How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity


Here are some tips that will help: Use a good quality microphone. 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.

Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

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For most TechSmith tutorials, the narration track is actually recorded first with a handheld microphone or a podcaster USB microphone that feeds straight into Audacity (an open-source audio editor). How to change the Audacity project rate. How to use the Amplify effect in Audacity.

Awesome little PowerPoint tip

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

If you’re a regular/power user of PowerPoint you’ll have learned a number of shortcuts and tips to help you get the most out of it. Here’s a tip I’ve learned about stripping the audio out of the PPT file … from here: Save the PowerPoint file as a PPTX file.

eLearning Voice Over Tip: How to Eliminate Background Noise

eLearning Brothers

In my video, I’ll be using Adobe Audition and Audacity, which is a free tool. So if you don’t have Adobe Audition, you can watch the end of this video and see how you can use Audacity. Also, you can download Audacity here.

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Best Practices for Voice-Over


Here are some tips for creating great voice-over. Instructional Design Online Learning audacity audio narration pop filter voice overStudio microphone and pop shield on mic stand. If you are designing and developing eLearning, you are most likely going to need voice-over work.

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LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Top five tips for managing resources - Spicy Learning , September 29, 2009. 10 Tips for Recording Audio on Screencasts , September 15, 2009. Audacity (12). Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface , September 4, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording with Audacity , September 9, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences , September 8, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 2009.

eLearning Art and Design Tips: Using GIMPShop Repeatable Textures

eLearning Brothers

Download Tip: When downloading software, please read through the installation, rather than just clicking through. In future eLearning art and design blog posts, we will do more open source tutorials with GIMPShop, Inkscape, Audacity and other free alternatives.

It’s Not Too Late! How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

Visual Lounge

There is one tip that will help immensely with this process. The Free Way – Audacity. If you aren’t looking to invest in high-end audio software, Audacity is a free piece of software created and maintained by a community of programmers and audio experts. More on that later… Here’s how it works: Noise Removal Audacity – Create, Discover and Share GIFs on Gfycat. Noise removal in Audacity. Tips & How To's

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher


Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. Then, I export it and do some pre-editing in Audacity , which is free. Kip and I have a shared folder in Dropbox and I export with two tracks out of Audacity into Dropbox.

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

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Here are seven simple tips to develop effective e-learning courses with nominal resources. For example, You can use ‘Audacity’, the free tool, for audio editing in online courses. The free software ‘Audacity’ for audio editing is available. Do share your tips.

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

Visual Lounge

Tips for Recording Audio for Screencasts. Many of the same tips for recording camera video apply perfectly well to screencast recording as well. Combine these tips, and you’ll be well on your way to recording great audio, every time. The Free Way – Audacity.

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Weekly Bookmarks (7/10/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Splitting recordings into separate tracks – Audacity Wiki. tags: audacity audio howto. Tips for streamlining the process of adding multiple audio files to Captivate. The method of labeling and using “Export multiple&# worked really well for creating audio for Captivate. I Came, I Saw, I Learned…: Adobe Captivate 5: Make Quick Work Out of Adding Audio to a Project. tags: e-learning captivate audio howto.

13 More Tips to Help You Record Narration Like the Pros

Rapid eLearning

Last week, we looked at some basic tips to record high-quality audio. Those tips leaned more on the technology. I also added some tips from last week’s comments section. Kat Keesling has some good tips for getting rid of the plosives. Audio Recording Tips by Retrogrrl.

Podcasting like a pro! (Part 2) – How to edit and publish your podcast recording


First step is to download Audacity & AoA Audio Extractor , and if you would like to use introductory and closing music you can find links to free resources in this post. Step 2: Familiarize yourself with Audacity by visiting any of the following. Audacity Quick Help (should be installed locally, internet version if it isn’t). Audacity Manual (should be installed locally, internet version if it isn’t). Use Audacity to import audio files & edit.

ScreencastCamp 2013 Session Content

Visual Lounge

Camtasia Tips and Tricks. Awesome tips and tricks for using green screen in Camtasia in the presentation below. Clint explains what Camtasia Relay is, tips on how to use it, and answers some basic questions about the software. Video Tips and Tricks. Audacity Power Users.

What is the Best Microphone?

Visual Lounge

We used Audacity to record the audio at 44,100Hz. Any tips to share with us and other readers? Tips & How To's Audio camtasia Tips and TricksEver heard the saying, ‘Audio is King’? One of the most difficult parts of a video is getting quality audio, in my opinion. And, there have been studies that show that the quality of your audio affects your audience’s perception of the quality of your presentation more than the visuals.

