Fixing the Sound in Adobe Captivate

Big Dog, Little Dog

WAV file, but Captivate would not load it into the slide. WAV file was 687 MB, while the *.MP3 I did not notice any quality difference between the two files; however, this was only a simple voice narration; a music or a more complex audio file will probably have a more noticeable loss of quality. Thus, if you just want to insert a quick sound byte, use Captivate, but if you really want to tweak the sound, use Soundbooth or another audio editor

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Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Through my previous blog series on text-to-speech, you have learnt about: The different text-to-speech voices in Adobe Captivate 5 (NeoSpeech and Loquendo). Tweaking the pronunciation of text generated using NeoSpeech voices. Using VTML tags to change speed, pitch, and volume of the NeoSpeech voices. In this blog post, let us learn how to tweak the speech generated using Loquendo voices. Sound effects. Sound effects. Sound Effects. Play sound.

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Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course

Tony Karrer

In the first two posts, Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality and Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , we introduced the text to speech voice and discussed issues of quality related to its components: the natural language processor (NLP) and the digital signal processor (DSP). In this post we will begin to address the practical side of the subject: How can e-learning developers use Text-to-Speech (TTS) voices to narrate their courses? It sounds really easy and it is.

Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    When it comes to adding narration audio (voice-overs), Captivate developers have plenty of choices. You can import  wav's  or  mp3's.    Object-level audio is ideal if you want to quickly add sound effects to slide objects.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production

The E-Learning Curve

You will need… Activity Requirement Audio source A Narrator Capture A Microphone Encoding Audio editing software Audacity Sound Forge WaveLab GarageBand Recording Medium Audio Tape (i.e. WAV) Editing Audio Editing Software The audio file is edited, & enhanced. Having outlined the conceptual terrain of podcasting, it's time to look at the nuts and bolts of podcast production.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Digital Audio Basics

The E-Learning Curve

Denis Nowlan, Deputy to the Controller for BBC Radio 4 describes this as the wonder of radio [and sound] …the conjuring of magical sounds, Prospero-like, out of the silently teeming air. When recording voice-over narration, capture all of your audio at 16 bit, 44.1KHz, in mono using the WAV format in Windows, Au format for Unix-based systems (like Linux), and AIFF for Apple Mac. Really exceptional podcasts transmit a sense of "being there."

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