Embed/Add MKV video into PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007...

Summary: Have you ever tried to add MKV video to PowerPoint, no matter putting MKV to PowerPoint 2016, 2013 or PowerPoint 2007, 2003, etc? If so, you might have found that you can add MKV video to PowerPoint.

MKV is a video container that can include different video and audio codecs. It is the standard video for many video site and it also comes from Blu-ray and DVD ripping. If you have ever tried to add MKV video to Powerpoint no matter putting MKV to PowerPoint 2016, 2013 or PowerPoint 2007, 2003, etc, you must have found that Powerpoint doesn't support MKV format video.


PowerPoint 2007, 2003 or lower version only supports WMV, AVI, ASF, and MPG/MPEG four video formats whlie H.264 MP4 is the best video format for PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2013 and Powerpoint 2010.


One of the methods to embed MKV to presentation is to add a direct link to online MKV video in your presentation. Right click on the object you embed, select “Hyperlink” and add URL address of the MKV video you want to link to. Once you click on the object with video links, new browser windows will appear and bring you to the page where the video is about to be played. To get the URL of MKV video file, you can simply copy the video address from the address bar of YouTube.


However, in this way, you have to keep the network on, otherwise, you can't play your MKV video in your PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007... The another way to attach MKV video to Powerpoint is to convert MKV to PPT supported formats.


 Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can help you convert MKV to MP4, AVI, EMV, ASF, MPEG for different Powerpoint versions. It not only converts MKV video to PPT but transcode WMV, FLV, XviD, VRO, TS, MP4 to Powerpoint in right video format.


What's more, it also rips commercial Blu-ray/DVD disc into PowerPoint 2016/2013/2010/2007/2003 compatible video and audio file formats. Before you re-encode MKV video to Powerpoint, you can trim or cut video segments, split a large video into small clips, add video/image/transparent text watermark, crop video to remove unwanted black borders or area, apply special rendering effect, insert external srt/ass/ssa subtitle to video, etc.


For Mac users, please turn to download Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac to complete the same conversion on Mac OS X El Capitan or macOS Sierra.


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How to Convert MKV video to PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2003?


Step 1. Once you have successfully launched the software, the very next step is to load the video MKV file that you want to convert. There are two methods with which you can load the files. You can add the files easily by dragging it into the interface or by clicking on the “Add Files” button located at the top. Once you have clicked on the “Add Files” button, it will open a file explorer from where you can choose the desired MKV video file for conversion


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Step 2. Choose the PowerPoint supported formats in the “Output Format” dropdown list. You can go to “Format” -> “Video” and find “MPEG-1 Video (*.mpg)” which works well with both Windows and Mac version of PowerPoint. What’s more, WMV or AVI is well supported by PowerPoint for Windows; MOV is well supported by PowerPoint for Mac.


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1. You can click “Settings” to change audio channel, change video resolution, adjust bitrate, etc. 


2. You can edit the videos according to your requirement. This step is optional and can be omitted if not needed. Click on the “Edit” button at the right side of the video to start editing it.

Step 3.The final step is to start converting MKV to PowerPoint WMV, MPEG-1 or MOV with highest quality and fastest speed by clicking on the “Convert” button at the bottom of the screen.


The ways to insert videos to PowerPoints is somewhat different according to your PPT versions. Now, let’s show you how to add converted MKV video to PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007…


Add and play a video in a presentation 2016/2013

Add and play a video in a presentation 2010

Add and play a video in a presentation 2007


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    You can follow the step by step guide to converter MKV to macOS Sierra supported MP4 at http://www.idealshare.net/video-converter/solve-macos-sierra-cannot-play-mkv-avi-wmv-flv-asf.html

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