How to Put Music on a Slideshow?

Putting music on a slideshow is a great way to add some extra pizzazz to your presentation. Here’s a quick guide on how to do it.

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A Slideshow is a great way to show off your photos, whether you’re creating a presentation for work or school, or just want to share your latest vacation pictures with friends and family. You can easily add music to your Slideshow to make it more fun and interesting. Here are a few methods you can use to put music on a Slideshow.

What you’ll need

In order to put music on a slideshow, you will need a computer with a basic photo editing program and a way to download or transfer the music onto your computer. Many programs that come installed on computers already have basic photo editing capabilities. If you need a more robust photo editing program, there are several free and widely available options online, such as GIMP or As for downloading or transferring music, you can typically do this via USB transfer from another device, like a phone or MP3 player, or by downloading the files directly from the internet onto your computer.

Adding music to your slideshow

When you create a slideshow, you may want to add music to it to make it more fun and interesting. Adding music is easy to do with most slideshow software programs. The following instructions will show you how to add music to your slideshow using the Windows Media Player program.

1. Open the Windows Media Player program.
2. Click on the “File” menu and then click “Open.”
3. Find the folder that contains the music files that you want to add to your slideshow.
4. Select the music files that you want to add and then click “Open.”
5. The selected music files will now be added to your Windows Media Player library.
6. Create your slideshow in your preferred software program.
7. When prompted, select the Windows Media Player as the source for your slideshow’s audio track.
8. That’s it! Your slideshow will now play with the added music in the background!

Tips for choosing the right music

When you’re putting together a slideshow, one of the most important choices you’ll make is selecting the music. The right music can add energy and emotion, helping to make your slideshow more effective. The wrong music can do just the opposite.

Here are a few tips for choosing the right music for your slideshow:

-Think about the overall tone of your slideshow. Do you want it to be fun and upbeat, or more serious and reflective? The tone of your music should match the tone of your slideshow.

-Think about the pacing of your slideshow. If it’s a fast-paced slideshow with a lot of short clips, you’ll want to choose faster-paced music. If it’s a slower-paced slideshow with longer clips, you can choose slower-paced music.

-Think about the lyrics of the song. If you’re including audio with your slides (such as voiceovers or interviews), you’ll want to choose instrumental songs so that the lyrics don’t interfere with what’s being said on the audio track.

-Make sure you have the rights to use the song. If you don’t have permission from the copyright holder, you could be faced with some hefty fines. There are a lot of places to find royalty-free music these days, so there’s no need to take chances.

By following these tips, you can choose music that will help make your slideshow more effective.


There you have it! You now know how to add music to your slideshows using PPTNotes. We hope you found this guide helpful. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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