The Process Of Producing App Tutorials

Dan Keckan

Why do so many app tutorials and screen recordings look and sound so bad? A successful home/office studio environment requires a proper recording environment, consistent audio/display setup, and extensive planning. I propose adopting a flexible and modular process for creating instructional content. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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. Poor audio recordings — like those with a lot of white noise, or varying volume levels — can distract viewers and detract from the content. With that being said, we’ve created a series about working with audio, which we hope you find helpful. Want us to make a tutorial about a specific topic?

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When to Use Background Audio in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Background audio is not as common as it once was in e-learning. Also, with mobile technology (and some limitations playing multiple audio tracks) it may create some problems playing the way you intend it. However, there are times where background audio makes sense.

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Adobe Captivate (2017 release) Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

These are short tutorials that have been created by Adobe experts to get you up to speed on using the product. <h1>Adobe Inserting an audio in your project. Adobe Captivate 9 – Tutorials. Video Adobe Captivate audio Captivate Free tutorial Getting Started Responsive software simulation TypeKit video What's new Learn from the experts. The videos below will help you get familiar with the features of Adobe Captivate (2017 release).

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

accessible YouTube tutorials and Netflix-style. audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Adobe Captivate 9 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Adobe Captivate 8 – Tutorials. Video Adobe Captivate audio Captivate Free tutorial Getting Started reponsive software simulation video What's new Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Come back to this page often as our collection is always growing.

Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Adobe Captivate 7 – Tutorials. Video Adobe Captivate audio Captivate Free tutorial Getting Started Responsive software simulation symmetrical video web objects What's new Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Come back to this page often as our collection is always growing.

Four Reasons Staff Learn Better with Video Tutorials

Your Training Edge

And, there has been a substantial surge in the use of video tutorials both by teachers and scholars. In this blog, our assignment writing team has discussed the benefits of using video tutorials: Facilitates speedy learning. And, as a significant proportion of the human mind is devoted to processing the visual information, we can learn fast by using video tutorials. Moreover, they facilitate an audio-visual experience.

Learning Interactions and Audio

Adobe Captivate

A question posted recently is at the base of this short post: “a way to stop the main slide audio when a tab on the interaction is clicked” I pointed to an older blog where you can find some tips for using learning interactions, about their limitations etc. The audio referred to in the question was slide audio, the used Learning interaction was Tabs. Audio Problem. That interaction allows to add audio to a button, which is object audio.

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Adobe Captivate 7 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Learn how to import your PowerPoint project, including text, shapes, audio, and animations, into Adobe Captivate 7 and publish it directly to HTML5. Drag and Drop Interaction with Audio Feedback. Learn how to attach audio feedback to your drag and drop interactions in Adobe Captivate 7. Adobe Captivate 7: System Audio Recording and Editing. In this tutorial you will also learn how to use Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer.

Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

TechSmith Camtasia

For most TechSmith tutorials, the narration track is actually recorded first with a handheld microphone or a podcaster USB microphone that feeds straight into Audacity (an open-source audio editor). Because this is a longer tutorial than I typically share, I’ve provided a detailed table of contents below so you can see what‘s covered in this video. How to paste white noise over existing audio. How to export audio from Audacity to use in Camtasia Studio.

Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

Whenever a comparison of eLearning authoring tools is published, Captivate still is considered to be the best tool for creation of software tutorials. Maybe a blog, explaining why I am wondering about the use of Captivate for the creation of software tutorials, explaining the three possible workflows with growing level of interactivity can lead to some feedback anyway. It is a purely passive tutorial. The post Interactivity in Software Tutorials? Intro.

Adobe Captivate – Click to Reveal with Multiple Audio Clips

Adobe Captivate

In this video tutorial, I show you my workflow for creating a single-slide click to reveal that contains both slide audio, as well as additional triggered audio for each state of a multi-state object. Your instinct might be to attach the audio to the individual states of the multi-state audio but you will quickly discover that this doesn’t work so well. The post Adobe Captivate – Click to Reveal with Multiple Audio Clips appeared first on eLearning.

