How to Add Powerpoint Sound Effects

In this tutorial, you will learn how to add sound effects to your PowerPoint presentation.

The ability to add sound effects is a great way to add life to any powerpoint presentation. (It also wakes up the odd person in your audience who may be sleeping during your presentation!)


To add a sound effect to a certain animation select the “Toolbox” on the toolbar at the top of the page

Select toolbox

Next select the box next to the animation you wish to add a Sound effect to

Highlight the box next to the desired animation

Under the Sound: dropdown menu select the Sound effect you wish to apply.

Select the sound effect

Repeat the steps to any other animation you wish to add a Sound effect to;

Play the slideshow

Play your slideshow and enjoy! You have now successfully added sound FX to your PowerPoint presentation.