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Webinar: Interactivity and Engagement using Hotspots in Camtasia

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Video is a super powerful tool, and TechSmith’s Camtasia has the abilities to make videos interactive by using hotspots. In this webinar, we went through the steps to create a hotspot, the options you have once the hotspot is created, and gave examples of some of their uses. The post Webinar: Interactivity and Engagement using Hotspots in Camtasia appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Many Uses for Cutout People in Camtasia Studio

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When using Camtasia Studio for your how-to video, you may not see an immediate need for a cutout people library—especially one that has thousands and thousands of images i n it like the one here at eLearning Brothers. In my first example, I was doing a screencast showing how to sign up for the Free Template Library. But what if there is something super important? Sorry, Mr. Joe.).

Building Online Instructor Presence with Camtasia

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Check out her Camtasia Tackk and resource website for online faculty , and you can also find her on Twitter: Follow @TracySchaelen. have found using Camtasia to be a truly transformative experience—for me and for my students. It has been an excellent investment of my time and energy, and creating videos with Camtasia is so much fun! English 231 Course Tour. Watch it on YouTube!

Webinar: 2 eLearning Features in Camtasia You Didn’t Know About

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Like a hidden oasis in a desert landscape, Camtasia Studio from TechSmith is a gem of a tool for the eLearning world. He also was kind enough to provide us with his source files (which you can download here ) and a link to the sample project (which you can find here on Camtasia Resources eLearning Featured Resources Webinar

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 2

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We're turning the corner to the second week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! For our purposes, the most interesting editing aspects of Camtasia are the callouts and the overlay abilities, to further highlight the things being discussed by our narrator. Before using Camtasia, we recorded with Jing, which had a five minute time limit per video. CiesaDesign. Loudpixel.

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

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We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive! Starting last week, we challenged four small businesses in the Lansing, Michigan area to "test drive" Camtasia Studio and/or Camtasia for Mac in their business setting for four weeks. Can you share with us some examples of what you do for your clients?

From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

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Welcome to the pre-release beta of the newest Camtasia feature, with some automatic goodness: Camtasia Rap-ify (For Windows and Mac). Ultimately, we hope that each video generated will be unique and a powerful example of using music and visuals to engage your audience. News & Events Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Fun Screencast Screencasting Video

New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.5

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Camtasia for Mac 2.5 is here! And if you’ve already upgraded to Camtasia for Mac 2, this is a free upgrade for you. Just check for updates within your copy of Camtasia for Mac. Open Camtasia for Mac > Click Camtasia 2 > Check for Updates. Camtasia for Mac 2.5. On a Version Prior to Camtasia for Mac 2? The Latest Features. Easing.

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Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

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Michael wrote a fantastic book on communication and learning through screencasts called PowerCasts – Creating Dynamic PowerPoint Screencasts with Camtasia Studio. He has also been published on The Educause Review twice, for articles titled Screencasting to Engage Learning and Creating a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia Studio. An example of the PMM Model – The Planets.

Animate Your Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 3

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In this tutorial, I’ll discuss a simple way to further customize your greeting card video with photos using Camtasia’s Visual Properties animations. Note : this tutorial is a continuation of the tutorials entitled “ Create a Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 1 “ and Add Motion Effects to Your Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 2.

New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

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Camtasia for Mac 2.1 delivers clip speed , the #1 feature request from Camtasia for Mac users-- as voted by our user community. Use your smartphone or a digitcal camcorder to shoot some video in front of a solid-color backdrop (pick a wall or get a $30 backdrop ), apply the new remove a color effect in Camtasia, and make the backdrop disappear. Get Camtasia for Mac 2.1:

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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

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In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link]. Once installed, they will be available in Camtasia Studio. produce the Old Time Movie in Camtasia Studio .

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The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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There’s been little innovation in video around interactivity and engagement as compared to what we may find in a Flash-based interaction for example. Take a video on YouTube or on Vimeo as an example, it works pretty much everywhere, you can watch it on a desktop computer, on a Tablet, a smartphone and even on that flat screen TV in your living room. Here’s an example.

