ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Text-to-Speech to Final Voiceover

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While working on a recent eLearning project in Articulate Storyline 360, there was a delay in getting the voiceover audio back from our voiceover professional.   To keep the project moving forward, I copied the voiceover script into the Notes window on each Storyline slide.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials" Workbook Now Shipping

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Learn to Use TechSmith Camtasia 2021 Skills in Just One Day! " TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials " is a hands-on, step-by-step workbook that will introduce you to the essential TechSmith Camtasia skills you need to quickly get up and running with this fantastic eLearning development tool.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        Closed captioning (CC) allows you to provide descriptive information in your published eLearning project that typically matches the voiceover audio contained in your Camtasia project. During this post I'm going to show you how you can add the captions manually (by typing or copying/pasting from an existing script), and how to have Camtasia transcribe the voiceover audio using the Speech-to-text feature.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. 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). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

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It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. On occasion I record voiceovers at home on my laptop. How about TechSmith Camtasia Studio ? by Kevin Siegel.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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  After adding the captions, I ensured the captions and the voiceover audio were synced via the Timeline. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studioby Kevin Siegel        Last week I wrote about the  process of adding closed captions to Camtasia projects  that help make your project accessible to learners with disabilities.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

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A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. Your content can be hosted on a web server, Learning Management System, YouTube, Vimeo, TechSmith’s Screencast.com, and more. You can Share your finished project so it can be accessed by learners using desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

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A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. Your content can be hosted on a web server, Learning Management System, YouTube, Vimeo, TechSmith’s Screencast.com, and more. You can Share your finished project so it can be accessed by learners using desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

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How about TechSmith's Camtasia Studio? I have extensive experience using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia Studio. If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. by Kevin Siegel      One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time it will take to produce published content.

eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

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If your slide contains some voiceover audio, a text caption or two, and an interactive object controlling navigation (such as a button or click box), 15-20 seconds is perfect.   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We by Kevin Siegel      You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

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  Instead of relying on PowerPoint alone for your eLearning content, you’ll need to take your finished presentations into an eLearning development tool such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia. Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? TechSmith Camtasia.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

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  Instead of relying on PowerPoint alone for your eLearning content, you’ll need to take your finished presentations into an eLearning development tool such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia. Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? TechSmith Camtasia.

Tips and Tools We Use to Make Our Tutorial Videos | Jason Valade and Ryan Eash

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Jason Valade and Ryan Eash are both Instructional Designers at TechSmith with several years of experience in creating high-value instructional videos. He loves teaching and training people on all things TechSmith-related. I tend to focus on the audio, on the voiceover.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

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How about TechSmith's Camtasia?   If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time does will take to produce published content. The answer I provide is dependent upon a couple of factors. For instance, which eLearning tool are you going to use?

How to Make a Tutorial Video (FREE TEMPLATES!)

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From quick and easy cuts and annotations to more advanced editing, TechSmith Camtasia takes the guesswork out of creating beautiful, rich, and professional-quality tutorial, explainer, and training videos. The right side of the script is for your voiceover.

How to Easily Get Perfect Audio for Your Videos | Jake Pechtel

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Jake Pechtel is the Product Strategist for Camtasia and Audiate and has over seven years’ experience at TechSmith. At TechSmith, we believe that striving for “perfect” is overrated…that being said, Jake believes there is such a thing as better audio.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great.   The ultimate test was adding the voice to my eLearning tool so I tested Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great.   The ultimate test was adding the voice to my eLearning tool so I tested Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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How to Record Lectures: 3 Methods for Online Learning Success

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For the purposes of this article, recording and sharing your lectures will center around TechSmith Knowmia Pro. You can also pull in other content, such as screenshots taken with TechSmith Snagit , or other images and video.

Why Video and Image Accessibility Matters with Ryan Knott

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Ryan Knott, TechSmith’s Marketing Content Specialist, shares why accessibility is so important for all users, including those who have disabilities, and how it can benefit your content in other ways. There’s one more resource we encourage you to check out, and that’s the TechSmith Academy.

How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

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TechSmith Assets for Camtasia is a huge library of stock photos, graphics, audio clips, video and video clips you and your team can use to help give your videos a little more pizazz. TechSmith Academy. TechSmith Snagit. TechSmith Video Review. TechSmith Audiate.

