When you make presentations using PowerPoint, you always insert some media to make the PPT more interesting and appealing, right? But the video format supported by PowerPoint is limited and MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV is not in the supported lists of all PowerPoint versions (including PowerPoint PPT 2016, 2010, 2003, 2007 or lower version). The best format that all PowerPoint versions can support are MPG and WMV, which are created by Microsoft itself. So if you want to insert an MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV video into PowerPoint for presentation, you’ll need to convert MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc videos to MPG or WMV and then add the converted video to PPT for playing. Here are two parts to finish your task.

How to Convert, Insert and Embed Videos into PowerPoint Presentation?

To accomplish the task, you need to seek help from a Video to PowerPoint converter that supports the MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV video input and MPG, MOV output. Here Aiseesoft Video Converter is highly recommended to help you achieve your task. The program can help you change almost any popular file format including MKV, VOB, MOV, AVI, MP4, FLV, Xvid, DivX, H.264, MXF, XAVC, XAVC S, 3GP, MKV, RM, MOV, SWF, WebM, VP8, MOD, TOD, MTS, M2TS, etc. to PowerPoint compatible video format with fast encoding speed and excellent output quality. After the conversion, you can easily use your movie files in any version of PowerPoint Presentation including PowerPoint 2016, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000, 2002, 2005 or even PowerPoint 95, 97. If you’re using a Mac, please turn to the Mac version. Just get the right version and follow the guide below to convert MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc videos to PowerPoint supported video formats.

This guide applies to:

  • Convert and play MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc files in any version of PowerPoint Presentation including PowerPoint 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000, 2002, 2005 or even PowerPoint 95, 97.
  • Convert Flip MP4, Nikon MOV, Canon MOV, GoPro MP4, etc to PowerPoint compatible format for easy insert and play
  • Convert Sony/Panasonic/Canon MXF video to PowerPoint for easy insert into PowerPoint
  • Convert MP4/MOV files from QuickTime/iMovie/iDVD to PowerPoint supported video format
  • Convert DAV, Xvid, Divx, VP8. VP9, DAT, Tivo, etc to PowerPoint supported format
  • Convert FLV/F4V/AVI/MP4/MKV downloaded from YouTube or other websites to PowerPoint
  • Convert MTS/M2TS/MXF/XAVC/XAVC S,etc to PowerPoint supported MPEG, WMV
  • Convert and play other video formats including FLV, F4V, SWF, H.264, MKV, 3GP, RMVB, WebM, VOB, DV and more in PowerPoint Presentation

Steps to Convert MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc Videos to PowerPoint Supported Video Formats

Step 1: launch the Video to PPT converter. Click the Add Files button on the main interface to import MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc files to the app. The Video to PowerPoint converter supports batch conversion, so you can add a pile of videos to enjoy the fast conversion speed.

Video to PPT converter

Step 2: Click Profiles (located below where your source files are displayed) and choose WMV or MPG as the output format on the Profile > PowerPoint list.

Convert MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc Videos to PowerPoint

Tips: If you want to get rid of some part of the video, you can click the Edit button. When enter the edit > Trim interface, you should either drag the slider bar back and forth or set the start time and the end time for the video to get the part you want.

Step 3: Press on “Convert” to start encoding MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc Videos to Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation compatible video. When conversion completes, press on “Open” to locate converted videos.

Step 4: Embed converted MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/FLV, etc video in PowerPoint. Before starting embedding video to PowerPoint, you need to create a folder and put both your converted video and your PowerPoint presentation in this folder. Then open the PowerPoint in this folder to insert the converted video file which is just located in this folder.

Tips: For PowerPoint 2007 and higher, select Insert tab from ribbon, and click Movie and select the converted file to insert into PowerPoint for playback.

For PowerPoint 2003 and lower, from menu, select Insert -> Movies and Sounds -> Movie from File…, and select the converted file to insert into PowerPoint.

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