25 Brand New Video Tutorials for Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

We have published 25 new video tutorials covering the basic, advanced, and new workflows in Captivate 2017. Importing and Editing Audio for Your eLearning Projects in Adobe Captivate (2017 Release). Blog 508 compliance Accessibility Adobe Captivate 2017 adobe captivate draft Advanced Actions audio captivate typekit eLearning Assets fluid boxes Knowledge Check Multi-state objects new_features PowerPoint pretest Quiz responsive project smart shape buttons Storyboarding variable vide

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Edit video, and add transitions, smart shapes, audio, and captions. Audio response. Learn how to make your eLearning more personal by providing audio responses in content and quizzes. Learn how to introduce the Audio workflows, we had a two-part series training session discussing different options available to add, record and edit audio, add Text-to-Speech, etc. Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts.

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. Overall, I really like the quality of the sound and this set up works great for recording tutorials where I work from my main screen. However, the audio is a bit thin and sounds like I’m Lionel Richie on a phone, checking to see who’s home. I’m no audio engineer or APO Equalizer pro.

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. My main goal is to get decent sounding audio without a lot of post-production. Simple Audio Recording Tips. You want to record the best audio quality you can initially.

Script writing for video tutorials

ID Mentors

Is the approach to scripting a video tutorial similar to how you script for traditional E-Learning courses? Yes, we do have audio, but it mostly supplements what is written on the screen, or it is a mere repetition of the on-screen text. The post Script writing for video tutorials appeared first on Purnima Valiathan. Knowledge Sharing e-learning trends scripting video tutorials

4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro


Audio in online training is usually served up in one of two forms: (1) poor-quality, amateurish, or (2) high-quality and professional. No one wants to be responsible for producing great-looking training that sounds awful, but with training budgets being what they are these days it’s hard to justify the expense of high-quality, professionally recorded audio. But leaving audio out of the training mix isn’t a great option, either. When to Use Audio.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images? In fact, the study says that most people learn best with a combination of audio and visual. Why Developers Don’t Record Their Own Audio. If you agree that combining voiceover audio, text, and images leads to the most effective eLearning, why is it that people don’t include voiceover audio? These days, all the eLearning tools allow you to record and edit your own audio. by Kelly Barett, COTP.

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Video Tutorials Win (again!): The Unbounce Solution

TechSmith Camtasia

When we asked new customers about what they were looking for, they overwhelmingly responded that video tutorials were the place to start. The scores are consistently healthy, but the number one takeaway is that customers want more video tutorials. 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.

Video Tutorial: Make your Training Resonate with Perfect Audio


Here is a presentation from our VP of Customer Success on setting up audio to maximize effectiveness of your training with Mindflash We’ve been getting a lot of requests for more video walkthroughs of Mindflash to help people make the best possible training for their employees and partners!

Add an Audio Clip to a Quiz Question

Adobe Captivate

In this Adobe Captivate tutorial, I will show you how you can add an audio clip to a quiz question, without it interfering with slide narration or other audio clips on the slide. Video add_audio Advanced Actions stop slide audio stop triggered audio triggered

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The 7 Essentials of a Good Tutorial Video

TechSmith Camtasia

A tutorial video on using a table saw can be good and so can one on making pivot tables in Microsoft Excel. But, there are also some poor tutorials out there Just because you explain something to someone doesn’t automatically make it a solid tutorial. So, what makes a good tutorial video? Tutorials must be easy to consume, and learning is best achieved when information is delivered clearly. A short tutorial should have one to three objectives.

Controlling Audio with Advanced Actions and Variables

Adobe Captivate

In my last blog post, where I had shared a scenario-based course, I got a lot of requests from Captivate users to share the workflow to play audio on the decision screen only the first time learner visits the screen. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Advanced Actions audio rapid elearning Variables

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Why You Need to Try an Audio-First Workflow for Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

There are many ways to build video tutorials, but how could an audio-first workflow optimize your process? An audio-first workflow for visual content might sound awkward, but it’s one of our preferred methods for creating tutorial videos. Record the audio.

