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Trouble adding MP4 files to PowerPoint 13/12/11/10 for editing? Slow choppy playback of .mp4 format in PowerPoint or no audio with .MP4 video? No worries , here is the best solution for you.

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Nowadays, it is popular to embed video to PowerPoint presentation, which can make PowerPoint presentation much more entertaining and informative to its viewers. As we all know, PowerPoint 2013 or 2016 only supports .mp4 videos encoded with H.264 video (a.k.a. MPEG-4 AVC) and AAC audio. It can't recognize some other MP4 files. Since the best format that all PowerPoint versions can support are AVI and WMV, which are created by Microsoft itself, to add MP4 video into PowerPoint, you'll need to convert MP4 to AVI or WMV and then add the converted video to PPT for playing. The following guide instruct you how to add MP4 to PowerPoint.

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Part I. Convert MP4 to PowerPoint supported video formats

To accomplish the task, you need to seek help from MP4 Video converter that supports the MP4 video input and WMV, AVI output. Here Brorsoft Video Converter, is highly recommended to help you achieve your task. This program can help you easily and quickly encode MP4 videos to PowerPoint friendly AVI, WMV while keeping the excellent output quality. Plus, with it you can also convert MP4 video to any other popular video formats, such as MOV, MPEG, DivX, XviD, 3GP, VOB, etc. Besides, the built-in video editor lets you personalize your video. If you embed MP4 video into PPT on Mac(El Capitan), turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Mac. Now, please download the most suitable program according to your need and follow the corresponding tutorial.

Step 1: First, launch the MP4 to PPT converter. Click the Add Files button on the main interface to import MP4 videos that you want to insert into PowerPoint. The program supports batch conversion, so you can add a pile of videos to enjoy the fast conversion speed.

Step 2: Now you should go to the Output Format drop-down list, 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: After everything is ready, you should press the big, shiny "Convert" button to begin the MP4 to PowerPoint video conversion.

Part II. Embed converted MP4 video in PowerPoint

Before starting adding 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.

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

b. 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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