Here is a demo of a slidecast a created in about 15 minutes. The goal was to find an easy way to combine sound and still images without having to learn a video editing tool.
- I started by adding a series of photos to a PowerPoint presentation.
- I went through the presentation while recording a voice narrative into my iPhone (this would also work if I were recording a lecture).
- I brought the .m4a file audio file into Audacity and made some basic edits, normalized the track volume and exported as a .mp3 file (optional step but well worth the effort)
- Finally, I uploaded both the .ppt and .mp3 files to Slideshare.net and timed the audio to the slides using their built-in tool (really easy). Below is the embedded slidecast: