What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

A good place to start is choosing the right microphone for video. How do you know which microphone is going to serve your needs best? There are hundreds of different microphones to choose from and multiple microphone types. Don’t want to buy any of these microphones?

Best Microphones for Recording Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Choosing the best microphone for recording video is crucial. Having the right microphone for recording video is good place to start. But how do you know which microphone is going to serve your needs best with so many options to choose from? Microphones using an ?

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. Microphone Recommendations. There are a lot of good microphones out there and they’re not that expensive.

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Need a reason to convert your existing instructor-led credentialing and certification programs to eLearning? 10 years ago, the idea of offering online certification and credentialing programs at your association would have been crazy.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

a microphone, which is built into most. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs. Authoring tools have the potential to help transform learning programs and. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

MAC Screen recording program

Take an e-Learning Break

It captures full motion video of anything on your screen, complete with digital audio, and an optional microphone voiceover. Snapz Pro X allows you to record anything on your screen, saving it as a QuickTime ® movie or screenshot. Check it out: [link

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How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

Background noise and humming can cause voice overs to sound like they were recorded with a laptop microphone or worse. The highest quality microphone still won’t sound good if you’ve got a ton of background noise. Choosing a Microphone.

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How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity


In this post, we’ll show you how you can use a free audio program to create high-quality audio for your eLearning courses. Here are some tips that will help: Use a good quality microphone. In LearnUpon, we use blue yeti microphones. here’s usually a dial on the microphone itself.

How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Choose a high-quality microphone. Microphones are like cars. The same is true for microphones. A cheap microphone will record audio just like an expensive one, but the quality won’t be the same. I use this as my everyday audio recording microphone, and it serves me well.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course


Let’s move on to microphones. Nasality can’t be easily fixed, but feedback, background noise, and fuzziness when recording your voice can be reduced with decent microphones. Desktop microphones are those, believe or not, that sit on your desktop.

Do You Know About This Video Tool?


However, one that might not make your radar initially is a program that I’ve personally used since 2012. The program is called Screencast-o-matic. Take it one step further by purchasing a recording microphone from Amazon.

Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

Web Courseworks

Increase impact of traditional training programs. Brenda J. Enders published Manager’s Guide to Mobile Learning some three years ago and it is still a relevant read today.

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Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher


The microphone setup will hook to most computers. Microphone. My microphone setup as the host. I use the ATR2100- USB Microphone. NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom – I attach this to the bookcase beside my desk.

Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls

TechSmith Camtasia

First, recording video and running programs like Google Hangouts and Skype need lots of computer processing power. You might recommend a microphone for them to use but at the very least don’t let them use the microphone built into their laptop.

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How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

TechSmith Camtasia

You may think you need complex programs like Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro, but it doesn’t need to be that complicated. Choose the right microphone. The first thing you’re going to want to do is select the best microphone. Lavalier microphone. Shotgun microphone.

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How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

TechSmith Camtasia

First, be mindful that it takes a lot of computer processing power to record video and run programs like Google Hangouts at the same time. Consider recommending a microphone for them to use because the microphone built into their laptop won’t deliver very good audio.

Technology for E-Learning: What You Need


If you plan to appear in your course videos, invest in some good lighting, and use a lavalier microphone to make sure you get good audio for your video. You will still need a good microphone and some basic sound editing skills, but the results are easier to control. Even if you know how to use the program, you should be ready for a learner who is less familiar with it. First, social media is a popular marketing tool for you to spread the word about your program.

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

Even if you can’t hear anything, a sensitive microphone will pick up ventilation noise, computer fans, and more. There are other programs with similar processes such as Adobe Audition and the very powerful Izotope RX5. Having to reduce audio noise can be a real pain.

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact


You’ll need a camera, tripod and a microphone. My advice is to avoid using the laptop’s inbuilt microphone. Instead you could buy a decent microphone, at a cheap cost, for best results. For Windows users, you can trim videos with a host of free programs.

How to Turn PowerPoint Slides into Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Be aware of the microphone. There are a lot of screen recording tools out there, but we’re partial to Snagit , an easy-to-use software program created by TechSmith.

Let the Games Begin!

Learning Rebels

Cheryl B won herself a RODE microphone and 5 others won Amazon gift cards. Ever felt overly defensive when someone calls your training program ugly and lash out? In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, “Let the Games Begin!”

