How To Put A Video In Google Slides

Google Slides, a part of Google’s suite of productivity applications, is an excellent tool for creating presentations. One of its many features is the ability to insert videos directly into slides, which can add a dynamic and engaging element to your presentations. If you’re unsure how to add a video to Google Slides, don’t worry. This blog post will guide you through the process step by step.

Step 1: Open Your Presentation

Log in to your Google account and navigate to Google Slides. Open the presentation into which you want to insert a video.

Step 2: Select the Slide

Select the slide where you want the video to appear. You can do this by clicking on the slide in the slide navigator on the left side of the screen.

Step 3: Insert Video

Click on the Insert menu at the top of the screen, then select Video. This will open a new window.

Step 4: Search for Your Video

In the new window, you’ll see three tabs: Search, By URL, and Google Drive. You can use the Search tab to search for videos on YouTube, the By URL tab to insert a video using its direct YouTube link, or the Google Drive tab to insert a video you have saved in your Google Drive.

Step 5: Select and Insert Your Video

Once you have found your video, click on it to select it, then click the Select button at the bottom of the window. Your video will now appear in the selected slide.

Step 6: Resize and Position Your Video

You can resize your video by clicking and dragging the blue squares that appear around it when it’s selected. To move the video, simply click and drag it to the desired position on the slide.

There you have it! You now know how to put a video in Google Slides. Incorporating videos into your presentations can make them more interactive and entertaining, helping you to better engage your audience. So the next time you create a Google Slides presentation, why not try adding a video?