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How to Add Music to PowerPoint from YouTube Music

Updated on: April 29, 2024
Category: YouTube Music Tips

Adding music to your PowerPoint slides can help to set the tone for your presentation and add an extra level of interest for your audience. Which platform can find the appropriate background music? With over 100 million songs available, YouTube Music should be your first choice to find some great matching BGM. Still wondering how to add YouTube Music to PowerPoint? This page is your final answer.

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Can't Embed YouTube Playlists to PowerPoint?

While PowerPoint does support adding music in various formats, YouTube Music cannot be directly imported to PowerPoint presentations.

To be technically, audio formats that work with PowerPoint include .wav, .mp3., .wma, .midi, .aiff, and .au. These open-source music file types can be used on any program (if supported). YouTube Music uses AAC format, however, it's totally different from the regular AAC format we used daily - YouTube Music AAC tracks are encoded in encryption technique and can only be streamed on its own platform.

Thus, to put YouTube Music songs to PowerPoint, the first step is to convert YouTube Music to MP3. Keep reading and you'll get the solution.

Solution: Download YouTube Music to MP3

NoteBurner YouTube Music Downloader is your ticket to convert any song from YouTube Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, or ALAC plain audio format. Completely different from the other online YouTube to MP3 converters, this NoteBurner tool is born for recording YouTube Music streaming songs. Most importantly, you'll get zero quality loss for each YouTube Music title after conversion. With its help, you can now upload YouTube Music MP3s to PowerPoint slideshow with ease.

Features of NoteBurner YouTube Music Converter:
  • Convert YouTube Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC;
  • Convert YouTube Music at up to 10X faster speed;
  • Download YouTube music videos in up to 4K quality;
  • Keep ID3 tags and 100% original audio quality;
  • Easy-to-use with an intuitive user interface;
  • Keep YouTube Music after free trial/subscription;
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Fixed: Import YouTube Music to PowerPoint

Next, we're going to demonstrate on how to download YouTube Music to computer offline, then insert YouTube Music files to PowerPoint as the background music.

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1 Download and Open NoteBurner YouTube Music Downloader

Launch NoteBurner YouTube Music Converter and you can see the pop-up YouTube Music web player. You'll have to log in to your YouTube Music account for adding songs.

Note: NoteBurner needs to work with a YouTube Music account but it will never take any other information from your account other than the songs.

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2 Choose Output Setting

Click the "Settings" button on the bottom-left to choose output settings. There're a few settings you could change: Output Format (MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC), Bit Rate (320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps), Sample Rate (44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz), Output Folder, and so on.

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3 Add YouTube Music to NoteBurner

Open a YouTube Music playlist or artist on NoteBurner, then click the "Add" icon at bottom right. All songs in that YouTube playlist will be listed in a pop-up window.

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4 Download and Convert YouTube Music to MP3

Choose the YouTube Music songs you want to embed in slides and click "Convert" to start downloading YouTube Music MP3s on computer. This process will be finished soon.

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Once converted, the output folder will be opened by default. Or you can also click the "Converted" icon, hover to the converted list, and click the "Folder" icon to locate the downloaded YouTube Music tracks. You'll get all YouTube Music content saved locally in MP3 format.

5 Insert YouTube Music to PPT

Open your presentation project on Microsoft PowerPoint, on the menu tab, click "INSERT > Audio > Audio on My PC". In the file explorer, find out the downloaded YouTube Music files and "Insert".

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If you want to play YouTube Music from the beginning, click the "Sound" icon on your slide, then "Playback" in the menu. Open the dropdown menu next to "Start" and select "Automatically".

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Final Words

Adding YouTube Music to your PowerPoint slides can make your presentation more attractive. But keep in mind that YouTube Music is a kind of streaming music service that encoded its tracks in encrypted AAC format. To put YouTube Music to your slides as background, you'd better use a third-party tool like NoteBurner YouTube Music Converter to download your YouTube Music titles offline first.

NoteBurner YouTube Music Converter is especially built for those who want to extract regular audio files from YouTube Music for personal use. With the help of this smart tool, you can easily convert YouTube Music to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ALAC at up to 10X speed with ID3 tags and high sound quality kept.

Note: The free trial version of NoteBurner YouTube Music Converter allows you to convert the first 1 minute of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock this limitation and enable all its features.

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