Record narration and timings for your presentation to give it a professional and polished feel.
Record narration and timings
Open the slide you want to start recording from.
Near the upper right corner of the PowerPoint window, select Record.
Choose from two options
When you're ready, select the round, red Record button, wait for the countdown, then start speaking.
To record from a specific slide, go to it, and then select Record.
Note: Narration isn't recorded while the transition between slides happens, so pause during a transition, then resume speaking.
There are different ways to manage recordings in your presentation:
Pause - to pause a recording
Stop - to end a recording
Replay - to replay a recording
Pen, Highlighter, or Eraser - use the pen, highlighter, or eraser tools to mark up your recording
An audio icon appears on a slide when narration is available.
You can also remove narration or timings from your slide.
If you're in record mode, select Clear.
Choose from two options:
Clear Recording on Current Slide - to delete narration and timings on the current slide
Clear Recording on All Slides - to delete narration and timings from all slides at once
When you're done recording, save and share your presentation as a PowerPoint file or video.
Choose an option like Save or Export.
Your recording will automatically play when someone opens the presentation.