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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe recently released a significant, and free, update to Captivate 2019, its flagship eLearning development tool. However, notice that the Assets tool has been moved to the right (and is now grouped with Library and Properties).   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.

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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. In the 2019 version of Snagit, TechSmith introduced the ability to combine multiple images into a single image. While the new Create button and the two options to combine images into a template and a video are the headline features, TechSmith has also included several other new features.

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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. In this webinar you will learn: How people fuel their careers and build their skills in 2019. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Become a Master Trainer Are you taking steps to be at the very top of your field?

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: The Awesomeness of the Media Library

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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).     The Media Library displays a list of all of the project's assets grouped on tabs for Images, Characters, Audio, and Video. Have you ever had this happen to you?

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In the image below, I've positioned four objects on the canvas (each of the objects shown below are available for free via Camtasia's Library). How often have you had multiple objects on the Camtasia canvas and found yourself moving one object out of the way so you could work with another object? If you're like most developers, I'm thinking it's a common occurrence.

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How to Create a Custom Video Intro for YouTube

TechSmith Camtasia

We use the engagement metric at TechSmith to determine if our intros are doing their job. The goal is simply to show users they’ve come to the right source for TechSmith tutorials and then move into the content. TechSmith Assets provides hundreds of thousands of video assets that can be used in Camtasia, including stock video, images, music, lower thirds, outros, and, of course, intros. For this example, I downloaded a template intro called “Travel” from TechSmith Assets.

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How To Quickly Create Documentation Without Compromising Quality (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Employees found free operating system tools cumbersome and lacking required features, so DFCU Financial purchased TechSmith Snagit. However, they found that free system tools hindered productivity and turned to TechSmith for help. In her search, Vanessa came across Snagit by TechSmith. Features like the all-in-one capture, the blur tool , and the Snagit library make it much faster and easier for us to share information around the company,” said Vanessa. “I At a glance.

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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. In a lot of cases, with just a little know-how, determination, and, of course, a video editor like TechSmith Camtasia , anyone can create a great animated explainer video. Atomica Music Library (Paid).

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications software and services, created a video library of resources for customers and employees. He was tasked with creating and implementing a library of training videos for Avaya products and services. Knerr’s team evaluated a number of video production software suites and settled on Camtasia , the screen-recording and video editing tool from TechSmith. At a glance.

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4 Proven Steps To Make High-Quality Product Demo Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

We offer several screen recording tools here at TechSmith– Camtasia is a good choice for a demo video project since it’s an all-in-one program offering screen recording and video editing (If you need to record activity on an iOS device, TechSmith Capture is a good option for that–you can easily import your recording into Camtasia to edit it.). Review the full library of instructional tutorials to familiarize yourself with all of the available options.

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How to Make a YouTube Outro to Grow Your Channel

TechSmith Camtasia

At TechSmith, our tool of choice for video creation is the Camtasia video editor, so we’ll show you how you can use it as an outro maker to create your own customized YouTube outro. If you’d prefer a motion backdrop to a static, solid colored backdrop, go to Library > Motion Backgrounds. There are additional options available through the subscription to TechSmith Assets for Camtasia as well.

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11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

TechSmith Camtasia

If you want to take your onboarding to the next level, you can even create a video library of corporate training videos for new employees to consume once they start. See how Virgin Media used video to capture years of personal knowledge from 150 retiring colleagues with the help of TechSmith Snagit. If you’re looking to record a quick screencast , let’s say for a quick how-to video or to report a bug to IT, TechSmith Snagit can help you.

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7 Ideas to Build a YouTube Audience (And Get More Engagement)

TechSmith Camtasia

Also, review performance metrics from your own YouTube library. TechSmith’s free TechSmith Academy is one option to try. Learn more about creating engaging videos from start to finish in the free TechSmith Academy. The post 7 Ideas to Build a YouTube Audience (And Get More Engagement) appeared first on TechSmith Blog. Ready to attract more subscribers, views, and likes on YouTube? Do you want to learn to build a YouTube audience that is truly valuable? Great!

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How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. Camtasia includes a library of royalty-free tracks, or you can import your own. The post How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps appeared first on TechSmith Blog. The use of video is continually rising, but it can also be an intimidating medium for beginners. Thankfully, screencasts make creating videos more approachable.

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How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. Camtasia includes a library of royalty-free tracks, or you can import your own. The post How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps appeared first on TechSmith Blog. The use of video is continually rising, but it can also be an intimidating medium for beginners. Thankfully, screencasts make creating videos more approachable.

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The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

How to Make Tutorial Videos | Camtasia | TechSmith. If you want to learn even more about planning a great video, check out this video from TechSmith’s video learning guru, Matt Pierce. At TechSmith, have a recording studio with sound dampening foam, which is great, however, we realize this isn’t feasible for everyone. Editing In-Depth | Camtasia | TechSmith. Ripple Move & Extend Frame | Camtasia | TechSmith.

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How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

Organization: SoftwareONE Industry: IT Service Management Challenges: Cost, resources, updating training materials, scalability, creation, time to market, multi-language training Solution: Create and share video training content with TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit. They create video training content with TechSmith Snagit and share it to their internal portal, ONE|Tube. Getting started with TechSmith Snagit and Camtasia is easy.

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How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

Solution: Create and share video training content with TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit. Having trainings available anytime, anywhere and on any device keeps employees engaged and motivated, has offered a higher sustainable learning library, and reduced travel costs immensely.” – John Mayes, Global HR Leader at SoftwareONE, explained to us. They create video training content with TechSmith Snagit and share it to their internal portal, ONE|Tube. Organization: SoftwareONE.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Why not create a little library of screencasts that answer frequently asked questions? appeared first on TechSmith Blog. A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen and usually includes audio narration. Screencasting not only saves you time answering the same questions over and over, but it has been proven that 80% of viewers can recall a video they have seen in the past 30 days.

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Check Out My Latest LinkedIn Learning Course: eLearning Tips

Tim Slade

Back in May of this year, Aaron Quigley , a Content Manager from LinkedIn Learning, reached out to see if I’d be interested in recording a new type of course for their library. In addition to scripting the videos for this new course, I was also designing and developing the new Snagit 2020 Certification course for TechSmith and traveling almost weekly to facilitate various eLearning workshops with different clients.

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3 Reasons Your Learning Videos Need to Be on YouTube

TechSmith Camtasia

80% of Internet traffic will come from video by 2019. The potential of our creators to enhance education and learning is incredible,” YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said about the new initiative , “so we’re going to do more to take advantage of the massive, modern-day video library that YouTube has become. We’ve seen great success with this type of content at TechSmith. You may already have an entire library of tutorials on your website or blog. YouTube now has 1.9

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