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Using PowerPoint to Create Videos


You will need to record your voice and format for each slide. Following all the instructions below for every slide.

Record Voice

1. Select Record Audio from the
Insert ribbon
PowerPoint Home ribbon with arrows showing where to select audio recording tool

2. The Record Sound box appears.
Select the red button to record

3. When finished, select the OK button

Sound box with arrows showing how to start and stop recording

4. If you do not like the recording you
can delete it by deleting the icon. Then,
you would re-record using the same procedure.

5. Make sure you Save often




Format Voice Recording

1. Make sure the following are selected:

  • No Style
  • Hide During Show
  • Start: Automatically
  • Volume: High
Arrows showing where to find No Style, Hide During Show, Start automatically, and Volume High

2. You have the ability to trim the audio from the beginning
or the end by doing the following:

  • Select Trim Audio
  • Trim according to time stamps
  • Move the green and/or red slider(s)
Arrows showing where to select trim audio, trim according to time stamps, and where to move sliders