow these steps to embed a You Tube video in PowerPoint 2007:

  1. Go to the Developer tab developer-tab
  2. If you don’t see the Developer tab, click the Microsoft Office Button and select PowerPoint Options. Click Popular, then select the Show Developer tab in the Ribbon check box.
  3. In the Controls box, click on More Controls ( hammer and wrench button)
    control-box
  4. Select Shockwave Flash Object from the list
  5. Draw a box on the slide where you want the video
  6. Right click on the box and select Properties
  7. In the Movie line, enter the YouTube video’s URL but you must change the watch?v= to v/ in the URL
  8. You won’t see the video until you run the slide show once
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