Insert media into your document

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Word

You can use the Media Browser to find photos, sounds, and movies on your computer, and then insert the one that you want into your document.

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert photos

The Media Browser displays photos that are located in your iPhoto or Photo Booth libraries.

  1. On the Home tab, under Insert, click Picture, and then click Photo Browser.

Word Home tab, Insert group

  1. On the pop-up menu, click iPhoto, iPhoto Albums or Photo Booth.

 Note   Photo Booth and iPhoto display if you have photos in your Photo Booth or iPhoto folder.

  1. Drag the photo that you want into your document.

ShowInsert audio

You can find and insert songs from iTunes.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  2. Click the AudioAudio tab tab, and then on the pop-up menu, click iTunes or iTunes Playlists.

 Note   iTunes displays if you have songs in your iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the song that you want into your document.

ShowInsert movies

You can find and insert movies from iTunes and Photo Booth.

 Note   You cannot insert YouTube videos.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  2. Click the MoviesMovies tab tab, and then on the pop-up menu, click iMovie, Movies, Photo Booth, or iTunes.

 Note   Photo Booth and iTunes display if you have photos in your Photo Booth or iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the movie that you want into your document.

See also

Insert a symbol

Add or change a shape

PowerPoint

You can use the Media Browser to find photos, sounds, and movies on your computer, and then insert the one that you want into your document.

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert photos

The Media Browser displays photos that are located in your iPhoto or Photo Booth libraries.

  1. On the Home tab, under Insert, click Picture, and then click Photo Browser.

Home tab, Insert group

  1. On the pop-up menu, click iPhoto, iPhoto Albums or Photo Booth.

 Note   Photo Booth and iPhoto display if you have photos in your Photo Booth or iPhoto folder.

  1. Drag the photo that you want into your document.

ShowInsert audio

You can find and insert songs from iTunes.

  1. On the Home tab, under Insert, click Media, and then click Audio Browser.

Home tab, Insert group

  1. On the pop-up menu, click iTunes or iTunes Playlists.

 Note   iTunes displays if you have songs in your iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the song that you want into your document.

ShowInsert movies

You can find and insert movies from iTunes and Photo Booth.

 Note   You cannot insert YouTube videos.

  1. On the Home tab, under Insert, click Media, and then click Movie Browser.

Home tab, Insert group

  1. On the pop-up menu, click iMovie, Movies, Photo Booth, or iTunes.

 Note   Photo Booth and iTunes display if you have photos in your Photo Booth or iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the movie that you want into your document.

See also

Insert a symbol

Add or change a shape

Excel

You can use the Media Browser to find photos, sounds, and movies on your computer, and then insert the one that you want into your document.

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert photos

The Media Browser displays photos that are located in your iPhoto or Photo Booth libraries.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  2. Click the PhotosPhotos tab tab, and then on the pop-up menu, click iPhoto, iPhoto Albums or Photo Booth.

 Note   Photo Booth and iPhoto display if you have photos in your Photo Booth or iPhoto folder.

  1. Drag the photo that you want into your document.

ShowInsert audio

You can find and insert songs from iTunes.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  2. Click the AudioAudio tab tab, and then on the pop-up menu, click iTunes or iTunes Playlists.

 Note   iTunes displays if you have songs in your iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the song that you want into your document.

ShowInsert movies

You can find and insert movies from iTunes and Photo Booth.

 Note   You cannot insert YouTube videos.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  2. Click the MoviesMovies tab tab, and then on the pop-up menu, click iMovie, Movies, Photo Booth, or iTunes.

 Note   Photo Booth and iTunes display if you have photos in your Photo Booth or iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the movie that you want into your document.

See also

Insert a symbol

Add or change a shape

Outlook

You can use the Media Browser to find sounds and movies on your computer, and then insert the one that you want into your e-mail message.

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert audio

You can find and insert songs from iTunes.

  1. On the View menu, click Media Browser.
  2. Click the AudioAudio tab tab, and then on the pop-up menu, click iTunes or iTunes Playlists.

 Note   iTunes displays if you have songs in your iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the song that you want into your e-mail message.

ShowInsert movies

You can find and insert movies from iTunes and Photo Booth.

 Note   You cannot insert YouTube videos.

  1. On the View menu, click Media Browser.
  2. Click the MoviesMovies tab tab, and then on the pop-up menu, click iMovie, Movies, Photo Booth, or iTunes.

 Note   Photo Booth and iTunes display if you have photos in your Photo Booth or iTunes folder.

  1. Drag the movie that you want into your e-mail message.

See also

Insert a symbol

 
 
Applies to:
Excel for Mac 2011, PowerPoint for Mac 2011, Word for Mac 2011