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.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. 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].

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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. Add Zoom and Pan Effects. TechSmith Camtasia

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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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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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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.

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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?

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.

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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What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

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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Meet Camtasia Studio 7 plus Camtasia for Mac 1.1!

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Not only do we have a new version of Camtasia Studio 7 available today, but we also have a new release for Camtasia for Mac 1.1 ! Over the past few days , I've shared with you some of the new features coming in Camtasia Studio 7. What's new in Camtasia Studio 7?

Welcome Camtasia Studio 8!

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 2

TechSmith Camtasia

We're turning the corner to the second week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! For our purposes, the most interesting editing aspects of Camtasia are the callouts and the overlay abilities, to further highlight the things being discussed by our narrator.

We’ve Been Listening! – Improvements and Enhancements to Camtasia Studio, Camtasia for Mac, and Snagit on Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re a current Camtasia Studio v8, Camtasia for Mac v2, or Snagit on Mac v2 user, we’ve got some great updates for you! Camtasia Studio 8.0.3. With Camtasia Studio 8.0.3, we’ve made some tweaks to make your experience with Camtasia Studio 8 even better.

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Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 3

TechSmith Camtasia

It's the third week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! This week each business gave us their persepctive on how things were going with Camtasia today versus during the first week. Screencasting allows us to bring our process to clients in a more efficient and effective way.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

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Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio, and video. Screencast videos can be a very effective learning technique.

24 Screencasts About Camtasia in 24 Hours. Starts Now!

TechSmith Camtasia

It's time to kick off our marathon of 24 Screencasts about Camtasia in 24 hours! Here's the schedule for the day: 8:00 am: Welcome, Meet Shane Lovellette, Camtasia Product Manager. 9:00 am: 11 years of Camtasia and counting. Dave O'Rourke, Lead Camtasia Studio Developer.

Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

TechSmith Camtasia

Get hands-on Camtasia Studio training from TechSmith's top trainers! We're coming to Philadelphia to give you the one-on-one Camtasia Studio training experience. Beginner Camtasia Studio (PC) Training Session - 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. Cursor Effects. Audio enhancements.

How to create SCORM courses with Camtasia

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Camtasia is a really accessible screen capture tool that makes creating video content for eLearning courses easy. With Camtasia, you can record your screen to produce instructional videos, or edit footage of you speaking to your learners.

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New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

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And, because there are no reporting features or provisions for SCORM or AICC, you cannot effectively integrate PowerPoint presentations with Learning Management Systems.    Instead of relying on PowerPoint alone for your eLearning content, you’ll need to take your finished presentations into an eLearning development tool such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia. TechSmith Camtasia.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And, because there are no reporting features or provisions for SCORM or AICC, you cannot effectively integrate PowerPoint presentations with Learning Management Systems.    Instead of relying on PowerPoint alone for your eLearning content, you’ll need to take your finished presentations into an eLearning development tool such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia. TechSmith Camtasia.

Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

Calling all Camtasia Studio users! Ryan will conduct two 3 hour sessions - one for beginner Camtasia Studio users and another for intermediate Camtasia Studio users at the University of California in Irvine on October 15. Setting up audio and recording system audio.

How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

TechSmith Camtasia

Mixing” as it’s referred to in video production, is the art of blending your audio tracks to deliver a seamless audio experience, which can be achieved when you edit video. Before starting your mix, you need to start by recording good audio! Normalizing Audio Is Important .

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Recording Games with Camtasia: Star Citizen

TechSmith Camtasia

Follow these tips for the best results when recording games with Camtasia: First you should know that you you will need a fairly high-end computer to record the game due to the requirements of the game and Camtasia Studio. Coming Soon: Camtasia on Steam.

Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

TechSmith Camtasia

For most TechSmith tutorials, the narration track is actually recorded first with a handheld microphone or a podcaster USB microphone that feeds straight into Audacity (an open-source audio editor). How to paste white noise over existing audio. How to use the Amplify effect in Audacity.

Camtasia Studio Training - Come out to Philly!

TechSmith Camtasia

Ryan Eash, you know the guy who makes all the Camtasia Studio training videos? He will be in Philadelphia on Oct 21 for some one-on-one Camtasia Studio training. Beginner Camtasia Studio (PC) users. It's a 1-day hands-on Camtasia Studio training.

It’s Not Too Late! How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Take a listen to what software noise removal can do: Noisy Audio. Clean Audio. If you aren’t looking to invest in high-end audio software, Audacity is a free piece of software created and maintained by a community of programmers and audio experts. Cleaning Up Audio in Video Editing….

How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

TechSmith Camtasia

This visual effect is often called chroma key compositing or chroma keying. It is a post-production effect that allows video editors to replace backgrounds and insert footage or images into their scenes. This process can actually be very cost effective and easy to set up.

How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Adding background music to any video you create in Camtasia will add a whole new dimension to your content. Camtasia comes with two handy ‘audio fx’ to help you. Bonus Audio Tips for Your Videos. Import the music track to your audio editor and tweak the EQ.

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Create a Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 1

TechSmith Camtasia

You might share them via text or social media, however, have you ever considered using Camtasia Studio to create holiday video cards to make your images come alive with music and your voice? In this tutorial, you will create a winter holiday greeting card video using Camtasia Studio.