How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

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In order to add music successfully there are some simple tips you can follow. For additional tips on how the story needs to drive the music, please watch this TechSmith Forge interview.). Bonus Audio Tips for Your Videos.

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Top 10 Cost-Saving Tips from the Latest eLearning Guild Report


The eLearning Guild recently released a great eBook full of helpful cost-saving tips for e-Learning development called <em>The eLearning Guild’s 75 Tips to Reduce eLearning Costs. </em>The e-Learning developers and industry professionals are eager to share their tips, tools and ideas on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. </div> The post Top 10 Cost-Saving Tips from the Latest eLearning Guild Report appeared first on Lectora.

Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Here are my top tips for finding and working with stock music. And there’s no need for expensive or complicated software, either; Audacity (open-source and free for Mac, PC, or Linux), Myna (online and free), and GarageBand (comes free with a Mac) are all perfectly sufficient. One tip that I would offer is that if you’re laying an audio track under narration, the audio needs to be way quieter than you think it does to keep from overwhelming the voice!

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Behind the Scenes - How We Create Screencasts

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Audacity setup. Camtasia Studio Screencast Tips and Tricks 527 392 32 218I was absolutely blown away at the number of screencast examples many of you shared on this recent blog post. The screencast that was listed the most in your feedback was one done our Instructional Designer, Ryan Eash. I wanted to make sure everyone saw this screencast. Ryan has created a lot of our tutorials for Camtasia Studio.

Finding the Muddiest Point of your eLearning Course


Use Audacity to edit the sound. Instructional Design eLearning tipsThe muddiest point of your course is the area that is the hardest to grasp or the most confusing to understand. This part of your course needs to be reinforced with extra resources and activities.

4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro


As I said before, I’m no Jedi Master with audio (maybe a Padawan …), but even I can muddle my way through basic audio-editing using Audacity. . Audacity is free, open-source software for recording and editing audio. Recording Audio with Audacity.

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Microphone Round-up!

Visual Lounge

We used Audacity to record the audio at 44,100Hz. Any tips to share with us and other readers? Tags: Tips and Tricks 58 218 Ever heard the saying, 'Audio is King'? One of the most difficult parts of a screencast is getting quality audio, in my opinion. And, there have been studies that show that the quality of your audio affects your audience's perception of the quality of your presentation more than the visuals. Poor audio = people think poor presentation.

30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Tips for managing scope creep in projects. Edit out noise in Audacity. Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements?

How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

All it takes is a few simple, cheap, and sometimes free tools and tips. Here are five tips for recording your own high quality audio for e-learning. Some of my favorite recording and editing software programs include: Audacity (which is free).

How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

A professional studio is ideal for recording voice overs but if you don’t have the budget there are several tips to picking the right spot to record. There are a lot of open source options out there as well, including Audacity, Reaper, and NCH Software.

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A Glimpse of Your Future Workforce – Now in Middle School

Janet Clarey

Unassisted (except for the Audacity tip), he recorded the audio, saved it as a file type he could import ( because I later asked and learned Audacity saves with a AUP file

How to do Voice Overs for eLearning – Post Editing (Part 3)

eLearning Brothers

Audacity and NCH Wavepad are also other good options for editing voice overs. Here are some simple tips that you can do to help make your voice over sound more professional: 1.

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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? MinuteBio , June 12, 2009 Moodle Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? CMS - The E-Learning Curve , November 3, 2009 Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS - The E-Learning Curve , November 2, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

End November with a stache!

Visual Lounge

Speaking of audacity…I decided to try out these cool, new stamps on the TechSmith executive team. Here are a few tips if you want to try a similar stunt.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. You can find some additional tips in these posts on recording high quality audio and recording narration like a pro. Audacity. I’ve mentioned Audacity before.

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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.

A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

They’re full of practical tips that you can use. At the recent ASTD conference we demonstrated a bunch of elearning tips and tricks. Tips on building content for your elearning portfolio. Then follow the 6 tips in this post.

How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course


To help narrow down the field, here are my top 3 choices: Audacity: Free. Tips and Tricks. As I mentioned in the previous tip, you’ll want to make notes when you find parts of your script that aren’t flowing as well as they should be.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use. April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter.

How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course


To help narrow down the field, here are my top 3 choices: Audacity: Free. Tips and Tricks. As I mentioned in the previous tip, you’ll want to make notes when you find parts of your script that aren’t flowing as well as they should be.

Quick and Dirty Video Production

eLearning Weekly

Audacity can be used for editing audio. What tips / tools have I left off? I’ve become a big fan of the site, , which provides "the world’s most engaging book summaries" in video form. My friend (and incredible business/leadership consultant ), John Spence, told me about this site and I’ve been glued to it ever since.

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