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Music Licensing

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While licensing helps protect people’s property (such as music), it can also be a nuisance to try and navigate. Most music is protected under a license of some sort, especially the good stuff, which makes it difficult to find cheap, quality music that you can use in your videos. Music is an integral part to screencasting, so it’s necessary to identify and understand the different music licensing options that can be used. Camtasia Music Library.

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. On the other hand, crisp, clear narration, or well-blended music can draw them in and keep their attention.

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Video Tip Series - Part five: Using Music

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Using music can add an extra element to your video or end up distracting the viewer. Don't let the latter be true when trying to enhance a video with music. This week's video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you effectively use music in screencasts. 0:07 Tip #1: Music should flow well with the content on screen 0:30 Tip #2: Avoid music that is too cheesy 0:46 Tip #3: Music should not compete with other audio.

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How to Add Music to a Video

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A truly engaging video often includes music, as well. But where do you find music? When you find it, how do you add music to a video? Read more to learn how to add music to a video. There’s a difference between adding music and adding the right music. Before you choose your music, think about what type of video you’re creating. The right music enhances the experience for your viewers, while the wrong music can send the wrong message entirely.

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How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

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Guest Post by Mike Russell, Creative Director at Music Radio Creative. Adding background music to any video you create in Camtasia will add a whole new dimension to your content. In order to add music successfully there are some simple tips you can follow. I’ll also provide some decent, legal sources of music that you can use in your videos today. Choose Background Music That Complements Your Content. Bonus Audio Tips for Your Videos.

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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.

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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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]. You can download the project zip file, import the zip file from within Camtasia Studio, and practice making your own old time movie. Once installed, they will be available in Camtasia Studio. Tip : The example video used one video background clip and text callouts were added to simulate individual title clips.

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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.

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. Take a listen to what software noise removal can do: Noisy Audio. Clean Audio ?. There is one tip that will help immensely with this process. How to Reduce Audio Noise in Audacity. How to clean up audio in video editing.

How to create training videos with Camtasia

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At eFront we have created all our video tutorials using Camtasia so we wanted to share with you our tips and tricks in a step-by-step guide! You can use a headset to achieve better audio quality. Don’t forget to use the audio setup wizard to choose your audio settings. Save your audio file. The audio file is now added to the timeline as Track 2. You are able to edit the audio using these options: Step 5: Add music to your video.

How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

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Have you ever watched a video where the music was so loud you couldn’t hear the voice over? 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! We’ve put together a top to bottom audio best practices that will help you capture high quality audio before you start to edit.

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Video Tip Series - Part two: Editing Tools

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So you have your audio and video recorded but don't know how to take it to that next level? Week two brings you tips on how to reinforce your audio instructions using editing tools such as annotations, callouts and zooms. The video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you utilize editing tools to enhance your final product. 0:06 Tip #1: Use annotations to reinforce audio instructions.

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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. Let’s face it folks – one thing that turns off viewers faster than almost anything else is bad audio.

Camtasia Studio 7 - Overview Video + Behind The Scenes

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In less than 24 hours you'll be able to kick the tires on Camtasia Studio 7! In lieu of a sneak peek video today, I thought I'd share an interesting time lapse overview video that we created for Camtasia Studio 7. For the Camtasia Studio 7 overview video, we wanted to try something a little bit different from some of our previous videos. For the audio process, I used a Zoom H4 handheld recorder to record myself reading the narration that Daniel had previously written.

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

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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. For this tutorial, we have a Camtasia Studio project to download and use. Camtasia Studio 8.4 You can download a free trial of Camtasia Studio 8.4 Open Camtasia Studio 8.4.

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

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Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. This inability made screen recorders like Camtasia necessary if you wanted to capture your PowerPoint presentations as video. But, even now that recording capabilities are built into PowerPoint, Camtasia and PowerPoint remain a dynamic duo. He’s also generously shared some thoughtful tips for creating screencast -friendly PowerPoint slides. Why Use Camtasia with PowerPoint?

