Camtasia Templates in Action

eLearning Brothers

Thinking of how to use a Camtasia template with your project may take some time. This is a great example of mixing and matching to get the look and feel you want with your video. We would love to see what you are doing with your Camtasia templates !

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.

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The Twill Theme Will Make Your Camtasia Content Shine

eLearning Brothers

Luckily TechSmith’s Camtasia is here to help you quickly and easily make eLearning videos that look great! What you may not already know is that eLearning Brothers has loads of templates that are ready to be placed into your Camtasia project TODAY!

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Webinar: Interactivity and Engagement using Hotspots in Camtasia

eLearning Brothers

Video is a super powerful tool, and TechSmith’s Camtasia has the abilities to make videos interactive by using hotspots. In this webinar, we went through the steps to create a hotspot, the options you have once the hotspot is created, and gave examples of some of their uses.

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).

Many Uses for Cutout People in Camtasia Studio

eLearning Brothers

When using Camtasia Studio for your how-to video, you may not see an immediate need for a cutout people library—especially one that has thousands and thousands of images i n it like the one here at eLearning Brothers.

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).

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).

Using Camtasia for Flipped Classrooms

TechSmith Camtasia

Mr. Crowder is presenting on using Camtasia for Flipped Classrooms at the conference InnEdCo on June 17th. . But, the main difference being that editing with Camtasia, the animation and annotation is much improved. Some examples: Energy.

Building Online Instructor Presence with Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Check out her Camtasia Tackk and resource website for online faculty , and you can also find her on Twitter: Follow @TracySchaelen. I have found using Camtasia to be a truly transformative experience—for me and for my students.

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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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

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]. Once installed, they will be available in Camtasia Studio. produce the Old Time Movie in Camtasia Studio .

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Webinar: 2 eLearning Features in Camtasia You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

Like a hidden oasis in a desert landscape, Camtasia Studio from TechSmith is a gem of a tool for the eLearning world. He also was kind enough to provide us with his source files (which you can download here ) and a link to the sample project (which you can find here on Screencast.com).

New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.5

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac 2.5 And if you’ve already upgraded to Camtasia for Mac 2, this is a free upgrade for you. Just check for updates within your copy of Camtasia for Mac. Open Camtasia for Mac > Click Camtasia 2 > Check for Updates. Camtasia for Mac 2.5.

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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.     As an alternative to simply Deleting (and getting a gap), this is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of an often overlooked Camtasia feature: Ripple Delete (the option is just below Delete in the menu).

Camtasia Small Business Drive: Netvantage, Week 4

TechSmith Camtasia

In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Netvantage Co-Founder Adam Henige reflected back on their month of screencasting. Another week, more exciting opportunities made possible by Camtasia! Watch Netvantage's sample training on photography SEO: Watch on YouTube.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Camtasia built in quiz maker. Quiz feature in Camtasia 8. Quiz Feature in Camtasia 8.

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

TechSmith Camtasia

We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive! Watch a sample screencast from CiesaDesign on how to use FTP: Unable to display content. Can you share with us some examples of what you do for your clients?

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.

Upcoming Camtasia Studio Classroom Training

TechSmith Camtasia

Ever wish you could go to class and learn all about Camtasia Studio? Camtasia Studio expert, Kevin Siegel, will be leading an online class all about Camtasia Studio on February 10 and March 10. And , Kevin kindly shared a sample from the book which you can read here.

Camtasia and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Hello All, I have been using Camtasia these past few years creating videos and I’ve recently been asked to create interactive videos. Although video editing is easy in Camtasia there are limitations on what you can do in regards to making it interactive so I started to look at Captivate. For example, I’d like to show the first 5 seconds of my video but the next 20 seconds should be condensed to 5 secs b/c it’s just somebody typing in a field.

News: Upgrades to the Camtasia Family

TechSmith Camtasia

I'm happy to share the good news that all products in the Camtasia family are getting upgrades! This includes Camtasia Studio (Windows), Camtasia for Mac and Camtasia Relay (server-based). Available today are upgrades to TechSmith Camtasia Studio 7.1

New Book: Camtasia Studio 8 – The Definitive Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The Camtasia Studio book is available now! When TechSmith launched the first version of Camtasia in 1999, Daniel Park made the videos for the new release. Daniel has been involved with Camtasia from the start. And, now, Daniel has written the book about Camtasia.

Reverse the Effect of an Animation in Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Last week, a viewer of one of our Camtasia Studio product webinars was chatting us up and asked if it was possible to reverse the effect of a visual animation. Note: This works for Camtasia Studio 8.1 and also for Camtasia for Mac 2.4,

Animate Your Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 3

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss a simple way to further customize your greeting card video with photos using Camtasia’s Visual Properties animations. Open the holiday project file in Camtasia Studio. -

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Loudpixel, Week 4

TechSmith Camtasia

In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Loudpixel Co-Founder Allie Siarto reflected back on their month of screencasting. Using Camtasia for screencasting really got us thinking about how we can improve our processes and communications.

Camtasia Studio Brings Math to the Masses

TechSmith Camtasia

An awesome TechSmith customer across the pond has been hard at work making videos with Camtasia Studio to help people just like you! Check out one of Stuart’s many helpful tutorials—it’s a great example of how Camtasia Studio can help deliver your message. Meet Stuart Sidders.

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?

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.

Camtasia Studio 8: Use Grouping to Cover up a Mistake

TechSmith Camtasia

In this latest installment of illustrated examples, I use a little grouping magic to cover up a small mistake in a TechSmith Blog video project. Learn more about Camtasia Studio Check out more free product tutorials.

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.