Helpful Hints: Submitting a PowerPoint Presentation with Voice-Over

Adding audio to your PowerPoint presentation

  1. Use your audio recording device and upload your recorded voice (music, etc.) to your computer.
  2. Open your PowerPoint presentation.
  3. Click Insert > Movies and Sounds > Sound from File.
  4. This will open a window which allows you to choose your recorded audio (which you have
  5. previously downloaded). Click Insert.
  6. A new window will open that asks you “Do you want your sound to play automatically?”.
  7. Depending on how you would be saving or presenting your PowerPoint presentation, click
  8. accordingly. The default is “Yes”.

Saving your PowerPoint presentation as an MOV (QuickTime), WMV (Windows), AVI, or .MPG File

  1. Open your PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Click File > Make Movie.
  3. This will open a window asking you to choose the location where you would like to save your video. Default is the desktop.
  4. Check the video by going to the location where you saved the new file and double click on the video. It will default to open in QuickTime or Windows Media Player. If you do not have either of these it will open in your video viewing software.
  5. Watch video and check the content.