How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity

LearnUpon

Poor audio quality is one of the most frustrating things you can subject your learners to. Not everyone has access to studio quality equipment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have great audio in your training courses. Audio editing tools.

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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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.

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

eLearning Brothers

High-resolution, royalty-free, and ready to go. High-quality vector graphics.eps files included! Use them in multiple courses… 100% royalty free. Stock Audio. Bring your courses to life with audio clips. Here’s a huge announcement from eLearning Brothers!

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content. invest time and money in high-quality video. for a free trial so that your team can test how easy it is. world • Huge savings on IT resources (freeing up budget.

Here’s a Simple Fix When the Microphone Audio is Too Low

Rapid eLearning

If you find that you’re microphone audio levels are too low, here are some tips that may help. With that comes the quest to find decent quality audio. However, the audio is a bit thin and sounds like I’m Lionel Richie on a phone, checking to see who’s home.

How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it. Whether it’s unwanted static, an echo, or ambient room noise, bad audio can distract your learners from the content in your e-learning course and prevent them from clearly receiving your message.

How to (and Why) Produce High Quality Audio for E-Learning

Mindflash

Let’s get one thing out of the way right from the start and answer the question, “Should you use audio narration in your e-learning courses?” There are two ways to go when recording audio narration. Here are some tips to get the most out of recording audio yourself.

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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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Improved Learner Experience with the New Audio Player [New Feature]

learnWorlds

Some prefer visual material, others written and others prefer audio or a combination of those. Today, we are so excited to announce our new and revamped Audio Player , that will take your audio upload and management to the next level! Soundwave View of the Audio Player.

How to Record Great Audio In Any Environment

TechSmith Camtasia

An important part of creating good video is good audio. Not everyone will be fortunate enough to have a sound booth or an environment that is ideal for recording audio in, but you don’t have to let it ruin your videos. Want to learn more about recording audio for video?

4 Simple Tips for Recording High-Quality Audio

Rapid eLearning

Good audio is critical to your elearning success. But it all falls apart if the audio quality in your course is not very good. Invest in a good quality microphone. A good mic is going to give you good audio quality.

How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

TechSmith Camtasia

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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Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

TechSmith Camtasia

Having good, quality audio is one of the keys to a successful Camtasia project. In fact, audio quality can directly affect how viewers respond to your video. With that being said, we’ve created a series about working with audio, which we hope you find helpful.

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4 Proven Steps To Make High-Quality Product Demo Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Stretching and resizing can result in poor quality. You’ll need to select the audio sources as well–system audio, microphone audio, neither, or both. Using system audio means anything that would normally play through your computer speakers will be captured.

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.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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?

Three Reasons Not to Use Audio Narration in Your Online Training

Rapid eLearning

Audio narration is part of multimedia and adds a lot of value to your elearning courses. However, there are times when it makes sense to NOT use audio. Do Not Use Audio Narration When They Can’t Hear It. support audio and if they need headsets.

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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. It’s an audio editor that is free and easy to use for beginners.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Looking for free? Do you record your audio in a studio or in the office? Audio-Technica. by Kevin Siegel.

6 sound strategies for using audio in your elearning

Elucidat

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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Here’s a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Occasionally, I get questions on free text-to-speech applications. While there are a number of free text-to-speech applications out there, many have character limits or don’t allow for commercial use. Balabolka: Free Text-to-Speech Application. Output as an audio file.

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! Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.

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Five Essential Elements of High Quality E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

Images, text, videos, animations, and audio – all these elements comprise content. You also need to use neutral (culture, politics, humor, and religion free) language in your e-learning content. Every course available online can’t be termed e-learning.

9 Tips To Choose The Best Audio Recording Software For eLearning

eFront

Do you need to polish your audio narrations? In this article, we’ll share 9 tips to choose the best audio recording software for your eLearning course. How To Choose The Best Audio Recording Software For eLearning. Audio recording software is an investment.

Freebie Friday: The Sweet Sound of Free Stock Assets 

eLearning Brothers

Anyone who has ever edited audio knows that quality sound effects are an essential part of the process. This week, we’re adding four handy stock sounds to our Free Library for a limited time only, so snap them up quick. Which of these free sounds was your favorite?

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12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. Screencast-O-Matic is free for Windows or Mac users.

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A Checklist to Deliver Quality Assured E-learning Courses

CommLab India

One of the biggest mistakes an e-learning professional can commit is NOT allocating sufficient time for a thorough quality check of the course and hurrying toward its launch. He is only interested in the quality of the e-learning course. Is the content free of plagiarism?

How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Before starting your mix, you need to start by recording good audio! Normalizing Audio Is Important .

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Let Amazon S3 Do Your Text-to-Speech for Free

Rapid eLearning

Previously we looked at how to create free text-to-speech narration using a free application. The audio quality is decent enough for those who need the text-to-speech audio. The first 5 GB is free and after that, it’s very inexpensive.

Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

And March is full of such extras — in the form of free webinars. Those who have forged ahead know the journey’s often fraught with fears, foes and failing audio connections. “ Stem, bloom, plant ” by Luis Rodriguez is licensed by Pixabay. Did you enjoy having an extra day in February?

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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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Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

But it’s always worthwhile to make time for learning, and this month there’s a great selection of free webinars to support you in your business goals. “ Branch, tree, leaf ” by günter is licensed by Pixabay. For many people this time of year means feverish activity and preparation.

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Developing Quality eLearning at the Speed of Sound

Trivantis

This topic is discussed by Cathy Moore and describes an employer who values course quantity over quality. Basic is described as “including content pages, text, graphics, perhaps simple audio, perhaps simple video, test questions” and typically refers to PowerPoint to eLearning conversion.

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