ISPRING SUITE 10: Now with Text to Speech

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

iSpring continues to improve its eLearning development suite of tools. The latest improvement is Text to Speech and it works really well. To use the Text to Speech feature, first, add the voiceover script to the slide notes.

KITABOO – Facilitating Text-to-speech in eBook Readers

Kitaboo

Text to speech (TTS) is an exciting technology that helps publishers address these challenges simply and cost-effectively. Text-to-speech or TTS is primarily an assistive technology that helps to read digital text aloud. To conclude.

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How to Convert Text To Speech Using Articulate Storyline 360

Swift eLearning Services

In Articulate Storyline 360, a new feature is introduced which is “Text-to-Speech”. This feature is helpful in two ways: To keep the project cost low, machine generated audio can be used. Just need to add the audio text or the Closed Captions, and machine generated audio is ready.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Text-to-Speech to Final Voiceover

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

While working on a recent eLearning project in Articulate Storyline 360, there was a delay in getting the voiceover audio back from our voiceover professional. The dealy was particularly problematic because several slides had image builds that had to be synchronized with the voiceover audio.

Captivate 8: Working with Text-to-Speech and Voices

eLearning Brothers

Toward the end of that post is a quick mention and “how to” on Captivate’s text-to-speech functionality. So here’s a quick overview of Captivate 8’s text-to-speech features as well as some details on how to obtain the voices, install them, and a couple related options and further resource information. Once you click the Generate Audio button at the bottom, the narration will be created and added to the slide’s timeline.

How to Convert Text-to-Speech in Articulate Storyline 360

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline 360 allows you to choose the voice and language to convert the script of e-learning courses to smart audio files. The Text-to-Speech feature makes it easy to choose the narrator’s voice. This blog talks about the features of the Text-to-Speech in Articulate Storyline 360. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline 360 audio narration Text-to-Speech

Adobe Captivate: Reuse Text to Speech

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Adobe Captivate BLOG features a video that goes into Captivate's Text to Speech feature and how to reuse audio files in multiple projects. Read more. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Three Cheers for Text-to-Speech

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

During our live, online Articulate Storyline Beginner classes , we teach students how to import and record voiceover audio. The most common question we get about voiceover audio is “Can Storyline convert text to audio files?” " However, “no” became “yes” thanks to a recent Storyline 360 update.   If you select the Insert tab on the Ribbon and click the Audiotool (located in the Media group), you’ll find Text-to-Speech.

Captivate 2019 Text-to-speech and Close Captions bug?

Adobe Captivate

Hello, I am facing a problem in the Text-To-Speech and close captions functionality. In short: it happens quite often that when I change the TTS sentences and re-arrange the close captions the audio part is scrambled. When I try to re-arrange the TTS audio part and the closed captions some audio sentences are duplicated. The post Captivate 2019 Text-to-speech and Close Captions bug?

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

This is how you start to think about voice characters after listening to them through text to speech synthesizers (TTS). When Adobe included a text to speech application in Captivate 4, I began to think that TTS might be a viable option in certain situations. For example, text to speech software is certainly a viable approach for providing accessibility to visually impaired persons.

Captivate 9 – can text to speech in captivate 9 record foreign language

Adobe Captivate

I use Captivate 9 Text-To-Speech feature to record audio. The post Captivate 9 – can text to speech in captivate 9 record foreign language appeared first on eLearning. Media Question Text to Speech "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate captivate text to speech question Tips and TricksRecently there has been a request for translation and localization of our courses.

Text-to-Speech Functionality in Captivate

Integrated Learnings

There are a lot of arguments about using audio in eLearning – some in favor, some not. Audio narration can be very time consuming, and in many cases requires hiring talent for a professional sound. Many eLearning development tools allow you to easily record narration with your content, including Adobe Presenter and Adobe Captivate. However, what if you don’t have the budget to hire the talent to make it sound professional? Text-to-Speech Challenges.

Text-to-Speech in Adobe Captivate 5.5 – Create and Reuse!

