Audio narration is available on PowerPoint 2019 for Windows and Mac. Narration is not available on PowerPoint for the web or on mobile devices.
The recording controls are located in the Top Left of recording mode.
Your audio narration will be saved in the bottom right hand corner with a sound icon.
You can listen to the audio after recording to check for mistakes.
If you make a mistake during your recording, use the CLEAR button to remove a recording from your slide.
Click on CLEAR button to expand the menu and choose to clear current slide or all slides.
Warning: Clicking “Clear Recordings on All Slides” will remove ALL recordings from every slide.
Recordings are not recoverable so be cautious when clearing recordings.
In PowerPoint on a Mac computer, choose the Insert tab:
On the Insert tab, at the end of the menu, choose Record Audio:
In the recording box, name your recording, then click the red circle button to record:
When you have finished recording:
1. Click the stop button (square)
2. Choose Insert.
Your audio narration will be saved in the middle of the screen. Drag it to the bottom right hand corner.
You can listen to the audio after recording to check for mistakes by clicking on the sound icon. A play bar will display giving you the option of playing the sound.
If you make a mistake during your recording, simply click on the sound recording icon and delete it.
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