Music Licensing

TechSmith Camtasia

While licensing helps protect people’s property (such as music), it can also be a nuisance to try and navigate. Most music is protected under a license of some sort, especially the good stuff, which makes it difficult to find cheap, quality music that you can use in your videos.

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.

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How to Add Music to a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

A truly engaging video often includes music, as well. But where do you find music? When you find it, how do you add music to a video? Read more to learn how to add music to a video. There’s a difference between adding music and adding the right music.

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Video Tip Series - Part five: Using Music

TechSmith Camtasia

Using music can add an extra element to your video or end up distracting the viewer. Don't let the latter be true when trying to enhance a video with music. This week's video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you effectively use music in screencasts.

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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. 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].

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: The Clip Bin and The Library

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Once an asset is added to the Library, the asset is available to any Camtasia project on your computer.

Part 1: Say What?! A Guide to Camtasia Sound

eLearning Brothers

If you spend any amount of time exploring what Camtasia has to offer you’ll stumble across the Audio Effects option in the left side menu ribbon. These four effects are available in both the Mac and PC versions of Camtasia. #1

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Enjoy May Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets!

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’ve been looking forward to our monthly release of new Snagit stamps, Camtasia Studio theme sets, and Camtasia Studio music tracks, you’re in luck. FOR OUR CAMTASIA USERS. Camtasia Studio Theme Sets. Camtasia Studio Music Tracks.

Welcome Camtasia Studio 8!

TechSmith Camtasia

That’s why I’m so happy to share with you the big news… Camtasia Studio 8 (PC) is available today! The Camtasia Studio team has been working hard on lots of new features and functionality so you can create and edit videos faster than before.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 2

TechSmith Camtasia

We're turning the corner to the second week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! For our purposes, the most interesting editing aspects of Camtasia are the callouts and the overlay abilities, to further highlight the things being discussed by our narrator.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio, and video. The end bumper can include an image, music track, etc.,

From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

TechSmith Camtasia

Welcome to the pre-release beta of the newest Camtasia feature, with some automatic goodness: Camtasia Rap-ify (For Windows and Mac). Ultimately, we hope that each video generated will be unique and a powerful example of using music and visuals to engage your audience.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 3

TechSmith Camtasia

It's the third week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! This week each business gave us their persepctive on how things were going with Camtasia today versus during the first week. Screencasting allows us to bring our process to clients in a more efficient and effective way.

Many Uses of Camtasia – Professional and Personal

TechSmith Camtasia

Jon Moody, an employee of Kal-Blue , discovered Camtasia this past summer and hasn’t turned back. TechSmith : How does Camtasia fit into that? I’ve been using Camtasia all summer for some of my own personal things. TechSmith : How did you first come across Camtasia?

New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac 2.1 delivers clip speed , the #1 feature request from Camtasia for Mac users-- as voted by our user community. Get Camtasia for Mac 2.1: Download a free trial | Upgrade free if you own Camtasia for Mac 2.0. Use clip speed to achieve a time-lapse effect.

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Last chance! Save $50 on your Camtasia Studio 8 upgrade

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’ve been intending to upgrade to Camtasia Studio 8…now’s the time. So if you like saving money, take advantage of the Camtasia Studio upgrade offer today. The most important reason is that Camtasia Studio 8 helps you make the kind of videos your viewers love to watch.

How to Add Effects to Your Videos (Quick & Easy)

TechSmith Camtasia

People that make videos for training, teaching, and communicating believe adding effects to their videos is beyond their skill set. I’ve created hundreds of tutorial videos, and I can confidently say that I used video effects in nearly all of them. Step 1: Find your effect.

How to create SCORM courses with Camtasia

LearnUpon

Camtasia is a really accessible screen capture tool that makes creating video content for eLearning courses easy. With Camtasia, you can record your screen to produce instructional videos, or edit footage of you speaking to your learners.

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Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

Michael wrote a fantastic book on communication and learning through screencasts called PowerCasts – Creating Dynamic PowerPoint Screencasts with Camtasia Studio. If you haven’t tried creating a PowerCast using Camtasia, take the plunge and give it a try.

