Alternately, if your new slide doesn’t contain a placeholder, you can click “Pictures” from the Insert tab. If you have an animated GIF on your computer, choose the file from its location and click Open. Use PowerPoint to embed a presentation in another presentation . Select Insert > Screenshot. Click Insert. To insert an image in PowerPoint 2013/2016: To insert a picture from an existing file, click the Insert tab and then click the Pictures button. Click the image. Make sure it’s the right code — if it starts with “http”, it’s the wrong code, find the button marked Embed, for the Embed script, it should start with “