Technical tips for podcasts and screencasts

Use a good microphone

We have high quality USB microphones available for this purpose in PPLS. To enquire about borrowing them, knock on the door of 1.10 DSB, or email ppls.support@ed.ac.uk

Set the recording quality as high as you can

For instance, in Panopto Recorder, set the quality to Ultra:

panopto-ultra-quality

Getting rid of background noise

This video (5 mins) explains how to get rid of background noise in an Audacity recording.