Thursday, August 26

The Real Way to Download-Convert-Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint!


DOWNLOAD YouTube videos?
CONVERT YouTube videos into a format supported by PowerPoint?
INSERT YouTube videos into PowerPoint (and run it offline smoothly)?

Since I am always asked those three (3) questions above, why not screencast it once for ALL! This screencast explores these questions:

(Click here to download this screencast)


Tools recommended:
  • RealPlayer - Downloading videos from YouTube and Converting them into other formats (e.g. wmv).
  • Format Factory - Converting videos to any other video format you can imagine.

If you are using PowerPoint 2003 (or 2010) no worries, because inserting videos into PowerPoint is as easy as toasting...
Insert > Movies and Sounds > Movie from File (2003)...

You might also want to check out my previous article entitled 2 Juicy Ways to Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint, but I believe the tips shared above is even juicier. Trust me!

Finally, if you have a cooler or more efficient way of doing it for free, please share it with us. Now that would be AWESOME :)


SMcClements said...

Very clear and informative screencast! This is one of the most asked questions. I will refer to your post.

Zaid Ali Alsagoff said...

Dear Susan McClements,

Thanks for the feedback, and I am certainly looking forward to your referral :)

Have a great day and week learning :)

Warm Regards,