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. Or maybe your own voice sounds like fingernails on a chalkboard to you. 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.

Get Voiceover Right First Time with this Essential Checklist

eLearning Architect

More and more learners are demanding voiceover in their eLearning courses and for good reason – a great voiceover can bring your content to life. Question 1: What is your voiceover preference? Seems like a straightforward question – but what type of voice will engage with your learners? We have all battled our way through mediocre compliance training with a monotone voice, so what personality will bring your content to life? Do you want a male or female voice?

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Media Translation and Business Success

ICDTranslation

There are several ways to use media as part of your marketing campaign – supporting a blog on your website, publishing in local print media, posting on social media, sharing videos, tweets, etc. You can choose between VoiceOver or subtitling depending on your preferences and budget.

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How Do I Hire Voice-over Talent for Video or eLearning? Can I Narrate?

Cinecraft

How Do I Hire Voice-over Talent for Video or eLearning? If you you need to make a training video or an eLearning course and have identified voice-over narration as the method to tell your story, then this blog post is for you. We always suggest using professional voice actors, also known as voice talent, voiceover artists, or VO talent. The hourly cost of professional voice talent ranges from hundreds to thousands. Type of voice.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Narakeet is video presentation maker with voice over. Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Text to Voice, 20+ Languages, 100+ Voices. Never forget a website again. App of the Week.

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Moving Classroom Training to eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When the Internet was in its early days, websites would often look just like a document: whole paragraphs of text with headings, filling the screen from side to side. But soon we realized that reading on the screen was ineffective, and we learned that a good website  chunks  the material and uses a series of hierarchical hyperlinks to get us to the exact information we need. 

Writing & Grammar: Business Jargon

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Passive voice AND using a noun as a verb! Thousands of voices in editorial/communications departments suddenly cried out in terror and then were stilled. " It succinctly encompasses the businesses, clients, vendors, audiences, books, websites, practitioners, and locations that have to do with a business topic-such as training. by Jennie Ruby  How much current business jargon do you know and use on a daily basis? And why?

ID and e-Learning Links (2/2/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Female voice over and audio editing for e-learning. Demos are on the website. She has done dialog for more conversational courses in the past, although that demo isn’t on her public website. tags: voiceover audio. Whitepaper – Moodle 2 Repositories | Some Random Thoughts. Gavin Henrick on Moodle Repositories, including tables comparing features. tags: moodle. ZebraZapps: Santa, Can We Talk?

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For example, a store with a website might be required to ensure that the website can be navigated by those using a screen reader. 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. It’s a website that makes it as easy to use as possible for the greatest number of people. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website.

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

The voice and the human footage create a sense of classroom environment that is so hard to create otherwise. Voiceover for Videos. If you want to emulate the classroom training, add voiceover to your videos. To be honest, you can record your own voice, as long as you sound lively and speak clearly. Voiceovers are easier to prepare nowadays, with various websites offering professional VO services on the cheap.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 25, 2020

Mike Taylor

Narakeet is video presentation maker with voice over. Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Just type your voice over text into presenter notes, and upload it to Narakeet, and it will create your slideshow with voiceover. Never forget a website again. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For example, a store with a website might be required to ensure that the website can be navigated by those using a screen reader. 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. It’s a website that makes it as easy to use as possible for the greatest number of people. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website.

Using Video at Your Start-up

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A start-up video can be featured on your new website as a powerful online marketing tool that will attract new users and will help make your products and services known while growing your company. Professional studios will give you a range of services and will produce your start-up video from scratch – complete with scripting, storyboarding and voice-overs. The voice-over is quick and easy too – again, simply choose and click!

How To Create A Superb Explainer Video Script

Superb Learning

So, when you add a voice-over to visual information, it will be processed far more rapidly. Include an annotation with an email address or website for them to look at and you will ensure that they have a way forward. Are you working to create an explainer video for your brand?

