How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity


Audacity is the perfect introduction to the world of editing audio. With Audacity, you can trim files to reduce their length, remove background noise, edit out silence, adjust volume and much more. Download Audacity here to get started. Find out more about Audacity.

Adobe Captivate 4 Audio Editing: Shhhhhh! I Mean Speak Up!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Of course, I'd be remiss if I failed to mention that the features you will find in dedicated audio-editing programs like Adobe Soundbooth or Audacity are light-years better than the options you will find in Captivate, but it's nice to know what you can accomplish without leaving Captivate.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Office suites. 29- Audacity 47- iTunes and iTunesU. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

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16 Free Tools to Create Media for Learning

Take an e-Learning Break

How can you make simple adjustments to images andrecordings without having to spend thousands of dollars on a suite of products? Tools covered will include: • JayCut • Video Spin • The Aviary Suite of Tools • Audacity • GIMP • Jing • Kuler • Inkscape • More Thepresenter will show all 16 tools and give a brief description on how they canbe leveraged to create professional-quality assets for your online trainingcourses

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. 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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How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

If you are familiar with Adobe’s Creative Suite then Audition would be a good program to use to record and edit your voice overs. There are a lot of open source options out there as well, including Audacity, Reaper, and NCH Software.

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20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

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. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. Google offers a suite of apps that makes creating files easy and collaborative, no matter where you are or what device you’re working from.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source.

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. 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. There are great resources available in printed books and blogs like this.

Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

Knowbly – a newcomer, suited best for ID and e-learning developers, has a content mgt component for those LOs. Audacity – It is a free, open-source audio tool.

How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

Visual Lounge

However, classical music may suit videos that demonstrate the features of the latest accounting software. These tips could also easily be applied in free audio editing software such as Audacity. Guest Post by Mike Russell, Creative Director at Music Radio Creative.

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Thank You ScreencastCamp Supporters.

Visual Lounge

Sony Creative Software - Sony is sending a couple copies of their Imagination Suite for prizes. We're just a few days away from the first ever ScreencastCamp. There are still some spots left if you'd like to attend - register here. And, the price is right - it is free to attend!

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. It’s the free alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Otherwise, I might show up at the conference looking like a doofus in a leisure suit. Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses.

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 - an office application suite for a range of operating systems including Windows and Linux NeoOffice - A port of to the MacOS X platform.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Audacity which is free – destroys it. Image editing – several vendors are offering this – I expect more to follow suit – but not huge numbers by the end of 2013. 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.

Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

I’ve also used Audacity , a free audio creation and editing tool, as well as various video encoding and editing tools. For the more advanced user, or anyone authoring eLearning full time, Toolbook, Adobe , and Lectora offer suites of software that are state-of-the-art. Larry Ober has been nominated as Best eLearning Designer in the Maestro eLearning Awards , dubbed the OSCARS of the eLearning industry.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

They also provide a test suite. Audacity. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate.

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What Tools Should We Learn?


There are a wide variety of Audio and Video editing tools available, so it’s a good idea to be familiar with the more popular ones like Audacity , Adobe Soundbooth , and SoundForge for Audio.