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Premium stock videos now available in Office for Mac

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Hey Insiders! My name is Aimee Leong, and I’m a Program Manager on the Office Graphics team. We’re always adding new features to help you be more creative with Office, such as a growing in-app library of premium content. Our latest addition to that collection is high-quality stock video, now available in Office for the Mac.

Add videos in Office for Mac

Adding rich, looping videos to your PowerPoint presentations allows you to establish different moods and bring creative expression to your stories. We’ve been busy curating a library of premium stock videos, and previously made this library available in Office for Windows. I’m excited to announce that this library is now included in Office for Mac as well.

We are actively growing the library, so stay tuned for more content enhancements in the future!

How it works

It’s easy to add great videos to your PowerPoint presentations.

1. From the Insert ribbon, select the Video icon, then select Stock Videos from the dropdown.

Screenshot showing how to insert stock videos in Office for Mac.

2. Search the content library for the video you want and select Insert to place it in your presentation.

Screenshot showing collection of premium stock videos in Offic

Tip: Hover over a thumbnail for a preview of the video before you insert it into your presentation.

Scenarios to try

  • Browse the Premium Content library to see the selection of videos available to you.
  • Insert a video into your PowerPoint presentation from the Premium Content Library to bring a specific mood to your creation.


This feature is available to Beta Channel users running Version 16.50 (21061301) or later.

Note: You’ll need to be a Microsoft 365 Subscriber to access the full library of content. This feature is not available on Office Perpetual, namely Office 2016 or 2019. 

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