INSERTING AUDIO AND MUSIC INTO POWER POINT

1.) From the start menu:
  • Select MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007
  • Select Powerpoint 2007
    • Open up a new presentation or one that you want to add music or audio to.
2.) Once the presentation is open:
  • Click on the INSERT TAB, located on the ribbion.
  • Select Media Clips section adn select sound

Formats of audio files:
File format
Extension
More information
AIFF Audio file
.aiff
Audio Interchange File Format This sound format originally was used on Apple and Silicon Graphics (SGI) computers. Waveform files are stored in an 8-bit monaural (mono or one channel) format, which is not compressed and can result in large files.
AU Audio file
.au
UNIX Audio This file format typically is used to create sound files for UNIX computers or the Web.
MIDI file
.mid or .midi
Musical Instrument Digital Interface This is a standard format for the interchange of musical information between musical instruments, synthesizers, and computers.
MP3 Audio file
.mp3
MPEG Audio Layer 3 This is a sound file that has been compressed by using the MPEG Audio Layer 3 codec (codec: An abbreviation for compressor/decompressor. Software or hardware used to compress and decompress digital media.), which was developed by the Fraunhofer Institute.
Windows Audio file
.wav
Wave Form This audio file format stores sounds as waveforms. Depending on various factors, one minute of sound can occupy as little as 644 kilobytes or as much as 27 megabytes of storage.
Windows Media Audio file
.wma
Windows Media Audio This is a sound file that has been compressed by using the Microsoft Windows Media Audio codec (codec: An abbreviation for compressor/decompressor. Software or hardware used to compress and decompress digital media.), a digital audio coding scheme developed by Microsoft that is used to distribute recorded music, usually over the Internet.