Recording Audio and Video with Built-in Tools in Lectora

Did you know that Lectora® e-Learning software has a built-in audio and video recording tool so that you can easily record your own audio and webcam videos? Audio can be added to your title as narration, and you can use the video as presenter videos anywhere on the pages of your title.

Recording Audio

Follow these steps to record and add audio:

  1. From the Tools ribbon, select the Audio Recording button.The small Audio Editor window opens.
  2. From the Audio Editor window, click the Settings  icon to choose the correct microphone.
  3. Click the Record button to begin recording your audio.
  4. Click the Stop button when you are done.
  5. Lectora will prompt you to save or discard the resulting audio file. Click Save to add the audio to your title.
    The audio is added to the page as an MP3 audio file.
  6. You can change the properties of the audio – including the controller – from the Audio Properties ribbon as necessary.

Video Recording

The steps are very similar to record and add a webcam recording:

  1. From the Tools ribbon, select the Video Recording button.The small Video Editor window opens.
  2. Select the Settings  icon to choose the correct microphone and webcam device.
  3. Click the Record button to begin recording your video.
  4. Click the Stop button when you are done.
  5. Lectora will prompt you to save or discard the resulting video file. Click Save to add the video to your title.The video is be added to the page as an MP4 video file.
  6. You can change the properties of the video, including the controller, from the Video Properties ribbon.
  7. Check the video in Run Mode or Preview Mode to see the video in action.

 

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