How to Record Google Slides Presentation

Google Slides is a presentation program that is a part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors Suite offered by Google.

You might find it useful to save a presentation as a video. Presentation videos can be used for school assignments, tutorials, advertising videos, and more.

The method to save a presentation as a video is to record a PowerPoint or Google Slides presentation using a screen recorder. This post will teach you how to record a Google Slide presentation with audio using Bandicam Screen Recorder.

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How to record a presentation on Google Slides

Google Slides is an excellent tool for creating presentations that can express your ideas in the form of images, charts, text, tables, and more. You can record a Google Slides presentation as a video with Bandicam's Screen Recording Mode. Follow the steps below to record Google Slides presentations:

  1. Install Bandicam Screen Recorder and start.

  2. Configure the recording settings.

    You can selectively record your computer sound, voice, or both.

    • Speakers: Select “(Default Output Device)” or “Disable” for the Speakers depending on your preference.
    • Microphone: To add your voice, choose “Your microphone device” for the Microphone in the settings.

    record audio on google slides

  3. Add a facecam (webcam overlay).

    If you want to record yourself on Google Slides, check the "Add Webcam overlay" option. With the webcam overlay feature, you can record both the presentation screen and webcam, as shown in the image below.

    add webcam video, record Google Slides Presentation

  4. Open the Google Slides and click the ' REC' button to start recording the screen.

    Choose the 'Select a recording area' mode, and adjust the recording window size to match what you want to record.

    Record Google Slides Presentation

    » Recording tip 1: Real-time drawing feature

    You can draw on Google Slides using Bandicam's drawing tool. For instance, highlight part of the presentation screen.

    draw on google slides

    » Recording tip 2: Mute audio during recording

    If you click on the speaker or microphone icon while recording, the sound will be muted and not recorded. This will help you create your presentation video without unwanted noise.

    Mute audio

  5. Once you’ve finished a presentation, stop the recording by clicking the stop button.

  6. Click on the video icon to access your recorded video.

    Now, you can play, edit or upload the presentation videos to Google Drive, YouTube, or Vimeo.

    Bandicam, Recorded videos

    » Additional tip: Share the presentation video with a link!

    If you upload videos to Google Drive from Bandicam, you can easily share them with a link! Find out more in this article: How to upload videos to Google Drive.

    Share video with a link

How to record audio on Google Slides

You may have noticed that Google Slides does not have a built-in audio recording option, preventing users from directly recording narration or background music. However, the good news is that you can insert audio files into Google Slides.

All you need to do is create an audio file and insert it into Google Slides. Bandicam is a free audio recorder that allows you to record your voice or audio and save it as an MP3 audio file. Follow the simple steps below to add audio to Google Slides:

  1. Install Bandicam, a free voice recorder, and start.

  2. Choose the 'Audio Only' menu and start the audio recording.

    You can selectively record your computer sound, voice, or both. Find out more in this article: How to Record Audio.

    voice recorder, audio recorder

  3. Once you’ve finished recording, upload the Bandicam audio file to Google Drive by selecting "File upload."

    upload audio file to google drive

  4. Open the Google Slides, select the “Insert” option from the menu, and select “Audio.”

    You can choose to play the audio either automatically or on click.

    upload audio file to google drive

With these steps, you can add audio to Google Slides and make a stunning presentation video with Bandicam.

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