Articulate Storyline is user friendly software with inbuilt features. Storyline tool is very flexible for the developer to develop the eLearning courses. Here, a developer can record his own voice or import audio from other sources. There are three steps to insert audio into the slide.
- Import audio
- Record narration
- Import audio from other source
Let me share more about them.
To import audio, go to Insert menu and click on the Sound icon; from the drop-down list select Sound from File….
The Insert Sound window opens. Browse the path and select the audio file and click on the open button.
We can see audio imported to the slide. As per the audio files we can see the audio icons in the slide.
To record a narration, we can record and insert audio into the slide or we can even record the narration in-between the audio file. You have two options:
- Record a sound clip for this slide
- Record a sound in-between the audio
Record a sound clip for this slide
To record sound for the current slide, go to the Insert menu and click on the Sound icon from the drop-down list; select Record Mic…
The Record Microphone window opens.
Click on the Record icon.
The Recording window opens and starts recording by counting numbers. Various buttons are available that are useful in the process. Let’s review each of them in detail.
- Narration script
- Stop recording
- Play the recorded audio
- Rewind the recorded audio
- Remove or delete the audio
- Edit audio
- Save the recording
- Cancel the recording
When you are recording your own voice, you have the option to use the Narration script that acts as a prompter. Place the text that needs to be recorded and this can easily prompt the narrator as he sees the text in the window.
Once the recording is completed, click the stop button to stop the recording.
Play the recorded audio
You can listen to the recorded audio by clicking the play button.
Rewind the recorded audio
Rewind the recorded audio by clicking the rewind button.
Remove or delete the audio
If the recorded audio is not correct and needs to be recorded again, click the remove/delete button to delete the audio.
Click on the edit button to edit the audio. With a click on the icon, the audio file opens in the articulate audio editor window, where you can edit your audio.
Save the recording
Save the recorded file if it is as desired.
Cancel the recording
Want to exit the recording? Click the cancel button to close the window.
Import audio file
Click on the audio icon to import the audio file into the slide directly from the browsed path.
Here is the simple and easy way to import or record audio into the slide created in Articulate Storyline.