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. While setting up the system for live streaming video can be complicated and pricey, we’ve found it to be well worth the investment of time and money. Building an audience ahead of any live streaming is vital.

Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions

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We are going to be streaming the events of the main session room during the conference. We’ll be streaming at the following times: Friday, August 3: ~8 PM to 9:30 PM — Welcome and Session Planning. Refresh this blog post to see the live video stream and chat! The post Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. We are going to be streaming the events of the main session room during the conference.

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The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

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TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range). Keep your eyes on the TechSmith blog, YouTube channel (subscribe to make it easy) , Twitter , Facebook , we’ll even be posting it on LinkedIn if that’s your thing.

Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

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You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? I am the Online Community Specialist at TechSmith. I serve as a TechSmith champion to maintain, grow, and work with a variety of communities who are engaged with TechSmith products and services online. Social Media Intern at TechSmith.

What’s on the TechSmith roadmap? We’ll tell you.

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If you’ve been following TechSmith for awhile, you may have noticed that the past year has brought a lot of changes. TechSmith is focused on helping you work wherever you are. Webcast: TechSmith Roadmap for Innovation. What: Online, streaming event with live Q&A. Hear TechSmith’s president talk about what’s next. What if I can’t tune in to the live stream? The post What’s on the TechSmith roadmap?

Join our Google Hangout: TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome… and Beyond!

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In case you missed the news, we are developing TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome. Please join us for a live Google Hangout on Air on Thursday, November 7 at 4:00pm EST to hear about where TechSmith is headed and get a sneak peek at the beta version of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome. We’ll have Troy Stein, Brian Bennett and Kelly Rush from Team TechSmith to answer your questions and share with you what we are making for our friends around the world.

Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

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Zencoder.com Blog - Encode video for mobile use. You might want to upload videos to a hosting site and use embed code to display them in your blog post or webpage. Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. Photo credit: AdamKR. As you may know, the world of online video is going through some upheaval right now with at least two competing views of how embedded video should be delivered. And mobile video is at the center of the fracas.

TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps

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Which is one reason we’re so excited to be building TechSmith AppShow , a new software product for Mac that will make it easier than ever to create screencasts of iOS devices. Before now, the “least worst” methods of capturing the screen of an iOS device were hardware or streaming workarounds. How is TechSmith AppShow different? The post TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Do You Have What It Takes? Test Your Skills at TechSmith’s Screencast Boot Camp

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Not for the faint of heart, the Screencast Boot Camp will push you farther than you’ve ever been pushed before with an endless stream of exercises and drills. Test Your Skills at TechSmith’s Screencast Boot Camp appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Join us for this unique training camp and leave a screen casting expert.

How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video

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We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming webinars , and streaming on YouTube. More importantly, how can you capture this live streaming content so it’s not all lost in the internet’s void? You can easily capture or record live streaming video and share it with your friends, your coworkers, or save it for later viewing. I use TechSmith’s Snagit which is great to record short-form video. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

How To Record Live Streaming Video

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We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube. Watch “You Can Easily Record a Live Stream Video” on YouTube. We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube. You can easily capture or record live streaming video and share it with your friends, your coworkers, or save it for later viewing. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

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Like the “pinch” in an hourglass, compression helps devices and the internet keep up with a big stream of data. So without further ado, here’s former techsmith video guru Mike! The post Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's codec container file MOV mp4 quicktime resolution streaming types VideoIn January we posted about image file types. Now it’s video’s turn.

LIVE EVENT: Screencast Camp 2013

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It’s a time that a lot of us here at TechSmith look forward to each year – Screencast Camp. We’re kind people though and don’t want to limit the participation to just 100 folks – so we’re going to stream the main sessions live all day Saturday and Sunday. So you, dear reader and blog follower, can watch from home – in your pajamas (Disclaimer: Attendees at Screencast camp are required to be appropriately dressed.)

