How To Download Google Slides With Audio To Powerpoint

Posted on 30th March 2021

Google Slides and PowerPoint are two of the most popular presentation tools out there. Google Slides is known for its simplicity and the fact that it’s web-based, while PowerPoint offers more advanced features. If you have created a presentation in Google Slides and added audio to it, you may want to download it and open it in PowerPoint. In this blog post, we will guide you on how to download Google Slides with audio to PowerPoint.

Step 1: Saving Your Google Slides Presentation as a PowerPoint File

Google Slides allows you to save your presentation directly as a PowerPoint file. Here is how you can do it:

  1. Open your Google Slides presentation.
  2. Click on File in the top menu.
  3. From the drop-down menu, select the Download option.
  4. In the sub-menu, click on Microsoft PowerPoint (.pptx).

Your Google Slides presentation will be downloaded as a PowerPoint file.

Step 2: Exporting Your Audio Files Separately

Unfortunately, when you download a Google Slides presentation as a PowerPoint file, the audio files are not included. Therefore, you will need to download them separately and re-insert them in PowerPoint. Here’s how:

  1. Go to your Google Drive and locate the audio files you used in your presentation.
  2. Right-click on each of them and select Download.
  3. Your audio files will be downloaded.

Step 3: Inserting the Audio Files into Your PowerPoint Presentation

After downloading the audio files, you can insert them into the PowerPoint presentation like this:

  1. Open your PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Navigate to the slide where you want to insert the audio.
  3. Go to the Insert tab in the top menu.
  4. Click on Audio and select Audio on My PC.
  5. Locate the downloaded audio file and click Insert.
  6. The audio file will be inserted into your PowerPoint slide.


That’s it! You have successfully downloaded your Google Slides presentation with audio to PowerPoint. While this process may seem a bit tedious due to the extra steps involved in handling audio files, it allows you to have full control over where and how the audio plays in your presentation. Now, you can enjoy the advanced features of PowerPoint with the simplicity of Google Slides!