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Mac Guide: Microsoft Powerpoint 2016
Inserting Sound into your Powerpoint Presentation

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Select the slide you are going to place the sound onto.


Insert << Audio << Audio from File

 

Browse for your sound file << Insert

 

When you click on the sound icon, your sound will start playing automatically.

 

To move your sound icon out of the middle of your presentation >> Click on the icon >> move it to where you would like it placed.

 

To change the playback of your sound


Click on Format Audio on the Ribbon << Audio Options << Start dropdown box << select Automatically, On Click or Play Across Slides

 

If you choose Automatically, your sound will play straight away.
If you choose On Click, you will need to click on the sound icon.
If you choose Play Across Slides, when you click on the sound icon your sound will continue to play across all slides.