Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Quickly find media that is inflating the file size and reliably and easily replace fonts throughout your presentation. iLovePDF iLovePDF is an online service to work with PDF files completely free and easy to use. Many of these sites provide sound effects.

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Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

All these resources can be offered in the following content formats: PDFs : This format is rather common but requires that publishers reduce file size. Interactive PDFs :These allow publishers to incorporate sound and video, hyperlinks or navigation buttons. MP4 : This is a digital multimedia file format that is widely used to stream videos online. It uses advanced video and audio coding, compressing files while retaining high quality. .


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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

No, I’m not one of those weirdos who insists that music must be listened to in the format it was originally created for; I don’t have Mozart recorded on a wax cylinder. It really doesn’t take much to please me, but when audio doesn’t please me, it really sounds like garbage. Pick a recording environment that doesn’t have cars honking and monkeys bashing cymbals—unless of course those are the sounds you need. File Size Matters.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two. For the blog videos we create, we use background music exclusively. We want the video to make sense with or without sound, since most people watch videos on social media with the sound turned off. Most video editing programs, like Camtasia , have music tracks available for you to use within the software.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

This ensures that the sound source and playback options are set correctly as well as bit-rate, quality indicators and so on. I/O is short for Input Output and is where you’ll tell it to record your sound from and where to play it back. From the Playback Device: drop-down menu, select the output device that you would like to route the sound through. In this case, I’m sending the signal via my internal PC sound card. Sound Quality Tab.

Multimedia, Microlearning and Fluid Boxes

Adobe Captivate

Two, you have to keep the file size as low as possible, so you have to weigh the use of every multi-media element (for example motion backgrounds and music overlays) in terms of how much does it add to the overall weight against the value it provides. I won’t be able to add more complex motion graphics or a sound design until I test it on multiple devices for user feedback.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 5: Video

Limestone Learning

Sure, it may have been out of reach ten years ago when video cameras were still pricey and we didn’t all carry palm-sized video recorders in the shape of smartphones, but now there are no excuses! Ideas, instructions, and procedures are delivered by fun and interesting personalities and feature music, special effects and quick edits to keep things moving quickly. Find the sweet spot between highest quality and smoother video (smaller file size).

Silence, in eLearning, is Not Always Golden


Consider sound effects and music. Throughout 2009, The New York Times introduced 54 “characters” from the City in sound and images, as part of an oral history project entitled “ One in 8 Million ”. Creating downloadable audio files for later use ( performance support ). How audio file size affects performance.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a file. Customize Your Noun Project Icons – With advanced editing features, you can now customize the color, size, rotation, orientation, background color and background shape.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


In LearnUpon, a content library is a repository of reusable content, like videos, documents, question pools, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can) files, from which a course can be created. Originally used to compress image files, nowadays it’s best known for moving images which are a lightweight alternative to video. It usually takes the form of bite-sized courses that learners can access and complete while on-the-job. Manifest File.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

This will let people understand your video’s message even with the sound off or if they are deaf or hard of hearing. In fact, most people can live with a little bit of grainy video as long as the audio sounds good. When you’re done, save audio file and import it into Camtasia.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. built-in help file.

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. JPEG: (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Possible to reduce the size and quality of the original image. BMP: (bitmap image) Raster graphics image file format used to store bitmap digital images and export huge files. ICO: A format for icons of multiple sizes and color depths.

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Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

Consider what sort of sound will be used in your video. Many people will view the video from a mobile device, and many will view your video without sound. To upload video captions in Facebook, you’ll need to use file. Facebook has a very particular naming scheme files, so be sure to name your file correctly, or you will not be able to upload. You can make any necessary corrections, then download file (and rename it) for use on Facebook.