Explore tips and tricks for capturing audio with the built-in microphone on your smartphone for use in your Camtasia project.
- [Instructor] Sometimes a situation calls for…recording audio using the built-in mic on my smartphone.…Maybe an unexpected opportunity appears,…or I have a tech issue with my lav.…Perhaps I'm doing a lot of moving around…and a lav just isn't gonna work.…Or maybe I actually want the ambient sound…to be included in the shot.…There are a few simple things I can do…to improve sound quality using my built-in mic.…Get close: the closer I can get to the sound source,…the better the mic will do at picking up the sounds…I want to capture rather than the ambient noise.…
Shoot in a quiet area: if possible, I try to shoot…in a quiet, or at least quieter setting.…Built-in mics seem to be really good…at picking up the loudest sound,…whether that be my subject or a screaming ambulance.…A quiet room where I have…reasonable control over the noise works best.…If I can't swing that I look around and find my best option.…Turn away from unwanted noise:…turning my back to unwanted noise…helps block some of the sound waves…from reaching the microphone.…
- Scripting a video
- Choosing and setting up a lavalier
- Shooting video with your phone
- Capturing multiple sources
- Using a phone screen recorder
- Removing noise
- Choosing a resolution
- Leveling vocals
- Making detailed audio adjustments
- Copying effects to save time
- Editing synced videos
- Adding closed captioning
- Sharing your finished video
Skill Level Advanced
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1. Getting Ready
2. Recording a Demonstration Video
3. Producing Your Video, Part 1
4. Producing Your Video, Part 2
5. Sharing Your Video
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