Free Background Music for Your E-learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I like to add background audio to my screencast tutorials. Background music can mask some of the ambient noise. Free Background Music. Here are a couple of options that should provide most of the free background music you need. They have a good selection of music.

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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. Music is an integral part to screencasting, so it’s necessary to identify and understand the different music licensing options that can be used. Camtasia Music Library.

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

eLearning Brothers

We are offering a new stock asset library for eLearning. 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. 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!

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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? " As you can understand this question was the inspiration for the following list that contains Royalty Free Music websites for eLearning. Royalty Free Music Library is proud to offer one of the largest offerings of online broadcast-quality royalty free music anywhere on the web.

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eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — November 17, 2014 — eLearning Brothers today announced that it will offer over 500,000 stock photos, graphics, vectors, videos and audio files to the training and development community. Our job is to make eLearning Rock Stars, and this offering adds the laser light show to the awesome music they are already making with templates,” said Andrew Scivally, Co-Founder and Brother of eLearning Brothers.

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Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). First and foremost, it’s a simple process to add background in Captivate via Audio > Import to > Background. In the image below, I’ve imported a music file called Acoustic Mellow.mp3. First, is it a best eLearning practice to include background audio?

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: The Clip Bin and The Library

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      As you add assets to your Camtasia Studio project (such as images, animations, and audio), those assets appear in the Clip Bin. That's where the Library comes in.     If you need to use project assets over and over, consider adding those assets to the Library. Once an asset is added to the Library, the asset is available to any Camtasia project on your computer.

eLearning Stock Asset Library vs. eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

We offer two separate library subscriptions — eLearning Stock and eLearning Templates. Here is some clarification on the contents of these two libraries: The eLearning Stock Asset Library. Membership to the eLearning Stock Asset Library provides access to the following assets: Vector graphics - infographics, devices, arrows, buttons, icons, word clouds, and social media graphics. The eLearning Template Library.

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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. Most of us love music, as it eases tension and anxiety. So, why don’t we provide background music and/or other sound effects in our e-learning courses ? Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.

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Can Music Make for Better Learners?

CLO Magazine

Many people enjoy listening to music as they work. Will Henshall has touched just about every nook and cranny of the music business. ” From there, Henshall went on to create Rocket Network, a technology that networks audio recording studios (he sold it to music software company Avid in 2003). He has also developed other music-related technology, including a software add-on to Pro Tools, the industry standard platform for digital audio recording.

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ELEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Background Music & Copyright

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Over the past few months, I've received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia).   First and foremost, it's a simple process to add background music using your tool of choice. For instance, in Captivate, choose Audio > Import to > Background. First, is it a best eLearning practice to include background audio?

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. Today I want to share some free or inexpensive ways to work with the audio in your elearning courses. Your audio quality is never going to be better than what you originally recorded. So you need to do the best you can to record good quality audio from the start.

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What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

When you engage in publishing eLearning on any level, you are engaging in the audio visual experience (AVE). But one thing we know from the movie business is that audio is more important than video. Enhance your animations and slides with music that supports the content. Don’t settle for bad music. There are plenty of quality tracks in the eLB stock asset library which is a great place to start. use your audio software and increase the frequency.

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Part 1: Say What?! A Guide to Camtasia Sound

eLearning Brothers

If you spend any amount of time exploring what Camtasia has to offer you’ll stumble across the Audio Effects option in the left side menu ribbon. Here live five extremely useful tools to enhance your video’s audio. The first option (if you read from top left to bottom right) in the Audio Effects menu is represented by a small amount of waveform that then becomes an even smaller amount of waveform. When to use it – This is best used on music.

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Reflective Practitioner – A Learning Curve – Experiment #7

Adobe Captivate

Initially she wished to splice the audio file into several podcasts but was grappling with the idea of making her learners do more than just listen. I intended to take on a full audio challenge with Captivate. The interview/audio file was over 16 mins long (9M so i immediately had a red flag raised for the project size. Added to this complication was my grand idea to use guided audio narration instead of text captions in this project. ELSE>Stop Triggered Audio.

