Editing Audio with Audacity

The Learning Dispatch

tools like Audacity at your disposal. or later) Audacity (free download here ) An audio file (Audacity natively supports major formats like WAV , AIFF , MP3, and OGG.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

Setting Audacity Preferences on Your Computer Before beginning a recording project in Audacity, it's necessary to configure your version of Audacity’s preferences in the Edit Preferences dialog box. Configuring Audacity You Try Launch Audacity Check the Preferences.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Audio Editing + Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Previously in this series of E-Learning Curve Blog posts about Podcasting for E-Learning, I discussed downloading and installing the open source audio editor called Audacity.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface

The E-Learning Curve

In my previous post , I discussed interface metaphors, and showed a video example of the process behind the analog tape-editing metaphor used by most media editing tools - including Audacity. Figure 1 shows the primary menu options and functions of Audacity.

A Recipe for Success: Recording Clear Audio for Your E-Learning Courses

E-learning Uncovered

1 software application for audio recording (such as WavePad , Audacity , or GarageBand ). If you start with high-quality audio but then save it in a low quality format, you’ve wasted all your hard work. Uncategorized Audacity audio GarageBand narration WavePad

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Demonstration: Editing an Audio File. Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post is a demonstration outlining how to edit an audio file using the Audacity open-source non-linear sound editor. In this section of the narrative, I'm discussing the Flash format and its uses.

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Gas makes a splash in 3D worlds

E-Learning Acupuncture

Clearly, this virtual training space met a need for Crompco in the formation of their technicians. I spent about 15 minutes this morning with Tim Allen, Head of Technology for Crompco Corporation.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

Format: solo/co-host, length, posting. open source software options: Audacity. Mixer–no open source ones out there, but Audacity does a lot. At the other end of the spectrum, you can use a headset mic and Audacity. Audacity. Save in different formats.

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

Audacity. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. With this tool, you can save a lot of time and effort by creating content once and exporting it to multiple formats. Guest post by Robert Morris.

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

In Part 2 we reviewed some of the core segments of training and learning that need to be in place whether it is instructor led or in an e-learning format. If you are adding voice overs to your content, use a tool such as Audacity to handle your recordings.

How to Design Evergreen eLearning Content


This also includes the formats and subject matter of the media you include in your course. Here’s a quick 3-step guide to adding text labels to audio files in Audacity.). You invest a tremendous amount of time and effort into creating content for your online course.

Lets try audio

Moodle Journal

Well I made use of Audacity and if you wish to export to MP3 format then you will also need to download the Lame MP3 Encoder plugin as well, all very straightforward. Well back into the swing with the vle for the new academic year and time to try out some new I thought.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

In Part 2 we reviewed some of the core segments of training and learning that need to be in place whether it is instructor led or in an e-learning format. If you are adding voice overs to your content, use a tool such as Audacity to handle your recordings.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Easily record your PowerPoint presentations, upload your videos to the web, and export into various formats. Audacity. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording.

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20 tools for legacy learning

Learning with e's

Some of the most evocative moments in history have been captured in audio format. Podcasting is a popular method for conveying knowledge in audio format. Tools to look out for: Podbean, Libsyn , Audacity. I'm not going to be around for ever, and neither are you.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. Audacity.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Bottom line, for use in the 360training authoring system, you need a tool that will export your audio file in MP3 format. Audacity One of the most popular free tools is Audacity, which is available for download for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, in a variety of languages.

How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

Well Written, Properly Formatted Script. There are a lot of open source options out there as well, including Audacity, Reaper, and NCH Software.

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Audacity. Audacity is an open source audio editor. That’s easy to do with Audacity. Click here for Audacity tutorials. Format Factory. Format Factory lets you convert media from one format to another.

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Apart from the popular multiple choice questions, other formats such as drag and drop, scenarios, case studies and so on can be used to make assessments interesting as well as effective to test knowledge. Therefore, having these documents in an easily accessible digital format is ideal.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course


Depending on your selected lecture format, you’ll need either a desktop microphone, a lavalier (or “lav”) microphone, or both. It records in HD and exports to all common video formats. You think you have what it takes to create an online course, huh? It won’t be easy.