Tune in Live: The Role of Sketching in Interaction Design

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Tonight the IXDA Lansing (Interaction Design Association's global professional network) group is hosting a meeting at TechSmith. Tune in on this blog to join the livecast tonight at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET. You might need to refresh this post at 6:00pm if you don't see the live stream right away. Tonight the IXDA Lansing (Interaction Design Association's global professional network) group is hosting a meeting at TechSmith. TechSmith 829 773 38

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Capture that E-Learning Demo: Update

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I’ve been getting some very positive feedback about my recent series of blog posts reviewing TechSmith Camtasia and Adobe Captivate. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Tags: e-learning online delivery Camtasia Studio elearning content streaming media adobe captivate review downloads courseware development content authoring asynchronous e-learning toolkit

Capture that E-learning Demo 3: Captivate and Camtasia

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In the previous two blog posts, I outlined – at a very high level - some of the features and functionality of TechSmith Camtasia Studio and Adobe Captivate, and in today’s post I will provide a. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals.

Screencast Camp is on! August 3rd – August 5th

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You can get more information and see the live stream here: [link]. August 3rd – August 5th appeared first on TechSmith Blogs Hey, you may have notice that we’re doing an unconference called Screencast Camp this weekend. We wanted to let you know you can join in and watch the Live steam all. weekend. The post Screencast Camp is on!

Screencast Camp is on! August 3rd – 5th, 2012

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You can get more information and see the live stream here: [link]. August 3rd – 5th, 2012 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Hey, you may have notice that we’re doing an unconference called Screencast Camp this weekend. We wanted to let you know you can join in and watch the Live steam all weekend. The post Screencast Camp is on! For Educators Events Live ScreencastCamp Screencasting

Tune in to The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

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Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge! Mark Schall, Software Engineer for Jing, will talk about TechSmith's hackathon. Adam Marks, lead Snagit developer (Windows), will talk about TechSmith's Makerbot. Note: You may need to refresh this blog post to see the live stream and chat room at 2pm EST. We're using the hashtag #tscforge. Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge!

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Tune in to The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

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Tune into on this blog post today at 2:00pm EST to watch The Forge , live at 2pm EST! We also have a chatroom where you can ask us questions and chat with other TechSmith friends. Here is the line-up today: Leigh Graves Wolf , a Program Director from Michigan State University's Master's in Educational Technology program will join us in TechSmith's studio live. TechSmith's Education evangelist, Dave McCollom will share his pick for the Screencast of the month.

How To Overcome the Challenges of Communicating Digitally With Jay Baer

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TechSmith collaborated with Jay Baer to find out more about how the transition from in-person to digital affected industries with a range of expertise. YouTube, webinars, and live streams are the perfect platforms for speakers.

Forge Guest Anum Hussain from Hubspot, Mischief with Snagit, and Recording Skype calls

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We’ll be streaming the show live, but also posting the recording to our YouTube channel and here on the blog after the show. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel. The post Forge Guest Anum Hussain from Hubspot, Mischief with Snagit, and Recording Skype calls appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. We have another great episode of the Forge coming up on Thursday, October 11, at 2:00pm ET (Need a reminder? Use this calendar reminder ).

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Live on The Forge today (2pm ET) – Anum from HubSpot, Snagit for “Evil,” Skype capture

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Refresh this blog post at 2:00pm ET to see the live video stream and chat below! And Walter Pelowski will walk us through the steps of using the system audio capture capabilities of TechSmith tools to record Skype calls. The post Live on The Forge today (2pm ET) – Anum from HubSpot, Snagit for “Evil,” Skype capture appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Refresh this blog post at 2:00pm ET to see the live video stream and chat below!

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

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Starting at 9am ET today you can tune in to the live stream of 48 in 24. We’re locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator…and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. But you can tune in to the live stream any time to go behind the scenes inside the studio and ask questions! Topic: Innovation at TechSmith.

