[dba-Tech] PowerPoint: Linking versus Embedding sound files

Stuart McLachlan stuart at lexacorp.com.pg
Fri May 20 17:57:02 CDT 2005

On 20 May 2005 at 7:56, Rocky Smolin - Beach Access S wrote:

> Dear List:
> I want to embed two mp3 files in my powerpoint presentation.  On 
> Tools-->Options-->General Tab I raised the Link sounds with file size 
> greater than: to 5000 kb which is larger than either of the two mp3 files 
> I'm inserting.  But it still links instead of embedding.
> What am I doing wrong?
Just a WAG, but does Powerpoint convert the MP3 to raw WAV before 
embedding? If so the resulting file to embed is possibly more than your 

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