"TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials" Workbook Now Shipping

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Learn to Use TechSmith Camtasia 2021 Skills in Just One Day! " TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials " is a hands-on, step-by-step workbook that will introduce you to the essential TechSmith Camtasia skills you need to quickly get up and running with this fantastic eLearning development tool. Using Camtasia, you can create software video demonstrations and soft skills eLearning videos.

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

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However, bins are not available in Camtasia 9, so you have to come up with alternatives. In this blog, I’ll give you three ideas on how to organize your work so that you can keep your head on straight when using Camtasia 9. Since Camtasia 9 doesn’t have an in-editor file system, you’ll want to use your computer’s File Explorer (or Finder for Mac) for these organizations. But it doesn’t help you keep your files organized once they’re in Camtasia.

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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While recording a software demonstration using the Camtasia Recorder, you have two choices when it comes to the file format for your video capture: TREC and AVI. Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. AVIs can be imported into the Camtasia Editor or other eLearning development tools and multimedia editors. eLearning TechSmith Camtasiaby Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

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by Kevin Siegel        It's been years in the making but TechSmith has finally updated Camtasia.   First and foremost, Camtasia for Windows (version 9) and the Macintosh (version 3) are now very similar allowing you to share projects across platforms. One common complaint from my students as I  teach Camtasia  is that the options such as Transitions, Audio Effects, etc. TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

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Having good, quality audio is one of the keys to a successful Camtasia project. In fact, audio quality can directly affect how viewers respond to your video. Poor audio recordings — like those with a lot of white noise, or varying volume levels — can distract viewers and detract from the content. With that being said, we’ve created a series about working with audio, which we hope you find helpful.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        Closed captioning (CC) allows you to provide descriptive information in your published eLearning project that typically matches the voiceover audio contained in your Camtasia project. During this post I'm going to show you how you can add the captions manually (by typing or copying/pasting from an existing script), and how to have Camtasia transcribe the voiceover audio using the Speech-to-text feature.

"TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" Workbook Nearly Finished

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I'm excited to announce that my newest book, "TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" has gone to my beta team for testing and proofreading. Camtasia version 9 is an awesome upgrade to Camtasia and I give it two hearty thumbs up! Record, import, and edit audio. TechSmith CamtasiaI expect the book to be available for purchase in a few short weeks.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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While recording a software demonstration using the Camtasia Recorder, you have two choices when it comes to the file format for your video capture: TREC and AVI. Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. AVIs can be imported into the Camtasia Editor or other eLearning development tools and multimedia editors. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

6 Tips For Correcting Video Errors With the Camtasia Timeline

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I, on the other hand, make frequent mistakes when shooting on camera, or when recording a screencast, so I’ve put together a few tips on how to make correcting video errors using your Camtasia timeline as simple and straightforward as possible. Not only does it provide something more interesting than a talking head, but it covers up rough cuts, poor audio quality, and visual mistakes. Fix audio with ADR (over dubbing). Even in the recording studio, audio is subject to error.

TechSmith Camtasia: Backing Up and Sharing Projects

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by Kevin Siegel        While producing a Camtasia project, assets such as videos, images, and audio clips can be imported from your hard drive, a network drive, or other external resource. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia StudioDuring the development process, I always encourage my students to backup the project as often as possible (I backup at least once a day).

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

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by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter. TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8 and PowerPoint. Once installed, the Camtasia recording features are added to PowerPoint's Ribbon (on the Add-Ins tab). You can post your Camtasia output to Screencast.com for easy learner access. 

Camtasia Studio 7 - Sneak Peek, Audio Enhancements

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Today's sneak peek video is about the audio enhancements coming in Camtasia Studio 7. Sound good?! :-) In just a few days, you'll be able to kick the tires on Camtasia Studio 7 yourself! So, Tags: Camtasia Studio News 26 157 479 I'm writing this post from Lansing GiveCamp tonight. one handed! I had minor surgery yesterday on my hand and I'm in a cast now. I've been having fun decorating the cast with some TechSmith stickers - geek chic!

