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. Music is an integral part to screencasting, so it’s necessary to identify and understand the different music licensing options that can be used. Camtasia Music Library.

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. 0:07 Tip #1: Music should flow well with the content on screen 0:30 Tip #2: Avoid music that is too cheesy 0:46 Tip #3: Music should not compete with other audio.

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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. Before you choose your music, think about what type of video you’re creating. The right music enhances the experience for your viewers, while the wrong music can send the wrong message entirely.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

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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 Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest Post by Mike Russell, Creative Director at Music Radio Creative. Adding background music to any video you create in Camtasia will add a whole new dimension to your content. In order to add music successfully there are some simple tips you can follow. I’ll also provide some decent, legal sources of music that you can use in your videos today. Choose Background Music That Complements Your Content. Bonus Audio Tips for Your Videos.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

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

How to create speedart in Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Watch our tutorial and follow the steps below to see how to create speedart in Camtasia: Can’t see the video? Record your screen with Camtasia while working on your project. Once the art project and recordings are done, it’s time to combine, optimize, and speed them up in Camtasia! If you want, you can also add title clips or logos for artist credit, background music, or enhance any other aspects of your video with the other features in Camtasia Studio.

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. Download Camtasia Studio theme sets for free and enjoy using them in your videos. Camtasia Studio Music Tracks. Music helps set the mood of a video. The post Enjoy May Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets!

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. I am presenting for 30 minutes on “Using Camtasia for Flipped Classrooms” from 1:30 to 2:00PM June 17th. Obviously I will show how Camtasia can be used to make videos, but the overall theme is on how to “Flip the Classroom.”

Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

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Having good, quality audio is one of the keys to a successful Camtasia project. On the other hand, crisp, clear narration, or well-blended music can draw them in and keep their attention. Working with Music , which provides tips and tricks for adding music to your projects, including where you can go to download free music tracks. It gives some tips on how to make better quality audio recordings and shows you how to avoid audio problems before they occur.

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Fun with Tobias Fünke And Camtasia Mac Green Screen

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Camtasia Mac is BFFs with green screen! Don’t Have Camtasia Mac? How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos. The post Fun with Tobias Fünke And Camtasia Mac Green Screen appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To''s Camtasia for Mac how to There’s this neat show called Arrested Development that’s returning to life on May 26th, 2013 care of our good friend, Netflix. Surely you’ve heard of it?

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How to create training videos with Camtasia

eFront

At eFront we have created all our video tutorials using Camtasia so we wanted to share with you our tips and tricks in a step-by-step guide! You are able to edit the audio using these options: Step 5: Add music to your video. You can use the Camtasia Library to add music to your video, using the available music files. You will see some Music folders with different tracks. eLearning Learning Tools camtasia training video

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! Starting last week, we challenged four small businesses in the Lansing, Michigan area to "test drive" Camtasia Studio and/or Camtasia for Mac in their business setting for four weeks. Our first use of Camtasia for Mac was by developers, recording mobile application features as they appeared in development emulators.

Video Tip Series - Part four: Object Positioning

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's video is posted below and presents two tips that will help you position the item you are filming correctly. 0:09 Tip #1: Place the person or object using the rule of thirds 0:27 Tip #2: Record yourself, mark your spot and check the playback. Subscribe to the blog for next week's tip video on Using Music. She goes to Michigan State University and enjoys road trips, going to sporting events, music and bike riding.

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Camtasia Studio 7 - Overview Video + Behind The Scenes

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In less than 24 hours you'll be able to kick the tires on Camtasia Studio 7! In lieu of a sneak peek video today, I thought I'd share an interesting time lapse overview video that we created for Camtasia Studio 7. For the Camtasia Studio 7 overview video, we wanted to try something a little bit different from some of our previous videos. I composed the music using Apple's GarageBand software on an M-Audio keystation digital keyboard.

Video Tip Series - Part two: Editing Tools

TechSmith Camtasia

Week two brings you tips on how to reinforce your audio instructions using editing tools such as annotations, callouts and zooms. The video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you utilize editing tools to enhance your final product. 0:06 Tip #1: Use annotations to reinforce audio instructions. 0:20 Tip #2: Use zooms to focus on important actions. 0:36 Tip #3: Use transitions to show passage of time or move between topics.

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

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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. For this tutorial, we have a Camtasia Studio project to download and use. Camtasia Studio 8.4 You can download a free trial of Camtasia Studio 8.4 Open Camtasia Studio 8.4.

Video Tip Series - Part six: Using a Webcam

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This week's video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you avoid common hiccups when filming a video with a webcam. 0:08 Tip #1: Clean up your background 0:17 Tip #2: Avoid recording in front of windows 0:30 Tip #3: Position the webcam 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

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. The video is posted below and will present three tips designed to keep your audiences engaged. 0:08 Tip #1: Edit out loading pages 0:21 Tip #2: Shorten your script 0:29 Tip #3: Make a mini-series. See an example of a mini-series in the Camtasia for Mac 2 tutorials. More tips and tricks : see previous tips from this series and more !

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?

