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. You can insert audio using any of the following methods: Object-Level Audio   Right-click any slide object and choose  Audio > Import to  or  Audio > Record to. If you choose  Import to , you will be presented with an  Import Audio  dialog box.

PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio. If there was a need to add background music to the presentation in addition to narration, you would be in a bit of a pickle. Follow the instructions from last week to create a movie from your PowerPoint presentation with audio and save your movie as a.wmv file. by AJ George.

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How to insert video and audio into Google Slides

BrightCarbon

An easy way to bring movement and dynamism to your slides is by adding audio or video. In this blog post, we’re going to show you how to insert audio and video into Google Slides and give you some examples where using video can enrich your presentations and increase audience engagement.

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. There are two methods you can use to find voiceover services. How fast will I get the audio?

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10 top tips for using audio in e-learning

From the Coleface

At last week’s eLearning Network conference I led a practical instructional design session on audio and e-learning. As Bill Miller’s earlier session had covered learner’s emotional states and readiness to learn, it was easy to make the point that audio used well can connect emotionally with learners in a way that screen text can’t reach. Here’s a lightly edited summary of the groups top ten tips on using audio. Consider non-voiceover audio where appropriate e.g. music.

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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. Sound is critical in many visual mediums; modern cinema uses sound effects to create a sense of reality and music to illicit an emotional response. However, if learners are wearing headphones you have complete control of their audio experience.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        Closed captioning (CC) allows you to provide descriptive information in your published eLearning project that typically matches the voiceover audio contained in your Camtasia project. During this post I'm going to show you how you can add the captions manually (by typing or copying/pasting from an existing script), and how to have Camtasia transcribe the voiceover audio using the Speech-to-text feature.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You will use the powerful Camtasia Editor to add animations, voiceover audio, graphics, music, annotations, closed captions, and quizzes to a project. This book features: All of the Camtasia projects, images, audio files, and other assets needed to get started (Just download and install the free Camtasia 30-day trial from the TechSmith website and jump in!). A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills!

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You will use the powerful Camtasia Editor to add animations, voiceover audio, graphics, music, annotations, closed captions, and quizzes to a project. This book features: All of the Camtasia projects, images, audio files, and other assets needed to get started (Just download and install the free Camtasia 30-day trial from the TechSmith website and jump in!). A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills!

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You will use the powerful Camtasia Editor to add animations, voiceover audio, graphics, music, annotations, closed captions, and quizzes to a project. This book features: All of the Camtasia projects, images, audio files, and other assets needed to get started (Just download and install the free Camtasia 30-day trial from the TechSmith website and jump in!). A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills!

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

Checking the Audacity preferences is very important step and should be done before you begin editing any audio. Set Audio Input & Outputs. Select the Audio I/O tab from the choices across the top of the Preferences Dialog box. In this case, I’m selecting the SigmaTel sound card, which takes input from the microphone that I’m going to use to record some voiceover narration. If you’re recording music, select the Record in Stereo check box.

How To Update Explainer Videos In No Time

mysimpleshow

Maybe you feel that the voiceover or background music needs to be replaced with something more up to date or current. You can choose one of the explainer engine’s automated voices, upload an audio file, or record your own voice.

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How To Update Explainer Videos In No Time

mysimpleshow

Maybe you feel that the voiceover or background music needs to be replaced with something more up to date or current. You can choose one of the explainer engine’s automated voices, upload an audio file, or record your own voice.

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

Combining moving pictures with audio in a compelling way draws people into the subject. The combination of video and audio reinforces the content in several different areas of the brain – increasing the likelihood that the material will be stored in long-term memory. In this post and others, Ross points out several characteristics that make for quality learning videos: • Match the visuals, titles, and voiceover – a seamless integration of these elements seems effortless.

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What Matters in Video Right Now: 2020 Edition

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio is key to delivering results. Make sure you have great audio. A whopping 75% of the videos we analyzed had clear and easily understandable voiceovers. But how can you be sure your voiceover is the best it can be? Oh, and don’t forget about music.

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6 easy steps to create an explainer video

Superb Learning

An explainer video (or edumercial) is simply an animated video that uses a voiceover to explain a topic, while animations and diagrams help to support the explanation and make it clearer. Record Your Voiceover. Synch Audio and Animation.

Why People Stop Watching Your Videos (And How to Avoid It!)

TechSmith Camtasia

Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement. Check out this post for information on how to be better with voiceovers. Audio, the surprise important element. Picture this.

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. Just type your voice over text into presenter notes, and upload it to Narakeet, and it will create your slideshow with voiceover. App of the Week.

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How To Create A Superb Explainer Video Script

Superb Learning

Essentially, this theorizes that audio and visual information are dealt with separately in the brain. It’s how you combine the visual and audio components of the video to ensure that both work seamlessly and provide the right impact.

The Role of Memory in Learning: Encoding

Obsidian Learning

If acoustic encoding is at work, will retention be improved if you simply add music to your eLearning course? Research has shown that learning from text alone, or from audio alone, is more effective than learning from text and identical audio simultaneously. Using appropriate voiceover, however, can help improve retention. Audio can sometimes be used alone or in combination with graphics only.

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How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. A royalty-free music track to use as background music, if desired (le-chat-gourmand.mp3). And then I also did a voiceover. And then you’re laying an audio track so perfect. Bring in your audio.

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How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

TechSmith Camtasia

Then, you can literally edit your audio just like you would edit text in a document. When you’re done, save the audio file and import it into Camtasia. Select the screen you want to record, toggle your webcam on or off, choose your microphone, and toggle on or off your system audio.

