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! Tips & How To's

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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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. He’s also generously shared some thoughtful tips for creating screencast -friendly PowerPoint slides. Why Use Camtasia with PowerPoint?

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.

YouTube vs. Vimeo, What’s the Difference?

TechSmith Camtasia

In fact, we like them both so much that we developed a direct output for each one, accessible from the “Produce and Share” button in Camtasia Studio. Vimeo does offer a free membership, but it limits you to one HD upload per week with a maximum file size of 500MB. On the flip-side, when you upload your video to YouTube, it cannot be changed without completely deleting the file and re-uploading.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Hi everyone and welcome to another round of TechSmith Tips. 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. Thanks for your time and keep an eye for more TechSmith Tips !

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. One important tip to keep in mind. It also will keep the file size smaller. Adobe Captivate Tips and Tricks Videos adding video to captivate videos

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. After making this screencast, Anthony has several tips to share: * Step away from your PC and storyboard your idea first on the back of a piece of paper, cardboard box or whatever is available to you. *

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. Tips & How To's

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

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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.

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 an.srt file. Facebook has a very particular naming scheme for.srt 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 the.srt file (and rename it) for use on Facebook. Video is HOT right now!

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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Top five tips for creating great systems training - Spicy Learning , September 15, 2009. get the file size you want … - Adobe Captivate Blog , September 11, 2009. 10 Tips for Recording Audio on Screencasts , September 15, 2009. Review: Camtasia for Mac , September 11, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 11, 2009 to September 18, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. CoachingOurselves Free 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers.

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

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In this guide, you will find actionable tips on how you can leverage these video statistics. 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.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

demonstrate software to other people or record tips and tricks for later reference. 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.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

We’ve interviewed some of today’s most successful content and video marketers to provide you with tips, tools, and strategies to create video yourself. These are just basic tips. Pro Tip: Make a transcript of your video to help write video titles, descriptions, and tags.

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. Tips & How To's