How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. You may want to reduce file size to more easily send to your co-workers, or complete your upload to YouTube quicker. It can be hard to know where to start when trying to reduce file size. Below we’ve put together some helpful information to get you started on your file reduction journey!

5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia 2021 is now available, but which of its new features will help you create better videos? The latest Camtasia release is packed full of new features to level up your video creation. Proxy video is the new feature that allows you greater control over large video files.


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Welcome Camtasia Relay 1.2!

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We've been busy at TechSmith working on Camtasia Relay! And, I'm happy to report that we have a new release of Camtasia Relay available. And, if you are an existing Camtasia Relay customer, the new version is a free update! Not familiar with Camtasia Relay? Smaller MP4 file sizes for easier and quicker file transfers. Tags: Camtasia Relay News 192 182 Good news!

New Release: Camtasia Relay 4.3 Adds Visual Graphs for Administrators

TechSmith Camtasia

The Camtasia Relay team spends most of its development time adding and improving capabilities for people creating videos. That’s why we are pleased with the very positive feedback we’ve gotten from customers about how easy Camtasia Relay is to use, as well as the many great suggestions for future improvements and enhancements that we have received. Because of that, much of the development effort for our current release, Camtasia Relay 4.3,

Qarbon Camtasia and Adobe Captivate

Tony Karrer

Question from a reader, hoping you can provide your thoughts: I am in the process of selecting an elearning tool that is easy to use, quick to create the demos and does not bloat the file size much. Qarbon Pros: Less File size. Camtasia and Adobe Captivate : Pros: Heard lots of good thing about them. Cons: Worried about file size for both of them The more I am researching, the more I am getting confused.

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The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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This is precisely where I see TechSmith bringing a lot to the table, especially with the new release of Camtasia Studio 8. I have been a Camtasia fan for a long time, as well as a SnagIt and Jing fan and I’m also very impressed with the work TechSmith is doing on Mobile. That is exactly what Mayra did for this post using the new Camtasia Studio 8 software. Here’s the link to our version of this flipped video, created using Camtasia Studio 8: [link].

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

TechSmith Camtasia

Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. This inability made screen recorders like Camtasia necessary if you wanted to capture your PowerPoint presentations as video. But, even now that recording capabilities are built into PowerPoint, Camtasia and PowerPoint remain a dynamic duo. Why Use Camtasia with PowerPoint? You’ll certainly need Camtasia’s special capabilities in these situations. Then save your file.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

While there are a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated — but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. Containers (file extensions).

Something new under the hood

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac users may have noticed something different in your screencast projects after installing our free Lion-ready update a couple of weeks ago. The version history for Camtasia for Mac 1.2.2 And with today's release of Camtasia Relay 3.1 , users of our enterprise product on both Mac and Windows get this new, under-the-hood technology too! Second, by saving you time and hard drive space when working with project files. and once with Camtasia for Mac 1.2.2,

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UNINETT Spreads New Technologies Across Norway With eCampus Program

TechSmith Camtasia

UNINETT eCampus provides many centralized services including Mediasite , Matterhorn , Adobe Connect , Box , FileSender and Camtasia Relay. Inclusion of Camtasia Relay. Prior to the eCampus pilot program of Camtasia Relay, some institutions were already running their own licenses of Camtasia Relay while others were using Camtasia Studio. Camtasia Relay is a great service that serves a great purpose,” said Simon. “It

TechSmith Fuse – Anywhere and Everywhere

TechSmith Camtasia

You’ve got a Camtasia Relay server, and you’re just dying to use it but don’t know what to use it for? TechSmith Fuse can be found on your Camtasia Relay website, installs on your iPhone or Android, and works with your Camtasia Relay server. As you can see below, I’ve entered my Camtasia Relay server address, my username and my password. I find this setting gives me good results and a decent file size.

How to Compress your eLearning Videos


Videos files are typically large and bulky resulting in slow upload and download times, not to mention full hard drives. However, there are some simple tactics you can use to reduce the size of your video files. . Why reduce the file size of a video? Storing and managing large video files becomes problematic very quickly. You can resolve this by reducing the file size during video production or by using compression techniques after post-production.

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

TechSmith Camtasia

I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. Anthony makes great use of many of Camtasia Studio's features like multiple audio tracks, PIP, screen recording, zoom & pans, transitions, captions etc. Edited in: Camtasia Studio 6 What do you think of this style screencast? Tags: Camtasia Studio Screencast of the Week 26 48 And, you're in for a treat with this week's Screencast of the Week!

Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal

TechSmith Camtasia

The image on the right is less than 1/2 the size of the original image on the left. Optimizing the PNG's in the Camtasia Relay PC recorder resulted in a ~7% (302KB) file-size reduction. But know that file size isn't the only thing affected. Sprites are still awesome at reducing file size and network requests. But, combining all images with varying color depths into a single sprite sheet might not be size-optimal.

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Synchronize video and animated objects

Adobe Captivate

I then imported the video into Camtasia and edited it including adding the captions. File Size: Video takes more bits and bites. The issue with creating an eLearning project with video is that they file size will increase and that may cause buffer issues or even hosting issues. It also will keep the file size smaller. Refresh your eLearning Project with video. Video is everywhere! Video gets a higher interaction rate on Social Media.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Most video editing programs, like Camtasia , have music tracks available for you to use within the software. With Camtasia (which is our favorite video editing program), you can import all of your video assets and audio. For in-depth video editing assistance, check out the Camtasia tutorials. Producing it means you are converting it from an editable project file format, to something universally accepted by standard video players.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

In January we posted about image file types. While there is a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated … but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. It gives you much smaller files sizes with minimal quality loss. Containers (are file extensions). Camtasia for example has multiple MP4 outputs.

How to Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device – TechSmith Tips

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In this blog post I am going to talk through how to get mobile video files off of your device. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world. Now most email services put a cap on file size, usually around 25 MB per email, so this option can be limited, but still works if you are in bind.

Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

Nowadays, there are ultra high definition monitors, which is also commonly referred to as 4K (2160p) or 8K (4320p), or Retina display, but unless you have a very powerful computer, I would recommend 1080p to get started because if you do record in those higher dimensions, you will end up with very large files, thus slowing down your computer dramatically. Finally, the last topic I want to cover is file formats. This ensures a high quality video, at a low file size.

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

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You get the latest versions of Camtasia and Snagit with Lectora 17. Camtasia 9 helps you to record screens while you work on any other application on your system, whether a laptop or desktop. You can add the video files you already recorded or downloaded in Camtasia, edit them, and enhance those videos with various transition effects. Lectora 17 won’t take the source reference of the image in published files.

Understanding Image File Formats

TechSmith Camtasia

But, which image file formats do you need? The topics I am going to cover are how file types differ, common web sizes, vector versus raster art, and digital versus optical zoom. Common Image File Types. After you are done editing, you save it and you are prompted with a window that asks you what type of file would you like it saved as. All of the files I mentioned previously fall into two main categories. Common Web Image Sizes.

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

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Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

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create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. CamStudio’s website claims the file size of the videos you create with their software will be smaller in size than other leading video screen recorders, and have great quality. built-in help file. Camtasia. Camtasia is $299.00

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

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This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Right-size your video. We’d love for you to consider getting a free trial of TechSmith Camtasia by visiting the TechSmith website.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

The best video production processes , regardless of the size of the video, start by asking a simple question: What do you want the viewer to do or understand after viewing your video? As you know, social media platforms don’t offer a one-size-fits-all option for your content.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

Each week, we use TechSmith Camtasia to re-purpose two upcoming blog posts, by summarizing them to re-create the article as a video. To upload video captions in Facebook, you’ll need to use file. Facebook has a very particular naming scheme files, so be sure to name your file correctly, or you will not be able to upload. You can make any necessary corrections, then download file (and rename it) for use on Facebook. Video is HOT right now!

Video File Formats, Codecs, and Containers Explained

TechSmith Camtasia

It is necessary to understand the different video file formats to ensure that the video is produced in the best format and quality for its intended purpose, hosting location, and audience. Let’s first begin by talking about codecs, which deal with compressing your file. In order to compress a video, your file must also have a corresponding codec. However, be aware that the higher the bit rate, the larger the file size.

Make Amazing Video with the New Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

So when we started work on this version of Camtasia we had one thing in mind: how can we empower people to make amazing video? We are excited to announce that the new Camtasia is finally here ! With this release, we brought together the best of Camtasia Studio and Camtasia for Mac , and added new ways to help you create amazing, engaging content. Camtasia Studio and Camtasia for Mac are now simply Camtasia. With the new Camtasia project file (.tscproj)