Inserting Sound Effects

Learn how to add PowerPoint 2003 sound effects to your presentation in this free lesson.


By the end of this module, you should be able to:

Inserting sound effects

You can add sound effects to a slide show to gain your audience's attention; however, sometimes sound effects can distract people from the content of your presentation. It will be up to you to decide when a sound effect will benefit your presentation.

To insert a sound effect:

To hide the sound icon during a slide show:

Arrow You will still be able to see the icon in Slide Sorter View, but it will be hidden in Slide Show View.


If you have not already done so in a previous challenge, download and save the Sample PowerPoint presentation to complete this challenge.