Extract DVD clips for adding to PowerPoint on Mac OS X

Summary: Want to present a DVD in PowerPoint slide, but don’t know how to? This article will teach you how to convert and insert DVD to PowerPoint easily under Mac OS X.

Do any of you know how or if it is possible to add and play a DVD movie in PowerPoint? In most cases, embedding DVD in PowerPoint will end in failure. That’s because PowerPoint is not compatible with DVD and it only embeds few video formats including ASF, AVI, MPEG, and WMV. Is there something can be done to successfully play DVD in PowerPoint? Of course, there is. In this article I will quickly walk you through how to insert DVD into PowerPoint on Mac with ease.

To embed DVD in PowerPoint means inserting a DVD clip physically into an application so that it can play within the presentation. Since PowerPoint doesn’t support DVD format, in order to insert the DVD movie to PowerPoint, you can convert DVD to PowerPoint supported video formats first and then insert the converted videos to your presentation. In this way, you can realize inserting DVD to PowerPoint presentation. The following guide will show you how to convert DVD to PowerPoint supported format and how to successfully insert and embed DVD in PowerPoint.

First download and install Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac.

Overall, this DVD ripping program enables you to rip and convert DVD to all popular video formats .wmv, .avi, .mp4, .mpg, etc and even extract audio from DVD movies under Mac OS X(Yosemite and Mavericks included). 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 DVD to PowerPoint on Windows, please turn to the equivalent Windows version – DVD Ripper.

Step-by-step guide:

1. Add DVD files

Launch the Mac DVD ripping program. Then click "Load DVD" to import the DVD files you want to convert. DVD Folders, ISO and IFO files are also supported. To select the subtitles you like, simply click Subtitle and select the one you prefer.



2. Choose an output format

Click Format bar and choose your desired format. To embed DVD to PowerPoint, you can choose WMV or AVI format from Common Video profile list.



Tip: Edit your DVD files(Optional)

You can click Edit to trim, crop the DVD so as to get the part you want or add some special effect on your movie.

3. Begin DVD to PowerPoint format conversion

Click "Convert" to start the conversion. Just a few minutes later, you will get the converted video. You'd better keep of all the files in a folder for later use.

4. Insert DVD to PowerPoint

Open PowerPoint and start a new presentation. Immediately name and save the presentation into the same folder as you placed the video clips. As you create your PPT presentation, when you get to the slide in which you want to insert a video do the following:

On the menu bar, select Insert > Movies and Sounds > Movie from File. Done! In this way, you can play DVD in PowerPoint.

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