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.

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.

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. 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: 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 Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        Last week I wrote about the  process of adding closed captions to Camtasia projects  that help make your project accessible to learners with disabilities. Looking for Camtasia training? Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio

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. Fix audio with ADR (over dubbing).

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.

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.

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"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.

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

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.

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.

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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. Once an asset is added to the Library, the asset is available to any Camtasia project on your computer.

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. This trick even works with audio files.

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 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

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. 

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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 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.

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. Selecting an Audio Recorder. Recording Audio.

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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?

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?

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. A Guide to Camtasia Sound appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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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.

"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.

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

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. Automatic audio input adjustment during live recordings that intelligently boosts or decreases the microphone input.

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

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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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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. In the short tutorial below, you’ll learn the most efficient way to add captions to your Camtasia for Mac videos.

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How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

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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.

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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.

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. Camtasia for Mac 2.5.

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Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

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The answer is in having a secondary audio track with either sound effects, or music. In the video below I’ll be outlining two types of essential audio mixing skills for dealing with at least two tracks of audio: Ducking, and Notching.

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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.

Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

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I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link]. Once installed, they will be available in Camtasia Studio. field=subject&mediatype=audio&collection=78rpm.

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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 Convert Video to MP3 Using Camtasia

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Whether you’re a podcaster, teacher, or speaker, you may be interested in getting more value from your content by extracting the audio from a video file. According to a study conducted by Edison Research in 2012 , 29% of adults have listened to an audio podcast, up from only 11% in 2006.