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Adobe Captivate 8: The Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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Recording Audio

Captivate allows you to record your own audio and sound effects and insert them in three ways: you can attach audio to an entire lesson (running in the background), to an individual slide, or to any object on the slide. If you plan to record your own audio, you first need a microphone connected to your computer. Once you’ve got the microphone, consider the following:

Setup: If you plan to use high-end audio hardware, such as a mixer or preamplifier, plug your microphone into the hardware and then plug the hardware into your computer’s “line in” port. Set the volume on your mixer or preamplifier to just under zero (this will minimize distortion).

Microphone placement: The microphone should be positioned four to six inches ...

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