Posts Tagged ‘Breaths’

Good microphone technique

Posted on May 16th, 2010 by Ian

In the Mic Technique chapter of The Screencasting Handbook a number of ways to improve your narration recording are discussed. In these two videos I’ll highlight the main points. First we cover: Keeping a constant distance to the mic Breath in a way that doesn’t swamp the microphone with noise Use a pop filter to […]

15 tips to remove noise from screencasts and videos

Posted on November 21st, 2009 by Ian

One of the biggest problems with screencasting is poor audio quality.  It doesn’t matter how swish your graphics are or how carefully you’ve planned your script – if your audio is hissy, full of pops and breaths and background sounds (like traffic!) then the listener will be disappointed. This topic is discussed in more detail […]

Critique of Tour Screencast

Posted on August 25th, 2009 by Ian

Jay of GibraltarSoftware posted a link to the Business of Software forum asking for feedback on his new Tour screencast.  I figured that a critique here would be useful to other Handbook readers rather than a reply over a BoS.  Over on ProCasts I have critiqued five other screencasts, I’ll be doing those here now […]