Phil Corriveau
Phil Corriveau
eLearning Technologies Manager
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Narration cutting out
"Hi Patricia.  For a future process, you might consider using an external app for recording audio instead, such as with the freeware Audac..."
  • almost 9 years ago02/04/14 at 10:11 am (UTC)
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"Hi Marc.  You might want to check out an Articulate blog entry I wrote five years ago (which I can't is already that old!!). It focuses o..."
  • over 9 years ago03/04/13 at 12:35 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"Steve McAneney said: Hi everyone. Sorry to regurgitate an old thread, but does anyone know if James' paid preloader loads Engage projects..."
  • almost 10 years ago12/14/12 at 12:09 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Inserting Camtasia video into Presenter
"Hi David.  My understanding is that SWF videos produced by Camtasia do not contain ActionScript--as long as no playback controls are sele..."
  • almost 11 years ago02/07/12 at 12:46 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Melissa.  In my opinion, I would break it up into one slide per video.  I thinkthis approach will be easier to manage the videos, as w..."
  • almost 11 years ago02/07/12 at 12:17 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Keeping audio files at the same volume
"Unfortunately, it's not so simple with video files.  Depending on the video files you're working with, you MIGHT be able to--with a good ..."
  • almost 11 years ago01/28/12 at 1:58 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Keeping audio files at the same volume
"Hi Joseph.  You should check out  the Levelator first--which performs volume compression.  It is very easy to use and free.  In most case..."
  • almost 11 years ago01/18/12 at 1:56 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"Glad to hear it George.  If you really want to get a sense of how well the custom preloader is working for your course, you can simulate ..."
  • 11 years ago10/21/11 at 5:21 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"...and are you using the XML version or the original Flash version?"
  • 11 years ago10/21/11 at 12:30 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"Hmmm...I've seen it before.  By chance, are you using Articulate Online?"
  • 11 years ago10/21/11 at 12:29 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"Hi George. Which preloader are you using...the paid version or the free one? If you are using the "free" custom preloader, try this for y..."
  • 11 years ago10/21/11 at 12:10 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Terri.  If I understand your question, I would check with the hosting service of your website for instructions on getting content onto..."
  • 11 years ago10/07/11 at 8:15 am (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Static in Multi-track Audio Files
"Hi Shari.  It sounds like the culprit might be the format of the audio files.  If you haven't already done so, I would make sure that yo..."
  • 11 years ago10/05/11 at 10:37 am (UTC)
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"Hi Shawn.  What is the file size of your 4 Flash files?"
  • 11 years ago10/05/11 at 10:32 am (UTC)
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"Glad to hear it worked for you.  Thanks for the update Melissa!"
  • over 11 years ago09/01/11 at 7:34 am (UTC)
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"Hi Melissa.  This is how I'd do it: Export the audio from your PPT presentation as WAV files (each slide will have a corresponding audi..."
  • over 11 years ago08/29/11 at 1:59 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Videos loading but pausing in the middle?
"Your biggest challenge is obviously your users' connection speeds.  I think that FLVs are probably the way to go for you.  In addition to..."
  • over 11 years ago08/03/11 at 8:11 am (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Videos loading but pausing in the middle?
"The advantage of MP4s (specifically the h.264 codec that works in Flash) is that they can be very high quality (almost broadcast quality)..."
  • over 11 years ago08/03/11 at 7:44 am (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Videos loading but pausing in the middle?
"Hi Janine.  Although h.264 is a great video format, it can take a very long time (as you've experienced) to encode the files. Generally s..."
  • over 11 years ago08/03/11 at 7:19 am (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"@ Jonathan:  Which preloader are you referring to that does not work with MP4s...the new automatic one by elearning enhanced, or the old ..."
  • over 11 years ago05/17/11 at 8:37 am (UTC)
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"Hi Ann.  No it does not.  Instead, whenever I need to test content for low bandwidth conditions, I use Netlimiter, which can simulate the..."
  • over 11 years ago05/12/11 at 2:43 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Import MP3 or WAV for best quality?
"Brian Batt said:Yes, but the degradation will be very minor.  It's only after several conversions that you'll begin to hear a difference ..."
  • over 11 years ago05/11/11 at 8:52 am (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"Very cool.  Nice work James!"
  • over 11 years ago04/07/11 at 5:16 am (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Custom Preloader question
"This is obviously a nice product for a lot of people.  Out of curiosity, with the new preloader, are you able to control the order in whi..."
  • over 11 years ago04/06/11 at 7:10 pm (UTC)
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Phil Corriveau replied to the discussion Audacity or Articulate
"I'm in the standalone audio camp as well.  In addition to the number of functions/effects that Andy points out, many audio apps allow for..."
  • over 11 years ago04/04/11 at 11:53 am (UTC)