Show a series of movies using Keynote or Powerpoint

Want to show a series of movies for a presentation?

Inserting the movie files into Keynote or Powerpoint slides will enable you to seamlessly progress through the series of movies by advancing through the slides.

Here’s how:


  1. In the File menu choose New

  2. In the Theme Chooser you may like to select a black background for your slide show.


  1. Go to the Insert pull down menu and scroll down to Choose

(or press Shift-Command-V)

  1. Choose your movie file in the resulting window (if needed you can enter the file name in the search as shown ). Click the Insert button

Insert dialog


  1. Resize and position your movie as necessary.

  2. To add another movie Choose New Slide form the Slide menu and repeat the process.


The process is similar, but from the Insert pull down menu choose Movie

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