How do I make a character talk or lip sync?

Create a new voice-over

1) Select a character in the active scene.
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2) Click the Dialog icon in the toolbar.
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3) Select Add Dialog.
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4) Click the Add Audio icon and select either Mic Recording or Text-to-Speech.
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5) Record with your microphone or type a line, then confirm the changes so the audio is attached to the character. The audio file will appear in the timeline.
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Make a character lip-sync to a pre-recorded audio track

1) Right-click on the voice-over in the timeline and go to Settings
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2) Click on the drop-down menu and select the character you wish to assign the voice to
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 The voice-over in the timeline will be updated with the character’s face
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Note: In order to assign the same audio clip to a character in different scenes, the audio must be split and then re-assigned in all scenes:

1) Split the audio file per character or section of dialogue:

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2) Adjust the timing of the scenes so each scene has its own section of the audio file:

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3) Click on the scene, then right click the audio file and select Settings:

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4) Assign the audio file to the character in each scene:

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See also: How do I split or trip an audio clip?

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