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How to Insert Videos into Google Slides

Last Updated: Feb. 19, 2021
Summary
If you don’t know how to add a video to Google Slides? You’ve just come to the right place. This blog guides you on how to insert a video in Google Slides step by step.

Video is more attractive to audiences than picture and text. That's why more and more presenters like to embed videos to their slides.

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to embed a video in Google Slides step by step. Besides, we’ve also introduced you to a free useful video presentation maker, just in case you need to make a video presentation online.

Also Read: How to Add Videos from Local Files/YouTube to PowerPoint on PC/Mac

How to Insert Videos into Google Slides

Tools Needed

  • A Computer
  • Videos You Want to Embed

    How to Embed a Video in Google Slides

    Step 1
    Select the slide you want to embed a video into.
    Step 2
    Click the Insert button in the menu bar and select Video.
    Step 3
    To embed a YouTube video, do one of the followings:

    Type your video keywords into the YouTube search box, then select the video you want to add to the slide and click the Select button.

    How to Embed a YouTube Video in Google Slides - From Search

    Image Board: How to Embed a YouTube Video in Google Slides - From Search

    Click By URL, paste a YouTube video link into the blank box, and you'll get a video preview. Just click the Select button to insert the video into the slide.

    How to Embed a YouTube Video in Google Slides - From URL

    Image Board: How to Embed a YouTube Video in Google Slides - From URL

    Step 4
    To insert a non-YouTube video, click Google Drive, select a video and add it to your slide.
    How to Embed a Non-YouTube Video in Google Slides - From Google Drive

    Image Board: How to Embed a Non-YouTube Video in Google Slides - From Google Drive

    Note
    1. If the video you are about to insert has not already been added to Google Drive, go to Google Drive first to add the video.
    2. Please make sure that Google Drive and Google Slide have the same Google account.
    Step 5
    Edit and position your video freely.
    How to Embed a Video in Google Slides - Edit Inserted Video

    Image Board: How to Embed a Video in Google Slides - Edit Inserted Video

    Bonus: How to Make a Video Presentation Online for Free

    FlexClip is a free online video presentation maker with no watermark. It comes with a number of pre-made video templates that are easy to edit and customize and millions of royalty-free media resources that can improve your video content. Designed to be super easy to use, FlexClip allows you to create a video presentation in your browser in minutes. No experience is necessary.

    Step 1
    Pick a Template. Go to FlexClip and choose a presentation video template that meets your needs. Here are some examples:
    Company Presentation
    Preview
    Company Presentation
    Use This Template
    Team Work
    Preview
    Team Work
    Use This Template
    Step 2
    Customize the Template You Choose. Add text, music, elements, transitions, filters, watermark, etc.

    Depict Video: How to Create Video Presentations Online with FlexClip

    Step 3
    Preview & Export. Preview your video and export it in your desired resolution (480p, 720p, or 1080p).

    Conclusion

    Inserting videos into Google Slides does help you engage your audience, but make sure that your videos are short and relevant to your content.

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