Adobe Captivate: Object Level Audio Management

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by Kevin Siegel        When adding audio to a Captivate project, you can add audio in a couple of different ways. For instance, you can import audio directly to a project's background or onto a slide. Some of the objects include audio.

Adobe Captivate: Object Level Audio Management

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by Kevin Siegel        When adding audio to a Captivate project, you can add audio in a couple of different ways. For instance, you can import audio directly to a project's background or onto a slide. Some of the objects include audio.

3 Audio Tweaks

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Last week I answered several questions about audio on the forums with pretty simple workflows Maybe you will like them? Trick 1: Audio when hovering over a (shape) button. The audio (Cymbals) will only play when hovering over the button. Trick 3: Audio in states. Intro.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

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Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images? In fact, the study says that most people learn best with a combination of audio and visual. Why Developers Don’t Record Their Own Audio. These days, all the eLearning tools allow you to record and edit your own audio.

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Audio Basics for eLearning

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Are you an eLearning developer planning to include voiceover audio in your eLearning lessons? audio will enhance the learner experience. Good audio will enhance the learner experience. But what about bad audio? bad audio might still work, but it could also diminish the effectiveness of your lesson. Looking to get a jump start on the road to creating quality audio for your eLearning lessons?

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When Is Audio Narration Helpful?

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In a discussion on eLearning Heroes , Judith Reymond asked about the research on when or whether audio narration is helpful to adult learners. I usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break.

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Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

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by Kevin Siegel    When it comes to adding narration audio (voice-overs), Captivate developers have plenty of choices. If you choose  Import to , you will be presented with an  Import Audio  dialog box.

Audio Best Practices

Visual Lounge

Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. Unless you have a higher end camera that has a built-in shotgun mic, you are going to want consider recording audio separately from your video. They do a great job of picking up only the audio that is close by.

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Accessories for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we explored some inexpensive microphones for recording audio narration. There are other accessories that help put the microphone in the correct position and offer other assistance for recording the best quality audio. It helps control placement of the audio.

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eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.   But when should you record your audio?

Tips for Recording Audio in Learning Content on a Budget

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Audio Recording eLearning Tips Low-Cost Audio

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My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

While I’ve covered audio recording tips and tricks in the past, one of the most frequent questions I’m still asked is about microphones. I’ll have to admit, I’m no audio pro and I’m also a bit less dogmatic about audio quality than some elearning developers.

PowerPoint: Playing Audio Sequentially. and Automatically

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  Last week I covered how to play multiple audio tracks at the same time. That wasn't so hard, but what can get a bit complicated is playing multiple audio tracks sequentially. Select the Audio Tools Playback tab.  by AJ George.

Best Practices: Audio in the Virtual Classroom

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For example, as anyone who has taught or participated in a virtual learning environment knows, audio plays a key role in a program’s success. Audio connectivity issues can quickly derail a session, making effective planning essential.

Adobe Captivate: Replacing PowerPoint Slides But Keeping the Audio

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The developer had imported a 60-slide PowerPoint presentation into Captivate and then added audio to each of the Filmstrip slides. In this instance, he was given a completely different presentation (the same audio was going to be used, but each slide visual was going to change).

Adobe Captivate 5: Control the Volume of Background Audio

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Captivate developers have been able to add background audio to their projects since Captivate was known as RoboDemo. The process of adding background audio hasn't changed much over the years. Choose Audio > Edit > Background. by Kevin Siegel.

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PowerPoint 2010: Working with Audio

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  Adding audio to a PowerPoint 2010 slide is simple. All you need to do is choose Insert > Audio and then open the audio clip. However,  However, when it comes to adjusting the audio, the option you might be looking for can be difficult to find.      In a perfect world, you would be able to make adjustments to an audio clip by either right-clicking a slide's sound icon, or by using the Audio Tools.

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Audio anomalies in HTML5 output

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We found that when copy/pasting slides from one file into another, the audio gets modified. Some segments (not restricted to a single slide, often spanning more than one) get cut out and are replaced by the audio from a previous, unrelated project. The post Audio anomalies in HTML5 output appeared first on eLearning. Discussion anomalies audio Captivate HTML5I am on a team with several Captivate 2017 users.