How to Replace Outdated or Inaccurate Audio in Camtasia Studio 8

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We’ve had several customers ask us how to update a section of audio in an existing project – without having to redo the whole thing. In this video, I show you how to update your audio using the Voice Narration function in Camtasia Studio 8. The tricky part about replacing just a section of audio is making it sound natural. Listen to the existing audio before you record and try to mimic the talking speed and tone of voice you used in the original audio.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: The Clip Bin and The Library

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by Kevin Siegel      As you add assets to your Camtasia Studio project (such as images, animations, and audio), those assets appear in the Clip Bin. Each Camtasia project contains its own Clip Bin and the Clip Bin moves with the project as you back up the project to a server or other drive. Once an asset is added to the Library, the asset is available to any Camtasia project on your computer. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

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How about TechSmith's Camtasia Studio? I have extensive experience using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia Studio. If you use Camtasia, your labor will go down a bit ( 1.5 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. Is Camtasia your tool of choice?

How to Get the Most Out of Your Camtasia Library

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When you download a template from the eLearning Brothers Camtasia Template Library , it comes to you in one of two ways. If you’re on a PC, it comes as a Library Zip file that you can import into your Camtasia library. Unfortunately, this does not work as of now with the Mac version of Camtasia. Library Zip files are great, and it’s important to know how to use them to effectively use any sort of Camtasia template on PC. This trick even works with audio files.

Audio Best Practices

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Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. Unless you have a higher end camera that has a built-in shotgun mic, you are going to want consider recording audio separately from your video. They do a great job of picking up only the audio that is close by. Selecting an Audio Recorder. So you picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio. Recording Audio. Using Camtasia?

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eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.   But when should you record your audio?

Live, Interactive Online Class: Getting Started with TechSmith Camtasia Studio

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Using Techsmith Camtasia Studio, you can quickly create videos of just about anything (computer software or PowerPoint presentations) and post your completed lessons on the web, YouTube, Vimeo, or Screencast.com. Your lessons can include videos of actions taken on your computer, animations, audio, quizzes, and surveys. By the time you have completed this course, you will be able to record screen actions on your computer using the Camtasia Recorder. Camtasia

Camtasia Relay 4.2 Release – Upgrade now! Lost audio prompt, TechSmith Smart Player, and more

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With the latest version of Camtasia Relay, you will find that recording, viewing, and sharing your content is even easier! WHAT’S NEW IN CAMTASIA RELAY 4.2. Lost Audio: Did your microphone accidentally unplug without you knowing? Camtasia Relay 4.2 will notify you if you’ve lost your audio while recording by prompting you with an alert. Are you currently using Camtasia Relay 4.0 Upgrade to Camtasia Relay 4.2 EXPLORE CAMTASIA RELAY.

5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

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Camtasia 2021 is now available, but which of its new features will help you create better videos? The latest Camtasia release is packed full of new features to level up your video creation. Camtasia 2021 also allows you to use transitions in new ways. Audio emphasize.

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. Think Camtasia or Captivate but right on the iPad.

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Better Audio with an Impromptu Recording Booth

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The post Better Audio with an Impromptu Recording Booth appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. Audio and Video How-To Videos Audacity Audition CamtasiaIf you’re like me, then you must travel for work. Thankfully, it is very easy to stay connected almost anywhere you go which means you can keep up with work and see some interesting places all at the same time. This week I am coming to you from the coast of North Carolina because I + Read More.

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eLearning: Adding Silence to Audio Waveforms

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by Kevin Siegel      If there is unwanted noise (static perhaps or a barking dog) in the audio you're using in your eLearning projects, all of the eLearning tools allow you to quickly edit the audio file and delete the offending noise.    However, if you come across audio gaffes between segments of your  waveform , it may not always be appropriate to simply delete them. Then click  Audio Editor. 

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Techsmith Camtasia Studio 8 Training with the ASTD

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Using  Camtasia Studio , you can quickly create visual demonstrations of just about anything (computer software or soft skills training) and post your completed lessons on the web or burn them to a CD. Your lessons can include videos of actions taken on your computer, animation, audio, quizzes and surveys. This one-day course will introduce you to the essential Camtasia Studio skills you need to know to rapidly deploy eLearning!

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How to Screen Record on Your Mac (With Audio)

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You can’t record video and audio at the same time. How to record your screen on Mac with audio. Step 2: Choose audio to record. With Snagit, you can easily record your Mac screen with audio included. Next to System Audio it should say Uninstall Component.