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4 Proven Steps To Make High-Quality Product Demo Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

To capture a software program in action, you’ll need a tool that will let you record your screen. You’ll need to select the audio sources as well–system audio, microphone audio, neither, or both. A product demonstration video illustrates how your product works by showing it in action.

10 Technological Advances That Will Impact The Future Of Mobile Learning At Workplace


For instance, sound is sensed through microphone, location through GPS and speed through an accelerometer. It follows a blended learning approach to integrate activities, create effective leadership development programs, strategic planning, collaboration, feedback and behavioral styles.

Holiday Gift Guide for Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers

Ashley Chiasson

A Good Microphone – this is necessary for anyone who records video or audio narration. It’s that time of year where gift-giving is upon us, and if you have an Instructional Designer or E-Learning Developer in your life, I have a great list of prospective gifts that you can give!

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How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video

TechSmith Camtasia

A word of caution: There are many free (or freemium) versions of programs that allow you to record video from your screen, but be cautious — some of these are peppered with spam software or may be selling your information. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

Bringing out the Best through Online learning: How can e-learning help introvert learners?


Today, organizations spend a lot of time and money creating training programs to develop and hone the skills of their workforce. These programs are extremely beneficial for extrovert learners who do not hesitate to sign up for courses – online or classroom – in order to learn more and excel.

Professional Speaker & Trainer Discloses His Juicy Tips on Engaging Audiences and Keeping Their Attention

Dashe & Thomson

for a major seminar training company and hundreds of speeches for Monster.com ‘s Making It Count Program over the past four years. I once had a microphone go out in the middle of a school assembly for which I was the speaker.

I Can See Up Your Nose

Trajectory IQ

5 simple webcam rules for online meetings Rule #1 — The initial setup Start up a program like Photo Booth on a Mac to have a look and see what the person on the other end sees.

How to do Voice Overs for eLearning – Post Editing (Part 3)

eLearning Brothers

If you normalized to 100% then the program you are using would find the loudest point of audio and raise that to 100% along with the rest of the clip, respectively. A lot of it depends on what microphone was used, the voice talent’s type of voice, and the environment the recording was done.

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Online Training: Best Practices for Attending a Live, Online Course

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And if you're downloading the trial version of a program for class, be aware that most trials expire after 30 days. Although you can get away with using a microphone and speakers (or your computer's built-in mic and speakers), to get the best online class experience, beg, borrow, or steal a headset. While a headset with a microphone will help eliminate background noise, nothing will totally block out all noises. by AJ Walther. Online classes are here to stay.

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eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I find that if I try to record my audio after-the-fact (in the tool itself or in an external program), it's more difficult to synchronize my audio with what's happening in the video.  Is there a particular microphone you use? (I've by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


Good courses for a MOOC are: STEM Sciences (Math, Physics, Programming, etc.). – Learners will be able to discriminate between the program’s peculiar features. While choosing the right camera and microphone we suggest you start small and grow as your audience grows.

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Interview with an Expert: Bill Mott – Event Technology, Freeman Company

Blue Sky eLearn

What’s the most cost-effective way to start a virtual program? LiveU) facilitate live streaming programs without the need to purchase costly internet drops from the event venue. Just like live radio shows can bring in and broadcast random and unvetted callers for contribution to a terrestrial radio program, I see the same thing happening in virtual events. Bill Mott has 11 years of experience in the virtual events space, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge.

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The Only Time You Should Deliver Mediocre eLearning

eLearning Architect

Organisations can be hesitant to invest in an eLearning program until they have some proof that it will ultimately deliver a return on investment. Or maybe your program is already up and running, but you are struggling to keep up with the ever-increasing demands for fresh, new content.

5 Simple webcam rules for working at home

Trajectory IQ

Rule #1 — The initial setup Start up a program like Photo Booth on a Mac to have a look and see what the person on the other end sees. Can they see half of your face? Can they see directly up your nose (this has happened more than once — it’s disgusting).

5 Golden Rules of Creating Course Content


As interesting as it is to watch a mouse cursor move over an unmoving program interface (it’s not), does it keep your attention? Oh don’t worry, the built-in microphone should be good enough” and “We can just use our phones to record the voice and sync it to the video later.”.

Learning About Screencasting

Matthew Guyan

I do have a USB microphone (Audio Technica) but when I tried it, it seemed to pick up ambient noise. So, I went to JB Hi-Fi and I found a Skype Headset (it has a USB connection and a noise cancelling microphone) and I’m much happier with the quality.