In PowerPoint 2016 and newer versions, we recommend that you use .mp4 files encoded with H.264 video (a.k.a. Many people have encountered some issues in embedding YouTube video into Powerpoint. All,I am hoping someone has a simple solution to a weird issue we're experiencing with YouTube in PowerPoint. Use the Developer tab. I didn't have to do anything with the Developer's tools since we are using 2010. To be clear I am using powerpoint 2010 and was embedding vimeo videos. If you are running PowerPoint 2010, skip down to the section below on instructions for offline playback. Click the “Office” button and then click the PowerPoint Options button in the bottom menu. September 17, 2010 / By Ross McKillop. Method 1: Using ‘Video From Online Video Site’ Option . Click File and select Options. The following is the best solution to this problem and troubleshooting on 5 common issues on YouTube Embed Not working that you are likely to experience. See Also. I have found that YouTube videos work with the new embed code though. The black thumbnail just remains. You can also search for a YouTube video from that Insert Video window in PowerPoint. When you play the video in your presentation, it adds the extra value to your presentation. But all four versions can embed videos directly into slides, so … To work correctly, the code you use to embed your video must begin with