Are you looking to add audio, narration or voice-overs to your Powerpoint or Keynote slide presentations? This can now be done directly within Thinkific, and you can deliver it as part of your online course!

Often, simple is key. We’ve heard from many of you that you’d love to create your course by simply adding audio to your Powerpoint and Keynote slide presentations, without having to fight with technology in the process. So, we built it for you.

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  1. Save your slide presentation out of Powerpoint or Keynote as a PDF file
  2. Add a new presentation lesson type to your course, importing the PDF you just created
  3. Record audio narration slide by slide, directly within the system

And you’re done! With voice over powerpoint, students will be able to flip through your presentation slide by slide, and your audio will play automatically. This makes it super simple to convert existing presentations for your courses.


Since launching this, we’ve seen people creating online courses faster than ever. You’re able to go from PowerPoint to a complete online course without any extra tools or software. If you’ve already got a presentation ready to deliver, you can use Thinkific’s presentation tool to easily create an online course.

Sign up for a free account now to try it out today! Or if you’re already signed up, give our presentation tool a try and see how easy it is to create online courses.

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As a bonus, we’ve put together a free resource with the 5 Best Presentation Practices used by our most successful course creators. Knock your next presentation out of the park with this free guide.

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If I have already added audio to my power point presentation and I just want to upload it so it shows like a video am I able to do this? I don’t want my clients to have to click to go to the next slide.

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Hi Emma, yes if you’ve recorded audio already, you can upload it like a regular video.


I have 2 questions about inserting a prerecorded audio file into slides. Firstly I have an audio recording of a lecture that I’d to form tbe basis of coursd.. I want to show powerpoint slides as the audio runs. How? Secondly, for a different course,. I want to create a… Read more »

Julio and Tamra Rivera
Julio and Tamra Rivera

This is truly powerful! Thanks for posting.