Add slides and media content in mmhmm

Strengthen your presentation or conversation in mmhmm by adding slides and media. Here's how to design, arrange, manage, and delete your slides.

Add slides

  1. Open the mmhmm app on your computer or go to ooo.mmhmm.app/talk in a web browser.
  2. Click Add Slide at the bottom of mmhmm and choose a layout you want to add (read below for information on types of slide layouts). By default, your new slide will be added to the mmhmm Scratchpad, which is the default presentation in mmhmm. 

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  3. If you chose a slide layout that has media placeholders, add media to your slide by clicking the placeholder and a choosing media type in the sidebar. Learn more about types of media content.

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  4. Repeat this process to add more slides. 

Types of slides

big presenter.png Big Presenter A video feed of you at maximum size.
lower thirds.png Lower Thirds A video feed of you with a text and logo banner at the bottom of the mmhmm stage.
big text.png Big Text A big text box with you at the bottom right of the mmhmm stage.
big media.png Big Media A big media content and title banner with you at the bottom right of the mmhmm stage.
split screen.png Split Screen Split screen of you on the left and media content on the right.
split media.png Split Media Split screen of 2 pieces of media content with you in the middle.
over the shoulder.png Over The Shoulder A newscaster-style layout with media content over your shoulder.
picture in picture.png Picture-in-Picture A large video feed of you with small sized media content.
blank.png Blank A blank slide with no predetermined layout.

Add media content

To add content to your slide, choose the media type at the top of the mmhmm window. Choose from Screenshare, Media, Text, GIPHY, or More to access more options:

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  • Access the Media Library by clicking Media. Any content you add will be stored in the Media Library and can be reused across all of your mmhmm presentations.
  • Add as many text boxes, animated GIFs, photos, or other media content as you want on 1 slide (which can help convey your message or tell a story to your audience).
  • Edit media content settings using the menu in the mmhmm sidebar. Click the item you want to edit and the menu will appear automatically.

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Types of content

You can add different types of content in mmhmm such as text, GIFs, videos, screenshares, and more.

Screenshare
  1. To share your computer screen or a window, click Screenshare.
  2. Select your entire screen or a specific window. Then click Share.
  3. To record a part of your screen, click and drag the sides of the screen share media after you share your screen or window.

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Text
  1. To add text to your slide, click Add Text to create a new text box.
  2. Type what you want to display on your slide.
  3. To confirm your changes, click anywhere outside of the text box once you're done typing.
    • Change the size by clicking and dragging the sides of the text box.
    • Change the font style, color, and alignment, and more in the sidebar on the right.

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GIPHY
  1. To add an animated GIF to your slide, click GIPHY.
  2. In the search bar, enter a keyword to find a GIF.
  3. Select your GIF and click Add.

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Files from your computer (presentation slide decks, images, videos)
Import a presentation or other file type
  1. Click Media.
  2. Click Browse computer.
  3. Select a file from your device and click Open.

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Import multiple files at the same time

  • On Mac, press and hold Shift on your keyboard while you select the files you want to import. When you're done, click Open.
  • On Windows, press and hold Ctrl on your keyboard while you select the files you want to import. When you're done, click Open.

Supported file types

  • PDF
  • JPEG
  • HEIC
  • MP4
  • MOV (QuickTime file)
  • PPT & PPTX (PowerPoint)
  • KEY (Keynote file)
Note:
Whiteboard (Draw)
  1. To add a whiteboard to your slide, click More and select Draw in the drop-down menu.
  2. Hover over the whiteboard to display the controls. You can choose between a thick or thin brushstroke, eight different colors, and clear the whiteboard.
  3. To draw, click and drag your cursor across the whiteboard.

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mmhmm Video

To add an mmhmm video to your slide:

  1. Click More and select mmhmm Video in the drop-down menu.
  2. Select an mmhmm video that you've published or that has been shared with you. The video will be automatically added to your slide and start playing.

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You can adjust the volume, change the playback speed, and jump to individual slides with the video playback controls.

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Second camera

You can share a second camera feed to help your audience understand your story from a different angle. To add a second camera:

  1. Connect a second camera to your computer.
  2. Click More and select Add Camera in the drop-down menu.
  3. Click the Select camera drop-down menu and select your second camera.
  4. Click Use camera.

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Your second camera feed will now appear on your slide.

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Arrange slide content

Reposition Click and drag media content to reposition it. Your media will snap and align to other content (including your video feed) on the mmhmm stage.
Resize Click and drag a corner of the media to resize it.
Crop Click and drag an edge of the media to crop it.

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Auto-crop Crop your content automatically to a specific aspect ratio. In the sidebar, choose from:
  • square (1:1)
  • portrait (3:4)
  • landscape (4:3)
  • widescreen (16:9)
  • fit/fill the entire slide

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Reposition crop

Double-click the media to reposition and resize it within the cropped area.

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Reset crop

Click Reset crop in the sidebar to restore the content to its original shape.

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Replace

Click the Replace dropdown in the sidebar to replace the content with another type.

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Layout

Click Bring to front to bring content to the front of the stack. Click Send to back to send content to the back of the stack. This is useful if you have many pieces of content that overlap each other on the same slide.

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Remove
Click Remove from slide in the sidebar to delete content from the slide.

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Format text

Change the text theme, color, size, and formatting by clicking textbox and changing its settings in the sidebar.

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Place content behind or in front of you

To show your content behind or in front of you, select/deselect the Media on top checkbox in the sidebar.

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Manage, reorder, and copy slides/settings

Reorder slides

Click and drag a slide to a new position in the slide tray.

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Duplicate slides Right-click a slide in the slide tray and select Duplicate.
Copy slides to another presentation

To copy 1 slide from the slide tray to another presentation:

Right-click a slide in the slide tray and select Copy slide to presentation. Then, select the presentation you want to copy to.

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To copy all slides from the slide tray to another presentation:

Click the presentation name in the slide tray and select Copy slides to presentation. Then, select the presentation you want to copy to.

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Copy settings from 1 slide to another slide

To apply all settings (content, presenter, and background settings) from 1 slide to another slide:

Click a slide with settings you want to copy. Then, right-click another slide in the slide tray and click Apply settings from selected slide.

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  • Hold Option (Alt on Windows) to apply only background settings.
  • Hold Shift to apply only presenter settings.
Copy settings from 1 slide to the entire slide tray

To apply all settings (content, presenter, and background settings) from 1 slide to the entire slide tray:

Right-click a slide in the slide tray and click Apply settings to all slides.

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  • Hold Option (Alt on Windows) to apply only background settings.
  • Hold Shift to apply only presenter settings.
Delete slides

Right-click a slide in the slide tray and select Delete.


Don’t see the answer to your question? If you’re having technical difficulties or want to suggest a topic for this guide, submit a support ticket or email us at help@mmhmm.app.

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