Adobe Captivate

There are different ways of adding audio to an eLearning project in Adobe Captivate 5.5 and one of the ways is to convert Text to Audio with the powerful functionality of Text-to-Speech in Adobe Captivate. As I was thinking about it, a thread in LinkedIn drew my attention, that talked about creating Text-to-Speech audio and [.].

The Complete Guide On Text-To-Speech Software: Are You Hearing Voices?

Dan Keckan

You might be surprised to hear that I use TTS in almost all my projects, even though the final deliverable will include professional narration. It might seem like you waste time creating TTS narration when you intend to use your own voice or a professional narrator. Educational Technology Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over Text To Speech

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Three Cheers for Text-to-Speech

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

During our live, online Articulate Storyline Beginner classes , we teach students how to import and record voiceover audio. The most common question we get about voiceover audio is “Can Storyline convert text to audio files?” " However, “no” became “yes” thanks to a recent Storyline 360 update.   If you select the Insert tab on the Ribbon and click the Audiotool (located in the Media group), you’ll find Text-to-Speech.

Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products

Tony Karrer

This is fourth post in a series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me (which turns out to be a great way to learn). The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , and Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course. Sound file operations should be transparent to the user.

Is Articulate Storyline 360 a cost-effective tool for eLearning content development?

Swift eLearning Services

To develop an effective eLearning course, the ingredients required are Content, Avatar, Images, Audio and Video.… Articulate Storyline 360 is a powerful eLearning tool. Using this tool we can create interactive, engaging, gamified and customized eLearning courses compatible with mobile devices supporting touch screen gesture. So, why Articulate Storyline 360 is a cost effective tool?

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. Today we’ll look at a free (or inexpensive) way to create your text-to-speech narration that’s just as easy and hardly costs anything, if at all. Click here to view the text-to-speech examples.

Voice Over Narration And eLearning Scripts: 4 Things You Should Know

Dan Keckan

Discover 4 steps to create effective eLearning scripts that engage your audience and beat the online training boredom. Accessible Learning Audio In eLearning eLearning eBooks eLearning Script eLearning Voice Over Text To Speech

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Question of the Week: CP4 Text to Speech Agents Menu

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe Captivate 4: Can I Get My Agent Choices Back When I first started using the Text to Speech feature in Captivate, I was presented with a drop-down menu where I could select from either agent. I know I can change the agent via the Audio menu after the audio has been created. Select Speech selection and then click OK. The next time you use the Text to Speech Agent, you'll see a drop-down menu with two agents

Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality.

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. I’m not sure how many people have personal use cases for text-to-speech, but if you do, there are plenty of options. Today we’ll look at a really good solution if you need a free text-to-speech application.

Text to speech in Adobe Captivate 5.

Adobe Captivate

Text to Speech , Captivate 5 , TTS , T2S , Speech Management , Loquendo , Neo Speech. Text to speech was introduced in Captivate 4 and I am sure many will have used it to generate professional narration audio instead of the manual narration to generate high quality learning content. Text to speech does the same functionality in Captivate 5 as it used to do in Captivate 4, i.e. it converts the text to speech.

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Through my previous blog series on text-to-speech, you have learnt about: The different text-to-speech voices in Adobe Captivate 5 (NeoSpeech and Loquendo). Tweaking the pronunciation of text generated using NeoSpeech voices. Using VTML tags to change speed, pitch, and volume of the NeoSpeech voices. In this blog post, let us learn how to tweak the speech generated using Loquendo voices. Text interpretation.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some of the key questions: Given the range of solutions for voice-over from text-to-speech, home-grown human voice-over, professional voice-over: how do you decide what's right for your course? Are there places where text-to-speech makes sense? This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. We particularly focused on: Why use Text to Speech (TTS)?

Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course

Tony Karrer

This is third post in a series on Text-to-Speech for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me (which turns out to be a great way to learn). In the first two posts, Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality and Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , we introduced the text to speech voice and discussed issues of quality related to its components: the natural language processor (NLP) and the digital signal processor (DSP).