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Drag and Drop Interaction with Audio Feedback for Incorrect Responses

Adobe Captivate

Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 7 Advanced Actions Assessment audio Audio Feedback Drag and drop Incorrect Audio Feedback interaction rapid elearning authoring tools I’m busy prepping for my concurrent session at Adobe Learning Summit on Monday, 21st October. During this session, I’ll be sharing some cool tips on how to use the drag and drop interaction in Adobe Captivate 7.

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How to Make a Tutorial Video Step-by-Step ?? [With Examples]


Making video tutorials is the best way to get known in your industry. There is no doubt that tutorial videos have the power to guide viewers into the proper way of using a product or a service. For your elearning business though, the use of tutorial videos becomes even more powerful. Creating a Tutorial Video. Step 3: Record your audio and screen. 5 Video Tutorial Examples to Check Out. Creating a Tutorial Video. 3 Record your audio and screen.

eSeminar: Listen Up: Understanding eLearning Audio in Adobe Captivate 6

Adobe Captivate

Learn how to make the most of audio in your Adobe Captivate 6 course modules. Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist as he demonstrates and discusses the fundamental concepts in adding audio to your eLearning courses. We’ll explore the basics of the audio interface and discuss how best to use audio in various contexts [.].

Reducing Noise and Normalizing Audio with Adobe Audition 5.5

Adobe Captivate

While previewing, you notice that there’s some background noise that was captured along with the audio, and some parts of the audio have peaks. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Audition 5.5 audio Noise Reduction Normalizing Audio rapid elearningYou have created a Full Motion Recording project with narration using Adobe Captivate.

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Captivate 4 tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Captivate 4 , Captivate tutorials. Late last year, I had blogged about a set of Captivate 3 tutorials on the Adobe website. Adding Audio to your project. Also on the Adobe website are a set of video tutorials on Captivate 4 basics (some of these are present in the product itself). Audio. These were specifically crated for the education industry and most of our readers have found them very useful.

Here’s a Quick Way to Instantly Have Closed Captions

Rapid eLearning

If you’re a Google Chrome 89+ user you now have access to Live Caption which is an accessibility feature that provides real-time captions for audio that plays through the browser. I also like that even if you turn off the audio, the captions work.

PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial

DigitalChalk eLearning

Here’s a brief video tutorial on how to use the PowerPoint Converter. Q: Can I use embedded audio/video? If the audio or video file that is included in the PowerPoint is also supported by HTML5, then it will work. However, not all browsers have the same support for HTML5 video and audio. MP3 audio is supported by all major browsers that DigitalChalk supports, so that is the recommended audio standard to embed in a PowerPoint.

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E-learning Example & Tutorial: How to Fight a Bear and Live

Rapid eLearning

She also included a quick tutorial to show how she built it. Pay attention to some of the subtle audio and visual embellishments that she added to her demo such as the fog, background audio, and the water. In her tutorial, you notice that she added a hover state for the bear signs and then grouped those with transparent shapes to activate the hover state over the entire bear image and not just on the sign.

Adobe Captivate – easy kick-off into video tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Just started with Captivate 2019, I needed to do a video tutorial for a design software package, I had never done anything like it before. Within about 15 minutes I had screen recording up and running, corrected audio soon followed and there was my first video (audio is much trickier than I thought, plus hearing one’s own voice takes a bit of getting used to!). The post Adobe Captivate – easy kick-off into video tutorials appeared first on eLearning.

How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity


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. In this post, we’ll show you how you can use a free audio program to create high-quality audio for your eLearning courses. Audio editing tools. There are lots of different audio editing tools available to you. Is your audio track too loud?

Creating a Rollover Audio Screen in Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Now it’s time to play with some audio… So let’s see how to create a rollover audio screen. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Rapid Authoring Rollover AudioIn the last few week’s we learned how to create a Tabbed Screen and a Click-reveal Text Screen with Adobe Captivate 5. We also learned how to embed a Captivate simulation in a PowerPoint presentation.