ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2019: Three Cheers for Improved Assets in Version 11.5

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Adobe recently released a significant, and free, update to Captivate 2019, its flagship eLearning development tool.   In Captivate 2019 (11.5), clicking  Assets  still opens the Assets dialog box, but wow-oh-wow will you find some wonderful new stuff here.

How to Record Great Audio In Any Environment

TechSmith Camtasia

An important part of creating good video is good audio. Not everyone will be fortunate enough to have a sound booth or an environment that is ideal for recording audio in, but you don’t have to let it ruin your videos. Want to learn more about recording audio for video?

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How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

Having to reduce audio noise can be a real pain. And recording clean audio can be tough, especially in noisy environments. Whether it’s background noise or less-than-ideal equipment, sometimes you end up with hissy audio. Clean Audio ?.

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Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only does the ADA Section 504-refresh highlight the need for audio descriptions in higher education videos, but it’s also an accessibility best practice that has the potential to benefit all students. Are audio descriptions like captions??. How to add audio descriptions.

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Snagit 2020: It’s More Than Simple Screenshots

Tim Slade

A few months ago, the folks at TechSmith reached out and asked if I’d be interested in partnering with them to design and develop a brand new certification course for Snagit 2020.

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Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: How the Workforce Learns 2019 (Free for ATD members) The shift from relying on L&D to self-directed learning has left many organizations wondering about the role of L&D in a worker-driven world.

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TEACHING ONLINE CLASSES: Interactive Polls Help End Sucky Training

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Instead of just asking my attendees to tell me their favorite cereal via audio or asking them to type their favorite via the chat pod, I can let them draw on the screen.   One of the easiest ways to engage online students is by displaying quizzes and polls.

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7 Things to Avoid when Choosing a Video Platform

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The post 7 Things to Avoid when Choosing a Video Platform appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog. Education blended learning distance learning educational educational technology educators for educators Higher Ed lecture capture online learning techsmith relay

How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video

TechSmith Camtasia

I use TechSmith’s Snagit which is great to record short-form video. We also recommend you test your audio. Snagit and Camtasia will record the audio from your computer as long as have the correct audio source selected. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

How to Make an Animated Explainer Video (Step-By-Step Guide)

TechSmith Camtasia

According to Wyzowl’s State of Video Marketing report for 2019 , more than 80 percent of marketers say video helps them increase the number of time users spend on their website, generate more leads, and, most importantly, and help users better understand their product.

How to Start Making Videos: An Interview with Roberto Blake

TechSmith Camtasia

Watch to the full, nearly 40-minute interview on TechSmith Academy for free. TECHSMITH: When someone comes to you and they’re brand new to the video game, they’ve never really made videos, and they say, “I’m new, I want to get started.”

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

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How about TechSmith's Camtasia?   Writing an Audio Script.   If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. It could easily take you 40 hours or more to prepare an audio script.

The Complete Guide to Doing Voice Overs Like a Pro

TechSmith Camtasia

Some might think that the audio portion of a video takes a backseat to the visual portions, but that’s not true. Most video watchers note that they are more likely to stop watching a video with bad audio vs. lower-quality video. So great audio isn’t just important.

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Screenshot Video: How to Turn Images Into a Quick Video

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re going to narrate your video, you want to be sure to enable recording of microphone audio. The post Screenshot Video: How to Turn Images Into a Quick Video appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

4 Proven Steps To Make High-Quality Product Demo Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

You’ll need to select the audio sources as well–system audio, microphone audio, neither, or both. Using system audio means anything that would normally play through your computer speakers will be captured.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen that typically includes some sort of audio narration. I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. First, make sure the audio device is on and connected.

How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Humans retain content with imagery better than audio content alone. You can even get the video transcribed to turn the audio into text if needed. The post How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Knerr’s team evaluated a number of video production software suites and settled on Camtasia , the screen-recording and video editing tool from TechSmith. The post How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story) appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

TechSmith Camtasia

At TechSmith, we’re always looking for ways to add video content into our daily conversations and communication. When you record a video call, you can choose whether or not to capture audio, screen activity, or even PowerPoint slides. Snagit makes it easy to record audio and video.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen that typically includes some sort of audio narration. I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. First, make sure the audio device is on and connected.

The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

This might be as simple as recording just the audio for a presentation, or as advanced as recording PowerPoint point slides, a webcam, and a separate microphone all at once. These videos are digital video recordings of your computer screen and usually include audio narration.

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10 Helpful Types of Video for Business

TechSmith Camtasia

It often includes audio, though the sound is not a need. This style can range from simply combining audio narration with a slide deck, to a more formal recording, such as an in-person presentation like a TED talk. Using video for business is no longer an upcoming trend–it’s the norm.

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The 7 Essentials of a Good Tutorial Video

TechSmith Camtasia

At TechSmith, while we may not be sandwich artists, we know a thing or two about making video tutorials — including the essential elements that help make any tutorial video, training video, or software demo a good one. The audio should be easy to hear at a mid-level volume setting.

How to Make a YouTube Video: The Definitive Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Tip: Check out TechSmith Academy courses about shooting, lighting, and audio for more information. Here at TechSmith, we use Camtasia for a lot of our YouTube videos. Options include webcam, microphone audio, and system audio. Focus on good audio.

How to Make Content that Matters

TechSmith Camtasia

I work at TechSmith, and I want to share today with you some ideas, that I’ve been sharing, with a lot of groups around the country and even internationally. First off, who is TechSmith? Our own content, so as TechSmith, we, we do this as well.

10 Video Marketing Tips That Will Make You Feel Like an Expert

TechSmith Camtasia

Your video’s audio is something that is easy to overlook. If you are ready to try out what you’ve learned but need a tool, we’d recommend Camtasia , TechSmith’s screen-recording and video editing solution, which is perfect for beginners.

How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation That Isn’t Boring

TechSmith Camtasia

They’re like screenshots in that you can capture what’s happening on your screen (including audio), but as a video recording, not just a static image. The post How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation That Isn’t Boring appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

The Ultimate Guide: What is Screencasting and Why Use it?

TechSmith Camtasia

A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen and usually includes audio narration. Give students audio-visual feedback (the next best thing to a 1:1 conversation). This will allow you to easily edit video and audio. appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: The Awesomeness of the Media Library

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  If you add images, characters, audio, or video to your projects (I think that covers all eLearning developers, everywhere), you'll love Articulate Storyline 360's Media Library ( View tab > Views group). Have you ever had this happen to you?

Five Benefits of Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

By 2019, experts predict that at least 50% of all classes will be delivered online , as online learning has been steadily increasing for the past five years. Providing captions and audio for lecture materials can assist those with hearing and visual impairments.

Five Benefits of Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

By 2019, experts predict that at least 50% of all classes will be delivered online , as online learning has been steadily increasing for the past five years. Providing captions and audio for lecture materials can assist those with hearing and visual impairments.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

According to Cisco, video will represent 69% of all consumer-based Internet traffic this year and 80% by 2019. After your Facebook Live is over you can export only the audio and upload to an RSS feed (I use Libsyn ). Simply export the audio from the 3 smaller YouTube videos.

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide (2020 Update)

LearnUpon

We recommend: Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2019. TechSmith. Screen capturing, instructional videos, and audio recording, the tips they share help with honing your course content. As a corporate trainer, you need to be a jack of all trades.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

According to Cisco, video will represent 69% of all consumer-based Internet traffic this year and 80% by 2019. After your Facebook Live is over you can export only the audio and upload to an RSS feed (I use Libsyn ). Simply export the audio from the 3 smaller YouTube videos.