Give your content a boost with brand new Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets

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Each month we deliver a variety of product tips and tutorials, customer stories, company news, and more. Along with our monthly newsletter, each month we’ll continue to bring you brand new Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio assets for you to use throughout all of your projects. For March, we’ve created two new stamp sets: Audio and Milestones stamps. FOR OUR CAMTASIA STUDIO USERS. CAMTASIA STUDIO THEME SETS.

Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

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Topic: Supporting accounting ebooks with Camtasia video. Topic: Tips for discovering and sharing family history through video . Setting up your Camtasia capture system for ultimate storytelling. Topic: History and design of Snagit and Camtasia. Topic: Educational music videos. Topic: DEU Camtasia Trainer. Topic: Never Been Easier: Chromakey (Green Screen Effect) with an iPad, Fuse, and Camtasia. Topic: Audio Recording Tips 6:30 am.

Turning tracks on and off makes asset comparisons easy!

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Believe it or not, the ability to turn tracks on and off — a feature of Camtasia for Mac 2.5 — can make the decision process easier and more efficient, at least when it comes to video editing. Let’s take background music , for example. Now I don’t know about you, but I’ve found that I actually have to get the audio clip on my timeline and play it back with the video for context before I can give it a thumbs up or thumbs down.

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50 Tips for Better Video

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Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos. Learn tricks to shorten project time with specific pre-planning techniques, the key components of audio, lighting tricks to create more engaging videos, and where you need to allocate your equipment investment for better video. Are there visuals or music that you’ll definitely need? Audio.

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How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

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Then, once you feel comfortable with how to easily record a screencast, I’ll go over some bonus tips for how you can level-up your screencasts. A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen that typically includes some sort of audio narration. I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. Windows: Mac: The system audio and microphone are recorded by default. Tips & How To's camtasi

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

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Then, once you feel comfortable with how to easily record a screencast, I’ll go over some bonus tips for how you can level-up your screencasts. A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen that typically includes some sort of audio narration. I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. Windows: Mac: The system audio and microphone are recorded by default. Tips & How To's camtasi

Crafting a Good Story for Your Product Video (free ebook)

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Music. One of the most important tips that I can give: keep it simple. We see all these knobs and dials in wonderful programs such as Camtasia and Motion , and we want to tweak them. And because all this stuff is so important to know and hard to master, I have written 10 Tips for Creating Engaging Product Videos to share our experience with you. He is the author of 10 Tips for Creating Engaging Product Videos. Video tutorial: Prepare, Script, Audio.

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How to Make a Video Louder

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Have you ever felt like the audio on your video was too quiet or too loud? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make audio louder or softer in your videos, plus some bonus tips for taking your audio to the next level. Step 1: Record or import your audio.

The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

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This might be as simple as recording just the audio for a presentation, or as advanced as recording PowerPoint point slides, a webcam, and a separate microphone all at once. These videos are digital video recordings of your computer screen and usually include audio narration. How to Make Tutorial Videos | Camtasia | TechSmith. Here are a few scriptwriting tips to get you started. I use Camtasia, which comes with a built-in, easy-to-use voice recording feature.

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Screencasting: From Script to Screen

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With the aim to reimagine and rebrand old tip videos, social media intern Kelly Turner decided to take advantage of this opportunity and create new content too. From editing and rewriting video scripts to recording and screencasting new footage, she worked to refresh not only the visuals but also the scope of the tips to bring more useful, relevant content to users. Record your audio. Also, check your microphone settings under the recorder’s audio output setting.

Editing Tools

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Camtasia provides a variety of editing tools to fit your needs. Smoothly integrate music and narration, cleanly transition from one idea to the next, and call attention to your most important points. The following tips should help clarify the uses and functions of each editing tool in Camtasia to help you more effectively edit your screencast: Can’t see the video? Audio. By tailoring your audio, you can clearly distinguish your points for your viewers.

