At Socratica Studios, we record our voice-overs with the aid of a secret weapon.
I recently had the chance to try this product from pet’s mum:
They sent it to me free in return for my honest review (FTC disclosure).
Well, I tried it and it sort of worked. The clicker worked, no problem. But the dog whistle I could actually hear with my own ears. I’m pretty sure it’s not supposed to work that way. We’re tossing the dog whistle. I think it’s probably mis-aligned, because I twisted it lots of different ways and it still made a whistling sound that I could hear. The dog was nonplussed.
The clicker, on the other hand, is a keeper for sure. Oh, it works fine for dog training. But it REALLY works for recording voice-overs.
When we do VO work, of course we sometimes stumble. We edit out all those mistakes before we put together the visuals to make the final video. That can be tedious, listening carefully for mistakes and watching the waveforms to see exactly where the mistakes are.
So we use a dog clicker!
It makes a nice clean mark on the audio recording. Hey presto – quick audio edit.
And this clicker comes on a cute little wristlet! No more losing them all over the house.
Here’s our latest example of a screencast with voiceover: Significant Figures.
Please subscribe to our YouTube channel, and share with your friends!
Don’t forget to check out our FREE educational apps on the Google Play Store.
Learn the Alphabet FREE app:
Try our 50 States Android App – it’s FREE on the Google Play Store:
Periodic Table App on Google Play