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Release Notes for Blackboard Collaborate Voice Authoring

Looking for more information about Blackboard Collaborate Voice Authoring? Go to the Blackboard Collaborate Voice Authoring overview page.

Blackboard Collaborate Voice Authoring reached its End of Life on August 31, 2016. To learn more about what this means, refer to the following Behind the Blackboard articles:
Article #000041243: Voice Authoring EOL
Article #000041247: VoiceThread FAQs

Blackboard Collaborate Voice Building Block

  • Version: v.4.3.3
  • Release date: June 4, 2014
  • Default state: Disabled
  • Dependencies: Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 13 or SP 14, or
    Blackboard Learn 9.1 April 2014 (build 9.1.201404.160205) with LRNSI-16473 applied

Collaborate Voice 4.3.3 is a revision of version 4.3.2. There are no new features in this release.

Resolved Issues

The building block now works properly on servers running the April 2014, SP 13, and SP 14 releases of Learn.


Instructors can use the Blackboard Collaborate Voice tool to enhance course content with audio recordings.

Upgrade Path

The building block can be upgraded from any previously installed version. First, uninstall the previous version.