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Social Media Video: Why You Should Use It, Plus 3 Tips for Success

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Each week, we use TechSmith Camtasia to re-purpose two upcoming blog posts, by summarizing them to re-create the article as a video. If the meaning is lost by viewing the video without audio, it’s very likely that the meaning will be lost altogether. These can be created in a text editor, such as Notepad, although most video editors, like Camtasia, can create captions and export an.srt file. Tips & How To'sVideo is HOT right now! Like, on fire.

Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

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And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect. In this tutorial I show you how to use Snagit to create a graphic with circle holes that can be used for video placement within Camtasia Studio. Here is how my final video turned out (there is no audio). Tip : Press and hold the < SHIFT > key to create a perfect circle. When finished, choose Share tab > Camtasia Studio.

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Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

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And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect. In this tutorial I show you how to use Snagit to create a graphic with circle holes that can be used for video placement within Camtasia Studio. Here is how my final video turned out (there is no audio). Tip : Press and hold the < SHIFT > key to create a perfect circle. When finished, choose Share tab > Camtasia Studio.

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

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It’s just a matter of plugging your iOS 8 device into a Mac running Yosemite and then firing up a tool like Camtasia for Mac or TechSmith AppShow. These tips will help you get great results the first time you dive into iOS screencasting. TechSmith AppShow, Camtasia for Mac, or QuickTime), the status bar changes. If your device is muted via the silence switch, the audio coming from your device will not be included in your recording. Turn off in-game music.

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

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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. There is one tip that will help immensely with this process. It accepts a wide range of audio file types and has a perfectly serviceable noise removal tool. Cleaning Up Audio in Video Editing….

Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

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Using Camtasia Studio, I shared knowledge and tips on how to use this cool feature with thousands of other teachers through Edmodo’s built in networking feature in this tutorial video. My next venture will be to use Snagit to record audio feedback on important assignments for particular students. My tool of choice is Camtasia Studio. Camtasia Studio lets me add a little music intro and animated title opening. Camtasia is your choice in that case.

Avoid These 5 Common Video Editing Mistakes

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Poor Audio/ Inconsistent Audio. On your timeline, there will usually be two to three audio components. Music, voice and your clips audio. If you do not need audio from the original clip, the first thing you can do is turn that off. In Camtasia, you can turn that off by right clicking and selecting “separate audio and video” then just delete or hide the audio track. Pro Tip: Close your eyes and just listen to your video.

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

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In a lot of cases, with just a little know-how, determination, and, of course, a video editor like TechSmith Camtasia , anyone can create a great animated explainer video. Step 3: Record and edit the audio narration. One option for recording audio is Adobe Audition. Then, edit your audio to remove bad takes, mistakes, and anything you won’t use. Camtasia Behaviors. Step 6: Add music. Animated explainer videos almost always have music.

How to Make a Split Screen Video

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In this example, you’ll learn how to achieve the split screen effect using Camtasia. Load all of your video footage onto your computer, and import it into Camtasia. I want my split screen to show three separate videos; David Bowie – Space Oddity [Official Video] , a David Bowie Space Oddity lyrics video and Violin – Space Oddity – David Bowie – Sheet Music, Chords, & Vocals. You’ll open the app, select the video, and Share to Camtasia.

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

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I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. Anthony makes great use of many of Camtasia Studio's features like multiple audio tracks, PIP, screen recording, zoom & pans, transitions, captions etc. Plus, the video's musical track was written by a co-worker's band (Macca) so getting copywrite permission was a breeze. Edited in: Camtasia Studio 6 What do you think of this style screencast?

How to Add Captions or Subtitles to a Video

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You’ve added great music and cool graphics and callouts, and your narration is perfect. Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably seen captions and subtitles on videos or in movies either in the form of translation of the dialogue from one language to another, or simply a same-language presentation of dialogue and other audio events. Video with captions and an audio cue. I’ll show the steps for adding captions in Camtasia for Mac. Tips & How To's

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

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Step 4: Select your audio. For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two. For the blog videos we create, we use background music exclusively. Most video editing programs, like Camtasia , have music tracks available for you to use within the software. If you are using voice narration for your video, be sure to use a decent microphone to capture your audio. Tips & How To's