Inserting Audio

Use audio in PowerPoint presentations, from background music to sound effects. Learn all about the PowerPoint audio feature here.

Challenge!

  1. Open an existing PowerPoint presentation. If you want, you can use this example.
  2. Insert an audio file from your computer, if you have one. If you are using the example, add an audio file to slide 4.
  3. Preview the audio file.
  4. Trim the audio file.
  5. Add a fade in and fade out.
  6. Add a clip art audio file.
  7. Change the picture for one of the audio files.
  8. If your computer has a microphone, record some audio into a slide.
  9. Experiment with the different audio options on the Playback tab.