Music Licensing

TechSmith Camtasia

While licensing helps protect people’s property (such as music), it can also be a nuisance to try and navigate. Most music is protected under a license of some sort, especially the good stuff, which makes it difficult to find cheap, quality music that you can use in your videos.

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

eLearning Brothers

Over 500,000 stock images, graphics, videos, motion graphics, sound effects, and music loops. Stock Audio. Bring your courses to life with audio clips. Music, sound effects, and loops. Adobe After Effects and Apple Motion source files included!

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Royalty Free Music for eLearning

eFront

Recently a fellow member of the Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals' Group (14K+ of members) asked " If anyone know of where to find royalty free background music for training? " Download royalty free music! All tracks have full music clearance ready for instant buy out.

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How to Add Music to a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

A truly engaging video often includes music, as well. But where do you find music? When you find it, how do you add music to a video? Read more to learn how to add music to a video. There’s a difference between adding music and adding the right music.

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Health Benefits of Music

Fort Hill Company

For years, scientists have tried to find the connection between music and health and concluded that both are significantly related. Studies show how music therapy significantly affects nerves and overall health by giving mental stimulation to manage mood and reduce stress.

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How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest Post by Mike Russell, Creative Director at Music Radio Creative. Adding background music to any video you create in Camtasia will add a whole new dimension to your content. In order to add music successfully there are some simple tips you can follow.

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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.

Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness

G-Cube

But it seldom attains an effective impact of not supplemented by visual or vocal re-enforcement. It pays to be prepared as a Presenter: Conference calls will be more effective if you take extra effort in planning and preparing for your conference call.

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Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Serious Comic – Voice Over, Music, and Sound Effects

NuggetHead

Posted in Uncategorized I could probably bore you with a few more posts just on character development, instead I want to share some important lessons learned in designing the audio assets for a serious comic.

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What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio Best Practices. 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. Selecting an Audio Recorder. Recording Audio.

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Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India

One of the important aspects of e-learning development is music. Many instructional designers add music and/or other sound effects to make their e-learning courses more interesting for learners. Music is the language of emotions.

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PowerPoint 2010: Working with Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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.

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

Having to reduce audio noise can be a real pain. And recording clean audio can be tough, especially in noisy environments. Whether it’s background noise or less-than-ideal equipment, sometimes you end up with hissy audio. Clean Audio ?.

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What You Need to Know About eLearning Audio

JCA Solutions

Using eLearning Audio Can Make or Break the Success of Your Learning. People who don’t value audio haven’t been paying attention. Not just in terms of eLearning audio, but even in general. Audio Driven Lives. Our lives are based on audio. Use music.

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

360 Training

Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. I need to record simple voice-only audio. Click File > Export Selected Audio.

Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

Tutorial makers have a fear of background music. How many tutorials have you watched online that have had background music playing? Generally, the ones with music are the ones where the instruction is all given in text on screen. So we leave the music out.

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Essential Tools You Need to Record Audio for eLearning

JCA Solutions

Audio for eLearning is Only As Good As the Tools You Use. We have to have not just pictures and words, but captivating audio and video as well. Without audio for eLearning courses, today’s courseware will not be very engaging or effective. Audio Technica AT-2020USB.

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Video Tip Series – Part five: Using Music

TechSmith Camtasia

Using music can add an extra element to your video or end up distracting the viewer. Don't let the latter be true when trying to enhance a video with music. This week's video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you effectively use music in screencasts. 0:07 Tip #1: Music should flow well with the content on screen 0:30 Tip #2: Avoid music that is too cheesy 0:46 Tip #3: Music should not compete with other audio.

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How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you ever watched a video where the music was so loud you couldn’t hear the voice over? Mixing” as it’s referred to in video production, is the art of blending your audio tracks to deliver a seamless audio experience, which can be achieved when you edit video.

