I am using Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. I want to record my voice for a slide in LibreOffice Impress. I searched but I didn't get it. Please, anyone, help me!


You'll need an audio recording software first.

Ubuntu Help Page recommends Audacity.

  1. Install Audacity.
  2. Go to menu: Edit ▸ Preferences ▸ Devices. Go to section Recording
  3. Choose the appropriate recording device (make sure the device is plugged-in) and click OK.
  4. Record the audio.

After you've recorded your voice, go to Impress top menu and Insert-> Movie and Sound. Find your sound file and click Open to add it in your slide.

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  • I installed Audacity but I am unable to see Devices in Preferences... – Rindhu Kondaparthy Sep 26 '16 at 10:12
  • Can you post a screenshot? Do you have a microphone plugged in? – Mustafa Yılmaz Sep 26 '16 at 10:16
  • Fine it's working.. – Rindhu Kondaparthy Nov 8 '16 at 6:22

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