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adding music to a keynote presentation on ipad2

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Deborahcmoi Calculating status...
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Mar 19, 2013 3:55 AM

I am preparing a keynote presentation on my ipad2.  Thanks to you all, I was successful insertin videos.  I am having problems with inserting music.  Help please.  Thank you.

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  • PeterBreis0807 Level 7 Level 7 (27,455 points)
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    Mar 19, 2013 4:32 PM (in response to Deborahcmoi)

    What exactly have you tried? Music is just a video without the pictures.


    Are you trying to add an iTunes store track? That may not be permitted.



  • mkral Level 2 Level 2 (220 points)
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    Mar 20, 2013 7:00 PM (in response to Deborahcmoi)

    Deborah, the music items are on you mac. have you transferred them over to the ipad yet? I don't have my ipad in front of me, but I'm pretty sure that you can select any music that is stored on the ipad to play during keynote presentations, but they must be stored in the music app of the ipad.

  • evelyn fromfrankland river Calculating status...
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    Jul 8, 2013 6:21 PM (in response to mkral)

    I am having the same problem and your suggestion is a good one, but you cannot exactly sinc pictures and music together using this method.

  • Jolieteddie Level 2 Level 2 (345 points)

    I've been following this discussion and have 2 questions and a suggestion.


    Question 1:  I have not found any way to select a music or sound file of any kind when putting together a Keynote presention on my iPad.  Inserting a media object seens ti only allow videos and still images.  I don't have a Mac so going that route won't work for me.


    Suggestion:  I have, however, found a way to insert audio clips. On my Windows machine I create a movie with the soundtrack of the audio clip that I want, and then load a still image into the video track, to play the same amount of time as the audio track. Save it as an MP4 movie file and transfer that (via a WiFi app) to the iPad. I can then select that "video" to play on a Keynote slide. This leads me to....


    Question 2: Is there any way to have multipe videos on a single slide that you can play one at a time, in any order. it wseems when I try this, that when touch a playing video to stop it, another of the other videos stop, etc. Any way to pause a video an stay on the same slide?


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