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.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2019: Free Assets Make New Projects a Snap to Create

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In a previous article , I showed you the hot new assets that are available in Adobe Captivate 2019 (update 11.5).

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4 Proven Steps To Make High-Quality Product Demo Videos

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Stretching and resizing can result in poor quality. From Camtasia, you can produce as an MP4, or upload directly to a hosting site such as YouTube, Vimeo, or TechSmith Screencast. The post 4 Proven Steps To Make High-Quality Product Demo Videos appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

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

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Employees found free operating system tools cumbersome and lacking required features, so DFCU Financial purchased TechSmith Snagit. Snagit now helps employees process information faster and with a professional polish that meets the high-quality expectations maintained by DFCU Financial.

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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Free L&D webinars for February 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, February 1, 2019 9AM – 10AM PT : Ten Steps to Certification in 2019 (Free for ATD members) Are you considering getting an ATD certification in 2019, but you’re not sure how to get started? “ Nature, heart, love ” by Bea GB is licensed by Pixabay.

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7 Things to Avoid when Choosing a Video Platform

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Avoid any platform that not only helps provide quality online programs but also drives overall student success, increases student engagement, and improves outcomes. The post 7 Things to Avoid when Choosing a Video Platform appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

The Top 9 Screen Recording Tips That Will Make You a Better Creator (With Video)

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Before you make your first screencast , these nine essential tips will help you create a quality screen recording that you’ll want to share. Audio quality matters. Sound can make a big difference in the overall quality of your screencast recording.

How to Record Great Audio In Any Environment

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If you’re dealing with echo there are some things you can do to improve the quality. The truth is that the quality of your audio files is greatly determined by the type of microphone you use. One of the best tips for recording high-quality audio is to choose the proper microphone.

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

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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.

This Is What Marvel Can Teach You About Making Better Videos

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Two years later, the film released on April 26, 2019 and achieved the highest opening weekend sales for a movie ever. Much of what I discuss below can be found in even greater detail in two ebooks that we offer in the TechSmith Academy , our free resource on learning to create videos.

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5 Popular Ways to Increase Conversion Rates with Video

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Throughout this post I’ll share some examples of how TechSmith has successfully used videos in several ways to increase conversion rates. Just so we’re clear, at TechSmith, we use Eugene Schwartz’s five levels of awareness. 87% of consumers want to see more videos from brands in 2019.

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

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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 team also purchased high-quality microphones called the Blue Yeti. How Avaya maintained quality control and scaled their videos.

11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

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The best part is that these videos don’t have to be high-quality. See how Virgin Media used video to capture years of personal knowledge from 150 retiring colleagues with the help of TechSmith Snagit. The post 11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video

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But high-quality training in less time is a real possibility and is necessary for businesses that want to curb costs and inconveniences tied to face-to-face job preparation. The post How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

How to Make a YouTube Video: The Definitive Guide

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” If you work hard to understand your audience but aren’t sure of what you should create for them, Tyler Lessard, Vice President of Marketing at Vidyard , stresses that you should, “focus more on the quality of the content and how you deliver it.

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

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Once you’ve proven your YouTube channel’s quality, people will be much more likely to come back to see what’s new. 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 Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

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In this guide, we share our secrets to creating high-quality training and tutorial videos. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel like you don’t have the right tools to create quality videos. How to Make Tutorial Videos | Camtasia | TechSmith.

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The 7 Essentials of a Good Tutorial Video

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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. Just make sure to have the best picture possible to ensure a quality video.

How to Make Content that Matters

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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.

Snagit vs Camtasia: Which Screen Recording Software is Right for You?

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TechSmith makes two software products that are perfect for capturing what you see on your computer. Whether you choose Snagit, Camtasia, or both, having quality screen capture solutions will help you share knowledge and save time. appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

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Follow these quick steps to make your first high-quality screencast! I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. The audio quality in your video is even more important than the screen content.

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

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At TechSmith, we’re always looking for ways to add video content into our daily conversations and communication. You don’t have to worry about your own audio quality unless you’re planning on using it in a final video. The truth is video calls aren’t always high quality.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

Follow these quick steps to make your first high-quality screencast! I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. The audio quality in your video is even more important than the screen content.

The Complete Guide to Doing Voice Overs Like a Pro

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Most video watchers note that they are more likely to stop watching a video with bad audio vs. lower-quality video. Important: Use headphones to check the audio quality of your test recording. The post The Complete Guide to Doing Voice Overs Like a Pro appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

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How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation That Isn’t Boring

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Taking a high-quality screenshot is simplified and enhanced with Snagit. Snagit is a helpful tool for crafting a high-quality PowerPoint presentation. The post How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation That Isn’t Boring appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

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

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Solution: Create and share video training content with TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit. Quality and consistency of content. Dividing these tasks among different groups gets the most benefit from SMEs’ time, while still producing a quality training piece. Organization: SoftwareONE.

Snagit vs Snipping Tool: 5 Reasons You Need To Switch

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Here at TechSmith, we often hear from people who try out the built-in tool to cut costs, but they soon come to Snagit when they realize how much time and quality they were losing without using it.

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

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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.

Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

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Now that Boise State has implemented the software-based educational video platform TechSmith Relay , recording requires just enough action so instructors are more thoughtful about what they’re capturing.

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7 Things You Must Do For Successful Instructional Videos

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TechSmith research has found that 67% of employees perform better when they’re communicated with visually compared to text alone. I put together a few tips we use at TechSmith to make sure our training and support videos are successful.

Why Video is Important: What You Need to Know

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When comparing video to other types of content, Tyler says there are four qualities, the Four E’s of Video as he calls them, that video has to stand out amongst a sea of choices. And videos that have these qualities are especially powerful in a business environment.

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

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At TechSmith, we’ve helped customers publish over a hundred million videos over the last decade using our desktop products Camtasia , Snagit , and Jing. The above chart summarizes the most common decisions that result in a free platform choice by TechSmith customers.

3 Reasons Your Learning Videos Need to Be on YouTube

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80% of Internet traffic will come from video by 2019. That includes working with our educational creators to bring more of their content to the platform as well as expert organizations like Goodwill to provide and feature even more high-quality job skills videos on YouTube.”.

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

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According to Cisco, video will represent 69% of all consumer-based Internet traffic this year and 80% by 2019. Now that you have the video stored on Facebook, you have an HD quality video file that can be downloaded directly from Facebook and imported in Camtasia for simple editing.