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Adding audio in Prezi Present

How else can a visually stunning presentation better resonate and convey your message? Strike a chord with your audience and enhance your presentation by adding audio to your masterpiece. Use audio to provide depth and context to your amazing content, even when you can’t be there to present in person. Now that’s music to our ears.

Paid feature: Adding audio is available for users with a Plus or higher Prezi plan. Luckily it’s a breeze to upgrade your license and get access to this and all the other great features our Prezi plans have to offer.

Adding audio

Pro Tip: We recommend 15-20 seconds of audio as the ideal length for your clips to keep your presentation running smoothly and your audience engaged.
  1. From the editor, navigate to the topic, subtopic, or page where you want to add audio. The “Audio” icon will appear in the context toolbar.
  2. Click the Insert button at the top of your screen, then select the Audio icon. Alternatively, you can click the Audio icon in the context toolbar.

  3. Click Upload audio and select an MP3 or M4A file from your computer to upload.

Is the "Audio" icon greyed out?

You can add one audio file to each topic, subtopic, and page in your presentation's structure, but not to the overview. The "Audio" icon will only be activated in the context toolbar after navigating to a topic, subtopic, or page. 


Previewing your audio

Once uploaded, you will see the audio track in the “Audio” sidebar. You can then click Play to preview the audio file and use the audio playback bar to seek within the track.

A small audio icon will also appear next to thumbnails in the left sidebar indicating where audio was added to your presentation.

Deleting audio

  1. Navigate to the topic, subtopic, or page that contains an audio file.
  2. Click the Audio icon in the context toolbar to show the audio sidebar.
  3. Click Delete to remove the audio file from your presentation.

Presenting with audio playback

When presenting, playback automatically begins when you navigate to the place in your presentation that contains an audio file. If you navigate away from the topic before the playback ends, the audio will automatically fade out to provide a smooth transition across your content.

Note: Autoplay is not currently available for presentations that contain audio. If your downloaded presentation contains an audio file.

Disabling audio

While in present mode, you can mute and unmute the audio by clicking the Speaker icon in the navigation bar at the bottom of your screen.

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