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync

LifterLMS

WP Slide Sync is a new way to work with how you embed PowerPoint and video into your WordPress website. Gary is a course creator for voice-over artists, and you can find his courses on GravyForTheBrain.com. You can find voice-over in ads, movies, and presentations everywhere. It is a very large industry, and with the current technology it is easier than ever to become a voice-over artist. So, voiceover is used pretty much everywhere.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. A.libzip (for use with Camtasia 2018) of a few assets show during the broadcast (intro, outro, lower third) Two versions ( in.docx and.pdf) of the script used for the voiceover in this project. And my unedited voiceovers.

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Creating an online learning personality

Saffron Interactive

However it’s a course’s voice and personality which can truly engage the learner. 10.0pt;font-family:Arial"> Create a personality for the voice of the course at the beginning of the design process, rather than trying to ‘inject’ personality further down the line. The course speaks to your learner and aims to hold their attention for up to sixty minutes, so the tone of voice needs to be just right.

Three Vendors Who Save Us Time and Money

E-learning Uncovered

The Narrator Files for voiceover narration. You pick your voice, submit your script online, and then get status updates as your job moves though the production queue. Their pricing and rules are all on their website, so it is very easy to estimate costs. 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.

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

There are numerous free graphics finding websites too. In-house SMEs and audio narrators/voiceover experts will reduce your e-learning developing costs considerably. Instead of hiring voiceover professionals for audio narration, you can choose a person from your team who can lend his voice. This will help you avoid voiceover costs. Is it possible to develop high quality e-learning courses in a cost-effective manner? Yes, of course!

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

Screencast-O-Matic provides the option for screencast recordings (screen recording), webcam recordings, or both, as well as the ability to use a microphone to record your voice. How to Create a Tutorial Website to Sell Courses.

Three Vendors Who Save Us Time and Money

E-learning Uncovered

The Narrator Files for voiceover narration. You pick your voice, submit your script online, and then get status updates as your job moves though the production queue. Their pricing and rules are all on their website, so it is very easy to estimate costs. 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.

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

LifterLMS

The thing that we recommend when you own the platform, it’s your WordPress website, you own it, and control it. What we don’t recommend is that you get into the video hosting business where you upload the videos to your website and your website plays the videos. ” Somebody’s who not used to building websites with WordPress or that’s that question comes up all the time. You can always do a voiceover later, and for some-.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Also, you can add sound comments, a record of your voice, give more detailed directions, and manage the number of students who are watching your video lessons. Finally, you have the ability to enfuse your video lessons to websites and icons accompanied with links. Once you finish, you can save these posters to your computer, share them for other users to see either through your website or embed it in wikis, external sites and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

She’s built websites, she’s an expert in online marketing, she has worked with E-learning development, and also makes incredible videos with animation. It turned out so cute, and they liked it very much as well, but we did a whole series of those, and that is, you can see it on our website, but it just kind of proves the point of how far you can go with animation as far as picturing just about anything.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

Website creators have named the interactive elements “interactive cards”. Screencast-O-Matic provides the option for screencast recordings, webcam recordings or both, as well as the ability to use a microphone to record your voice. Some of its interesting features are Voice recording, speed control, screen drawing, stamps, face-camera and YouTube upload. It’s not one, neither two, but 22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

Put your video content strategy in three categories: Traffic driving videos (short, concise videos for social media platforms) Content marketing video (longer, more in-depth videos for YouTube & your website. Website videos (“about us” and testimonial videos).

6 COVID-19 Lesson Templates for Your On-Demand Workforce

Edume

Consult reliable sources such as: The CDC MayoClinic WebMD Public health authority websites N.B. The COVID-19 pandemic marks a time of heightened health and safety measures for businesses and their workforces.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

And if the video is embedded on a website or part of a course, you also need to provide enough context around the video (i. website text, course title) to let the viewer know what they should expect. Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement.

17 Online Tools You Need For Awesome Social Media Content

learnWorlds

Select one of the ready-made video templates and create your video presentation in three easy and simple steps; write your script, record your voiceover, and add visuals. With Contently’s AI, you can optimize your content for SEO, voice and tone, plagiarism, brand guidelines, and more.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts - The eLearning Coach , November 10, 2010Want to improve how you write for the ear? Post from: The eLearning Coach The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts. This is a guide in soundbites and images and is a way to summarise the excellent guide on Jane’s website that a lot of us have already seen. Voiceover (6). Great content again this month.