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Can You Imagine a Movie Without Music or Sounds?Did you know that you can embed music or play ambient sounds in the background while your slide show advances all on its own? Narrations can also be added to the presentation so that your message is there even if you can't be.
Music, Sound and Narration Options in PowerPoint
Sounds of all sorts can be added to PowerPoint presentations. You may wish to play a track from a CD or insert a sound file into your presentation. Sound files can be chosen from the Microsoft Clip Organizer within the program, or a file that resides on your computer. Recording a sound or a narration to help illustrate the features on your slides, is also one of the options.
- Add a Sound File in PowerPoint 2007
- Play a CD Track in PowerPoint 2007
- Use PowerPoint 2007 Sound Clip Organizer
- Record Sounds or Narration in PowerPoint 2007
Add Music, Sounds or Narration to PowerPoint 2003
- Can't Hear the Music in the Presentation?
The music or sounds play fine on your computer, but when you email the PowerPoint presentation to a friend, they hear no sounds at all. Why?
- Extract Sound Files from a PowerPoint Show
Have you ever received a PowerPoint slide show and loved the music that was embedded in it? I'll bet you might have wanted to save that music to your own computer. So, how do you get it out of the PowerPoint show?
Custom Timings and Effects in PowerPoint
Adding timings to animated objects allows your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to run on its own. Animation effects can add a little extra something to your presentations.
Rehearse the Timings in Your Presentation
Rehearse your PowerPoint presentation by progressing through the presentation as if you were seeing it for the first time. As you click the mouse to advance the slides, you can record the timings on the slides.