HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

HelpXplain is the exciting new animated infographics and screencast tool that integrates with Help+Manual.

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HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

Unread post by Alexander Halser » Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:39 pm

The audio support in HelpXplain is quite complete by now.

If you want to give it a try, download the beta version from:
https://www.helpandmanual.com/download/ ... p-v110.exe

Slide audio and background audio

We have implemented a general background audio that (typically) plays in an endless loop and per-slide audio, mostly for voice-overs. Slide audio is done with dedicated audio objects that are being played with an animation. You can place multiple audio objects on a slide and play them in sync with other animations. To record voice-overs, we have implemented a small voice recorder. All player skins now have audio controls to mute/unmute audio in an Xplain.

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An example Xplain with audio:
https://www.helpandmanual.com/news/2019 ... is-coming/
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Re: HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

Unread post by Martin Wynne » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:03 pm

Great!

Thanks for including the voice recorder. That's made it much easier to record a slide voice-over than using other software and creating a lot of audio files.

cheers,

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Re: HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

Unread post by Ga Bowen » Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:50 pm

On your example on your website, one of the slides is a train travelling through the mountains.

The audio is of a train but then cuts to a recorded voice over.

For presentations and the such it would be great once the voice over starts to have the audio of the train carry on but slightly quieter.

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Re: HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

Unread post by Alexander Halser » Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:37 pm

Something like this?
https://www.helpandmanual.com/news/2019 ... is-coming/

(see updated slide #3)
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Re: HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

Unread post by Ga Bowen » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:05 pm

Alexander Halser wrote:Something like this?
https://www.helpandmanual.com/news/2019 ... is-coming/

(see updated slide #3)
Yes! :D

Great stuff, thank-you.

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Re: HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

Unread post by Alexander Halser » Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:48 pm

I guess we have it covered pretty well now.
Check out the "Fun with audio" Xplain on:
https://www.helpandmanual.com/help/gf_g ... audio.html
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Unread post by pl labrie » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:16 pm

Next update with Timeline ?

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Unread post by Martin Wynne » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:40 pm

pl labrie wrote:Next update with Timeline ?
How about play controls on inserted animated GIFs? https://www.cssscript.com/a-js-library- ... f-gifffer/

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Re: HelpXplain 1.1 Beta with Audio Support

Unread post by pl labrie » Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:28 pm

Hello,

Okay but all the presentation tools I used had a timeline tool needed to handle all the animations and sounds.

Thank you

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