Create a Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 1

TechSmith Camtasia

You might share them via text or social media, however, have you ever considered using Camtasia Studio to create holiday video cards to make your images come alive with music and your voice? In this tutorial, you will create a winter holiday greeting card video using Camtasia Studio.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offers instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio, which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio and video. The end bumper can include an image, music track, etc.,

Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

Tutorial makers have a fear of background music. How many tutorials have you watched online that have had background music playing? Generally, the ones with music are the ones where the instruction is all given in text on screen. So we leave the music out.

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ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap Pt 4 – Heidi Matthews

Learning Rebels

The session hosted by Matthew Pierce from TechSmith presenting “Types of Videos to Enhance Learning” was no exception and had that hamster wheel effect for me. Catchy music. Learn a skill in Camtasia in under a minute.

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Helping Students Find Identity Through Student Created Video

TechSmith Camtasia

We started designing our video using Camtasia Studio. We added media to the clip bin and then dragged it into place, where we trimmed it as necessary and added effects. We used some of the stock music in Camtasia as background so we didn’t infringe on any artists’ copyright.

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You’re Setting Up Your Video Project Wrong: The 7 Subfolders You Need

TechSmith Camtasia

You may have a ripped YouTube video sitting on your desktop, a project file located in your documents folder, a music track from your iTunes library, and a photo from some obscure folder, etc. Music. Any special sound effects? Music. Keep your musical tracks here.

Video Tip Series - Part six: Using a Webcam

TechSmith Camtasia

Effective use of a webcam can lead to a high quality video if used correctly. She goes to Michigan State University and enjoys road trips, going to sporting events, music and bike riding. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac TechSmith Tips and Tricks

Snagit vs Camtasia: Which Screen Recording Software is Right for You?

TechSmith Camtasia

Which one is right for you – Snagit vs Camtasia – depends a lot on if you want to create images or videos. Camtasia , on the other hand, doesn’t let you take screenshots, but has a powerful screen recorder and built-in video editor. Camtasia really only does video.

Video Tip Series - Part three: Holding Viewers' Attention

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's video presents some tips and tricks including effectively using transitions and editing down scripts. See an example of a mini-series in the Camtasia for Mac 2 tutorials. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac TechSmith Tips and Tricks

Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Recently, I’ve noticed vintage television show “effects” coming back in vogue for use in screencasting and online videos. And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect.

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Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Recently, I’ve noticed vintage television show “effects” coming back in vogue for use in screencasting and online videos. And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Topic: Supporting accounting ebooks with Camtasia video. Setting up your Camtasia capture system for ultimate storytelling. Topic: History and design of Snagit and Camtasia. Topic: Educational music videos. Topic: DEU Camtasia Trainer.

Customer Shares Inspirational Anniversary Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Following on the heels of the TechSmith anniversary , John Canady, a past participant of TechSmith’s Technical Preview Program*, shared the anniversary video he created with Camtasia Studio 8. “I John added some neat effects and did a great job walking viewers through his personal story.

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Editing Tools

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia provides a variety of editing tools to fit your needs. Smoothly integrate music and narration, cleanly transition from one idea to the next, and call attention to your most important points. Tips & How To''s camtasia Editing This post is part of a series.

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Are Your Video Transitions Helping or Hurting?

TechSmith Camtasia

In video, it is the transition effect that serves as the mental break and subconscious indicator. This is the perfect spot to insert a transition effect. Once you understand that certain video transition effects signify a leap in time, you can use this to your advantage.

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Turning tracks on and off makes asset comparisons easy!

TechSmith Camtasia

Believe it or not, the ability to turn tracks on and off — a feature of Camtasia for Mac 2.5 — can make the decision process easier and more efficient, at least when it comes to video editing. Let’s take background music , for example.

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Screencast of the Week - Ian Ozsvald and ProCasts

TechSmith Camtasia

Ian made great use of Camtasia Studio's SmartFocus feature - he used it to focus your attention on certain areas of the screen and show greater detail. The background audio music was a great touch and added polish to the screencast. Visual effects were added using Adobe AfterEffects.

How to Make a Video Template in Three Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

Video templates can be made up of a few different elements, which generally fall into the four following categories: Intro and Outro Content placeholders Text placeholders or callouts Music. Download Camtasia 2020 and start creating your own templates today.