The ability to insert online videos from YouTube and other sources has been in PowerPoint for some time. We're sorry, but PowerPoint for Mac 2011 doesn't support the insertion of online videos. Why can’t I embed a video in PowerPoint? There should be an Insert Online Video button on the ribbon (I'm using Onenote 2016) but it isnt there. How do I update? Hi there We are having an issue that online content such as insert online picture or video is greyed out. The most effective method of resolving this issue quickly is moving to a newer version of Office. PowerPoint requires the video-playing technology in Internet Explorer to play an online video that's embedded on a slide.Â. Before you start trimming the video, click on the "Play" button … It is to do with the version of Office you run. To help launch your movie career, PowerPoint 2016 offers a handful of video-editing tools on the (Video Tools) Format and (Video Tools) Playback tabs. A. OneDrive: Within this option, you can access videos uploaded to your OneDrive account and insert them within your PowerPoint slides. Julie Wong . The text entry field becomes grayed out. You insert a picture within a slide irrespective of its layout. You can insert a video by following the instructions in the next paragraph, but PowerPoint 2010 isn't able to play the video. Below the video frame, click Share, and then below that, click Embed. Or open any existing presentation you have, and select an unanimated slide object to which you want to add animation. This is a great way to make your presentation more engaging for your audience. ok- I've found a solution on a help video- go to file>accounts and click on Office Updates, but the updates button isnt there. For instructions about all these options, see Insert a video from YouTube or another site. Microsoft Office. Step 2. From the drop down, select Online Video. I'm running Professional plus- it seems bizarre that there's a difference- especially when one name is a shortened version of the other! Do you mind sharing us your steps? Create a new PowerPoint project and insert video to the PowerPoint presentation. Options within the Insert Video dialog box are explained below, as marked in Figure 3, above. To embed a video either use the video URL beginning with http or the embed code beginning with