Did you know you can insert videos into a Word document? While it might not be useful, we thought it was pretty cool. Here’s how.

Of course, you can do the same thing in PowerPoint, which makes a lot more sense.

Insert a YouTube Video Into a Microsoft Word Document in Office 2013

Go ahead and open Microsoft Word and switch over to the Insert tab.

Then click on Online Video.

If this in your first time inserting a video from YouTube you will need to add it as a provider from the bottom left hand side of the dialog.

Once added, you will be able to enter a search term.

Then simply select a video and hit the insert button.

Videos come with there own set of formatting options, so be sure to take a look around.

That’s all there is to it.

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Taylor Gibb is a professional software developer with nearly a decade of experience. He served as Microsoft Regional Director in South Africa for two years and has received multiple Microsoft MVP (Most Valued Professional) awards. He currently works in R&D at Derivco International.
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