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4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro

Mindflash

Audio in online training is usually served up in one of two forms: (1) poor-quality, amateurish, or (2) high-quality and professional. But leaving audio out of the training mix isn’t a great option, either. When to Use Audio. How to Work with Audio.

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

E-learning Uncovered

Do you use music in your courses? I’ve found time and time again that a little bit of well-placed music can add a surprising amount of polish and – more importantly – set the tone of the overall experience. Music can take a shortcut through people’s brains and tap into their emotions in a way that’s uncommon with spoken or written words. The impact came from timing the verbal and visual elements to a music track that perfectly captured the mood I wanted to create.

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Fiverr.com: When You Need a Little Audio

E-learning Uncovered

While character audio adds life and variety to a course, it comes with some logistical challenges. Or do you line up a bunch of professional audio talent and end up paying each one his/her minimum fee for just a few lines? Describing itself as “the world’s largest marketplace for services, starting at $5,” Fiverr offers many options for the audio you need. Each artist provides an audio sample, giving you an idea of what you can expect the finished product to sound like.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Whats your take on using audio in eLearning? Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? In the UK, Mark tells me that audio is used sparingly.

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Pro Tips for Working from Home Effectively

Litmos

How do you manage time effectively, meet deadlines, hold meetings without locking your family or your roommates in the basement, and how do you do all this without eating the entire contents of your fridge by dinnertime? First, a confession: in the last week I have not been working from home effectively. So, I’ve definitely not been an effective home-based worker. it’s probably wiser to just join the meeting with audio only.

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Animation In e-Learning: 5 Effective Tips To Know

Wizcabin

Although using animation is one of the best practices in e-learning, there’s a need to use it the right way, for the effectiveness of training. 5 Effective Tips To Use Animation In e-Learning. Support your visual graphics with relevant audio.

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

Brandon Hall, the research firm based out of Delray Beach, FL, polled over 300 training professionals back in 2011 and found the top 2 reasons for using video in training – effectiveness and high engagement. by using a variety of methods – titles, voiceovers, different camera angles, music.

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Video-based Learning: Create Effective Learning Videos By Avoiding Five Common Mistakes

G-Cube

This provides developers space to explore newer ways of training and learning to make sure that the content is as effective as it is interesting for learners. With the onset of mobile technologies, video-based content can now be easily accessed and can provide effective just-in-time learning.

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10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. So you need to do the best you can to record good quality audio from the start.

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Do you know how to get the most out of audio on your e-learning courses?

isEazy

But did you know that the combination of visual and audio will engage students and reinforce their learning? Audio, for example, is an excellent resource to complement text and image on the screen. Students read faster than they listen, so audio won’t be effective if used that way.

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Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Voiceovers and audio recordings often make up part of the content, however, it’s equally important to be aware of the whole soundscape that your elearning will exist in and create. However, if learners are wearing headphones you have complete control of their audio experience.

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Should You Add Background Audio to Your E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about whether or not to add background music to elearning courses. The same is true for background audio. In that sense you need to ask if the audio you are using will add to or detract from the learning objectives. When Does Audio Add Value?

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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. Scratchy Vintage Music. Scratchy, tinny, ragtime-style music is a hallmark of the old time movie. field=subject&mediatype=audio&collection=78rpm.

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How to Create and Deliver Cost Effective Remote Training

Kitaboo

You must at some point have sat through a conference or a video call where you struggled with getting the screen connected, or the audio wasn’t clear, with frequent interruptions from your or the other end like “your voice is breaking off”, or “the screen went black, we can’t see you”.

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An e-learning chemistry lesson: how to mix text and audio

Good To Great

One of these is the enduring question of how to use text and audio within e-learning, which prompted some debate and some interesting experiment results. During Clive Shepherd’s session on media chemistry , we were separated into groups, each considering one particular element of online communication (text, images, audio, animation or video) and establishing its advantages and disadvantages. This opened up the discussion about the relationship between text and audio.

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