Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Inserting music and other audio elements, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
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We'll close the chapter by adding some music to the start of our presentation,…to give our audience something to listen to on loop until we begin our meeting.…I've already got a jazzy piece selected, and you'll find it among the exercise…files in Chapter 04.…Note that adding audio to PowerPoint can be a tricky experience, depending on your file.…If you've purchased it from some online stores, it may be copy protected and…thus unable to import into PowerPoint.…But if you've ripped the file using a CD and saved into a common format, such as…MP3 or WMA, PowerPoint should have no problem playing it.…
Since we want this music to play automatically at the first slide, we'll make…sure we're on Slide number 1.…From the Insert tab, we'll pull down the Audio menu, which gives us three options.…The third, Record Audio, allows us to use a microphone to add our own sounds,…perhaps a message we want record for a self-running slide show.…The second option, Clip Art Audio, lets us search for stock sound effects, the…
- Adding whitespace
- Applying transitions
- Using photographs, colors, and fonts
- Incorporating diagrams and SmartArt
- Customizing layouts and templates
- Animating bullets, photos, and other objects
- Inserting music and audio
- Utilizing speaker's notes and the Presenter view
- Creating handouts
- Planning the program
- Dealing with distractions
- Setting up and tearing down
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