Adobe Presenter Video Express: Synchronizing Voiceover Audio with Slide Builds

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by Jennie Ruby  Suppose you have hired voiceover talent to record the audio for your Adobe Presenter project. You give the voiceover artist the script. The script is organized by which slide in your PowerPoint presentation each audio segment belongs to. When you get the voiceover recordings back, you just import each segment to the slide it belongs to. Now, as the pre-recorded audio plays, the slide just sits there, and the animation is never activated.

eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

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by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? Make the Voiceover Proportional to the Action. " after less than two sentences of voiceover text was read for one PowerPoint slide. So with absolutely no motion on screen, how long can the audio drone on? To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action.

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Adobe Captivate 5: Control the Volume of Background Audio

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Captivate developers have been able to add background audio to their projects since Captivate was known as RoboDemo. The process of adding background audio hasn't changed much over the years. In Adobe Captivate 5, you simply choose Audio > Import to > Background and open the audio file (wav or mp3). When importing audio, you always had the ability to lower the background audio, but you couldn't control how much the audio was actually lowered.

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Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

They provide the option of adding voiceover to a character’s lines in dialogue simulations, adding a realistic touch to the conversations. TalkMaster is useful for e-learning developers, trainers, and instructors as they can enhance the course with audio features. How important is it for sales personnel to say the correct thing at the correct time to a potential customer? It is very important. Communication or dialogue is a significant part of any sales process.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Voiceover for vision disability accessibility: We recorded voiceover content to help explain complex conceptual issues and maintained transcripts of the audio to include on every related page in each course. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images). 3) Provide a Transcript for Voiceover Audio.

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Learning in the Times of COVID-19 – How to Develop Your Online Learning Material 

Hurix Digital

At this stage, the entire course material is squeezed into a few slides, and the elements of written, visual, and audio format are finalized. Creating Course Material Sans Audio. All the elements of the course material, except the audio script, are put together at this stage.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

To add closed captions, add voiceover audio to a slide and then choose Audio > Audio Management. Select the slide you'd like to caption and click the Closed Caption tool at the bottom of the Advanced Audio Management dialog box. This process remains unchanged from earlier versions of Captivate.).   At this point, you can add the caption by typing or copying/pasting from an existing voiceover script. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos

Capytech

Think About Translated Voiceovers, Subtitles, and Closed Captions. Your options if you need your video to be multilingual include recording voiceovers in different languages or adding subtitles. Audio Quality is Important. 8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

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Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? If you or the subject matter expert updates the PowerPoint presentation outside of the eLearning tool, does the eLearning version update or do you have to re-import? If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? If you or the subject matter expert updates the PowerPoint presentation outside of the eLearning tool, does the eLearning version update or do you have to re-import? If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint.

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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E-learning For Insurance Sector: Staying Ahead With Technology-driven Approach

G-Cube

Audio supported the on-screen text and transcripts were made available for in-depth study. In addition, a separate version of the module was developed to cater to marketing needs. Audio-voiceovers were changed and animations were introduced to create interest in the mind of the customer. Two distinct versions of the module were able to address two distinct needs – training and marketing.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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Use audio and video to create impactful learning. Contrary to popular belief, audio and video can be introduced in an e-course without creating a hole in training budgets. Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. You can ask the SME to create a rough-cut audio recording accompanying the content – all the while keeping it informal and simple. This rough-cut can then be transcribed and edited to create the final script for the audio-voiceover.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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During a recent Camtasia class, a student asked about providing the captions in other languages than English (she was asked to create versions of her project in a dozen languages).   After adding the captions, I ensured the captions and the voiceover audio were synced via the Timeline.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

Adobe Captivate

To add closed captions, add voiceover audio to a slide and then choose Audio > Audio Management. Select the slide you’d like to caption and click the Closed Caption tool at the bottom of the Advanced Audio Management dialog box. This process remains unchanged from earlier versions of Captivate.). At this point, you can add the caption by typing or copying/pasting from an existing voiceover script. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

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.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

Depending on the audience and goal, content designed for a previous version might still be relevant. Greetings, software version numbers, small interface changes, references and corporate branding elements come as regular examples to mind. By purposefully leaving out the version number in the second example, the video content can likely be repurposed for the next version of the Camtasia software without causing user confusing. Edit audio and video separately.

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Flash SWF Course Output published Earlier Versions of Elearning Development Tools: (If the Flash-based SWF output was created using earlier version of elearning development tools such as Articulate Presenter, Studio 07, Storyline 1 or 2, Adobe Presenter, Captivate, Lectora, etc. The more recent version of source files you have, the better the chance that you could quickly convert these to HTML5 using the latest software to republish old courses.

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Should you use a script for your systems training videos?

