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How to add Blu-ray files into a PowerPoint 2016 Presentation?


PowerPoint 2016 supports the playback of video with multiple audio tracks. It also supports closed captions and subtitles that are embedded in video files. You can use the playback options in PowerPoint to control how and when a video appears in your presentation. You can play a video in full screen mode or resize it to dimensions that you specify. You can also control the volume, play the video repeatedly (in a loop), and show the media controls. So, nowadays, it is popular to embed video to PowerPoint presentation, which can make PowerPoint presentation much more entertaining and informative to its viewers.

However, I'm trying to capture a short clip from Blu-ray's video so I can embed it as one of the slides on a Power Point presentation at work. The file size needs to be reasonable and the Power Point presentation will be connected to a high definition projector. Any fairly easy solution?

Well, PowerPoint only inserts few video formats including ASF, AVI, MPEG, and WMV. Since most of commercial Blu-rays you purchase are copy protected, ripping a disc to a video that works with PowerPoint slide is not always an easy task. You'll have to decrypt the restriction on disc and extract the movie contents from it and then transcode to PowerPoint compatible format.

The following guide will show you how to convert Blu-ray to PowerPoint 2016 supported format and how to successfully insert and embed Blu-ray in PowerPoint.

First download and install Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper

This Blu-ray ripping program enables you to rip and convert Blu-rayto all popular video formats .wmv, .avi, .mp4, .mpg, etc and even extract audio from Blu-ray movies. Besides, the built-in video editor allows you to trim, crop, add watermarks, etc. to get the very part and effect you want. If you want to insert video files from Blu-ray to PowerPoint on Mac OS X, please turn to the equivalent Mac version – Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac.

Note: Blu-ray Ripper can not only Rip Blu-ray, but also rip DVD well, just like the Blu-ray Player can play the DVD disc well. If you want to rip both Blu-ray and DVD to PowerPoint, there is no harm in trying Blu-ray Ripper.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Extract some video clips from Blu-ray for adding to PowerPoint 2016

Step 1: Load Blu-ray and DVD

Insert your Blu-ray/DVD disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray ripping software and click "BD/DVD disc" icon to load your movies. As you can see, you can preview the loaded Blu-ray/DVD files in the right preview window and select Blu-ray/DVD audio track/subtitle.

Step 2. Choose an output format

Click Format (located below where your source files are displayed) and 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. Begin Blu-ray to PowerPoint format conversion

Click "Convert" to start the conversion. The conversion process is displayed in the progress bar. The complete process could take a while depending on the number of files that you are converting and the speed of your computer and Blu-ray drive.

Once finished, you'll have the new AVI (wmv or mp4) file on your hard drive that are ready to be embedded into Microsoft PowerPoint document.

Additional Tips:

In PowerPoint 2010 and later, you can link or embed a video from your PC directly into your presentation.

-Embedded videos are convenient, but increase the size of your presentation.

-Linked videos keep your presentation's size smaller, but links can break. To prevent possible problems with broken links, it's a good idea to copy the videos into the same folder as your presentation, and link to them there.

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