TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Version 2018 Released

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer.   TechSmith made huge strides in Camtasia 9 when it improved the free assets in the Library.   Camtasia has never had a way to quickly apply the look and feel of one object across a large project.   One of the major complaints about Camtasia is how long it takes to Render (Share) a project when you’re finished with your production work.

Camtasia Templates in Action

eLearning Brothers

Thinking of how to use a Camtasia template with your project may take some time. We would love to see what you are doing with your Camtasia templates ! The post Camtasia Templates in Action appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

TechSmith Camtasia: Exporting Frames

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        While developing a recent Camtasia project, I needed to split a large video into multiple segments.     Looking for Camtasia training? Check out  this live, online Camtasia class. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

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: Major Upgrade Released

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Supplement Your Camtasia Screencast with Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

Building an eLearning course in Camtasia requires a few knowledge basics, including the use of hotspots , a mastery of the timeline , and judicial implementation of the quizzing feature. The post Supplement Your Camtasia Screencast with Scenarios appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Using Camtasia to Glue Your Learners to the Screen

eLearning Brothers

To do so, I’ll use the following video as an example, digging into my Camtasia project file to show you how each segment was done. Camtasia 9 has helped us by giving us loads of simple tools that can make boring bits like this way more visually exciting.

Webinar: A Beginners Guide to Camtasia Tools

eLearning Brothers

In last week’s Camtasia webinar, we hosted Lon Naylor in a Beginners Guide to Camtasia Tools. He outlines some great shortcut keys, timeline secrets, and general Camtasia knowledge that you’re sure to be excited about!

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Delete vs. Ripple Delete

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Deleting a portion of an object on the Camtasia Timeline (a few seconds from the end of a video for example) is simple: drag the red in- and/or green out-point on either side of the Playhead, right-click, and then choose Delete.   e-learning eLearning TechSmith Camtasia

The Twill Theme Will Make Your Camtasia Content Shine

eLearning Brothers

We have quite a few of those in our Camtasia Template Library , including some like the Clouds theme , and the Stone theme. And for those of you wondering, our Trim theme is available on both Camtasia 9 for PC, and Camtasia 3 for Mac.

Webinar: How to Edit Camtasia Video Intro Templates

eLearning Brothers

Last week we had a great webinar focused on our new Camtasia video templates. We had our senior designer, Nic Brown, show us how to edit and re-brand one of our Intro templates in Adobe Illustrator, and then input it back into Camtasia.

Looking at the Jewel Camtasia Template

eLearning Brothers

In the ever-growing eLearning Brothers Camtasia template library , we have some of the best eLearning video templates on the planet! These are professionally designed assets that are extremely easy to import into your Camtasia project.

Dreaming about the Daydream Camtasia Template

eLearning Brothers

With over 328 templates for Camtasia organized into 43 themes , you’re sure to find something you like in our library. When using Camtasia for an eLearning course you’ll need some great layouts to put information on. Did you know we have great looking templates?

Webinar: Camtasia Essentials – Adding Closed Captions to Video

eLearning Brothers

He talked about one of the most useful Camtasia essentials that was made available in later versions of Camtasia Studio 8 and continues to be useful in Camtasia 9/3: closed captions. We were pleased to have Jason Valade from TechSmith with us for a webinar last week.

TechSmith Camtasia: Enhanced Library Assets

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I've written about the TechSmith Camtasia Library before. If you find yourself confused about the role of Media Bin (formerly known as the Clip Bin in older versions of Camtasia) versus the Library, check out  this article on the IconLogic blog.

