How to Record Audio on Google Slides with High Quality on Windows/Mac

Jenefey Aaron Jenefey Aaron
Sep 30, 2021 (Updated: Oct 31, 2022)Filed to: Record Audio

Recording and Adding audio on Google Slide is a very important thing to add narration or explanation for making lesson slides, guidelines, etc. It will help you express and explain your ideas on your slides more clearly. Moreover, you can add spoken feedback to the slides made by others with ease. So how to record audio on Google Slides?

Unfortunately, Google Slide doesn't have the same function as Microsoft PowerPoint to directly record audio for slides with the built-in recorder. In this case, you need to rely on professional audio recorders to capture your sound and then insert your audio on Google Slides. Please keep reading and learn about the detailed steps to record and add audio files for Google Slides.

The Best Way to Record Audio for Google Slides on Windows/Mac

Since you can't directly record audio on Google Slides and insert it, a professional audio recorder is the most important thing. AnyRec Screen Recorder is a powerful and versatile audio and video recorder that supports capturing the screen with the audio or just the audio tracks separately. With the recording adjustment, you can change the input device and volume according to your need.

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Best Way to Record Audio on Google Slides with No Noise

A Designed audio recorder with the system sound and microphone inputs.

Microphone noise cancellation and enhancement to keep sound clear.

Able to export the audio recordings in MP3, AAC, WMA, and M4A formats.

Hotkeys to start/pause/stop recording at any time with simple buttons.

Provide simple but useful editing functions to clip and edit the recordings.

Small toolbox enables you to record audio on Google Slide when playing slides.

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Step 1.Free download and launch AnyRec Screen Recorder on your Windows/Mac. Click the "Audio Recorder" button on the main interface to open this Google Slides audio recorder. It is designed for recording audio on Google Slides without the screen.

Select Audio Recorder

Step 2.Click the "System Sound" and "Microphone" buttons according to your need. Then you should adjust the volume of them separately.

Recording Audio Settings

Step 3.Click the "Record Settings" button at the top right corner and click the "Output" button in the left pane. You can change the audio format and quality here. Then go back to the main interface and click the "REC" button to start.

Sound Preferences

Step 4.After a toolbox popping up, you can click the "Stop" button to finish the recording at any time. At last, you can clip the audio recording and click the "Save" button to save it on the desired local file.

Save Audio Recording

AnyRec Screen Recorder is definitely the best software for recording audio for Google Slides. Moreover, it can also record the whole presentation on Google Slides for easier review. After recording audio for Google Slides, you should keep reading and learn how to add audio to it in the following part.

How to Add Audio on Google Slides for Better Presentations

Before adding audio on Google Slides, you should note that Google Slides only supports inserting files from Google Drive, which means you need to upload the desired audio files to Google Drive. Here is the tutorial with the detailed steps in the following:

Step 1.Open your Google Drive and click the "Upload" button to add the desired audio files. Or you can directly drag and drop the audio files to add on Google Drive.

Add Audio File to Google Drive

Step 2.Launch Google Slides and open the slide you want to record audio for. Click the "Insert" button at the top menu and click the "Audio" button. Then you can choose the recorded audio files to add on Google Slides. Moreover, you can also add the audio files from YouTube through the URL.

Inserting Audio Recordings

Step 3.Search for the audio files on the My Drives menu, or you can simply find them on the Recent menu. Then click the "Select" button to add the audio on Google Slides.

Select Audio File for Google Slides

Step 4.After that, a "Speaker" button will appear on the slide that will play your audio by clicking. And you can click the "Format options" button to adjust all the settings of the audio files. You can change the volume, add loop playback, adjust the position of the starting button.

Adjust the Audio Settings for Google Slides

FAQs of Recording Audio for Google Slides on the Computer


You have learned the detailed steps to record and add audio on Google Slides, which will enrich your presentation and make it clearer. Downloading AnyRec Screen Recorder will solve all of your problems. Don't hesitate to contact us if you still have questions about recording audio on Google Slides.

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