You can record audio as a voiceover narrative or soundtrack for an individual slide or for your entire presentation. A voiceover narration is a synchronized recording of yourself talking about each slide, which is especially useful when your presentation plays unattended in a kiosk setting.
Click in the toolbar, then choose Record Audio.
Note: After you record, you insert the recording wherever you want in the presentation.
To begin recording, click ; to stop recording, click .
To rerecord from a specific point, position your pointer over the recording, swipe left or right to position the black line (or drag the scroll bar), then click .
While you record, you can continue editing your presentation.
To preview your recording, click Preview.
To play from a specific point, position your pointer over the recording, swipe left or right to position the black line (or drag the scroll bar), then click Preview.
To edit your recording, click Edit, then do any of the following:
Rerecord a section: Drag the blue handles to select the section. Click to record over that section.
Trim: Drag the blue handles to define the section you want to keep. Click to delete everything outside of the handles.
Delete all or part of the recording: Drag the blue handles to define the section you want to delete. Click to delete everything inside the handles.
When you’re done editing, click Done.
On the slide where you want to add the recording, click Insert or Save, then drag the recording to position it.
Recorded audio appears as an object on the slide when you’re editing the presentation but isn’t visible when you present.
To play your recording on the slide, click .
You can also share your recording as an audio file. Control-click the recording on the slide, choose Share Recording, then choose a method to send it.
To learn more about timing video and audio in your presentation, see Edit video and audio in Keynote on Mac.