Comment on a VoiceThread

There are 4 options for making a comment on a VoiceThread. Each option can be accessed by selecting the plus sign (+) button to make a comment. Selecting the plus sign (+) button will open the VoiceThread Comment Fan to reveal the different commenting methods. Each icon corresponds with a different commenting method, outlined below.

Opening of VoiceThread Comment Fan

Comment with Text

Step 1

Select the plus sign (+) icon to open the Comment Fan.

Step 2

Select the ABC icon from the Comment Fan.

Step 3

You will be prompted with a pop-up window. Type your comment in the textbox.

Step 4

Select Save to upload your comment.

Note

In the Conversation Channel, you will see your comment is represented by your profile photo or initials. Select your text comment in the conversation channel to edit, delete, or reply to the comment and increase or decrease the text size using the toolbar at the bottom of the comment.

Comment by Audio

Note

You may need to grant access to your camera and microphone in your browser. Please visit VoiceThread Docs: Audio/video recording issues (opens in a new tab) for more details.

Step 1

Select the microphone icon from the Comment Fan.

Step 2

Select Allow at the webcam and microphone permissions prompt in your browser if you see one.

Step 3

When you are done recording, select the Stop Recording button.

Step 4

After the uploading prompt, VoiceThread will play the comment back to you for review.  If you’re satisfied with the comment, select Save.

Note

Using the Record More button in the bottom right corner, you can append to your recording before committing it to the VoiceThread.

Comment by Video

Note

You may need to grant access to your camera and microphone in your browser. Please visit VoiceThread Docs: Audio/video recording issues (opens in a new tab) for more details.

Step 1

Select the video camera icon.

Step 2

Select Allow at the webcam and microphone permissions prompt in your browser if you see one.

Step 3

When you are done recording, select the Stop Recording button.

Step 4

After the uploading prompt, VoiceThread will play the comment back to you for review.  If you’re satisfied with the comment, select Save.


Comment by Upload

Step 1

Upload a comment from your computer by selecting the upload icon on the right.

Step 2

A file selection window will open, allowing you to browse for the video or audio file you wish to upload, and select it.

Step 3

Wait for the file to finish processing. The upload has finished when the spinning wheel over your profile image or initials in the Conversation Channel disappears.

Note

The upload feature accepts most MP4, QuickTime, WMV, or AVI videos. Audio files must be in MP3 or WAV format.

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