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How to Record PowerPoint with Audio on Windows/Mac

Jane Zhou Updated on Aug 26, 2021| min read

PowerPoint Presentation is an effective way to express your thoughts with your audiences. But when you are not giving a face-to-face speech, the presentation would be less persuasive. To mitigate the influence of a remote presentation, an intact PowerPoint slide video with audio is the right solution >> More Details

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This page shows you several methods on how to record PowerPoint with audio on Windows and Mac.

How to Capture PowerPoint with Audio on Windows

For Windows users, there are a lot of screen recorders that you can use to capture PowerPoint with audio. To save your time on testing them, this part shows you two fantastic screen recording software. 

Option 1. Capture PowerPoint with Audio - EaseUS RecExperts

It's straightforward to video record yourself presenting a PowerPoint if you choose the best screen recording tool on Windows 11/10/8.1/7, EaseUS RecExperts

This tool allows screen, audio, and webcam recording functions that help in the PowerPoint presentation. You can record screen and webcam at the same time. Also, capturing the external sound from a microphone when you are presenting the slides. To increase the visual effects, it also allows selecting the quality of the video. 

Key features of this online presentation recorder:

  • Record streaming video and audio at the same time or separately
  • Capture yourself presenting the slides when using the webcam
  • Schedule recording function to start capturing automatically
  • Have different choices for the video and audio output formats

Download this wonderful recorder that helps capture yourself presenting a PowerPoint on Windows!

Steps to record yourself presenting slides with this powerful PowerPoint screen and audio recorder:

Step 1. After downloading EaseUS RecExperts, you open the PowerPoint slides.

In the mian interface of the screen recorder, you choose "Full Screen". To capture the sound and slides at the sam time, you click the speaker icon in the lower left corner of the toolbar. 

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Step 2. To record your face when presenting the powerpoint, you choose the Webcam function from the main interface. Click it and enable this feature. Also, choose the resource of the webcam. 

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Step 3. Back to the main interface, click "REC" to start the mission. Now, present your slides with a microphone. At the same time, see the webcam window in the lower left corner.

start recording the presentation with audio and video

Step 4. To finish the recording, click the "Stop" button. Then, you see the saved video in its "Recordings". Back to the mian interface and click it. The recent one is at the top.

saved video for presentation

Tips: For Mac users, it also helps. You can read this related tutorial to find more useful information. 

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How to Record PowerPoint Presentation with Audio and Video Mac?

Tools like the QuickTime Player can help capture your slideshow easily. 

Option 2. Make Video Presentation with Audio - PowerPoint Solution

Something you might not know about PowerPoint is that it records your screen, creates videos with audio sounds (PowerPoint 2016, 2019, and 365 support this function). Now, this instruction guides you to record PowerPoint presentation videos with audio and video on Windows.

How to record PowerPoint with audio:

Step 1. Open your slides. On the top of the interface, select Slide Show. Then, choose Record Slide Show.

powerpoint records videos wih audio

Step 2. Before recording, you need to set up some options. Configure your microphone. Also, in the bottom-right corner, you can choose whether to add your webcam to the recording.

Step 3. Here is the key step to record your slides with audio. Hit the Red button on the top-left corner. If you want to do a voiceover, talk to your microphone, and your sound can be recorded. Don't forget to draw and highlight the content with the annotation tools.

Step 4. When you finish recording, export it as a video file.

powerpoint creates video

Option 3. Record Yourself Presenting Slides - ShareX

It's a free and open-source tool for capturing, which has a fast screen recording function. It allows you to take screenshots and record your screen in a customized size. Besides, this program allows sharing images and screenshots with others through editable hotkeys easily.

Record powerpoint with audio on Windwos

A guide to show you how to record a PowerPoint with audio, using ShareX:

Step 1. Download the Share X on PC. Open it. Click "Task settings" > "Screen recorder" to download ffmpeg.exe

Step 2. Click "Install recorder" on the screen to download the additional software. When it is complete, select "Virtual audio capture" in the audio source drop-down menu.

Step 3. Open the PowerPoint. Choose "Capture" to select the desired recording area, and then click "Screen recording" from the options.

Step 4. Start presenting the content. Click the Start button to record it. Once done, find the recorded file on PC.

How to Record a PowerPoint presentation on Mac

When using a Mac, there are still some recording tools. In this part, two tools are introduced to you.

Option 1. Record PowerPoint with Audio - QuickTime Player

Everyone knows that QuickTime Player is a media player, but apart from that, it's also a simple screen recorder. It can capture everything that appears on your screen, including online streaming videos. All works are completed within a few steps. One limitation is that it cannot deal with the internal sound independently. 

how to record powerpoint audio on Mac

Steps for how to record PowerPoint with audio on Mac, using QuickTime Player:

Step 1. Open QuickTime Player. Click "File" > "New Screen Recording" from the menu bar. 

Step 2. Click the triangle beside the red circle button to change the settings. Meanwhile, use a microphone. To get audio feedback or lower the volume, you can adjust the volume slider.

Step 3. Open your PowerPoint and select the region that you want to record. When everything is ready, click the red circle button to start recording PowerPoint with sound.

Step 4. To stop it, click the black button in the menu bar. Once done, you can open, edit, or share the project.

Option 2. Capture Slideshow with Sound - OBS Studio

As a free and open-source screen recorder, OBS Studio is widely accepted and used by a lot of people. It is famous for video recording and helps you capture anything you want on the screen. You can share the saved video on media social platforms. But with a complicated interface, it is not friendly to the novices.

how to record powerpoint with audio using obs

Capturing PowerPoint with screen and voice on Mac using OBS Studio:

Step 1. Download OBS Studio and open the slides on your Mac.

Step 2. In the Scenes bar, right-click "Add" to set a name. Hit the Sources bar and choose Windows capture to select the window you want to record, and then click "OK".

Step 3. In the Audio Mixer bar, select "Properties" to choose the Microphone as the audio input. Ensure your microphone is connected to the computer. If you want, record a Webcam at the same time. 

Step 4. Then click "Record" to begin the task. Once done, your recording is saved on Mac.


If you wonder how to record powerpoint with audio, choose a screen recorder like EaseUS RecExperts. No matter you are a Windows user or a Mac user, it helps a lot. Now, catch this chance to download it for free!

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author Jane Zhou

Jane Zhou

Jane is an experienced editor for EaseUS focused on tech blog writing. Familiar with all kinds of video editing and screen recording software on the market, she specializes in composing posts about recording and editing videos. All the topics she chooses are aimed at providing more instructive information to users.

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