There can be any number of reasons to troubleshoot video playback in PowerPoint. You may end up with choppy video, or you may not be able to play video clips of some types on all versions of PowerPoint. We will look at such video issues in PowerPoint on this page, along with suggested solutions. First of all, look at our PowerPoint-Friendly Video Formats page to understand the file formats (file types) that work with different PowerPoint versions. Thereafter, follow these steps. Always, perform the initial troubleshooting steps before doing the later ones.