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How to Screen Record on Windows 10 (With Audio)

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Step 2: Choose audio to record. With your region selected, it’s time to choose your audio record settings. If you want to record the sounds that come from your computer as well, like notifications, make sure to select Record System Audio. Step 3: Record your audio.

Welcome Camtasia Relay 3.

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In addition to Snagit on Mac being released, Camtasia Relay 3 is also ready for primetime! Easy lecture capture gets easy captioning with Camtasia Relay 3. There are lots of great new features in the new release including: Transcribing audio into closed captions for both Flash and Silverlight. Automatic audio input adjustment during live recordings that intelligently boosts or decreases the microphone input. and Camtasia for Mac 1.2

Part 1: Say What?! A Guide to Camtasia Sound

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If you spend any amount of time exploring what Camtasia has to offer you’ll stumble across the Audio Effects option in the left side menu ribbon. Here live five extremely useful tools to enhance your video’s audio. These four effects are available in both the Mac and PC versions of Camtasia. #1 What it does – This effect will analyze your audio and find spots that it thinks should not have noise (for example lulls in conversation or other more punchy sounds).

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"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

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A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. During the step-by-step lessons presented in this book, you will learn how you can include recordings of existing PowerPoint presentations or software demonstrations created directly on your computer using the Camtasia Recorder.

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

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Audio Best Practices. Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. Unless you have a higher end camera that has a built-in shotgun mic, you are going to want consider recording audio separately from your video. They do a great job of picking up only the audio that is close by. Selecting an Audio Recorder. So you’ve picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio. Most audio recorders use XLR or ?”

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Camtasia for Mac: Add Captions

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Adding captions to your Camtasia for Mac videos is a great way to expand your potential audience and increase your videos’ impact. A little extra work up front makes your content accessible to the wide range of viewers who depend on captions: including those with hearing impairments, non-native English speakers, and even those who aren’t able to play external audio. Learn more about Camtasia for Mac Check out more free product tutorials.

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How to Use a Video Overlay Camtasia Template

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Every time I step into Camtasia to work on a video, I’m always pleased with the versatility of it. Add in the premade Camtasia templates we have in the library , and I can create clean visuals even faster. Let’s take a look at one of our Camtasia Overlay templates and figure out how to make some simple changes. When you load this particular template into Camtasia studio, you’ll be greeted by this screen: Click to enlarge.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

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A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. During the step-by-step lessons presented in this book, you will learn how you can include recordings of existing PowerPoint presentations or software demonstrations created directly on your computer using the Camtasia Recorder.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

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A self-paced, hands-on workbook that teaches the core TechSmith Camtasia 2018 skills! Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. During the step-by-step lessons presented in this book, you will learn how you can include recordings of existing PowerPoint presentations or software demonstrations created directly on your computer using the Camtasia Recorder.

Welcome Camtasia Relay 2!

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We're happy to introduce Camtasia Relay 2! If you're new to Camtasia Relay , it gives you enterprise-wide screen recording and enables multiple people to record meetings, training, lectures and more with just three clicks. What's new in Camtasia Relay 2? Audio at a glance - Camtasia Relay displays the audio levels for all connected microphones and guides presenters to choose the best one. Curious about Camtasia Relay and need more information?

New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.5

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Camtasia for Mac 2.5 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. In Camtasia for Mac 2.5, When you want tracks to have muted audio or hidden visuals, simply turn them off. Camtasia for Mac 2.5. On a Version Prior to Camtasia for Mac 2? is here!

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eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

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If your slide contains some voiceover audio, a text caption or two, and an interactive object controlling navigation (such as a button or click box), 15-20 seconds is perfect.   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We by Kevin Siegel      You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen.

Welcome Camtasia Studio 8!

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That’s why I’m so happy to share with you the big news… Camtasia Studio 8 (PC) is available today! The Camtasia Studio team has been working hard on lots of new features and functionality so you can create and edit videos faster than before. Oh, and we completely rebuilt Camtasia Studio 8 so you have the best experience possible! Want to see Camtasia Studio in action? Find out more about Camtasia Studio’s quizzing feature in this demo.

Why You Need to Try an Audio-First Workflow for Your Videos

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There are many ways to build video tutorials, but how could an audio-first workflow optimize your process? An audio-first workflow for visual content might sound awkward, but it’s one of our preferred methods for creating tutorial videos. The four-step audio-first workflow.

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