Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Recently I answered several questions about Audio in Captivate. Although personally I mostly use Adobe Audition to record and edit audio clips for Captivate, this blog will focus only on the Audio features within Captivate. In the past I have posted several articles about audio.

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Quiz Tweak 3: Play Audio/Object Audio

Adobe Captivate

Both types of messages can have audio attached to it, it will be Object audio. In the second tweak post I explained how you can cope with Slide audio: learner has to listen to it before the Submit button appears, to enter an answer. Play Audio. Alternative for Slide audio.

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Adobe Captivate – Slide Audio Three Ways

Adobe Captivate

It’s useful to know this since you may end up getting your slide level audio broken down by slide or you might get one long file. Being familiar with the ways you can import audio will help you with each of these situations and save you a bunch of time.

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Empower your lessons with audio and video tracks


Your students do not have to suffer because the video, audio, and slides are in the separate files. We are excited to announce that now you can use Geenio to narrate the slides with audio and video recordings. Click the Add video/audio track icon on the dark bar on the left.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content.

Online Learning Live – Narration: Human vs. Computer Generated | April 23, 2019 10 AM EDT

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate Tips and Tricks Videos add_audio audio Audio Editing audio on captions Audio Recording audio tracks install voice narration neospeech voices slide_audio tts speech voices videos

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Turning tracks on and off makes asset comparisons easy!

Visual Lounge

Believe it or not, the ability to turn tracks on and off — a feature of Camtasia for Mac 2.5 — can make the decision process easier and more efficient, at least when it comes to video editing. And if they want to compare two audio clips one right after the other?

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What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

Visual Lounge

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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Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming?

Adobe Captivate

I have a lot of audio in my project and Im not sure if I will have loading issues. The post Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming? Audio Media Question Adobe Captivate audio tracks question Tips and TricksHi, Are there any standard suggestions for max file sizes for html5 projects? My end user will be streaming on a moderately high speed connection (colleges across the US). I have around 40 mp3 files totaling around 40 MB.

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. Bottom line, for use in the 360training authoring system, you need a tool that will export your audio file in MP3 format.

How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

Visual Lounge

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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PowerPoint: Playing Audio Sequentially. and Automatically

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Last week I covered how to play multiple audio tracks at the same time. That wasn't so hard, but what can get a bit complicated is playing multiple audio tracks sequentially. Select the Audio Tools Playback tab.  by AJ George.

Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

Visual Lounge

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

eLearning Brothers

It’s because music will compete with the vocal track. The music can be distracting, or overpower the vocal track making your video unwatchable. The answer is in having a secondary audio track with either sound effects, or music.

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9 Tips To Choose The Best Audio Recording Software For eLearning


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.

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


While it’s easy for conference calls to lose focus and fail to create an impactful learning opportunity, it is also easy to keep them on track for successful results. Presenters or another designated person can interject from time to time and keep matters on track.

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Editing Videos- How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

Visual Lounge

Often times to get a more professional sound you may need to record audio separately from your video. This means that you’ll need to learn how to sync audio and video sources in your video editing process. Step 1: Getting Good Audio. Step 2: Importing Audio.

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PowerPoint 2010: Audio Won't Trim? Compress It!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Have you ever been frustrated by an inability to trim audio in PowerPoint? The first track was 2 minutes long, but you trimmed it down to 15 seconds and set it to play across slides. Perhaps your plan was to play the first track when the presentation started, move to the second slide, let the track end and then have the second track start. by AJ George.

How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

Visual Lounge

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! Get Your Tracks In Line.

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Improve E-Learning Effectiveness: Track Duration


Then I realized the major problem with this solution: just because I force someone to listen to the audio, doesn’t mean they will learn anything or even pay attention. Duration tracking. Duration tracking is the total time spent in an e-learning course.

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LMS Tracking of Podcasts and Video Casts

Tony Karrer

They currently provide some podcasts and video casts, but would like to track the new content that is being developed now. You can put the audio or video inside a SCORM course and load it into an LMS. They do want to track this for helping to make sure that the sales force gets through the content. The tracking would only be that they did a portion. Of course, that assumes that they don’t need to track going through the content and that there are assessments.

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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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Podcasting for E-Learning: Benefits of Digital Audio

The E-Learning Curve

The first principle of digital audio is: Digital audio is the study of discrete values. This characteristic is very important: it allows us to manage audio information very efficiently. In a previous post, I discussed a little about the basics of digital audio.

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It’s Not Too Late! How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

Visual Lounge

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. Luckily there is a free method to make your track easier on the ears. Take a listen to what software noise removal can do: Noisy Audio. Clean Audio. It accepts a wide range of audio file types and has a perfectly serviceable noise removal tool. Cleaning Up Audio in Video Editing….

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

Rapid eLearning

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 Detract from the Learning? If the course is boring, adding audio will only make it boring and danceable.

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Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post about Podcasting for E-Learning covers editing and rendering multitrack audio using the open-source audio editor Audacity. Make a cup of your favorite hot beverage Open the audio package in your software media player.

How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora


Part II: How to Add Closed Captions to Audio Files. Lectora 11 and higher supports adding closed captions to FLV and MP3 audio files using the same steps as for video above: insert the audio file, and then on the Audio Properties ribbon select Add Captions.

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Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. I don't have the specifics and I'll try to track him down to find out more because the results were fascinating. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. So here's to more guerilla audio recording! Tags: guerrilla instructional design audio

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Learn eLearning Audio Production from an Expert

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Are you an eLearning developer struggling with audio? You're getting stuff done, but you wish your audio was better. I know many of you just farm out the dirty work of audio scripting, producing, recording, publishing. Audio is a big part of developing eLearning.

Video's Stepchildren: Writing, Audio, and Soundtracks by Stephen Haskin

Learning Solutions Magazine

Not just narration or a voice track, but a soundtrack. If you’re making eLearning productions these days, you’re probably making video. What are you doing to give your video depth. and get learners believing they’re in the situation you want them to believe in? The right answer, for many eLearning. productions, is to create a sonic environment. Here are some ideas to get. you started. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media Training Strategies

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. Audio (F6) formats include MP3 and WAV. This format compresses the audio file but quality is lost.

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Audio and Video Learning

Marcia Conner

It's kinda fun when two topics you track (in this case learning modalities, aka learning styles, and squidoo, a new way to develop websites) intersect. It's entitled, "How You Can Use Audio Learning To Improve Every Check out the new lens of LearningOutLoud.com's Jon Bischke on the Squido Beta site.

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Audio and Video Learning

Marcia Conner

It's kinda fun when two topics you track (in this case learning modalities, aka learning styles, and squidoo, a new way to develop websites) intersect. It's entitled, "How You Can Use Audio Learning To Improve Every Check out the new lens of LearningOutLoud.com's Jon Bischke on the Squido Beta site.

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The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Kit, the Learning Consultant insisted the videos should be loaded on the LMS so that the time spent and results could be tracked. And if they used a tool like Audacity, they could easily cut and edit the audio file as they see fit.

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How to turn heads: The essential need for positional audio in immersive learning

Sponge UK

3D positional audio greatly improves the delivery of a truly immersive experience. Our human ears pick-up audio in three dimensions and our brains process multiple cues to identify where a sound is and what it might mean.

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