How to Add Music to Your Google Slides Presentation

You can add music to your Google Slides presentation in a few different ways. You can upload your own music file, search for a track on YouTube, or use the built-in audio library.

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Adding audio files from your computer

Adding audio files from your computer:

1. Click the Insert tab.
2. Click Audio. A pop-up window will appear.
3. Click Choose audio file.
4. Find and select the audio file you wish to insert, then click Open.
5. The audio file will now appear in your presentation as an icon. To hear the audio, click the icon and then click Play.

Adding audio files from Google Drive

You can add audio files stored on your Google Drive. To do this, follow these steps:

1. On the slide where you want to add the audio file, click the Insert tab.
2. In the Media group, click Audio.
3. Select the audio file you want from your Google Drive.
4. To play your audio file automatically when the slide opens, select Automatically.

Adding audio files from YouTube

There are two ways that you can add audio to your Google Slides presentation: by uploading an audio file from your computer, or by adding a link to an audio file that is hosted on YouTube.

To add an audio file from your computer, click on the “Insert” tab, then select “Audio” from the drop-down menu. You will be prompted to choose the audio file that you want to upload.

To add a link to an audio file that is hosted on YouTube, first find the YouTube video that you want to use. Under the video, click on the “Share” button, then copy the link that appears. Next, go back to your Google Slides presentation and click on the “Insert” tab. Select “Link” from the drop-down menu, and paste in the link to the YouTube video.

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Adding audio from a URL

If you have the URL of an audio file, you can add it to your Google Slides presentation. To do this, open your Google Slides file and click on the slide where you want to add the audio. Then, click on “Insert” and “Audio.” Finally, paste the URL of your audio file into the “Audio URL” box and click “Select.”

Adding audio from your microphone

Google Slides doesn’t include a built-in audio recording option, but you can record your voice or any other sound on a separate device and then add it to your presentation as an audio file.

To add an audio file from your computer:

Open a presentation in Google Slides.In the top left corner of the slide, click Insert > Audio.Choose where you want to insert your audio:
On your slide: To insert audio onto the current slide, select the slide. The audio icon appears on the slide.
On all slides: To insert audio onto all slides, select Insert > Audio. The Record Narration dialog box appears.Click Record .When you finish recording, click Stop .The recorded sound is linked to your presentation and saved in Drive.

Adding audio from Google Text-to-Speech

You can add audio to your Google Slides presentation in two ways: from your computer or from Google Text-to-Speech.

Adding audio from your computer:

1. Click Insert > Audio.
2. Select the file you want to insert.
3. Click Open. The audio file will be inserted into your presentation.

Adding audio from Google Text-to-Speech:

1. Type the text you want to hear in your presentation.
2. Select the text.
3. Click Insert > Audio > Speak > Render Speech.
4. A pop-up window will appear with the option to play, pause, or stop the audio recording.

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Playing audio automatically

You can now add audio to your Google Slides presentation and have it play automatically when you open the file. This is a great way to add some personality to your presentation or make it more interactive.

To add audio to your presentation:

1. Open your Google Slides presentation in Google Drive.

2. Click on the “Insert” menu and select “Audio.”

3. Select the audio file you want to insert and click “Open.”

4. The audio file will appear as an icon in your presentation. To play the audio, click on the icon and then click “Play.”

Looping audio

You can loop audio on a Google Slides presentation by following these steps:

1. On your computer, open a presentation in Google Slides.
2. Under “Sound,” click Audio.
3. Choose an audio file or URL. To search for an audio file, click Search.
4. To loop the audio automatically, check the Loop box.
5. Click Open.

Editing audio

Now you can easily add audio files (up to 100MB) to your Google Slides presentations for a little added zing, whether you’re narrating your own presentation or embedding a soundtrack. Here’s how:

1. Go to slide where you want to add the audio file and click Insert > Audio.

2. Select the audio file you want to upload from your computer.

3. Once the file is uploaded, a thumbnail of the audio player will appear on your slide. To preview the audio, click Play.

4. To change how the audio file starts playing, select an option from the dropdown menu next to Start:

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– Automatically: The audio will start playing as soon as the slide appears during the presentation.

– On Click: The audio will start playing only when you click on the thumbnail during the presentation.

– When Triggered By: The audio will start playing only when it is triggered by another object on the slide, such as an animation or a hyperlink (more on that below).

5: To change how the audio file stops playing, select an option from the dropdown menu next to Stop Playing:

– When Not Triggered By: The audio will stop playing when it is not being triggered by another object on the slide, such as when an animation ends or a hyperlink is no longer active.

– When Slide changes: The audio will stop playing when you advance to the next slide in your presentation. If you go back to a previous slide that containsaudio, it will start playing again automatically (assuming you have “Automatically” selected under Start).

– Never: The audio will play through until its completion even if you advance to another slide or close your presentation entirely—so use this setting with caution!

Troubleshooting

If you’re having trouble adding music to your Google Slides presentation, there are a few things you can try:

– Make sure that your Google Slides presentation is saved as a .pptx file. Music can only be added to presentations that are in .pptx format.

– If you’re using a Mac, make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes installed. If you’re using a PC, make sure that you have the latest version of Windows Media Player installed.

– Try adding the music file to your presentation again. If it still doesn’t work, try restarting your computer and then trying again.

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