Record video and audio in Keynote on iPad
You can record video on your device and add it directly to a slide. You can also add an audio recording to an individual slide, which is useful when people are viewing your presentation remotely.
To learn how to add an existing video and audio file to a slide or presentation, see Add video and audio in Keynote on iPad.
Record a video
On the slide where you want to add the video, do one of the following:
Tap in the bottom-right corner of a media placeholder, then tap Take Photo or Video.
While viewing Keynote in landscape orientation, tap in the toolbar, then tap Camera.
Tap Video, then tap to start recording; tap to stop.
To watch the video, tap .
Do one of the following:
Insert the video: Tap Use Video.
Take the video again: Tap Retake.
Cancel and return to the presentation: Tap Retake, then tap Cancel.
Drag any blue dot to resize the video.
Note: You can’t edit the video in Keynote. The video is available in the Photos app on your device, where you can edit it.
While viewing Keynote in landscape orientation, tap , then tap Record Audio.
Note: After you record, you insert the recording wherever you want in the presentation.
Tap and start recording; when you want to stop, tap .
While you record, you can scroll, zoom, and view different slides.
To preview your recording, tap .
To preview from a specific point, swipe left or right on the recording to position the blue line, then tap .
To edit your recording, tap , then do any of the following:
Rerecord a section: Drag the blue handles to select the section. Tap to record over that section.
Trim: Drag the blue handles to define the section you want to keep. Tap to delete everything outside of the handles.
Delete all or part of the recording: Drag the blue handles to define the section you want to delete. Tap to delete everything inside the handles.
Go to the slide where you want to add the recording, tap Insert or Done at the top of the screen, then drag the recording to move it.
Recorded audio appears as an object on the slide when you’re editing the presentation, but isn’t visible when you present.
To play your recording, tap to select it, then tap it again. To edit or delete the recording after you add it to a slide, tap it, then tap Edit or Delete.
You can also share your recording as an audio file. Tap the recording on the slide, then tap Share.
To learn more about timing video and audio in your presentation, see Edit video and audio in Keynote on iPad.