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How to Fix PowerPoint QuickTime Not Available Issue and Play PowerPoint Movie Files in QuickTime

Author by Vita

May 21, 2019

Inserting a video into your PowerPoint slideshow can not only make the presentation more vivid, but also visually express your creative ideas. But frequently the PowerPoint QuickTime not available error message appears when we play a QuickTime MOV video embedded in PPT. This post will show you a direct approach to fix the issue. Just install the video converter to convert videos to PowerPoint at one go:

What Causes PowerPoint QuickTime Not Available

PowerPoint 2013 and later versions can play QuickTime MOV files directly but the 32-bit version of PowerPoint 2010 can only play MP4 and MOV files with QuickTime Player installed on your PC. You can download QuickTime for Windows on the official site:

Moreover, if you’re using the 64-bit Windows operating system and the 64-bit version of Office 2010, you can’t play QuickTime MOV file as there is no 64-bit version of QuickTime for Windows. Besides, PowerPoint 2007 doesn’t support MOV at all. To play QuickTime movie files in any of these versions, you will encounter QuickTime not available PowerPoint issue.

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The Perfect Solution to Fix QuickTime Not Available PowerPoint Problem

Since the problem is mainly caused by the incompatible video format, converting the QuickTime movie file to a format supported by PowerPoint is certainly the best way to solve the problem. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a popular and useful video converter for Windows computer, which can help you convert MOV to PowerPoint easily. It supports almost all video and audio files and converts them to over 300+ digital formats and devices. With the program, you will never meet any video not playing in PowerPoint errors caused by formats and codecs.

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How to Convert QuickTime Movie File to QuickTime

Import PowerPoint Files

Before start, please free downloadfree download and install the software on PC.

Step 1. Add QuickTime Movie File

Open WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Click on the Add Files button on the upper left corner of the screen, select and add the MOV file that causes the PowerPoint QuickTime not available error. The software also supports drag and drop mode for importing files.
The video converter supports batch conversion mode.

Choose the Suitable Output Format

Step 2. Choose a PowerPoint Video Format

Click on the Output Format button on the right of the screen, go to the Video tab and choose an output format. For PowerPoint 2013 and later versions, MP4 encoded with H.264 is the best option. You only need to choose the MP4 profile as MP4 with h.264 codec is the default setting in this program. For PowerPoint 2010 and lower versions, you can convert the video to AVI and WMV to fix QuickTime not available PowerPoint.

Click on Run to Finish the MOV PowerPoint Conversion

Step 3. Start the PowerPoint MOV Conversion

Press the yellow folder icon on the bottom of the program and choose an output folder. Finally, click on Run to start the process.

In Summary

PowerPoint QuickTime not available is due to the unsupported video file format. You can use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to convert QuickTime MOV to MP4, AVI, or WMV. Meanwhile, if other videos embedded in PowerPoint won't play, you can also try to convert them to a PowerPoint friendly format for smooth playback.  

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