Presenter '13: PowerPoint 2016 Users See an ActiveX Error When Inserting a Video

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Microsoft now blocks Flash controls in PowerPoint 2016 by default. As a result, you might see the following ActiveX error when inserting a video into a Presenter '13 course.

The selected video could not be inserted into the presentation. Please ensure your Office ActiveX settings are compatible with Articulate Presenter.

Good news! We fixed this issue in the August 23, 2018 update for Studio '13. Install the latest update and you'll be able to add videos to your courses without errors.