Announcing new Text-to-speech voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

honestly, did you not create more courses with audio narration last year? The NeoSpeech text-to-speech (TTS) feature really touched a chord. These folks have figured out how to use the dictionary to customize the NeoSpeech voices, and to use VTML tags to add more character to the voices. Now with Captivate 5, text-to-speech goes multi-lingual! captivate 5 , text to speech , loquendo.

Text to Speech: Is it the Right Option for Your Course?

E-learning Uncovered

I recently used a text to speech program to create the audio for a course. What is text to speech? Text to speech, or speech synthesis, is the artificial production of human speech. Text to speech is something that has been used for years in e-learning courses – and is now even a standard feature in Adobe Captivate. You need the audio quickly?

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , and seeming the most popular of the series so far: Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Before I present you the list I would like to answer two important questions: 1) Why not use Human voice over? to version 3.6.6

Man Vs. Machine For Voice Over In eLearning - Part 2: How TTS Technology Can Enhance eLearning

Dan Keckan

Authoring tools, like Captivate and Storyline, include Text to Speech (TTS) to their environments. This article explores TTS technology to see what the future can bring from this technology and how it can impact the eLearning experience. eLearning Best Practices Audio In eLearning eLearning Voice Over Text To Speechbut usually only for English and not always with “tune-able” results.

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How to Record Your Own Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

In e-learning software like Storyline 360 and Rise 360 you can record (or import) audio narration into your courses. Since many e-learning developers tend to produce all media that belongs in the course, recording audio narration usually is one of those responsibilities.

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Captivate Hands-on Training: Enhancing Adobe Captivate Content with Audio

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Enhancing Adobe Captivate Content with Audio Date and time: Thursday, Aug 11, 2011 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh for a hands-on session on using audio in Adobe Captivate. They will take you through different options to add, edit, and record audio to either slides or to [.]. audio Rapid Authoring text to speech

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

Unicorn Training

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional.

Adobe has posted a demo of Text to Speech in Captivate 4

Steve Howard

One of the great new features is a text to speech engine that lets you generate speech from your closed caption text. Adobe Captivate 4 Text to Speech demo. Adobe has published a demo showing how to use this new feature on the Adobe Captivate Blog. I tested out this feature on my cell phone (a Samsung BlackJack II ) by creating a small Captivate 4 demo and publishing it to my phone using the new Flash Lite Distributable Player.

Can I Import Audio in Bulk?

Yukon Learning

This is a question we get a lot: what’s the best way to bring narration into our e-Learning? Well, before joining the incredible team here at Yukon Learning, I used to record narration myself directly onto each slide of a course. We’ll toggle to Audio.

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When publishing a Captivate 2017 project to HTML5 the audio doesn’t play

Adobe Captivate

When I preview the project in HTML5 in Browser Captivate 2017, the audio plays (audio file and text-to-speech). When I publish to HTML and play there is no sounds. The post When publishing a Captivate 2017 project to HTML5 the audio doesn’t play appeared first on eLearning. HTML5/SWF Preview/Publish Question add_audio html5/swf preview/publish question

Infographic – VTML Tags

Adobe Captivate

Here is an infographic we made with the main VTML tags you may use to make your text to speech audio sound natural! Which ones do you like to use? Blog text to speech VTML VTML tagsWrite your comments below.

Captivate Training Now Available: Enhancing Adobe Captivate Content with Audio

Adobe Captivate

One of the very important way to create engaging content in Adobe Captivate 5 is to enhance it by adding audio. To introduce these workflows, we had a two-part series training session discussing different options available to add, record and edit audio, add Text-to-Speech, etc.

Amazon Polly Text to Voice Example

Adobe Captivate

Screen cast, how to use the Library of Congress “Chronicling America” website to search historical newspapers. Uses Amazon Polly text to speech voice character, includes closed captions. The post Amazon Polly Text to Voice Example appeared first on eLearning. Audio Media Showcase add_audio audio media showcase

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