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How to Insert MKV into PowerPoint Presentation


Nowadays, it is popular to embed video to PowerPoint presentation, which can make PowerPoint presentation much more entertaining and informative to its viewers. However, PowerPoint only inserts few video formats including ASF, AVI, MPEG, and WMV. What if we want to insert videos in other formats like MKV, FLV, VOB and more? In this article, we will focus on how to convert MKV files to freely insert MKV to PowerPoint presentation so as to successfully play videos in PowerPoint.

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As above mentioned, PowerPoint can only understand WMV, AVI, MPEG video and MKV is not in the supported lists of all PowerPoint versions (including PowerPoint PPT 2016, 2010, 2003, 2007 or lower version). So if you are stick to inserting MKV videos into PowerPoint for presentation, you'd better convert MKV to AVI or WMV and then you can add the converted video to PPT for playing.

To accomplish the task, you need to seek help from a MKV Video converter that supports the MKV video input and WMV, AVI output. Here Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended to help you achieve your task. The program can help you change almost any popular file format including MKV, VOB, MOV, AVI, MP4, WebM, etc. to PowerPoint compatible video format with fast encoding speed and excellent output quality. After the conversion, you can easily use your movie files in any version of PowerPoint Presentation including PowerPoint 2016, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000, 2002, 2005 or even PowerPoint 95, 97. If you're using a Mac, please turn to the Mac version. Just get the right version and follow the guide below to convert MKV to PowerPoint supported video formats.

How to convert MKV to PowerPoint supported video formats

Step 1: launch the MKV to PPT converter. Click the Add Files button on the main interface to import MKV files to the app. The MKV Video converter supports batch conversion, so you can add a pile of videos to enjoy the fast conversion speed.


Step 2: Click Format (located below where your source files are displayed) and choose WMV or AVI as the output format on the Format > Common Video list.


Tips: If you want to get rid of some part of the video, you can click the Edit button. When enter the edit > Trim interface, you should either drag the slider bar back and forth or set the start time and the end time for the video to get the part you want.


Step 3: Press on "Convert" to start encoding MKV Videos to Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation compatible video. When conversion completes, press on "Open" to locate converted videos.

Step 4: Embed converted MKV video in PowerPoint. Before starting embedding video to PowerPoint, you need to create a folder and put both your converted video and your PowerPoint presentation in this folder. Then open the PowerPoint in this folder to insert the converted video file which is just located in this folder.

Tips: For PowerPoint 2007 and higher, select Insert tab from ribbon, and click Movie and select the converted file to insert into PowerPoint for playback.

For PowerPoint 2003 and lower, from menu, select Insert -> Movies and Sounds -> Movie from File..., and select the converted file to insert into PowerPoint.

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