PowerPoint: Text-to-Speech Voiceover Tools

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You could, of course, record a voiceover in PowerPoint, but maybe you have a cold and your voice isn't up to par. Several new tools allow you to type the text you would normally say, and have text-to-speech technology (TTS) generate the voiceover for you. Later, if the content changes, editing the typed text will be way easier than re-recording an entire voiceover. PS: Need some crafting that voiceover text?

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. In this case, I’m selecting the SigmaTel sound card, which takes input from the microphone that I’m going to use to record some voiceover narration.

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Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

In this post and others, Ross points out several characteristics that make for quality learning videos: • Match the visuals, titles, and voiceover – a seamless integration of these elements seems effortless.

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How Can You Begin Building Video Animation on a Budget?

mysimpleshow

However, it is obvious that in order for a video to begin to perform all these functions and be an effective tool for your business, it must be of high quality. All subsequent steps will not make sense unless you create a quality script.

How To Develop A Channel On YouTube: 6 Steps To Popularity

mysimpleshow

– What will be the format of my videos (e.g. These two topics are considered some of the best formats for generating B2B leads. You have to determine your format, set your tone, research the topic, and start writing. And always remember about the quality!

6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

CommLab India

As a training manager in a multinational organization, are you finding it challenging to deliver the same quality training to your workforce spread across the globe? This can be done by changing the date and currency formats, images, colors, and symbols as per the target culture.

9 Ways to Boost Remote Sales Productivity

Allego

Record presentations in the form of voiceover PowerPoints and share them with the team. Pro Tip: Use this format to shorten presentations and allow viewers to interact and collaborate regarding the content. Ensure that every member of your team is equipped with quality devices, software, and network connections that will allow them to work without issue. Companies around the globe are asking employees to work from home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

The more pixels a screen can display, the better quality the video will appear. The more pixels a screen can display, the better quality the video will appear. It’s easy to use, allows me to record myself, and produces a good quality video.

What differentiates isEazy from the rest of the tools?

isEazy

Our interface is very friendly and you can easily find all the tools you’re looking for; moreover, you can export the course in SCORM format and have it ready to upload to your LMS without the need for any technical knowledge. Many online course can only be view in website format.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

A recent study by TechSmith showed that 67% of test participants understood & performed tasks better when the instructions included text with images (screenshots) or video compared to plain text; and another study by Hubspot showed that video is the format demanded the most by users.

Writing & Grammar: Use of Colons with Complete Sentences

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Exceed the stated quality standards. The function displays the following: search results, formatting inconsistencies, and suggested corrections. Jennie teaches two writing classes:  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Effective Scripts. by Jennie Ruby  A very common error I see at all levels of writing is failure to use a complete sentence before a colon.

The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

LearnUpon

For those in eLearning, the most common output is to the SCORM format. And although it can take a little bit of time to get to grips with Storyline, that’s balanced by the quality of the results. The sibling to Storyline, Rise 360 is another top quality authoring tool from Articulate.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

How do you manage that content quality aspect? JEN: We offer courses, lessons and ebooks in a variety of formats. For example, we use Storyline to create courses in SCORM format for our learning management system. Also, we offer punch lists in PDF format.

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5 Video Editing Softwares To Use to Nail Your Onboarding Videos

Edume

So now you know why video is so effective as a content format, and what kind of videos to make to reduce churn and improve new hire productivity. 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.

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Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

Not only effectiveness, but also the speed in which high quality content can be created and subsequently delivered. Whilst the quality of a recorded webinar isn't always great, there is no quicker way of capturing the knowledge of an expert and being able to deliver it at scale.

How to Convert Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Make sure that the video is not too long and that it is high quality. Do a professional voiceover. In line with the above point, a professional voiceover is also an important asset of a high quality e-learning course.

Why your Business needs an LMS for Performance Support

ProProfs

Helps the new hires to complete tasks in shorter time duration without impacting quality, mainly when formal training can’t be offered. The performance support tools can be offered in varied formats. You can make it more impactful by adding a background voiceover.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

Video has emerged as one of the most powerful and widely used formats for delivering training and instructions, regardless of who your audience is. This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services.

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

Investing time and money on the development of high quality eLearning and implementing a fancy LMS is not enough to guarantee an experience your learners are going to enjoy. So they had to replace the voiceover for the whole course, which was an unfortunate waste of time and money.

