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. Camtasia 2021 also allows you to use transitions in new ways.


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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.

Welcome Camtasia Relay 1.2!

TechSmith Camtasia

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,

Synchronize video and animated objects

Adobe Captivate

Refresh your eLearning Project with video. Video is everywhere! Video gets a higher interaction rate on Social Media. Video keeps your readers longer on your website. Video attracts the viewers in stores and at conferences. And video can also be part of your eLearning project, bringing your topic to life in a totally different way. I used the “Multi-Slide Synchronized Video” option in Captivate 2017 to achieve this.

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. I want to create some online videos that will be a total of about 6-7 hours and upload them on my site. These videos would have software demos, screencasts and PowerPoints embedded inside them. Qarbon Pros: Less File size.

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Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

In this video, I am going to cover just a few reasons why your video may be blurry and also some terms that may help you understand what exactly is going on. Can’t see the embedded video? Before you ever click the record button on your screen recorder or camera, ask yourself two questions: 1) where will my video end up being displayed? These are the first questions you need to ask yourself when you begin creating a video! The post Why is My Video Blurry?

YouTube vs. Vimeo, What’s the Difference?

TechSmith Camtasia

At TechSmith, our goal is to help our users take advantage of the power of video in their daily jobs. But, making the video is just half of the equation. Choosing where you host your video is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the planning process. You can replace a video without losing stats. Cannot replace a video with a new version and maintain analytics. These outputs make it simple to host your videos in the location of your preference.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

In January we posted about image file types. Now it’s video’s turn. 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. A codec is simply the software that compresses your video so it can be stored and played back on a device.

How to Compress your eLearning Videos


If you use video in your eLearning courses it’s likely you’ve run into a very common problem. 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. . This post identifies what you need to look out for when compressing videos and the tools you can use. Why reduce the file size of a video?

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video? A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. For our purposes, when we say blog video , we’re talking about a video summary of a blog post. Repurposing your post into a blog video can do three things for you: A blog video can be embedded within the text, and provide readers with an alternative way to consume your content. Step 3: Gather (or film) your video assets.

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. Did you know that, until recently, PowerPoint lacked the option to save a presentation as a video? 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?

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

Including videos in your lessons has now been made easier, thanks to the availability of training video software. Now that videos have been a go-to format due to their effectiveness, we’ve listed 10 training video software to help boost the learning experience of your employees.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, you’re going to learn everything you need to know about video marketing. This guide includes tons of: Helpful frameworks Answers from video marketing experts Video breakdowns Best practices And much more. Keep reading for our complete guide to video marketing.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

In this blog post I am going to talk through how to get mobile video files off of your device. Can’t see the embedded video? So let’s say you shot some video on your mobile device and now you want to bring it onto your desktop computer for editing, saving or whatever. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Hi everyone and welcome to another round of TechSmith Tips.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Video has revolutionized the delivery of information and training content. Whether you are teaching people through online content or training internal coworkers, the use of video to share knowledge is becoming an expectation. Top video stats (from our research). Tag your video.

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’ve selected Medium video quality, because I’ve found that to be the most versatile setting.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. This video is just a little different. Many product videos focus strictly on product features, specs and technical details. Anthony makes great use of many of Camtasia Studio's features like multiple audio tracks, PIP, screen recording, zoom & pans, transitions, captions etc. Plus, the video's musical track was written by a co-worker's band (Macca) so getting copywrite permission was a breeze.

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

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? In my role as a video editor, I deal with graphics, videos, and images on a daily basis and have learned a lot about which ones work best for specific situations. 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. All of the files I mentioned previously fall into two main categories.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

Videos are excellent tools for visual and auditory learners. The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. Most video screen capture software utilities have a number of attributes in common, such as the ability to: film picture-in-picture to capture video from screen and webcam. video annotation.

Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Video: Bring your presentation alive - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2009. Where to get pre keyed (green screen) video footage for your web video or online project. get the file size you want … - Adobe Captivate Blog , September 11, 2009. A Short Video Tutorial on How Layers Work in Photoshop - The Writers Gateway , September 8, 2009. Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009 , September 8, 2009.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

Video is HOT right now! Use of video has been on the rise over the past several years and continues to grow. According to research from Cisco, “82 percent of all global consumer internet traffic will come from video by 2020”. There are many ways to use video in business, Including explainer videos, promotional videos, and testimonial videos. One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook.

Video File Formats, Codecs, and Containers Explained

TechSmith Camtasia

With today’s technology, the possibilities on personal computers and mobile devices seem to be endless, allowing us to create videos that grab the attention of an audience within seconds. Videos today are not just something that we watch, they are something that we engage in and something we become a part of. 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.

Make Amazing Video with the New Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

Video is everywhere. Nowadays it is not enough to just create any old video. Your video needs to grab the attention of your audience, keep them engaged, and drive them to take action! 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 ! Camtasia Studio and Camtasia for Mac are now simply Camtasia.