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

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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.   To keep the project moving forward, I copied the voiceover script into the Notes window on each Storyline slide.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective. Adobe Captivate Camtasia e-learning eLearning Storyline

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

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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.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. On occasion I record voiceovers at home on my laptop. How about TechSmith Camtasia Studio ? by Kevin Siegel.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        Last week I wrote about the  process of adding closed captions to Camtasia projects  that help make your project accessible to learners with disabilities. 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). Fortunately, it's fairly easy to convert Camtasia captions to different languages.

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

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A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning.

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 ! Over the past few days , I've shared with you some of the new features coming in Camtasia Studio 7. What's new in Camtasia Studio 7?

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

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  Instead of relying on PowerPoint alone for your eLearning content, you’ll need to take your finished presentations into an eLearning development tool such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia. Alternately, you can rely on Presenter, a PowerPoint plug-in that works together with PowerPoint to accomplish many of the things you can do in Captivate, Camtasia, and Storyline. TechSmith Camtasia.

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

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  Instead of relying on PowerPoint alone for your eLearning content, you’ll need to take your finished presentations into an eLearning development tool such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia. Alternately, you can rely on Presenter, a PowerPoint plug-in that works together with PowerPoint to accomplish many of the things you can do in Captivate, Camtasia, and Storyline. TechSmith Camtasia.

From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

TechSmith Camtasia

Welcome to the pre-release beta of the newest Camtasia feature, with some automatic goodness: Camtasia Rap-ify (For Windows and Mac). Click on the new effect option, Rap-ify – and after a short re-render process, your video will be updated with a new music style makeover – music, voiceover, and general look and feel all will be updated. . The post From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

TechSmith Camtasia

Danielle has been a Camtasia user for years, using it in her in-person classes. Camtasia allows us to create robust, engaging content to share or stream.”. With Camtasia, Danielle was able to “better package” content for her students and create the online classroom she was looking for. As a Camtasia user, she knew that using webcam video alone wouldn’t allow her to create the online learning experience that she wanted for her distance-learning students. “A

Qarbon Camtasia and Adobe Captivate

Tony Karrer

Also every screen would have audio (voiceover with my voice) accompanying it. Camtasia and Adobe Captivate : Pros: Heard lots of good thing about them. Question from a reader, hoping you can provide your thoughts: I am in the process of selecting an elearning tool that is easy to use, quick to create the demos and does not bloat the file size much. I want to create some online videos that will be a total of about 6-7 hours and upload them on my site.

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How to create SCORM courses with Camtasia

LearnUpon

Camtasia is a really accessible screen capture tool that makes creating video content for eLearning courses easy. With Camtasia, you can record your screen to produce instructional videos, or edit footage of you speaking to your learners. But did you know that you can use Camtasia to create interactive videos as SCORM courses and upload them your LMS? record a presentation voiceover. Camtasia’s editing options are basic but sufficient for most.

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eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

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If your slide contains some voiceover audio, a text caption or two, and an interactive object controlling navigation (such as a button or click box), 15-20 seconds is perfect.   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We by Kevin Siegel      You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen.

eLearning: Become a Pedagogical Agent

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Join me for an  afternoon mini course on writing voiceovers  to find out. Adobe Captivate Adobe Presenter Adobe Presenter Video Express Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Articulate Storyline Camtasia Captivate e-learning eLearning mLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology training UA User Assistance User Experience

eLearning & Grammar: Should eLearning Text Contain End of Sentence Punctuation?

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  Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. Camtasia Captivate eLearning mLearning Writing & Grammar

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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Screencast of the Week - Jay Bailey and RapidFire Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Jay uses PowerPoint and Camtasia to help tell the story. Jay mentioned to me that in order to concentrate completely on both the voiceover and the video elements, he actually records the audio on its own and reads it as naturally as he can.

Video Tutorials Win (again!): The Unbounce Solution

TechSmith Camtasia

The decision to use Camtasia was largely made by our Director of Customer Success, Ryan Engley, who had been successfully using it for occasional screencasts. When compared to alternatives, Camtasia hit the sweet spot in terms of what we needed. Once we had our script, we would record the voiceover. Camtasia helped us to easily respond to customer feedback and launch videos. Written by guest author Gary Allen of Unbounce.

Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

TechSmith Camtasia

Michael and his team use Camtasia Studio from TechSmith to create various training videos. These screencasts can also include voiceover and even webcam videos, so Michael and his employees can explain what is happening on screen. Customer Stories Camtasia Studio Customer Story Training Meet Michael Shane, the director of Microsoft Desktop and Soft Skills Training Company, Quasar.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

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How about TechSmith's Camtasia?   I have extensive experience using Storyline, Captivate, and Camtasia. If you use Camtasia, your labor will go down a bit (1 hour or perhaps 1.5   If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. If you use Camtasia, I suggest creating software demonstrations instead of simulations.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

For videos that don’t feature people, record voiceovers first. Use your own voice for voiceovers. A few hours before recording voiceovers, put down the coffee (no milk chugging, either)! Camtasia lest you import footage, edit the way you want, add animations, titles, and more, then share easily. Tips & How To's camtasia company video edit video record a video

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How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

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Download a free trial of Camtasia to quickly and easily get your whole team making videos. Despite applications like Camtasia that can make video creation as easy as dragging and dropping media on a timeline, there are still a lot of misconceptions about making videos, including: Video takes too long to create It’s too costly I don’t have the skills I’m too busy I don’t have good enough equipment. As far as the pro skills go, with Camtasia, you don’t need them.

Adobe Captivate: Sometimes a Smooth Mouse Path Isn't So Slick

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You could hear my voiceover audio and could see the mouse moving from point A to B," she said, "But the mouse was moving really, really slowly.   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We

What Matters in Video Right Now: 2020 Edition

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Try Camtasia for free. Download Camtasia. 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? While it’s not nearly as important as clear voiceover audio, nearly 50% of the videos we reviewed included music either at the beginning and end or throughout the whole thing. Camtasia makes it easy with templates. Try Camtasia for free. Download Camtasia.

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Keeping Video Content Up To Date

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Imagine the following beginning to a video tutorial: To start a screen recording in Camtasia 9, click on the Record button. vs. To start a screen recording in Camtasia, click on the Record button. More information on managing recordings and project files in Camtasia can be found here.

What e-Learning Development Style Are You?

Trivantis

How do you feel about additional tools that make it easier to create screen recordings and voiceovers? Yes, bring on the screen recordings and voiceovers! Your e-Learning team is in one location, and you also enjoy the benefits of additional tools that make it easier to create screen recordings and voiceovers for your courses. It comes with Flypaper™, Camtasia® and Snagit®, so you can easily add that extra pizzaz.

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. If you have a smartphone, screen recording software , a decent microphone , and a good video editor like Camtasia , you can make highly effective, engaging, and informative videos. Want to give Camtasia a try? Picture this. You crafted your video, uploaded it, and now the views are rolling in.

Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter: Which One Is Right For You?

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You can use it to take existing PowerPoint slides, add voiceover narration, optionally record a self-video while presenting the lesson, add eLearning scenes and characters, add interactive elements, add a quiz, and publish the lesson to an LMS. But after recording, you can edit the recorded steps to add highlights, additional captions, voiceover instructions, hints, feedback messages, and much more.

Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

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Jack, also known as SharePointJack ( Follow @SharePointJack ) is a technology enthusiast, IT SharePoint administrator for a fortune 500 company, and a Camtasia user since 2009 who loves sharing and teaching others. I’ve been a long time fan of Camtasia and doing screencasts, but at work, we lacked a secure way to share these videos. It is a great place to host training videos you create in Camtasia or Snagit. My experiences with Camtasia. Camtasia did great.

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

Voiceover for Videos. If you want to emulate the classroom training, add voiceover to your videos. Voiceovers are easier to prepare nowadays, with various websites offering professional VO services on the cheap. A popular caption creating software is Camtasia Studio. They capture a process or an application in progress through screen capture software like Camtasia and Screenr. eLearning programs are seldom developed without videos.

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

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While there are tons of mobile apps, desktop software, and online video editing tools, we’ll show you how to edit a video with Camtasia (Windows/Mac). Download a free trial of Camtasia to quickly and easily edit your own videos. A sample.mp4 video that has been completed and ready to post to an online service (Camtasia PPT Green Screen Experiment). mp4) and Camtasia ready (.tscproj) mp4) and slightly edited for time for Camtasia (.tscproj)

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Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

TalentLMS

Camtasia. Camtasia is perfect for this. What’s more, Camtasia comes with reports on test scores that are sent to you daily to monitor your learners’ performance. Go with Camtasia if you: Want not only a screen recorder but also a powerful video editor.