Litmos

Screencasting is simply a technique for capturing your screen with voiceover and then sharing it online. In contrast, the scripted example took an hour to record and edit the voiceover, another hour to record the screen and then a couple more hours to edit the audio and video together afterwards.That’s a total of 2½ hours for the unscripted video, and 4 hours for the scripted version. This will guarantee you consistently high-quality audio in every video.

What are the latest eLearning content creation tools for 2022?

Kitaboo

One of the world’s leading cloud-based authoring platforms to build responsive content, this eLearning content creation tool can be easily integrated into an LMS and requires no desktop installations or software versions to maintain.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. And third, there are sixty-two total criteria in WCAG version 2.0 (the the version 2.1 I’ve mentioned both WCAG version 2.0 and version 2.1. Can captions be added to audio-only content?

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Just type your voice over text into presenter notes, and upload it to Narakeet, and it will create your slideshow with voiceover. 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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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. And third, there are sixty-two total criteria in WCAG version 2.0 (the the version 2.1 I’ve mentioned both WCAG version 2.0 and version 2.1. Can captions be added to audio-only content?

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I want to be able to list the changes in 2013 from the 2010 version of the software, and show just a quick mini-vid of things that have been changed. Next I created a script (you can't do anything without a step-by-step script, and possibly a voiceover script to go with it), and opened my target application, Word 2013, in maximized view. Now the published output will display only the screen actions, and not my face, but my audio narration will play throughout.

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

eLearning Brothers

First, the easiest way to access Captivate’s text-to-speech (TTS) capabilities is via the Audio > Speech Management option. Once you click the Generate Audio button at the bottom, the narration will be created and added to the slide’s timeline. You would think those voice installers would be available on the main Captivate Download page , but they’re not, though the patches for the Captivate program itself are there (have you upgraded to the latest version?).

7 tips for designing accessible elearning

Elucidat

Design with audio and visual in mind. There are several reasons why a learner may prefer an audio or visual version of your course. Therefore, it’s important to make sure all your audio content is also available as text, either via a transcript or closed captions, to cater for all those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Mac and iOS users already have VoiceOver screen reader already built in. Everyone should be able to have a great learning experience.

6 Ways to make your Courses Accessibility Compliant (508/WCAG/ADA) in Storyline

Illumen Group

Use alt tags to include instructions that don’t typically need to be on-screen or in the voiceover audio. We created a separate version of this interaction on another slide and made sure the user could tab through each conversation, hear descriptions of each conversation, press tab to select the correct conversation, space bar to select it, and continue until they selected each in the correct order.

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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.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

tscproj) versions of both the intro and outro webcam videos (YouTube Intro and Outro Videos). tscproj) versions of the YouTube screen process. Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. And then I also did a voiceover. Bring in your audio.

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

Trivantis

Or you can channel your inner voiceover star and record yourself. A podcast is like a high tech version of the village storyteller sharing legends with children gathered around a fire. 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.)

Meet Camtasia Studio 7 plus Camtasia for Mac 1.1!

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only do we have a new version of Camtasia Studio 7 available today, but we also have a new release for Camtasia for Mac 1.1 ! The library makes your videos look awesome - it comes stocked with a range of professionally-designed assets like audio effects, background images, and more from Digital Juice. Plus, there were several audio enhancements as well. You can do a voice-only recording and capture the microphone audio only (skip recording the screen video).

7 tips for designing accessible elearning

Elucidat

Design with audio and visual in mind. There are several reasons why a learner may prefer an audio or visual version of your course. Therefore, it’s important to make sure all your audio content is also available as text, either via a transcript or closed captions, to cater for all those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Mac and iOS users already have VoiceOver screen reader already built in. Everyone should be able to have a great learning experience.

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.

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. The full-fledged version is only for PC users. 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.

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.

Best Microphones for Recording Video

TechSmith Camtasia

If the audio in your video is poor quality, viewers will drop off. So we tested 18 different microphones from brands like Blue , Rode , Shure , Sennheiser , and Audio Technica to see which are the best microphones for recording video. This could be done using an audio editing program as well. Audio-Technica AT875R Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone. Audio-Technica AT875R. We talk a lot about audio being a critical part of your videos.

How to create SCORM courses with Camtasia

LearnUpon

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). Select the version of SCORM (LearnUpon supports 1.2). Camtasia is a really accessible screen capture tool that makes creating video content for eLearning courses easy.

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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Top 10 Sexual Harassment Training Courses

Ed App

There are 2 course versions for managers and employees. There are 2 course versions – one for managers and one for employees. In addition to interactive slides, this course also offers audio voiceover for auditory learners.

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. You may want to make a different version of the video for Facebook, YouTube, etc., Audio. Viewers are turned off by bad audio more than anything else, so don’t skimp. Take the time to get quality audio. Use your own voice for voiceovers.

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