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New Features in Panopto

Panopto, Loyola’s lecture capture software, has some exciting new features. Panopto now allows users to easily upload slides to an existing session, change the thumbnail image for a session, access speech-to-text captions, and add quizzes to a session. For instructions… Continue Reading →

Panopto “My Folder” Update

Panopto is Loyola University Chicago’s lecture capture software. Panopto allows users to create sessions using a combination of audio, video, slides, and screen capture. As of August 1st, all Loyola faculty, staff, and students now have access to a “My… Continue Reading →

Recover Audio Playback when using a Microphone

If you’re using a program with audio recording capabilities, such as Adobe Connect or Panopto, you may have experienced being unable to play audio when you have your microphone plugged in.  A quick fix to be able to play audio… Continue Reading →

Convert Media Files with Format Factory

Format Factory is a handy tool for the Windows platform that allows you to easily convert media files from one format to another. Whether you need to reduce the size of a media file for uploading to the Web or… Continue Reading →

Use iTunes to Convert Audio Files to MP3

If you have an audio recording that you plan to post to Blackboard, you should make sure that your audio file is in a high-quality compressed format, like MP3. With iTunes , a free media player for Mac and PC,… Continue Reading →

Record PDF Audio Comments

Adding audio comments provides a method for instructors to give verbal feedback when grading electronic documents.  The embedded audio features in Adobe Acrobat Professional allow users to record comments directly into a PDF document.  Instructors would need a license of Adobe Acrobat… Continue Reading →

Free Audio Recording Software

    With Audacity, free downloadable recording software that works on both Macs and PCs, you’re able to easily record audio tracks and seamlessly edit clips together. Whether you’d like to create a podcast, narrate content to post to Blackboard… Continue Reading →

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