PowerPoint MP4: Insert or Embed MP4 in PowerPoint

Play MP4 in PowerPoint via Converting MP4 to PowerPoint Video Format

Professional MP4 to PowerPoint Converter

After many times tested, it can be concluded that the most compatible format for PowerPoint of each version is MPG (MPEG). For Windows users, WMV is another choice, while MOV is good for Mac users. 

As a professional converter, the MP4 to PowerPoint Converter will surely convert and insert MP4 to PowerPoint easily. Besides that, this great app can add other video format like RMVB, FLV, VOB, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, F4V, MKV, 3GP, WTV, RM, DV, MXF, WebM, etc. to PowerPoint.

Please follow the simple steps below and successfully embed MP4 to PowerPoint 2013/2010/2007/2003/2002/2000/97/95.

Tutorial to Convert and Insert MP4 to PowerPoint

Free Download and install the powerful MP4 to PowerPoint Converter (for Windows, for Mac), then launch it, the following interface will appear.


Step 1 Add MP4 videos

Drag and drop or click "Add File" button. Batch conversion is available if necessary.

Step 2 Customize PowerPoint supporting format

Click "Profile" drop-down button, and select "MPEG-1 Video (*.mpg)" in the popping up window .You can also choose WMV for Windows system and MOV for Mac system.

Step 3 Adjust MP4 video

If you need more unique settings, please click the "Effect" button. Some edition functions will surprise you like trim or crop, merge or split, change audio channel, change video resolution, add or delete subtitle, add special effects, adjust bitrate, etc.

Step 4 Finish

Click the BIG ROUND button at the right bottom side to finish convert MP4 to PowerPoint. After that, you will easily embed the converted MP4 files to PowerPoint.

Why Can't insert MP4 to PPT for Play?

Many visitors on the internet ask the question: "Can PowerPoint Play MP4?" The answer is YES and NO. The reasons why there is no definite answer are as follows. Here we will illustrate all the video formats supported by different PowerPoint version.

PowerPoint 2013: as the latest version, according to Microsoft, PowerPoint 2013 only supports MP4 videos encoded with H.264 video codec (a.k.a. MPEG-4 AVC) and AAC audio codec. If the MP4 can’t fulfill the requirement, it will not be embedded in PowerPoint 2013.

PowerPoint 2010: although presents MP4 in its video supporting list, PowerPoint 2010 can only support .mp4, .mov, and .qt formats if the Apple QuickTime player is installed. Sometimes you will find MP4 still can't be inserted after installed QuickTime, because some MP4 files aren't compatible with QuickTime. Worse more, you may ignore the fact that the PowerPoint 2010 64-bit version is incompatible with 32-bit versions of QuickTime.

PowerPoint 2007, 2003, 2000, and lower version: According to Microsoft, PowerPoint 2007 and lower version only support video formats including WMV, AVI, ASF, and MPG (MPEG-1). Therefore, most PowerPoint of old version simply can't add or play MP4.

As discussed above, it will not difficult to understand why sometimes we can insert MP4 to PowerPoint, while sometimes not. Fortunately, we have the smart MP4 to PowerPoint Converter in this passage, which will make the annoying thing easy to handle.