Q: “I want to attach a MPEG-2 to PowerPoint slide but to no avail. It keeps popping up error message… Is it possible to insert MPEG-2 files into PPT? “
Well, to solve this dilemma, you need to take a little up front time and set up a workflow that will convert MPEG-2 into a format that PowerPoint likes. To achieve the goal, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter.
This powerful video converter lets you convert MPEG2 to PowerPoint friendly file types within clicks. Besides, the built-in video editor allows you to trim, crop, rotate video, add watermarks, insert subtitles, etc. to get the very part and effect you want. If you want to insert MPEG-2 files to PowerPoint on Mac, try the equivalent Mac version- Video Converter for Mac, which is compatible with macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc.
Convert and Inset MPEG-2 to PowerPoint Slide
STEP 1. Run the MPEG-2 converter for PPT and import the MPEG2 files. You can join several video clips into one file.
STEP 2. Click on “Format” bar, and select “Common Video>> WMV3 (WMV9)(*.wmv)” format from its drop-down profile list.
STEP 3. Click “Convert” to get MPG Video Converter to convert MPEG-2 to PowerPoint preferred WMV format. After conversion you can press “Open” to locate resulting file.
1. Trim out unwanted frames: Press shortcut key “Ctrl” + “E” to enter video editor, where you can set starting and ending frame.
2. Combine 2 or more videos into one: Check the “Merge into one file” box before conversion.
3. Preview output file size/adjust video quality: Press on “Settings” to preview estimate file size. For better quality, set video bitrate up. Otherwise set video bitrate down to 1000kbps or below.
How to add the new WMV file into PowerPoint:
1. In PowerPoint, select the slide that you’d insert video.
2. Click the “Insert” menu and select “Movies and Sounds.”
3. Choose “Movie From File” and browse to locate the video you want to insert.
4. Double-click the WMV file you just saved. The video will now appear in the PowerPoint slide.