A Toolkit to Develop E-Learning in an Open (XML) Environment

The E-Learning Curve

Returning from content development theory , the gratis/libre debate, and the pros and cons of each approach, this post will focus on the range of tools that you need to develop e-learning content in a (relatively) open environment.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

With iSpring Solutions, you can easily and quickly publish PowerPoint presentations to web-based formats and build adaptive flash-based quizzes and surveys. Audacity. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

The ability to record audio in real time or post time makes a lot of sense and eliminates the need for using Audacity (albeit it is a wonderful and free product). There is something wrong when a free and open source product like Audacity can do it, yet a product that costs hundreds of dollars cannot. Ability to convert various types of video formats to other video formats. Save videos in popular formats including MP4, DivX, online.

10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos

CommLab India

It has features such as screen recording, simple design interface to edit videos and animations, and helps export product demo videos in multiple formats that can be accessed from any digital device. This also allows you import videos in different formats such as MPEG, FLV, AVI, and more.

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Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

Audacity. Audacity is an audio recording and editing application with a lot of the features you find in commercial products. The free version is all you need to quickly convert most file types to the.pdf format.

Lectora Development Best Practices Part 1 – Optimizing Preferences

Integrated Learnings

If you’re using a tool such as Audacity or those in the Adobe creative suite, you can have Lectora automatically edit objects in those programs by going to File > Preferences > Editors Tab. This pastes copied text without any additional formatting carried over from a program like Microsoft Word, which can cause problems in Lectora. By Joseph Suarez. After using Lectora for almost five years, I’ve learned so much both from the helpful community of Lectora users and on my own.

mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

mLearning Trends

Level 6 is the final stage of the mlearning content model comprising rich-media formats such as podcasts or video, targeted firmly at the smartphone/netbook audience. Level 6 Content Types The CellCast Solution supports media-based content in podcast audio and video formats.

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Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Audacity which is free – destroys it. Animate, but it is just a piece you can put into your authoring tool as a mp4 or some other format – which I forgot. The magic 8 ball is a fun item to use. Sure, you have the same probability of forecasting by tossing a penny in the air, but for some folks the magic 8 ball is a soothsayer. For my forecasts, the magic 8 ball does not apply.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1


But as those tools are overloaded with features you won’t need, and place premature emphasis on formatting which can be quite the distraction, we suggest something simpler and more focused. Deciding to embrace eLearning for your employee training has become a no-brainer nowadays.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Audacity. Podcasts are fairly easy for anyone to make and with the free downloadable software, Audacity , it becomes an inexpensive option. Users can record and edit audio with Audacity and it runs on most operating systems, including Mac OS X and Windows.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production

The E-Learning Curve

You will need… Activity Requirement Audio source A Narrator Capture A Microphone Encoding Audio editing software Audacity Sound Forge WaveLab GarageBand Recording Medium Audio Tape (i.e.

Learning by Creating: Turning Bloom’s on Its Head

Visual Lounge

In fact, very few adults would choose to learn in the format of the traditional classroom—neither would kids. Guest post by Library Media Specialist, David Phillips. If you attended a university educator prep program, you’ve likely seen Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy.

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An Open Source Environment for E-Learning Content Development

The E-Learning Curve

Examples of this type of software include: Audacity - an audio editor Freemind - a mind mapping tool OpenOffice.org - an office application suite for a range of operating systems including Windows and Linux NeoOffice - A port of OpenOffice.org to the MacOS X platform.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. Format Factory : convert media from one format to another. Image Tuner : resize, rename, and convert image formats with this free tool.

ScreencastCamper Profiles: Shannon Sellars and Erin Klein

Visual Lounge

Outside of the TechSmith family I also use PowerPoint , Audacity and GarageBand. For file formatting sometimes I’ll use Adobe Media Encoder. On to our second round of ScreencastCamper interviews!

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

If you’re looking to serve up various formats of video for a variety of browsers, consider Miro, Easy HTML5 video, and, at the upper end, Telestream Episode, Zencoder and Brightcove. I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience!