Add images or videos

You can add images under 50 MB in .png, .jpg, or .gif format. Follow the image usage guidelines.

Add an image to a document or presentation

  1. On your computer, open a document or presentation in Google Docs or Slides.
  2. Click Insert and then Image.
  3. Choose where to get your image from.
  4. Choose an image or take a snapshot. 
  5. Click Insert or Open.

Learn how to add images in Sheets.

Add an image from your desktop or the web

These features aren’t available on Google Sheets.

Drag an image

To move an image into your document or presentation, drag it from your desktop or a website. It may take a moment for your image to appear.

Copy & paste an image

Copy an image from your desktop or the web and paste it directly into your document or presentation. It may take a moment for your image to appear.

Replace an image
  1. On your computer, open a document or presentation in Google Docsor Slides.
  2. Right-click an image.
  3. Click Replace image.
  4. Choose an image.
  5. Click Replace or Select.

Learn how to replace images in Sheets.

Add a video to a presentation

  1. On your computer, open a presentation in Google Slides.
  2. Click the slide where you want to add the video.
  3. Click Insert and then Video, then choose from the following options:
    • Search YouTube
    • By URL
    • Google Drive
  4. Choose a video and click Select.

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Crop and adjust images in a document or presentation

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