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

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Danielle has been a Camtasia user for years, using it in her in-person classes. Camtasia allows us to create robust, engaging content to share or stream.”. With Camtasia, Danielle was able to “better package” content for her students and create the online classroom she was looking for. Anyone teaching online, I think, should explore Camtasia. Give Camtasia a Try.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

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This blog focuses on a framework to create an educational screencast using Camtasia Studio® and PowerPoint as the core of the screencast design. To illustrate the steps of the SPM model, “The Battle of The Bulge” screencast will be used as the example. 1. Camtasia built in quiz maker. Quiz feature in Camtasia 8. Quiz Feature in Camtasia 8. Guest post by Michael F.

Reverse the Effect of an Animation in Camtasia

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Last week, a viewer of one of our Camtasia Studio product webinars was chatting us up and asked if it was possible to reverse the effect of a visual animation. Note: This works for Camtasia Studio 8.1 and also for Camtasia for Mac 2.4, If you have any examples to share, even better! Learn more about Camtasia Studio Check out more free product tutorials.

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You’re Setting Up Your Video Project Wrong: The 7 Subfolders You Need

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For example, you might want to show a clip that you ripped from YouTube, or incorporate a video element like a lens flare. Try Camtasia for free today! Tips & How To's camtasia Camtasia for Mac Camtasia StudioThis is a common problem that can be easily avoided if you take a few preventative measures in setting up your project. Shudder!]. Shudder shudder!].

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Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

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Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. This inability made screen recorders like Camtasia necessary if you wanted to capture your PowerPoint presentations as video. But, even now that recording capabilities are built into PowerPoint, Camtasia and PowerPoint remain a dynamic duo. Why Use Camtasia with PowerPoint? You may want to… 1.

Win a Copy - Camtasia Studio 6 - The Definitive Guide

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And, when he's not busy making screencasts and training people all over the world about how to use Camtasia Studio, he works on his book - _Camtasia Studio 6: The Definitive Guide_. He just updated it for Camtasia Studio v6 and it is hot off the presses! It's perfect for Camtasia Studio newbies and veterans as well. To give you an idea of the types of info you can learn in the book, the publisher of the book, Wordware was kind enough to give a free sample chapter from the book. Tags: Camtasia Studio Training 26 273 59 You can read it here.

Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos

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The screen recording and video production software Camtasia  offers a variety of pre-built annotations such as shapes, text, and lower thirds that can easily be added to any content. Here are some examples of what helpful information you may want to include: Recommend a video to watch next, especially if its part of a series. Is it part of a series? Use annotations and text overlays.

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Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Loudpixel, Week 4

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In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Loudpixel Co-Founder Allie Siarto reflected back on their month of screencasting. Using Camtasia for screencasting really got us thinking about how we can improve our processes and communications. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac Customer Videos 392 475 26 839 416 847Loudpixel. loudpixel.

Create a Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 1

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You might share them via text or social media, however, have you ever considered using Camtasia Studio to create holiday video cards to make your images come alive with music and your voice? In this tutorial, you will create a winter holiday greeting card video using Camtasia Studio. For this tutorial, we have a Camtasia Studio project to download and use. Requirements. link].

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Last chance! Save $50 on your Camtasia Studio 8 upgrade

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If you’ve been intending to upgrade to Camtasia Studio 8…now’s the time. So if you like saving money, take advantage of the Camtasia Studio upgrade offer today. The most important reason is that Camtasia Studio 8 helps you make the kind of videos your viewers love to watch. Two quick examples of what I’m talking about, both made with Camtasia Studio 8….

Upcoming Camtasia Studio Classroom Training

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Ever wish you could go to class and learn all about Camtasia Studio? Camtasia Studio expert, Kevin Siegel, will be leading an online class all about Camtasia Studio on February 10 and March 10. And , Kevin kindly shared a sample from the book which you can read here. attended Stewart's Camtasia Studio training class last year and it was wonderful. Well, you can!

New Book: Camtasia Studio 8 – The Definitive Guide

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The Camtasia Studio book is available now! When TechSmith launched the first version of Camtasia in 1999, Daniel Park made the videos for the new release. Daniel has been involved with Camtasia from the start. And, now, Daniel has written the book about Camtasia. Well, actually 6 books about Camtasia over the years! Check out a sample from the book here.

Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

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Ducking can be done in Camtasia, but Notching requires a dedicated audio editor like Adobe Audition. An example of a video where notching was used can be found here. Camtasia Resources Developer Resources eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources ResourcesTutorial makers have a fear of background music. know, that’s a big claim. But think about it.

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Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

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Get hands-on Camtasia Studio training from TechSmith's top trainers! We're coming to Philadelphia to give you the one-on-one Camtasia Studio training experience. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics, or an intermediate user in need of some tips and tricks, we have a Camtasia Studio training class that's right for you. When: Saturday, June 25, 2011. Training 4

Create a Static Image Transition Effect with Snagit & Camtasia Studio 8

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So, in the coming weeks, I will be replicating these effects in Camtasia Studio and showing you how to create them for use in your own videos to add a bit of interest. Here’s a few examples of the effect. Choose the Share tab > Camtasia Studio.The image appears in the Clip Bin. The post Create a Static Image Transition Effect with Snagit & Camtasia Studio 8 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To''s Camtasia Studio 8 Effect Frame Snagit Special Effect Transition But, the frame had been posterized, oil painted, etc.

How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course


Many customers have reached out to Mindflash recently asking how we created our Mindflash Example Courses so we decided to put together a blog post to share the steps we followed. Click here to see some examples of sound diffusers and sound treatment options. Snagit + Camtasia. Voice Overs and Screen Captures. Audio: Microphones. The AKG 820 Perception Tube Mic. Zoom H4n.

Camtasia Studio 8: Use Grouping to Cover up a Mistake

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In this latest installment of illustrated examples, I use a little grouping magic to cover up a small mistake in a TechSmith Blog video project. Learn more about Camtasia Studio Check out more free product tutorials. The post Camtasia Studio 8: Use Grouping to Cover up a Mistake appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Check out the video below (3:23) to see me reveal my trick.

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eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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  When I create video demos with Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio, I tend to record my voice at the same time that I'm recording the screen.   You can listen to samples of my audio in videos I've posted to the IconLogic YouTube channel. Adobe Captivate Camtasia e-learning eLearning Storylineby Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience.   But when should you record your audio?   The answer to when it's best to record audio is. wait for it. 

Create Effects with Camtasia Studio’s Visual Properties

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The options found in Camtasia Studio 8′s Visual Properties tab allow you to create animations using the content on the timeline. Basic Sliding Image Example. Twirling Image Example. Two Images Interacting Example. Image Shrinking and Growing Example. Two Images Fading Through Each Other Example. Do you have a Camtasia Studio 8 animation effect question you would like answered? The post Create Effects with Camtasia Studio’s Visual Properties appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. What is an animation? link]. In this 2.5 link].

Animation Easing: What is it? How do I use it?

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Check out the example below that was created in Camtasia Studio. Easing in Camtasia Studio. If you’re using Camtasia Studio, animated easing is turned off by default. At the top of Camtasia Studio, select Tools > Options. Easing in Camtasia for Mac. Tips & How To''s Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Camtasia Studio 8 Tips and Tricks

Add Motion Effects to Your Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 2

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In this tutorial, Camtasia Studio’s green screen effect is used to add special motion effects to your holiday greeting card video. NOTE : This tutorial is a continuation of the tutorial entitled “ Create a Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 1 “ If you have not yet completed that tutorial, you can do so here:  [link]. Example Video.

Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

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As far as I can tell, only TechSmith , the makers of Camtasia , has a growing presence on the iPad App store with some pretty neat apps that have impressed me quite a bit. Right now, if you type TechSmith in the App store search box, you get two apps, namely FastTrack and ScreenChomp: FastTrack is a nice app that enables you to learn about Camtasia by watching how-to videos.

Hands On: How to Produce Your Own Video Resume

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In our first series of blog posts on this topic, we showed some video resume examples that our interns here at TechSmith completed. What type of industry is my primary audience (how casual or formal, for example)? In this short video tutorial, I will walk you through how to get started in Camtasia. Part 1: Pre-Production. What points do I want to highlight on my resume?

How to Insert an Audio Loop in Camtasia

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When I was creating this tutorial video using Camtasia , I was looking for ways to insert an audio loop. In Camtasia Studio, I could not find an option to loop the audio track. could see only one option that was possible in Camtasia Studio – Add the audio track to the timeline multiple times. For example, I have added the audio clip twice in the Timeline as shown below.