TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Extending Video Frames

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      Looking for TechSmith Camtasia training or support? After adding a video asset to the Timeline in Camtasia, it's likely you'll want to freeze a specific part of the video to allow for other Timeline objects to appear (such as annotations or images).

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Cursor Smoothing: A Cure For the Over-Caffeinated

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Fortunately, the recently released Camtasia 2019 has a solution: Cursor Smoothing.     Looking for TechSmith Camtasia training or support? Any eLearning developer knows that coffee by the gallon helps get the job done.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2019: Copy/Paste Appearance

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If you'd like to follow along with the steps below, create a blank project in Captivate 2019 (update 11.5) He has written hundreds of step-by-step computer training books on applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia.

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).

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 November 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, November 1, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Copyright: Guard Your Goldmine – Protecting What You Create The original works you create — your intellectual property — are your goldmine. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: What Is the Value of Certification?

Check Out My Latest LinkedIn Learning Course: eLearning Tips

Tim Slade

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.

What You Need to Know About Visuals, Video, and the 2019 Internet Trends Report

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In June 2019, Mary Meeker released her annual report on internet trends. The fact that in 2019, people are using more images and videos when they communicate — its a natural evolution and it’s going to continue. 2019 Internet Trends Report- slide 72.

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 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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YouTube Thumbnail Sizes and Best Practices (New for 2019)

TechSmith Camtasia

2019 YouTube Thumbnail Sizes. An easy way to create a YouTube thumbnail is to use TechSmith Snagit. The post YouTube Thumbnail Sizes and Best Practices (New for 2019) appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog. Are you looking to get more views on your YouTube videos?

TEACHING ONLINE CLASSES: Interactive Polls Help End Sucky Training

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He has written hundreds of step-by-step computer training books on applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia.   One of the easiest ways to engage online students is by displaying quizzes and polls.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | February 8, 2019

Mike Taylor

Once you’ve ready Patti’s article and sorted out the hype from reality, TechSmith has this great guide to making instructional videos. I’ve recently updated my global collection of L&D events with new 2019 dates.

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

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

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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.

How to Always Keep Your Screenshots Up to Date

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The post How to Always Keep Your Screenshots Up to Date appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog. There’s little worse than returning to a completed task to redo something you just finished. The good news is, when it comes to screenshots , there’s a better way! .

Snagit vs Snipping Tool: 5 Reasons You Need To Switch

TechSmith Camtasia

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 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. It’s difficult to overstate the power of a great video intro sequence.

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 post How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story) appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

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 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.

How to Start Making Videos: An Interview with Roberto Blake

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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.”

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.

3 Techniques You Need to Stop Making Boring Screenshots

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TechSmith Snagit 2019 introduced combine images. If that’s the case, then check out TechSmith Assets for Snagit. The post 3 Techniques You Need to Stop Making Boring Screenshots appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog. I’m not saying you make boring screenshots.

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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Screenshot Video: How to Turn Images Into a Quick Video

TechSmith Camtasia

The post Screenshot Video: How to Turn Images Into a Quick Video appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog. A quick screen recording tutorial video , also known as a screencast , can be a perfect way to show someone how to do something.

9 Tips for Awesome User Documentation (with Examples)

TechSmith Camtasia

With programs like TechSmith Snagit, it’s easy to add text callouts, arrows, and more to screenshots. In our TechSmith product tutorials , we use a main video to give a complete overview of the feature or topic we’re discussing.

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. There are additional options available through the subscription to TechSmith Assets for Camtasia as well.

5 Popular Ways to Increase Conversion Rates with Video

TechSmith Camtasia

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 Create Job Aids that Skyrocket Your Team’s Performance

TechSmith Camtasia

According to research from TechSmith and Cebr , two-thirds (67%) of people understand information better when it’s communicated with visuals. The post How to Create Job Aids that Skyrocket Your Team’s Performance appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video

TechSmith Camtasia

The post How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog. Most trainers, both formal and informal, have the same goal: to make learning that sticks. The problem with that is, well, problems.

How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video

TechSmith Camtasia

I use TechSmith’s Snagit which is great to record short-form video. The post How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

In TechSmith Relay , you simply log in, go to your video, click on the ‘Accessibility’ tab, and then ‘Manage Audio Description.’. Learn more about TechSmith Relay and it’s accessibility solutions including Audio Description track support at www.techsmith.com/Relay.

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This is The Fastest Way to Create Visual How-to Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Snagit comes with a number of free templates, but a bunch more are available with TechSmith Assets for Snagit along with a whole lot of other graphics resources, such as icons, stock photos, and more. Yep, workplace technology is great.

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

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If you need a screen recorder, TechSmith offers solutions to capture any area of your screen, edit, add effects, music, and more. The post The Top 9 Screen Recording Tips That Will Make You a Better Creator (With Video) appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

TechSmith Camtasia

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.