1.4.7 Low or No Background Audio – How to make your training material meet the success criteria


TAG – Training Accessibility Guidelines (Question 18)

The examples discussed below will focus on using two popular training development tools (Articulate Storyline 2 and Camtasia Studio).

Content will focus on how you can meet the success criteria for each section of the WCAG 2.0 Guidelines.

Content Recommendation is for the following WCAG 2.0 Sections:

1.4.7 Low or No Background Audio

Questions to consider:

If your course has audio can you easily distinguished speech from the background audio?

How Articulate Storyline 2 can meet success criteria:

  • By not having background audio.
  • By ensuring low background audio.
  • By ensuring speech is easily distinguished from background audio.
  • By ensuring audio capture is done professionally in a controlled environment for optimal sound quality.

Useful Links:

  • None provided


Your comments and suggestions are welcome please post below to assist in improving this document. Take note discussion need not be limited to the development tools provided.


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