Adobe Captivate: Sometimes a Smooth Mouse Path Isn't So Slick

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You could hear my voiceover audio and could see the mouse moving from point A to B," she said, "But the mouse was moving really, really slowly.   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We

Why You Need to Humanize Your Videos with Tim Schmoyer

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There are channels where you never see the face behind the voiceover itself. The video was entirely B-roll and voiceover. If you’re ready to level up your video skills, check out the TechSmith Academy.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great.   The ultimate test was adding the voice to my eLearning tool so I tested Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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Effective Training Methods for Your Online Learning Programs

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Our favourite video editing software has to be Camtasia by TechSmith. You can even add a voiceover to talk through the presentation and capture your learners’ attention. Have you recently switched from in-person to online training?

Why People Stop Watching Your Videos (And How to Avoid It!)

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In fact, recent research by TechSmith shows that in 2018, 53% of people reported watching an informational or instructional video two or more times per week. Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement. Picture this.

Join Us Tomorrow On. The Forge!

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We're going to be live with TechSmith's new web show, The Forge. He put together this video with his tips for getting great audio for voiceovers. Don't worry we're recording it and will make it available on the TechSmith YouTube Channel for everyone to watch on their own time. We've been counting down the days. Tomorrow, September 2nd is the big day! We've been calling it. The Forge Day"!

From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

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TechSmith has never been an organization to shy away from innovation and being on the cutting edge. With that TechSmith is happy to continue our innovation and announce our newest pursuit. Click on the new effect option, Rap-ify – and after a short re-render process, your video will be updated with a new music style makeover – music, voiceover, and general look and feel all will be updated. .

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

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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. At TechSmith, we’ve been using a design technique known as Simplified User Interface (SUI) for some of our video content. Example: IBM’s Watson Voice Technology was used to generate the voiceover.

What Matters in Video Right Now: 2020 Edition

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A whopping 75% of the videos we analyzed had clear and easily understandable voiceovers. But how can you be sure your voiceover is the best it can be? The post What Matters in Video Right Now: 2020 Edition appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

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Corporate Training Tip #3: Give Video Feedback on Designs

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Instead of writing down which section of your training stakeholders suggest you edit, they can record a video with voiceover and callouts to point out exactly what they didn’t understand, and why. The post Corporate Training Tip #3: Give Video Feedback on Designs appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Let’s say you created engaging training content, full of images and videos, and maybe even captured real world content to bring a genuine element to your training.

Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter: Which One Is Right For You?

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You can use it to take existing PowerPoint slides, add voiceover narration, optionally record a self-video while presenting the lesson, add eLearning scenes and characters, add interactive elements, add a quiz, and publish the lesson to an LMS. But after recording, you can edit the recorded steps to add highlights, additional captions, voiceover instructions, hints, feedback messages, and much more.

5 Asynchronous Communication Examples For Better Remote Work

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These videos don’t have to be highly produced — even a screen recording with a voiceover can be much more effective than sending out long emails with directions. The post 5 Asynchronous Communication Examples For Better Remote Work appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

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Folding in illustrations, examples, clips, and other bits of media — with captions, voiceover, music, and more — is crucial for creating useful online course content.”. The post Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement.

Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

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Michael and his team use Camtasia Studio from TechSmith to create various training videos. These screencasts can also include voiceover and even webcam videos, so Michael and his employees can explain what is happening on screen. The post Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Meet Michael Shane, the director of Microsoft Desktop and Soft Skills Training Company, Quasar.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

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Jason Valade, Master Trainer at TechSmith, will give you some of the basic concepts and walk you through how to edit a video. Sign up for the TechSmith Academy (it’s free!) Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. And then I also did a voiceover.

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How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

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TechSmith Camtasia comes with a built-in, easy-to-use voice recording feature and can be an excellent option. But I also want to take this opportunity to introduce you to TechSmith Audiate. Recommended Reading: The Best Way to Record Voiceover for PowerPoint.

How to Write a Script for a Video (With a Free Template!)

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I’ll walk you through just one example of a script that works particularly well for screen recording videos, animations, and videos that are mostly voiceover. appeared first on TechSmith Blog. Have you ever tried to write a script? Or have you hit the record button on your computer only to instantly realize you don’t know what to say? Without a script, you may feel like you are treading water, floundering. It can be, well, kind of awkward. But it doesn’t have to be.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

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PT: Best Practices for Writing Voiceover Scripts for Elearning Courses For adding narration to your elearning courses, you need to change your writing style a bit to make it sound more natural to the ears instead of the eyes.

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Best Microphones for Recording Video

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The Yeti sounds a little smoother, but the AT2020 also has a nice sound and has been the workhorse mic used for TechSmith’s tutorials for multiple years now. You can use it to record sounds, voiceovers, and interviews directly to an SD card, or you can plug in and record from up to 2 XLR microphones. The post Best Microphones for Recording Video appeared first on TechSmith Blog. Choosing the best microphone for recording video is crucial.