Twine, Video Review, Chatbot: ID Links 7/6/21

Experiencing eLearning

This post includes links on Twine resources, video review and creation tools, a chatbot example, and an online marketplace for elearning assets. Video review tools. Screenlight Video Review & Approval. A tool for collecting feedback on video, audio, or images.

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Take It from the Teacher: Tutorial Video Advice with a Camtasia Trainer | Jayne Davids

TechSmith Camtasia

Want some video creation and editing tips? In this episode of The Visual Lounge, we invited Jayne Davids, Camtasia Trainer, Video Editor at her company, Raiveon Video Specialists to share with us her tutorial video advice. Of course, we love video at TechSmith.

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"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

eLearning Brothers

This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. If you’re familiar with several video editing softwares, you may be used to using bins within the video editor to organize your assets. 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: 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.

6 Tips For Correcting Video Errors With the Camtasia Timeline

eLearning Brothers

You are probably perfect when it comes to your video production, so you don’t have to make many edits in post production. 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). Audio is a difficult thing to get perfect regardless of where you are.

25 Tools to Create Training Videos That Engage Learners

TalentLMS

Video drives learning. But in the age of TikTok and Instagram, where the average user consumes around 60 videos on a daily basis , the pressure to create training videos that are relevant and keep learners’ engagement is high. Tools for specific video types. Hippo Video.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Record the audio.

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How to Easily Get Perfect Audio for Your Videos | Jake Pechtel

TechSmith Camtasia

Research shows that bad audio is the single most important factor in people stopping watching videos. Simply put, bad audio means no viewers. And, of course, as video creators, we want viewers! As a beginner, it can be overwhelming stepping into the world of video.

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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! Create both videos and SWF/HTML5 output. Add videos. Record, import, and edit audio. TechSmith Camtasia

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. During a recent Camtasia class, a student asked about providing the captions in other languages than English (she was asked to create versions of her project in a dozen languages). Fortunately, it's fairly easy to convert Camtasia captions to different languages.

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 Convert Video to MP3 Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

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. A quarter of podcast listeners report listening to podcasts in the car with their smartphones connected to the audio system. Video to MP3. Can’t see the video?

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). The recording process stops and a video of the entire presentation is created.

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).

How to Screen Record on Your Mac (With Audio)

TechSmith Camtasia

Sure, you can make a video recording of your computer screen with the QuickTime Player app, but there a few major hangups: There’s no option to trim or edit. You can’t record video and audio at the same time. How to record your screen on Mac with audio.

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How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

TechSmith Camtasia

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. This means that you’ll need to learn how to sync audio files and video clips in your video editing process. A little bit of knowledge and a simple video editor will go a long way. Can’t see the embedded video?

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How to Use a Video Overlay Camtasia Template

eLearning Brothers

Every time I step into Camtasia to work on a video, I’m always pleased with the versatility of it. Any time I need to make a quick instructional video, it’s easily the tool I go to first. 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.

Camtasia Studio 7 - Sneak Peek, Audio Enhancements

TechSmith Camtasia

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!

5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Proxy video. Camtasia 2021 also allows you to use transitions in new ways.

How to Replace Outdated or Inaccurate Audio in Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Can’t see the video? The tricky part about replacing just a section of audio is making it sound natural. Do you have any tricks for seamlessly replacing part of your audio?

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Editing Videos- How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

TechSmith Camtasia

Often times to get a more professional sound you may need to record audio separately from your video. This means that you’ll need to learn how to sync audio and video sources in your video editing process. The first thing you will need to do is make sure you have the right audio recording equipment. We’ve done the legwork of finding the right microphones and audio recording equipment for you. Step 1: Getting Good Audio. How to Trim Videos.

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Better Audio with an Impromptu Recording Booth

E-learning Uncovered

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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How to create training videos with Camtasia

eFront

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! The first and most important step is building the scenario of your video tutorial. The more descriptive it is the easier it will be for you to capture your video. Step 2: Capture your video. When you are done stop the capture and click to save and edit the video. Step 3: Editing your video.

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?

Audio Best Practices

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Can’t see the embedded 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.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Camtasia Library

eLearning Brothers

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.

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

Tips and Tools We Use to Make Our Tutorial Videos | Jason Valade and Ryan Eash

TechSmith Camtasia

What does it take to make your tutorial videos shine? Jason Valade and Ryan Eash are both Instructional Designers at TechSmith with several years of experience in creating high-value instructional videos. A polished video? I tend to focus on the audio, on the voiceover.

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. 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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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. iMovie allows you to turn your home video into your favorite film with just a few clicks. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite.

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How to Screen Record on Windows 10 (With Audio)

TechSmith Camtasia

These types of screen recordings are great for off-the-cuff videos that explain information to others. Capturing video this Snagit only takes a few clicks. First, open Snagit and select the video tab from the Capture Window. Step 2: Choose audio to record. Video

Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

mLearning Revolution

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

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 Make a Harlem Shake Video with Camtasia for Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you been keeping up with the recent internet meme sensation, Harlem Shake videos ? Then we made a guide showing how to make your own Harlem Shake video with Camtasia, because we’re not so good at keeping secrets. The steps reference Camtasia for Mac, but the process is really similar on Camtasia Studio. And if you don’t already own Camtasia, don’t worry, you can use the free trial to create a Harlem Shake video, too.

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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

Choosing a theme and building your video around it using clips that support the theme can make your video more interesting to your viewers. 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.

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How to Trim a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

When you make a video, you are constantly competing for people’s attention. Trimming the beginning or end of a video can help your video get the attention it deserves. . Trimming usually refers to taking off either part of the beginning or end of a video clip. Video

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Welcome Camtasia Relay 3.

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Improved searchable video features.