TechSmith Tips – Microphones, Recording Audio & How to Sync Audio with Video

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Welcome to another episode of TechSmith Tips. I am Mike, a video producer for TechSmith and in this episode I am going to give some advice on types of microphones, audio recorders and methods to easily sync your audio with video. Selecting an Audio Recorder.

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. One common complaint from my students as I  teach Camtasia  is that the options such as Transitions, Audio Effects, etc. TechSmith Camtasia

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. TREC files are a proprietary format developed by TechSmith. As with AVI files, TRECs can contain audio and video and can be imported directly into the Camtasia Editor. Beyond cursor data, the TREC format captures keyboard shortcuts, the webcam, and audio (all of which are editable once the TREC is imported into Camtasia). eLearning TechSmith Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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  After adding the captions, I ensured the captions and the voiceover audio were synced via the Timeline. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio

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 Studio

"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. Record, import, and edit audio. TechSmith CamtasiaI expect the book to be available for purchase in a few short weeks. You'll be able to purchase the book direct from my website or resellers such as Amazon.com.) Camtasia version 9 is an awesome upgrade to Camtasia and I give it two hearty thumbs up!

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. TREC files are a proprietary format developed by TechSmith. As with AVI files, TRECs can contain audio and video and can be imported directly into the Camtasia Editor. Beyond cursor data, the TREC format captures keyboard shortcuts, the webcam, and audio (all of which are editable once the TREC is imported into Camtasia). by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

New releases: Snagit, Camtasia, TechSmith Fuse, and TechSmith Relay all updated

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Snagit, Camtasia, TechSmith Fuse, TechSmith Relay - we’ve updated them all! The OneDrive for Business integration allows you to import and export content such as images, audio, and video. TechSmith Fuse. TechSmith Relay. TechSmith Relay 5.0.1

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. Here is lav mic that we use at TechSmith for interviews. Recording Audio.

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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. TechSmith provides access to several additional assets online. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio

Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips

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Hi everyone, my name is Mike and I am the video marketing specialist here at TechSmith Corporation. A few of the things that we wanted to focus on are: Audio. Audio. The post Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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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"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.

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

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Lost Audio: Did your microphone accidentally unplug without you knowing? will notify you if you’ve lost your audio while recording by prompting you with an alert. Lost audio prompt, TechSmith Smart Player, and more appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

"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.

Ghost Hunting with TechSmith

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Scott is the brother of TechSmithie Kelly Mullins , a name that might be familiar to frequent TechSmith blog readers. Scott uses multiple programs to enhance audio and video to its clearest state, which can be complicated. Audio recorders.

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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TechSmith Tips – Getting Started with Video Webinars

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At TechSmith we use video webinars for a number of purposes: in-depth demonstrations of our more complicated products, highlighting the success of our customers, a few times we even stayed up for 24 hours straight for our 24 in 24 and 48 in 24 video series. Audio Board (XLR inputs, USB output.

How to Record Great Audio In Any Environment

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An important part of creating good video is good audio. Not everyone will be fortunate enough to have a sound booth or an environment that is ideal for recording audio in, but you don’t have to let it ruin your videos. Want to learn more about recording audio for video?

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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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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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. 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. It could easily take you 40 hours or more to prepare an audio script.

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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Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

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My next venture will be to use Snagit to record audio feedback on important assignments for particular students. The post Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Guest post by 7th grade Social Studies teacher Tom Hopper.

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?

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

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Not only does the ADA Section 504-refresh highlight the need for audio descriptions in higher education videos, but it’s also an accessibility best practice that has the potential to benefit all students. Are audio descriptions like captions??. How to add audio descriptions.

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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. Learn how to add audio Learn.

Reading month: Create your own audio books for kids

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Once I finished any edits I would produce the audio as an MP3 file with the title of the book and the chapter as the file name. The post Reading month: Create your own audio books for kids appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. For Educators Audio Book edtech

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Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!

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I'm happy to share with you a new iPad app that we've been working on at TechSmith. We're also launching TechSmith Labs. TechSmith labs will be the place where we can foster innovative products and features. Mobile News TechSmith Labs 289 157 759

Wait a minute—TechSmith Snagit for…Linux?

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Today’s guest post is by Robert Risdon, Technical Support Agent for TechSmith. In our drive to provide TechSmith users the ability to capture screenshots on their preferred system, last month we introduced TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

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I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio.

Editing Videos- How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

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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. Step 1: Getting Good Audio. Step 2: Importing Audio.

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TechSmith Academy- Helping You Learn About Visual Communication and Video Creation

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That’s why we are thrilled to announce the launch of TechSmith Academy. We Created a Resource- TechSmith Academy. TechSmith Academy is a free online learning platform with courses to help you learn more about visual communication and video creation.

Individualized instruction with Citelighter and TechSmith

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Bring Citelighter and TechSmith into your repertoire of teacher tools. But it wasn’t just Citelighter that was transforming my classroom, it was the inclusion of TechSmith tools – Snagit and Jing – that rounded out our expertly exercised process.