Add sound to an animation

You can enhance an object or text by adding a sound effect. Before you can add sound, you need to apply an animation to the object or text.

  1. In the navigation pane, select the slide that contains the animation effect that you want to change.

  2. Click in the slide, and then on the Animations tab, under Animation Options, click Reorder.

    Animations tab, Animation Options group

  3. Under Animation order, click the animation effect.

  4. Under Effect Options, on the Sound pop-up menu, click a sound effect.

  5. To preview all animation effects on the slide, on the Animations tab, under Preview, click Play.

    Animations tab, Preview group

    Tip: Each animation effect is represented on the slide by a number  Animation number  next to the object, which indicates the order that it will play in.  If two animation effects are set to play at the same time, they are represented by a numbered stack  Animation numbered stack .

See also

Animate text and objects

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