Tune in Live to ScreencastCamp this Weekend

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They're all part of the first ever ScreencastCamp this weekend at TechSmith HQ. I'm camping on the lawn at TechSmith!) We'll stream some sessions live from the main conference room. Just come to this blog post and you'll be able to watch! And, we also will recording an episode of The Forge Saturday night at 9:00pm EST. Just tune in on this blog post to watch us live! They're all part of the first ever ScreencastCamp this weekend at TechSmith HQ.

Happy Forge Day! Join us live at 2pm ET

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Join us today for a very special episode of The Forge, filled with practical tips, a hijink or two, and exciting announcements about upcoming TechSmith events. We'll go live right here on the blog at 2:00pm EDT today (May 17). If you miss the live stream, don’t you worry, we will post the recording of the show on our YouTube channel-- subscribe to get alerted when it goes up--and right here on this blog post!

The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

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Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge! We are also giving away two Forge Shirts and some of our prized titanium TechSmith sporks. Note: You may need to refresh this blog post to see the live stream and chat room at 2pm EST. We're using the hashtag #tscforge. Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge! Today is the day!

All about Education: November 8 Episode of the Forge

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Finally, Haley Carwile from TechSmith’s Academic Team will be joining us to talk about six common problems educators face and ways we’ve learned educators are working through them with TechSmith tools. We’ll create a new post with the streaming video next Thursday. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel” Never miss another episode, subscribe to the RSS feed.

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication: How to Use Both to Absolutely Dominate Remote Work

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Here at TechSmith, I used to coordinate the work of several outside consulting agencies. In a streaming meeting, if the technology fails, everyone has to wait for the problem to be solved or the meeting may have to be rescheduled. Screen capture software such as TechSmith Snagit.

Highlights from SXSW 2013

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The TechSmith SXSW crew had a great time in Austin…bestowing titanium sporks on Shaquille O’Neal and Iggy Pop, eating way too much BBQ, and playing with monster puppets. We spent 26 hours in the booth, learning about the needs of people who stopped by and introducing them to the latest TechSmith tools and features. We met TechSmith fans on shuttle rides and standing in line for sessions. The post Highlights from SXSW 2013 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Screencast Camp is on! August 3rd – August 5th

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UPDATE: We have pulled the stream since camp is over, but we’ll get the recordings posted as soon as we get them processed. You can get more information and see the live stream here: [link]. August 3rd – August 5th appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Happy screencasting! — Hey, you may have notice that we’re doing an unconference called Screencast Camp this weekend. We wanted to let you know you can join in and watch the Live steam all. weekend.

Join us live at 2pm – ScreenChamp Awards show

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Click here to view the live stream at 2pm ET. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel. The post Join us live at 2pm – ScreenChamp Awards show appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Today (Thursday, December 13) at 2pm ET we’ll announce the winners of this year’s coveted ScreenChamp Award , which recognizes excellence in screencasting.

Digital Learning Day: 2014

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One of the highlights of Digital Learning Day is the free, live-streamed virtual conference hosted at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. TechSmith was honored to support and recognize Adina as one of the National School Board Association’s “20-to-Watch” educators some three years ago. The post Digital Learning Day: 2014 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Tune in to the Forge Today Here - 2:00 PM EST

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We'll be talking with Dave McCollom , Education Evangelist for TechSmith about input devices that can be used in creating interesting screencasts. You can watch live from this blog post and chat with us too. We'll go live around 2:00pm EST. And, if you tuned in last time, we had some technical difficulties with the live stream. We'll be talking with Dave McCollom, Education Evangelist for TechSmith about input devices that can be used in creating interesting screencasts.

Today is the Day! Join us LIVE on The Forge at 2pm EST

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Dave McCollom -TechSmith EDU Evangelist will share his pick for the Screencast of the Month. If you'd like to sign up, use the coupon code TECHSMITH to save $200 on your registration. Note: You may need to refresh this blog post to see the live stream and chatroom at 2pm EST. We're using the hashtag #tscforge. Start counting down the minutes! At 2pm EST, we'll go live with The Forge. I hope you can tune-in live to watch the show.