I am trying to create a software demo that includes the narration from the web module I am accessing. It only seems to be able to record from display audio, so the mic is picking up the audio from the speaker - sounds awful of course. I have tried numerous system settings including sound flower 2CH and sound flower 64Ch, but can't get it to work. I am using Capitvate 8.0 on a mac with OS 10.9.4.
I updated sound flower to the latest version, but that did not help either.
Help me! I'm melttinggggg!
Ditto. (Even the part about the melting.)
I will post a new question with hopes on some response on this, as I have spent two days on it!
Thanks, jkmackrell, for your try above. Hope you are not a completely melted yet.
I was given a solution by Adobe Support (via phone) that works (for the most part... see comments at bottom of Re: Recording System Audio - Need Expert Adobe Assistance per Communication with Soundflower Device for some caveats to this solution below).
One way to configure your Mac for Recording System Audio within Captivate 8:
Be sure to check System Audio checkbox.
By the way, the other Audio settings in Captivate rather fall-out ("inherit") from the prior System Preferences you performed. The main other thing regarding sound is selecting your input (narration) device, which can be found in the Captivate Preferences/Recording Settings/Audio Settings:
<-- You can use built-in input or a mic (like I have). If using a mic, mute it for now.
Take a look at (and listen to) your results in Captivate by playing the slide. It should be OK, except for maybe some stray pops or clicks.
Post-configuration Improvements to System Sound Quality - If you have Pops / Clicks
I am not a sound expert by any means. I only know the following seems to work on my Mac for getting rid of pops and clicks (temporarily anyway).
As mentioned in step 7, get your various windows -- including what you are recording -- where you want them, so you will not have to reposition any windows until after done recording. (If your demo requires moving windows around, good luck You may have great sound all the way through, hopefully).
Immediately before starting a Captivate recording:
Food for Thought and Recording Narration Simultaneously
Please see Re: Recording System Audio - Need Expert Adobe Assistance per Communication with Soundflower Device for thoughts on recording narration and system audio simultaneously. And please post a more robust solution if you know of one. Thanks