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

How to Screen Record on Your Mac (With Audio)

TechSmith Camtasia

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)

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. Camtasia. The post 12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools appeared first on.

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How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

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. To record the audio, click the audio dropdown to select your microphone or audio device. First, make sure the audio device is on and connected.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

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. To record the audio, click the audio dropdown to select your microphone or audio device. First, make sure the audio device is on and connected.

Video Creation: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

TechSmith’s own Camtasia is a good entry point for beginners in video editing but it also has a high ceiling for creativity and functionality (including screen recording.) There are professionals who create 100% of the videos for their job using Camtasia. While the learning curve is much steeper, the suite of programs work together to provide everything you need to edit video, create animations, clean up audio, and more.

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The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

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. I use Camtasia, which comes with a built-in, easy-to-use voice recording feature. With your audio narration done, you can record your video.

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Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

TechSmith Camtasia

He’s a big fan of Edmodo, the social learning platform that he found last year. I think Edmodo gives a platform to some of my students who rarely speak in class. 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.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

It can digitize and compress an audio or video signal for transmission and convert an incoming signal to audio or video for reception. A container is the file that contains your video, audio streams, and any closed caption files as well. Audio actually uses its own codecs.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. You may be overwhelmed with how much work you have to do for each platform. Always Engage for the Platform. You want to respect the platform, respect the users, and “show them you know them” by engaging their way on the platform. You can pre-record these really quickly using the screen recorder in Camtasia.

What's the ROI of a Screencast? $2.4 Million!

TechSmith Camtasia

These are audio/video creation kits that allow Microsoft employees to capture and share their knowledge with each other in a rich multimedia format. In the Podcast-in-a-Box kit, there is a copy of Camtasia Studio plus a Flip video camera and professional audio recorder among other things. He shares his story about how he leveraged Academy Mobile (Microsoft's internal enterprise podcasting platform) and applications like Camtasia as sales tools to close a $2.4M

5 Ways to Make Your Course Videos More Interactive and Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

If you add interactive elements to your course videos, it’s important that you check to make sure those features will function the way you want them to in your video hosting platform. Here’s how to incorporate interactive quizzes into your course videos with Camtasia.

Tips for Lectora e-Learning Software Screen Recordings

Trivantis

Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Lectora® Inspire e-Learning software already comes bundled with Camtasia® so that you can easily create your own screen recordings for your courses. Audio. Add audio narration to your screen recordings to give instructions or verbally walk learners through the recording. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire.

TEACHING ONLINE CLASSES: Interactive Polls Help End Sucky Training

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Most virtual training platforms (GoToTraining, WebEx, Connect, etc) allow you to create polls within the tool. Instead of just asking my attendees to tell me their favorite cereal via audio or asking them to type their favorite via the chat pod, I can let them draw on the screen. 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.

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50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Consider the platform where you’ll deliver your video, as that can make a difference in how it’s viewed, shared, and received by your audience. and adjust your messaging based on their frame of mind while on each platform. Audio.

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How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Codecs encode or compress streams of data for storage, playback and video editing on a variety of platforms. To help you not worry too much about file size, we’ve created Camtasia and Snagit video outputs to default to the MP4 file type, and will recommend MP4 in the majority of cases for online sharing. AVI (Audio Video Interleave – Microsoft).WMV In Camtasia, you can change the project settings to produce your video at your desired resolution. Audio.

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

Association eLearning

It’s also an opportunity to develop talent within training teams by cultivating skills with eLearning platforms and other technologies, at a reasonable pace. Create “how-to” webcasts or videos, using programs like Camtasia or Jing and upload them to YouTube. Use audio/video conferencing for regular check-ins. Blended learning is not new to training.

How To Make Your Screencasts Look Better (and Easier To Edit)

TechSmith Camtasia

You can record your mouse cursor, any movements on your screen, and even audio. Screen recording is possible on desktop and mobile devices, and there are software programmes like Camtasia available that can help you control and edit what you record.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

VIDEO, AUDIO & IMAGE TOOLS. Audio. 26- Jing 28- Camtasia 42- Snagit 64- Screenr. NETWORKING & COLLABORATION PLATFORMS. Collaboration platforms. 28- Camtasia 37- Articulate 43- Adobe Captivate 67- Udutu. Learning platforms. ePortfolio platforms. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

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ScreencastCamp 2013 Session Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia Tips and Tricks. Creating Re-usable Templates in Camtasia. Troy presents how to create re-usable templates in Camtasia. Two demos for each platform, Windows and Mac. Monetizing Camtasia Content. Camtasia 101 for Newbies. This detailed presentation will give you all the info needed to get you started with your Camtasia projects. Camtasia Audio. Everything you need to know about audio in one presentation.

How to Screen Capture on Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

Snagit lets you record system audio, microphone, and video at the same time. TechSmith also makes Camtasia , a more advanced screen recording tool and video editor. With Camtasia, you get the ability to record and produce more professional-looking screen recordings.