Reflective Practitioner – A Learning Curve – Experiment #7

Adobe Captivate

Initially she wished to splice the audio file into several podcasts but was grappling with the idea of making her learners do more than just listen. I intended to take on a full audio challenge with Captivate. The interview/audio file was over 16 mins long (9M so i immediately had a red flag raised for the project size. Added to this complication was my grand idea to use guided audio narration instead of text captions in this project. Background.

Imagined futures 6: Home entertainment

Learning with 'e's

The 'electronic home library' in the illustration is reminiscent of any traditional library one might have walked into during the 20th century, with its organised shelves and rows of physical media. Therefore the principle of the electronic home library was a fairly accurate prediction, but the means through which it might be accomplished was rooted in the 20th Century. education knowledge learning library recording retrofuturism Technology video

The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective

G-Cube

A digital story is a short (typically 3-5 minutes long) audio-visual presentation, created with images (real or computer-generated), photographs, background music, some text and a distinctive narrative. Images can be imported from digital libraries. Audio narrations are an important part of digital storytelling. It is vital to create an audio narration script and record accordingly. Stories are a powerful way of communication.

5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

TechSmith Camtasia

To save time navigating the extensive transition library, use the favorites feature. Audio emphasize. Music is another powerful way to enhance your video. Manually audio ducking (balancing music and voices) is challenging, time consuming, and tough to get right.

This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

According to research, students who used ebooks that contained sound effects, music, audio narration, and images were able to retain and recite more information than those who were simply given traditional textbooks.” Here are some ideas to help you get started: Include video/audio in emails – An easy (and free) way to begin offering online learning to employee learners is by including video and audio in emails.

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23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

gomo learning

Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software. Free image libraries perfect for use in eLearning courses.

Creating Accessible Video Content: A Quick Guide

mysimpleshow

Our simpleshows can provide transcripts, closed captioning, sign language picture-in-picture video, slower pacing, audio descriptions, and no background music if requested. Captions provide accommodations for people with hearing impairments since they are unable to hear the audio.

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. Lucky for them, we have an expansive library full of sounds that will add a little something to your eLearning course. This week, we’re adding four handy stock sounds to our Free Library for a limited time only, so snap them up quick. Two minutes of smooth and jazzy piano music.

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Adding Recorded Voice to a Captivate Project

Adobe Captivate

Learning theory strongly supports the addition of audio such as voice-over to eLearning. As a general principle however, if eLearning is to be available to a multitude of devices and browsers, it is prudent to ensure that the eLearning would be sufficient even if the audio fails to play. So, my preference is to design eLearning such that audio is an enhancement to the presentation, but not essential. This music may be purchased or free. Select Audio>Settings.

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

If your device is muted via the silence switch, the audio coming from your device will not be included in your recording. If the content you’re recording has its own audio—like the sound effects in a game—you will want to unmute your device so it is captured. Turn off in-app music. If you’re recording a game or app that has both background music and sound effects you should turn off music within the game settings. Use music.

4 Video-Based Learning Strategies To Train Your Remote Workforce

Tesseract Learning

Screencast videos are digital video and audio recordings of what’s happening on an instructor’s computer screen. Audio can include sound effects and music tracks for an engaging experience for learners. Build A Video Resources Library As Part Of LMS.

TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One common complaint from my students as I  teach Camtasia  is that the options such as Transitions, Audio Effects, etc.       Beyond a new interface, Camtasia comes with an enhanced collection of Library assets that include a collection of high-quality, royalty-free backgrounds, music tracks, icons, and animations. by Kevin Siegel        It's been years in the making but TechSmith has finally updated Camtasia.

25 Tools to Create Training Videos That Engage Learners

TalentLMS

A sophisticated tool offering 800+ editing effects for videos, Filmora helps you do anything from adding music, text, and filters to controlling the speed of narration and blending videos together. Adobe Audition is considered one of the best digital audio editing software in the industry.

