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How to Embed AVI in PowerPoint?

Question: I am trying to embed a number of AVI animations into PPT slides. The program is clearly linking the animations not embedding them in the PPT file. I cannot find a control to allow me to embed rather than link. What should I do? How to embed AVI video into PowerPoint presentation?

Answer: Using videos in a PowerPoint presentations makes your slide shows more interesting and engages the audience. In fact, it is easy to embed an AVI files into PowerPoint. Just check the steps below.

Tip: If you want to convert PPT to AVI formats for sharing with others, the best PowerPoint to Video Converter can help you a lot! Of course, you can also give a try to the freeware given in article PowerPoint to AVI. It is a specially written article to introduce some free apps for you to create AVI videos from PPT with leisure.

Guide: How to Embed AVI in PowerPoint

Tips for embeding AVI into PPT:

1. The movie files that can be embedded into PowerPoint must be mov, avi, mpeg, or wmv. Please make sure you have taken the right video format during the first step. For more information you can go to PowerPoint video formats.

2. If you wanna play MP4 in your PPT files, then here is the gudie on how to play MP4 in PowerPoint.

Embed AVI in PowerPoint 2007

Step 1. Run the PPT Presentations and click the Insert button.

Step 2. Click Movie from File.

embed avi video in powerpoint 2007

Embed AVI in PowerPoint 2003

Step 1. On the Insert menu, point to Movies and Sounds, and then click Movie from File.

embed avi in powerpoint 2003

Step 2. Choose the video you want to embed into PPT and click OK, then choose Automatically.

Step 3. Right-click the movie object and on the shortcut menu, click Edit Movie Object.

Step 4. The Movie Options dialog box appears. select what you want, and then click OK.

Done! Now you can embed AVI in PowerPoint 2007, embed AVI in PowerPoint 2003 and play AVI in PowerPoint freely!

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