Recording Audio with Adobe Presenter

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Using audio narration in eLearning courses has been debated from both sides – some people feel that it is an enhancement that assists the learner in completing the course, while others argue that it can be distracting. Why use Adobe Presenter for Audio Narration? By Dean Hawkinson.

Using Lectora to Sync Audio

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Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. This concept is a little different when using Lectora to sync audio. Lectora allows developers to set events that occur at flagged times within audio.

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Adobe Presenter Video Express: Synchronizing Voiceover Audio with Slide Builds

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by Jennie Ruby  Suppose you have hired voiceover talent to record the audio for your Adobe Presenter project. The script is organized by which slide in your PowerPoint presentation each audio segment belongs to. Now, as the pre-recorded audio plays, the slide just sits there, and the animation is never activated. In Adobe Presenter, you can synchronize slide animation with the imported audio in just a few mouse clicks.

Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning

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Stock Audio. Bring your courses to life with audio clips. The post Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Here’s a huge announcement from eLearning Brothers! We are offering a new stock asset library for eLearning.

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Adobe Captivate – Click to Reveal with Multiple Audio Clips

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In this video tutorial, I show you my workflow for creating a single-slide click to reveal that contains both slide audio, as well as additional triggered audio for each state of a multi-state object.

PowerPoint: Playing Multiple Audio Files

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  A couple of weeks ago I discussed some points for working with Audio in PowerPoint ; today, a bit of elaboration. What if you want to play two audio files automatically at the same time (say, for example, you want a song to play but you also want a recorded narration to play simultaneously)? Insert both audio clips onto the desired slide ( Insert > Audio ).  by AJ George.

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Audio and Video Transcription Tools Help Create More Content

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Audio for eLearning: What's that Popping Sound?

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If you've recorded your own audio for an eLearning project, I'm betting you're guilty of creating your own plosives at least a few times. I'll be covering some of these in my upcoming  Audio Basics for eLearning online class.) Rick teaches our Audio Basics for eLearning online class. Tags: Audio eLearning by Rick Zanotti Have you ever listened to an eLearning lesson and heard annoying popping sounds as the narrator spoke?

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Lets try audio

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How do students feel about audio feedback? So how can you record the audio feedback? Depending upon your own approach to providing feedback, whether you read the whole document first or comment a section at a time, moving over to audio really makes little difference.

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Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: Export Audio

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I received an interesting email last week from a Captivate developer asking where imported audio was physically stored on the computer. She had edited much of the audio from within Captivate and needed to share some of the edited clips with team members in her office. Once audio clips are imported into a Captivate project, they are embedded within the project and are not stored externally. Choose Audio > Audio Management to open the Advanced Audio Mangement dialog box.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

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I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. I was surprised by how good the audio was considering the poor experiences I've had with most built-in microphones in the past.

Stop Triggered Audio with Advanced Actions

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Uncategorized Video Advanced Actions stop triggered audio stop triggered audio in adobe captivate stop triggered audio in captivate

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Adobe Captivate: Export and Share Audio and Images

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I had a PowerPoint developer ask to use one of the audio clips in my Captivate project in his PowerPoint presentation. Next, I right-clicked the audio clip and chose  Export. 

Video and Audio Tech Tools and Tips

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In the spirit of sharing tips and tricks for working with video and audio, we reached back into a featured series of InSync blog posts on technology tools for modern blended learning. From the series “ Sorting through the Technology Toolbox ,” here are some of my favorite tips and tools for you to explore so you can be on your way to creating interactive eLearning , audio , video, and screencasting learning assets.

6 sound strategies for using audio in your elearning

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Audio can be a useful tool to add life to and explain your content. However, too much audio in the wrong place could make your content sink, not sing. In this article, we’ll show you some great ways to use audio and share inspiring demos of where audio rocks.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Audio Control Without a Playbar

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It's not a big deal if you don't need the playbar, but what if you need to give your learners the ability to mute/unmute the audio? You need to use this variable in the project to allow the learner to control the audio when there isn't a playbar.