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How to create training videos with Camtasia

eFront

You can use a headset to achieve better audio quality. Don’t forget to use the audio setup wizard to choose your audio settings. Save your audio file. The audio file is now added to the timeline as Track 2. You are able to edit the audio using these options: Step 5: Add music to your video. You can use the Camtasia Library to add music to your video, using the available music files.

5 Vital Steps to Create Appealing Corporate Training Videos

Obsidian Learning

This short animation , for example, utilizes a mix of audio and visual techniques to establish a clearly defined character that complements the safety message. Integrate sound and music. Sound and music appeal to learners on a primal level.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen that typically includes some sort of audio narration. Windows: Mac: The system audio and microphone are recorded by default. To record the audio, click the audio dropdown to select your microphone or audio device. It’s a good idea to do a quick sample recording to test the audio in your video. First, make sure the audio device is on and connected.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen that typically includes some sort of audio narration. Windows: Mac: The system audio and microphone are recorded by default. To record the audio, click the audio dropdown to select your microphone or audio device. It’s a good idea to do a quick sample recording to test the audio in your video. First, make sure the audio device is on and connected.

How to Make an Animated Explainer Video (Step-By-Step Guide)

TechSmith Camtasia

Step 3: Record and edit the audio narration. One option for recording audio is Adobe Audition. Then, edit your audio to remove bad takes, mistakes, and anything you won’t use. Step 6: Add music. Animated explainer videos almost always have music. Music conveys emotion and gives energy that narration alone lacks. It’s also easy to add and edit a music track in Camtasia. There are lots of resources, paid and free, for acquiring music.

Create a Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 1

TechSmith Camtasia

You might share them via text or social media, however, have you ever considered using Camtasia Studio to create holiday video cards to make your images come alive with music and your voice? Additionally, the Clip Bin is filled with images and music clips to use in your video. Click on the Library tab. Add Music Track To Timeline. Adding music to your video can enhance the overall tone and feeling you are trying to create. Click the Audio tab.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Audioteaser — Create a voice over for your Videos, Spotify audio ads, podcast intros, and much more. Audioteaser is the fastest way to make audio creatives.

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Game Maker’s Toolkit, Flip Book, and Creativity in eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

These are some of its highlights: Create professional interactive catalogs with animation, video, audio, and a flipping effect. Huge Template Library: 100+ templates, 400+ themes, 200+ scenes, and +700 backgrounds to choose from. Here are a few examples: Lexus Auto Magazine: See minimal but beautiful animation throughout the pages and smooth video/audio on pages 4-5. Using sound and music is one that interests me.

Mobile Learning Guide

Ed App

My daughter buys online, pays online, communicates online, listens to music online, searches for recipes online, books tickets for events online, etc. When my daughter leaves the house, she takes two things with her: her car keys and her mobile phone.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

This will will start off with a guest post form Jenni Birch who writes about apps, computer art, music and the latest developments in technology. They practically use it for eLearning by conducting online searches, visiting virtual libraries, streaming media contents, and purchasing ebooks. Audio Recording. Jenni Birch usually writes about apps, computer art, music and the latest developments in technology.

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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Genius brain teasers : @GBrainTeasers puzzles, riddles, mathematical problems, mastermind, music, word puzzles, stereograms, cinemania … Google Maps : @googlemaps Photographic dispatches from Planet Earth. Internet Archive : @internetarchive digital library offering access to millions of free books, movies, and audio files, plus an archive of 450+ billion web pages. Library of Congress : @librarycongress World’s largest library.

4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

It’s a very effective medium that combines the best aspects of audio, picture, and plain ol’ face-to-face teaching. Good Audio Goes a Long Way. Being someone who has dabbled in video myself, bad audio is the bane of my existence. No, I’m not one of those weirdos who insists that music must be listened to in the format it was originally created for; I don’t have Mozart recorded on a wax cylinder.