Embedding Video from a File: Make sure you have the latest Office updates installed. Step 1: Open InDesign File Import the InDesign file into PDFelement, either through the drag and drop feature, or by clicking on "Open file" and locating the InDesign file. Once you have converted to the compatible Adobe Acrobat video format, you can insert video into PDF as follows. As you copy the embed link you can insert it into your HTML document … Step 6: Finally, click "OK" to embed video in PDF. Load the videos you want to insert into PDF. The step-by-step guide below will help you get started. First, you need to upload the video to YouTube or copy the embed code of an existing video, which will be inserted in the