TechSmith Camtasia: Recording Effects

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When Camtasia developers need to add attention-grabbing visual affects to a software demonstration created using the Camtasia Recorder, the work is typically accomplished by editing the recording in Camtasia Studio.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Looking for Camtasia training? Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: MenuMaker

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After producing your Camtasia projects, the net result is a collection of independent web files, scripts, videos and other assets.   If you don't have access to a webmaster, Camtasia MenuMaker will prove invaluable. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio

How To Create Closed Captioning in Camtasia Videos

eLearning Brothers

In the video below, I’ll walk you through how to easily create closed captioning in Camtasia 9, and I’ll discuss some of the bugs I have found in doing so. Click here to view the previous blog in the series ( Camtasia 9 Editing Tips ).

eLearning Stock Assets and Camtasia Templates

eLearning Brothers

Some of the most exciting parts of the Camtasia Templates Packages are in the Stock Asset Library. These items expand your toolbox, allowing you to add high-quality graphics to any part of your Camtasia productions!

Stock 133

TechSmith Camtasia: Backing Up and Sharing Projects

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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

Top 10 Camtasia Intros of 2016

eLearning Brothers

The year 2016 brought quite a few exciting things to us in the Camtasia and eLearning Brothers worlds. We saw the release of Camtasia 9 , which included several eLearning Brothers assets in its library. The most commonly used template pieces are the Camtasia intros.

6 Tips For Correcting Video Errors With the Camtasia Timeline

eLearning Brothers

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.

New Camtasia 9 Behaviors Will Add Sizzle to Your Production

eLearning Brothers

With the update to Camtasia 9/3, we have been adding new skills to our support page. Many of the skills you may have developed in using Camtasia 8 carry over seamlessly into Camtasia 9. Many of our new Camtasia 9/3 templates utilize the power of these behaviors.

TechSmith Camtasia: Tips for Trimming Content

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you're curious about the kinds of things we cover during our live, hands-on online classes, check out this snippet from a recent TechSmith Camtasia class. During this portion of the class, I taught attendees how to ensure they won't mistakenly trim more from a project than expected

Gussy Up Your Video Production With 3 New Camtasia 9 Themes

eLearning Brothers

We can expect remarkable things with the exciting release of the new Camtasia 9. eLearning Brothers is proud to release new Camtasia 9 themes that utilize these new strengths. Want to get started with these amazing new Camtasia templates right now?

Camtasia Animation Features You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

Among the many new and exciting features in Camtasia 9, one of my favorites is the expansive pre-built animations that are ready for us to use. If you used Camtasia Studio 8, you’re already familiar with the thirty transitions that are built into Camtasia.

Camtasia Studio: Animations Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When I  teach Camtasia , one of the activities that garners the largest "that's cool" factor is how easy it is to animate any object. Here's how to do it: Insert an object onto the Camtasia stage (you can animate anything.

Implementing Interactive Hotspots in the new Camtasia 9

eLearning Brothers

Luckily, TechSmith’s Camtasia offers a fantastic solution, and that is the interactive video. In previous blogs I’ve written about how to integrate an HTML file with your interactive Camtasia course. Camtasia Resources eLearning Featured Producing eLearning Video Resources

eLearning: Compare Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And because this isn't a two-tool fight, look over there and you'll see TechSmith Camtasia. If you'd like to follow-along with your instructor, install trial versions of Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia (Mac or PC).

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.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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! 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.)

TechSmith Camtasia: Multiple Object Formatting Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The key to project-wide Camtasia consistency lies in the use of multiple tracks. When I develop in Camtasia, I create several tracks and add similar objects to those tracks. Camtasia e-learning eLearning TechSmith Camtasia Studioby Kevin Siegel        When developing eLearning, one important goal is to ensure consistency from object to object.

How To Customize Camtasia Conversation Scenarios in 5 Minutes

eLearning Brothers

The eLearning Brothers Camtasia Template Library includes several scenario templates that have been built in Camtasia, and are ready for implementation. You’ll find two kinds of scenarios in the Camtasia library.

3 Camtasia Scenarios for Corporate eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Now you can use Camtasia, the popular video editing software by Techsmith, to create your own unique scenarios. For information on our Camtasia templates for eLearning, you can learn more here. The post 3 Camtasia Scenarios for Corporate eLearning appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Keyboard Shortcuts A-Plenty

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After receiving an email from a Camtasia developer looking for Camtasia shortcuts, I started creating a handy-dandy document that was going to list some of the more helpful keyboard shortcuts available in Camtasia.