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Insert Music or Sound from Files on Your Computer
Insert a sound or music file into your PowerPoint 2010 presentation using the Audio button

Insert a sound or music file into your PowerPoint 2010 presentation using the Audio button

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Insert Music and Sound from Files

Sound or music files can be saved on your computer in many formats that can be used in PowerPoint 2010, such as MP3 or WAV files. You can add these types of sound files onto any slide in your presentation. However, only WAV type sound files can be embedded into your presentation.

Note - To have the best success with playing music or sound files in your presentations, always keep your sound files in the same folder in which you save your PowerPoint 2010 presentation.

How to Insert a Sound File

  1. Click on the Insert tab of the ribbon.
  2. Click the drop down arrow under the Audio icon on the right side of the ribbon.
  3. Select Audio from File...

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