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Export to Video with audio narrations included

This seems to be something thats been voted upon, and had been "completed". However, there is not a hint of the narration in the exported video. Please add!!

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    Anonymous shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for voting this request! If you are an Office 365 subscriber, you may now export your presentation to a video with a playback of the narration audio! Please upgrade to version 16.19(181109) or higher, and give it a try.

    Again, thank you for helping us improve the product, and please keep voting the other features on your wish list :)

    -PowerPoint Team

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      • Raquel Pasaron commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Make this available for Mac users. It's ridiculous that you cannot export a file with sound, when the PowerPoint can record it. I've wasted an hour or so trying to sort this out, plus will now need to record my narration again on different software. At least include an error msg... Amateur hour.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm somewhat surprised that, not only can audio not be exported with the mp4/MOV file, but that audio clips cannot be fine-tuned position-wise within slides. Will you please implement that functionality also. Just having a 'trim' option doesn't cut the mustard. And why, oh why, does the audio icon appear on slides exported as a movie when I choose to hide it in the presentation?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, please change this. I just spent three hours creating a presentation that I cannot use. It even says upon export "include narration"... why on earth wouldn't it be there? please fix this.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Make this available for Mac users. It's ridiculous that you cannot export a file with sound, when the PowerPoint can record it. I've wasted an hour or so trying to sort this out, plus will now need to record my narration again on different software. At least include an error msg... Amateur hour.

      • Han Stouten commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        As Apples are used predominantly by the professional market (Broadcasting Companies, Design Studio's & Advertising Agencies) you are currently 'missing the boat' w.r.t. the functionality to create a NARRATED video out of a recorded PowerPoint session. Would truly advise you to put some effort in this market segment as it will improve Microsoft's position in the professional media market.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is very frustrating. I just did all that work for a school assignment, just to find out it was a waste of my time.

      • Stephen Menicucci commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        So why does the dialog box say "Use Recorded Timings and Narrations" if it can't use narrations? Why are you making people search the internet to figure out this feature isn't present.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I can't believe this has been almost a year and it's only under review! This is too important to not move forward! I hope that this is resolved quickly!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Wow. Unbelievable that the audio narration was stripped out of my training module. What is the workaround for this blocker?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Not sure why I would record a video that doesn't have sound. Not sure what else to say without getting snarky..

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I need the presentation slides in the form of video. It is so impossible with my macbook now! Please add in.

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