How to Create a Picture Slideshow With Music

Slideshows can be created quickly and easily using Microsoft PowerPoint. Adding music will not only spice up the presentation but keep the audience engaged.

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Create a Picture Slideshow With Music

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Open PowerPoint, and click on Insert, then Picture from File.

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Navigate to the picture you want to insert. For this example, JPEGs will be used; other picture types can be used.

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Click on Open to insert the picture.

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Go to Home, New Slide, Blank to insert a new blank slide into the slide show.

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Repeat to add the pictures and slides as needed.

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Go to Insert, Sound, From File to insert the music file into the slide show.

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Navigate to the sound file then click "OK." When it asks how to start the sound, select When Clicked.

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Click on the sound icon, then go to Options, Play Sound: Play across all slides. This will ensure that the sound does not stop as the slide show progresses.

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Click on Slide Show, and go to From the Beginning to play the slide show from the beginning with the sound. Save the file.