5 Translation Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

CommLab India

Savvy organizations are looking at translating the voiceover in multiple languages, to keep costs down while catering to a diverse workforce. . They will have a well-planned strategy that will ensure quality and reliability of the translation, which keeps up with the trends.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Consider making dual use of your learning content by converting your Flash courses to into a responsive.HTML5 format that not only will play on desktop browsers but also on any mobile device. Today no one cares today about “broadcast quality” training video. Part 2 of Part 4.

Seven Tips to Ensure Localization-friendly E-learning Content

CommLab India

Similarly, date formats, measurement units, currency and more, if used in internationally accepted formats, don’t need to be localized. You need to hire professional translators who are native speakers with domain knowledge for audio narration to get the best quality voiceover.

E-learning Translations: Tips in Design and Delivery

CommLab India

While translating, you can reduce any audio to approximately half the length without losing the meaning, yet, costs involved in voiceover could work out very expensive. Quality Checks at Every Level: After every file is translated, a quality check must be done.

The E-Learning Department of One: Four Survival Skills Needed to Succeed

SHIFT eLearning

As well, you must be able to visualize color combinations, use different graphic creation and editing programs, and make decisions about backgrounds, typography, and file formats to ensure seamless integration.

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

After shooting a video with your smartphone, you may need to edit it for better quality and give it more awesomeness. At first, you select the video format – either movie or Hollywood style trailer, and then you select a theme for transitions, titles, and chapters.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

Sometimes, the content that IDs get are of high quality – well-structured, good examples, FAQs, exercises for practice. Have good practice exercises or formative assessments and end of the course exam or assessments to evaluate knowledge. Yet another MOOC abandoned mid-way!

Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

The asset store is constantly updated, which helps developers enhance the quality of the courses. The intuitive quality of this interface helps create simple courses without any programming knowledge. Videos do not give high-quality output. Produces courses in HTML5 format.

Three Vendors Who Save Us Time and Money

E-learning Uncovered

The Narrator Files for voiceover narration. We’ve been working with The Narrator Files for about a year now and have been very pleased with the quality, price, and service. We still have a folks on our team we like to use for voiceover, but when we need a slightly different sound or multiple voices, The Narrator Files is a great option. Last week, the E-Learning Guild released a free e-book called 75 Tips to Reduce E-learning Costs.

Make E-Learning Globally Competent

CLO Magazine

But proper internationalization guidelines were not followed, such as allowing users to type in their native alphabet and numerical system and formatting. As a result, voiceovers may not sync with moving mouths and the course may increase in duration. Improving consistency in messaging is essential to a quality product, and it also can reduce revisions and corrections. Having the TM provides managers with the freedom to change vendors if service or quality becomes a problem.

Three Vendors Who Save Us Time and Money

E-learning Uncovered

The Narrator Files for voiceover narration. We’ve been working with The Narrator Files for about a year now and have been very pleased with the quality, price, and service. We still have a folks on our team we like to use for voiceover, but when we need a slightly different sound or multiple voices, The Narrator Files is a great option. Last week, the E-Learning Guild released a free e-book called 75 Tips to Reduce E-learning Costs.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re using an LMS, you’ll want to know what video formats your LMS supports. If you’re simply recording your screen, all you may need is a high-quality screen recorder and a quality microphone. Similar guidelines apply for anyone recording the voiceover.

Gamification

Stratbeans

The most basic E-learning intervention can be visualised as some sort of a Powerpoint Plus or Video intervention where a subject is handled through a series of screens with relevant text with a voiceover that play themselves out on the screen of a learner.

Gamification

Stratbeans

The most basic E-learning intervention can be visualised as some sort of a Powerpoint Plus or Video intervention where a subject is handled through a series of screens with relevant text with a voiceover that play themselves out on the screen of a learner.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring tools are used to provide a high quality courses that can be uploaded into your preferred LMS for hosting. The usual format is a SCORM , HTML5 or TIN CAN file. It is the professional choice for creating high quality courseware and one of the top rated and most recognized brands in elearning.

Lights, Camera, Action! How to Develop Corporate Training Videos

CommLab India

This will give you an actual idea of the visuals that will accompany the voiceover. The video format should be compatible with all mediums and platforms for an unhindered viewership. Give your company and employees the exceptional quality of training videos they deserve.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Accessibility advocate Karl Groves makes the argument that what website accessibility really boils down to is “quality of work.” An accessible website means a high-quality website. How is accessibility built into your company’s quality assurance process?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Accessibility advocate Karl Groves makes the argument that what website accessibility really boils down to is “quality of work.” An accessible website means a high-quality website. How is accessibility built into your company’s quality assurance process?