Using the narration feature in PowerPoint

The narration feature in PowerPoint provides voiceovers for presentations saved in the app. To record and hear a narration, your computer must be equipped with a sound card, microphone, and speakers.

To learn more about how to utilize the narration feature, please take a look at this Microsoft article: How to use the narration feature in PowerPoint

The PowerPoint desktop app must be used when recording narration. You can not record narration when using PowerPoint on the web/online.

Supported systems

  • Microsoft 365 for Windows

  • Older Windows Systems 

    • 2010

    • 2013-2019

  • MacOS (does not include iPad)


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