How to add or embed a video in Google Slides?

How to add videos to Google Slides

In this tutorial you will learn how to add or embed a video in Google Slides in a simple way.

The steps you have to follow to put a video in Google Slides are:

  1. Open your Google Slides presentation and go to the slide where you want to add the video.
  2. Click on the “Insert” tab in the top menu.
  3. From the dropdown menu, select “Video.”
  4. In the “Insert Video” window that appears, you have several options for adding a video:
    • You can search for a video on YouTube by entering a keyword in the search bar and clicking “Search.”
    • You can paste a link to a video from another website, such as Vimeo or Dailymotion, into the “By URL” field.
    • You can also upload a video from your computer by clicking the “Google Drive” option and uploading your file to your Google Drive account.
  5. Once you have chosen your video, click “Select” to insert it into the slide.
  6. The video will appear on the slide as a thumbnail image. You can resize and reposition the video by clicking and dragging the edges or corners of the thumbnail.
  7. To play the video during the presentation, click on the thumbnail image. The video will open in a new window and play automatically.
  8. That’s it! You have successfully added a video to your Google Slides presentation.

If you want to embed a video from a website other than YouTube or Google Drive, you will need to use the “Web Object” option in the Insert menu and provide the video’s embed code.

Frequently Questions:

Can I embed a video from a website other than YouTube or Google Drive in Google Slides?

Yes, you can embed a video from a website other than YouTube or Google Drive in Google Slides by using the “Web Object” option in the Insert menu and providing the video’s embed code.

How do I play a video during a Google Slides presentation?

To play a video during a Google Slides presentation, click on the video and then click on the “Play” button.

Can I resize a video in Google Slides?

Yes, you can resize a video in Google Slides by clicking and dragging the corners of the video frame.

Can I add multiple videos to a single slide in Google Slides?

Yes, you can add multiple videos to a single slide in Google Slides by following the steps above to insert each video.

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