Record audio

To do this procedure, your computer must be equipped with a sound card, microphone, and speakers. Make sure that you aren't running any other sound recording applications, such as Speech Recognition.

  1. In the navigation pane, click the slide that you want to add sound to.

    How to select slides in the navigation pane

    1. On the View menu, click Normal.

    2. In the top of the navigation pane, click the Slides  Slides tab  tab, and then click a slide. Depending on the width of the navigation pane, you will either see the Slides named tab and Outline named tab  named tabs or the Slides  Slides tab and Outline  Outline tab icon tabs.

  2. On the Home tab, under Insert, click Media, and then click Record Audio.

    Home tab, Insert group

  3. To start recording, click Record  Record button .

  4. When you are finished, click Stop  Stop button .

  5. To listen to the sound that you just recorded, click Play  Play Recorded Sound button .

  6. In the Name box, type a name for the sound, and then click Save.

    An audio icon Audio icon on slide appears on the slide.

See also

Record a slide show

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