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Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

It captures the mouse movements, clicks and on screen changes along with any narration audio which can be recorded through attached microphone lively and in sync with the capturing screen. Screenr is one such great tool, which in collaboration with Twitter also eliminates the need of third party delivery platform. Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside.

How to Screen Capture on Windows

TechSmith Camtasia

It can even record audio and video at the same time. When you need to take your screen recording to the next level, TechSmith Camtasia offers more tools for annotation, picture-in-picture with your webcam, and a lot more. Can you record audio and video at the same time on Windows?

How to Screen Record on Windows

TechSmith Camtasia

It can even record audio and video at the same time. When you need to take your screen recording to the next level, TechSmith Camtasia offers more tools for annotation, picture-in-picture with your webcam, and a lot more. Can you record audio and video at the same time on Windows?

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

Imagine the following beginning to a video tutorial: To start a screen recording in Camtasia 9, click on the Record button. vs. To start a screen recording in Camtasia, click on the Record button. By purposefully leaving out the version number in the second example, the video content can likely be repurposed for the next version of the Camtasia software without causing user confusing. More information on managing recordings and project files in Camtasia can be found here.

10 Scorm Creator Software

Ed App

For years, SCORM creator software has continued to gain popularity from several L&D professionals, managers, andtrainers due to its unique advantage of producing online courses that are compatible with multiple LMS platforms. Scorm Creator Software #3 – Camtasia.

25 Tools to Create Training Videos That Engage Learners

TalentLMS

Video hosting platforms. The platform is easy to use and allows you to personalize your videos by adding emojis and tags, callouts, and graphs. Camtasia . The training platform that users consistently rank #1. Video drives learning.

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Thinking e-learning strategy? Think video

Connect Thinking

YouTube is now the second most commonly searched platform, after Google. You need a platform to house the videos in one location. This could be your intranet or Sharepoint platform. Be sure to think about the size of video that your platform can manage (both in dimensions and in duration). Finally, think about how well your platform can adapt the video download to meet local PC bandwidth demands. . For instruction screen recordings , I use Camtasia.

Top 10 tools that empower learners to develop themselves

Learning Pool

Documents can be added quickly and accessed across platforms and devices. . Content creation: Camtasia. Any smartphone will have audio and video recording capability, but if you want a more sophisticated tool, think about investing in Camtasia.

Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!

TechSmith Camtasia

All activity on ScreenChomp can be easily recorded and then if you want, edited through Camtasia for Mac or Camtasia Studio. The videos produced in ScreenChomp can be downloaded as MP4 files, making them easy to share on ScreenChomp.com, Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, Blackboard and other video hosting platforms. Nitty gritty details, features and capabilities of ScreenChomp: Record and share audio and video presentations.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

While there are tons of mobile apps, desktop software, and online video editing tools, we’ll show you how to edit a video with Camtasia (Windows/Mac). Download a free trial of Camtasia to quickly and easily edit your own videos. mp4) and Camtasia ready (.tscproj)

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How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Using Camtasia and Blue Yeti microphones, they produced 995 videos in the first 20 months and more since then. Knerr proposed that unlike Avaya’s existing knowledge base, which is only available to Avaya customers with a maintenance agreement, the vast majority of videos would be available for free on YouTube’s video platform. Avaya used Camtasia and Blue Yeti microphones to create their Youtube training videos. At a glance.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Step 4: Select your audio. For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two. 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. With Camtasia (which is our favorite video editing program), you can import all of your video assets and audio.

10 Helpful Types of Video for Business

TechSmith Camtasia

It often includes audio, though the sound is not a need. These types of video are designed to share on a social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Each platform has specific requirements and norms, so be mindful as you plan your video and where you plan to share it. This style can range from simply combining audio narration with a slide deck, to a more formal recording, such as an in-person presentation like a TED talk.

The Best LMS Features that make Paradiso LMS Stand at the Top of the Competition

PSB

Users can have multiple clients, vendors, or partners within their e-learning platform with different themes, separate branding, rules, and so on. Users can learn through immersive audio, visual, textual, and graphical content.

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Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Camstudio – The closest system you can come to that is similar to Camtasia & some people say Captivate. Output video compressor and audio formt output included. Personally, it is more like Camtasia, but you can be the judge.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

A container is the file that contains your video and audio codecs and any closed caption files as well. Audio actually uses it’s own codecs. Camtasia for example has multiple MP4 outputs. Or cut out the middle man and skip having to determine an output all together by sending your video directly to a cloud platform like Google Drive or YouTube. Your file will be encoded at the best settings for the chosen platform, so there are even less settings to worry about.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

LearnWorlds is an all-in-one platform that allows you to create, promote, and sell your online courses, offering an advanced and easy-to-use editor that makes your videos interactive. The end-products of this platform are called “smart videos” and are filled with advanced features.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! Audio. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. An easy to use audio recording tool allows the user to upload a file from a prerecorded file. Camtasia.