Guide to Selecting the Best Voice Over Microphone

iSpring Solutions

Recording a voiceover is a field of knowledge that includes many disciplines from learning how to speak into a microphone to selecting the right software for recording your audio narrations by reading a script. Shared.

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

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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. Lars Grosspietsch (German Voice Over).

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Best Practices for Voice-Over

CourseArc

Studio microphone and pop shield on mic stand. If you are designing and developing eLearning, you are most likely going to need voice-over work. Voice Principle – People learn better when the narration in multimedia lessons is in a friendly human voice, rather than a machine voice.

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6 Quick Voice-Over Tips

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearning audio to go smoothly, especially voice-overs. Using your voice properly is a skill in itself. Before you grab a microphone, it’s important to know the proper techniques to use, and the rookie mistakes to avoid. #1.

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The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2

Edmego Learning

The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2. Producing voice overs is an acquired skill. Just because you talk all day does not mean that you are fully qualified for voice overs. You can quickly isolate the imperfections in your voice quality.

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How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

There are several things you can do before, during, and after recording to make your voice overs for eLearning sound more professional in your courses. This is probably the most important aspect to having a professional sounding voice over. Choosing a Microphone.

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How to Soundproof a Room for Quality Voice Overs

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Your point gets lost in the static along with your voice. But for anything with a voice over, on-screen dialog, or interview, you’ll want to make sure the sound quality is as good as possible. Direct sound comes from sound waves going directly to your ears (or voice recorder).

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

eLearning Brothers

There are several things you can do before, during, and after recording to make your voice overs for eLearning sound more professional in your courses. Now that you’ve finished your voice over recording, you have an unedited audio clip that needs to be touched up.

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Voice Over Tips for eLearning – During Recording (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

For voice over tips there are several things you can do before , during, and after recording to make your voice overs sound more professional in your courses. Here are some simple voice over tips to think about as you begin and while you are recording your next project. .

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eLearning: Two Awesome Microphones

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In this article, I cover two of my favorite microphones for voiceover recording: the Heil PR-40 and the Shure MV51. Each of these microphones delivers high quality sound for eLearning and podcasting applications.

Choose the Best Microphone

ATD Learning Technologies

You just need a microphone, something to record on, something to listen back to it with, and a space to do the recording. Microphones. Choosing a microphone can be quite daunting when you see all the options. Not all microphones are alike. USB Microphones.

How to (and Why) Produce High Quality Audio for E-Learning

Mindflash

You could do it yourself or you could hire a voice over professional. For example, there are free audio recording software application out there and most computers come with built in microphones. Look for the microphone icon at the bottom of each tab.

Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

But when you listen to someone talk into a microphone for a long period of time, especially one that is being limited digitally, the frequencies of their voice can begin to cause ear fatigue. Tutorial makers have a fear of background music. I know, that’s a big claim.

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eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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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).   When I create video demos with Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio, I tend to record my voice at the same time that I'm recording the screen. Is there a particular microphone you use? (I've

Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes

eLearning Cyclops

September's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. I have found these lend themselves well to voice overs. Here are my tips if you are using voice-over. If budget allows voice-over talent and a studio, great.

Accessories for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we explored some inexpensive microphones for recording audio narration. However, sometimes having a microphone is not enough. Use a Microphone Stand when Recording Audio Narration. It’s a good idea to invest in a microphone stand.

Do You Hear That? It’s Your eLearning Course Sounding Better

eLearning Brothers

Even if you happen to have a microphone, it should be noted that there are tremendous differences in audio quality between the plethora of mics available. Eliminating breaths is another key component of having professional sounding voice overs.

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Adobe Character Animator and eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Do you have a voice and a face? Using your camera and microphone, you can control the animation. Adobe’s Character Animator software has us excited for the future of eLearning.

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How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course

Mindflash

Voice Overs and Screen Captures. There are a myriad of ways to put together a great training video, but I wanted to take you through how we do this at Mindflash to give you some insight on how to get great sounding audio for your voice overs and compelling screen captures and video.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

Let’s move on to microphones. When a student enrolls in your course, they’re dedicating the next few hours to listening to your voice. Nasality can’t be easily fixed, but feedback, background noise, and fuzziness when recording your voice can be reduced with decent microphones.

Voice Over Training Tips that will make Training Stick

Mindflash

Use a Quality Mic & Eliminate Background Noise – Test your gear in the environment in which you will be recording to see if the microphone you are using is professional sounding and that there are no noises in the background.

Three Reasons Not to Use Audio Narration in Your Online Training

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot to be said about the authentic voice of a real person. However, there is a big difference between a good speaking voice and a professional narrator. You want a voice actor. There are a lot of ways to hire good voice talent at reasonable cost.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Voice Overs. If you are adding voice overs to your content, use a tool such as Audacity to handle your recordings. Make sure you are in a well insulted room when recording your voice overs and let your team know that you are in “production” so to avoid any interruptions.

Localization & eLearning: The Translation Process

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Overall project assessment including identification of Professional Voice Talents comparable to project goals. Research and provision of Voice Talent demo recordings from voice bank. Casting of Voice Talents based on client approval. Voice Over Recording. Approved voice talent will record in a studio and will be directed by a studio director who is also a native in the language. Voice Over Recording of requested changes. by Jen Weaver.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Someone might argue that text is just a necessary evil in a video lecture, and you should be paying more attention to visuals and the tone of your voice. As with voice recording and animations, presentational writing has its dos and don’ts.

How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

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Have you ever watched a video where the music was so loud you couldn’t hear the voice over? If your music choice significantly over-powers your narration or voice over, you may need to select a different track. This is especially true with voice over talent that have soft voices.

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How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course

Mindflash

Voice Overs and Screen Captures. There are a myriad of ways to put together a great training video, but I wanted to take you through how we do this at Mindflash to give you some insight on how to get great sounding audio for your voice overs and compelling screen captures and video.

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Voice Overs. If you are adding voice overs to your content, use a tool such as Audacity to handle your recordings. Make sure you are in a well insulted room when recording your voice overs and let your team know that you are in “production” so to avoid any interruptions.

Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness

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Voice creates a huge impact. So in a conference call, your voice has to do all the work. Speakers should take care not to be too far away from the microphone when speaking.

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Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning Projects to Watch for 2012

eFront

Voki enables users to express themselves on the web in their own voice using a talking character. Your Voki can speak with your own voice which is added via microphone, upload, or phone. Just click the record button, capture your screen & voice, and share the link.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

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For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two. We skip voice narration, because the primary function for our blog videos is for social media promotion. If you are using voice narration for your video, be sure to use a decent microphone to capture your audio.

4 Ways to Make Your Audio In Your Courses Better

eFront

There is the software to record your audio, the microphone and other hardware to capture your voice. A human voice is something that warms us and draws us closer to the content, especially in an online learning environment.

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How to Record a Webinar

Visual Lounge

In the rare case that you also want to record your voice, make sure the microphone icon is green (enabled) as well. Have you ever felt you were about to join a great webinar and wished your whole team was with you?