Listen Up! It’s Time to Add Podcasts to Your e-Learning

Trivantis

Do you need to be listening to music, or a book on tape, no matter what you’re doing? Or you can channel your inner voiceover star and record yourself. Consider these other reasons to add a podcast to your e-Learning: According to Pew Research, 40% of people in the US listen to audio on digital devices. That means 80% of people are going to be listening to audio on their digital devices (iPods, phones, tablets, etc.) Are you an auditory learner?

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

These are perfect for recording voiceovers. My desktop microphone of choice is this Audio-Technica 2020 USB Microphone. I use an Audio-Technica Lavalier Microphone. Lastly, you’ll need video and audio editing software. Both of these programs allow you to import the footage you record, splice-and-dice your video, and layer on voiceovers and music. It integrates well with Adobe Audition for audio editing.

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

And the other 50% is the audio. Audio is critical to making a good video. But how do you get audio that is going to work for your video production? While we couldn’t test every microphone, we brought together 18 different microphones from brands like Blue , Rode , Shure , Sennheiser , and Audio Technica to see what microphone is best for recording video. This action could be done using an audio editing program as well. Audio-Technica AT875R.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, usually containing audio narration. Loom allows you to record your camera and screen with audio. It possesses an advanced timeline that enables users to drag and drop images and audio support into the editor.

How To Develop A Channel On YouTube: 6 Steps To Popularity

mysimpleshow

You will need to decide whether you will be simply doing a voiceover or you will be actually filming. Choose a piece of music to play in the background. If your mic didn’t work in some places, re-record the audio separately for those bits. YouTube is one of the biggest online platforms with a lot of potential for any creator. It may seem scary to start your own channel, but it’s actually not that complicated.

Video Tutorials Win (again!): The Unbounce Solution

TechSmith Camtasia

Once we had our script, we would record the voiceover. From the beginning, Ryan, our Director of CS recommended keeping audio and video separate. It allowed us to smooth out the wrinkles a little because we could manipulate the video separate from the audio. While recording audio separately from the video tracks allows for better editing, it also takes longer. He doesn’t believe in guilty pleasures and loves pop music with abandon bordering on reckless.

5 tips for storytelling in elearning (video & example)

Elucidat

Storytelling tip 1: Try using audio clips to create an atmosphere. Each page in our example is loaded with a short audio clip that triggers when users land on it – be it the sound of a crowd, a train or snoring. It’s probably the only time we’d suggest using forced audio that users can’t control! Why stories are so important for learning, why we shouldn’t be scared of longer-form content, and why you don’t need to be J.K. Rowling to create some magic.

Compelling content requires some media chemistry

Clive on Learning

Music creates an emotional response. Music's an embellishment that we can put to one side for now. text and still images work well together animation (perhaps even a sequence of pictures) combines well with speech video works just fine with an audio soundtrack (speech, sound effects, music) But. Media chemists know less is usually more Media consumers, especially learners, want the easy life. They're interested in the content, not the container.

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How to create SCORM courses with Camtasia

LearnUpon

You can then add effects, transitions, music etc. record a presentation voiceover. Simply take any assets such as images, video or audio and drag them onto a timeline and arrange them into the order of your choice. Click ‘interactivity’ and then add Quiz to the timeline or select a piece of media (such as a video, image or audio). Camtasia is a really accessible screen capture tool that makes creating video content for eLearning courses easy.

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5 Video Editing Softwares To Use to Nail Your Onboarding Videos

Edume

The icing on the cake is the option to include your audio input and add voiceover to really showcase how to use an app or product. finds the right visuals and audio to accompany the text you’ve input.

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8 Tips To Jazz Up Your Online Tutorials In eLearning

TalentLMS

Every element falls into place around it, including the images, audio, and built-in activities. Set The Mood With Music. Music is an absolute must for online tutorials. You can also opt for an audio voiceover, sound effects, and other audio elements. Whichever route you take, it’s important that audio falls in line with your tone and message. For example, hard rock music may not be the best choice for a stressful compliance online tutorial.

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

LifterLMS

The easy way to do it is just do your thing and then come back later and add the audio track. You can always do a voiceover later, and for some-. Ali Mathis: Let’s talk a little bit about that, because if you do voiceover, that involves video editing, right? The first thing is it lays out a video track and an audio track, and then all you need to do to begin is start cutting things out. But if there’s doubt, you could always just skip the music.

The E-Learning Department of One: Four Survival Skills Needed to Succeed

SHIFT eLearning

Most eLearning courses include voiceover audio, video, photos, music and animations. Therefore, one-man eLearning departments need to record and edit audio, video and graphic elements. Most existing guidelines for eLearning planning and implementation are designed with larger organizations in mind and assume a level of staffing, IT support, and budget because traditionally large corporations are the ones with sufficient resources to create eLearning solutions.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Learn tricks to shorten project time with specific pre-planning techniques, the key components of audio, lighting tricks to create more engaging videos, and where you need to allocate your equipment investment for better video. Are there visuals or music that you’ll definitely need? Audio. Whether you’re using narration, music, or dialogue, it’s by far one of the most important video production aspects of better video. Take the time to get quality audio.

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How to Select The Best eLearning Animation Company

Hurix Digital

How is the audio quality? Is the voiceover clear? Are the music and other sound effects smooth? . If you have incorporated eLearning in your employee training programs , using animation as a tool for getting the right message across is a natural order of progression.