Add An Audio Clip In A Presentation In Office 2010


Dear viewers,after making a wonderful presentation in PowerPoint 2010, the addition of an audio clip is a common need. A nice background audio can give the presentation a smart and professional outlook. We are going to discuss how easily we can incorporate an audio clip into a PowerPoint presentation in Office 2010.

Following these steps by step procedure stated below you can learn about it;

How to add an audio clip into your presentation


Open the slide first to which you want to add an audio clip.

Click on the Insert tab in the Media group and click Audio.


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Now you will get three options as below
Audio from file
Clip Art Audio
Record Audio

Audio from File – If you have your own audio clip then you choose this option. Locate the folder that contains the file, and then double-click on the desired file that you want to add into your presentation.

Clip Art Audio – If you don’t have your own clip and want to use default Office clips then locate the audio clip that you want in the Clip Art task pane, and add it to the slide.


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After adding the clip you may need to preview that clip. On the slide select the audio clip icon. You will get few control options just below the icon. If you click on Play icon you can able to hear the clip.


Now you should learn how to set the playback options for this audio clip on the slide,


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Select the audio clip icon on the slide

Go to the Playback tab in the Audio Options group.

Select Automatically beside start, to start the audio clip automatically

To start manually you select On Click.

To play an audio clip as you click through the slides in your presentation, select Play Across Slides.

If you want to hide the audio clip icon in your slide, then tick on the checkbox beside Hide during show



Now your presentation is ready with an audio clip.



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