New Month, New Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets

TechSmith Camtasia

Snagit stamps and Camtasia Studio theme sets every month, but did you know you can suggest stamps for upcoming months? Make your captures sing with this month’s stamp sets : Music and Math. Sure, a conductor might use the music stamps to annotate a piece of sheet music, or an algebra teacher might be able to grade some papers with the math stamps, but there are so many other possibilities! Not musically or mathematically inclined? FOR OUR CAMTASIA USERS.

Give your content a boost with brand new Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets

TechSmith Camtasia

Each month we deliver a variety of product tips and tutorials, customer stories, company news, and more. Along with our monthly newsletter, each month we’ll continue to bring you brand new Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio assets for you to use throughout all of your projects. FOR OUR CAMTASIA STUDIO USERS. CAMTASIA STUDIO THEME SETS. Don’t worry Camtasia Studio users, we didn’t forget about you!

Check out a new Video Tip Series - Part one: Recording Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

A new video tip series will be sent out via Twitter and published weekly to our blog for the next 6 weeks. The first video is posted below and will present four tips that will help you record your video right the first time around. 0:12 Tip #1: Write a script before recording 0:27 Tip #2: Run through your plan at least once without recording 0:45 Tip #3: Be mindful of where your cursor is 1:05 Tip #4: Speak with a fun, natural and easy to understand tone.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Topic: Supporting accounting ebooks with Camtasia video. Topic: Tips for discovering and sharing family history through 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. Topic: Never Been Easier: Chromakey (Green Screen Effect) with an iPad, Fuse, and Camtasia. Topic: Audio Recording Tips 6:30 am.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos. Are there visuals or music that you’ll definitely need? Whether you’re using narration, music, or dialogue, it’s by far one of the most important video production aspects of better video. Set the mood with music, but turn it down. Good music placement blends into the story, unless it’s the sole focus.

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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. YouTube will detect copyrighted music and images almost immediately upon upload, automatically disabling these elements if you don’t have permission to use them. Tips & How To's camtasia Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Video Vimeo youtube

The Top 9 Screen Recording Tips That Will Make You a Better Creator (With Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Before you make your first screencast , these nine essential tips will help you create a quality screen recording that you’ll want to share. The Cursor Smoothing Effect in Camtasia is a great way to add polish to your screen recordings.

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. Music. Keep your musical tracks here. If you’re anything like me, you’ll want to try out lots of pieces of music before deciding on which one best fits your project. Try Camtasia for free today! Tips & How To's camtasia Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio

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Crafting a Good Story for Your Product Video (free ebook)

TechSmith Camtasia

Music. One of the most important tips that I can give: keep it simple. We see all these knobs and dials in wonderful programs such as Camtasia and Motion , and we want to tweak them. And because all this stuff is so important to know and hard to master, I have written 10 Tips for Creating Engaging Product Videos to share our experience with you. He is the author of 10 Tips for Creating Engaging Product Videos.

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How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

Then, once you feel comfortable with how to easily record a screencast, I’ll go over some bonus tips for how you can level-up your screencasts. I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. Narrate your screencast or add some background music. You can also add some music to your screencast to set the mood of your video—just make sure it’s not too loud if you’re also narrating onscreen activity.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

Then, once you feel comfortable with how to easily record a screencast, I’ll go over some bonus tips for how you can level-up your screencasts. I highly recommend TechSmith’s Camtasia because it’s easy to use for both simple videos and larger projects. Narrate your screencast or add some background music. You can also add some music to your screencast to set the mood of your video—just make sure it’s not too loud if you’re also narrating onscreen activity.

The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

How to Make Tutorial Videos | Camtasia | TechSmith. Here are a few scriptwriting tips to get you started. I use Camtasia, which comes with a built-in, easy-to-use voice recording feature. TIP: When you choose a screen capture or screencasting software , pick a tool with built-in recording, editing, and sharing features. Then, open the Camtasia recorder and record your screen just as you practiced. It takes just a few steps and some simple video editing tips.

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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. In this post, learn the difference between Snagit and Camtasia, what they can do, and how to decide which one is best for your project. Camtasia really only does video. Camtasia really only does video.

YouTube vs. Vimeo: What’s the Difference?

TechSmith Camtasia

We offer YouTube outputs from Snagit and Camtasia , and Vimeo from Camtasia (Windows only). In addition to being able to watch videos ad-free, you will also have access to a slate of original programming, the ability to download videos so you can watch offline later, as well as a music app. YouTube will detect copyrighted music and images almost immediately upon upload, automatically disabling these elements if you don’t have permission to use them.

Screencasting: From Script to Screen

TechSmith Camtasia

With the aim to reimagine and rebrand old tip videos, social media intern Kelly Turner decided to take advantage of this opportunity and create new content too. From editing and rewriting video scripts to recording and screencasting new footage, she worked to refresh not only the visuals but also the scope of the tips to bring more useful, relevant content to users. Be sure to check out our library of free tutorials and guides for Camtasia. Music Licensing.

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. Learn more about Camtasia for Mac Check out more free product tutorials. Tips & How To''s Audio Camtasia for Mac Editing how to Tips and Tricks Turn Tracks On or Off

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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. The following tips should help clarify the uses and functions of each editing tool in Camtasia to help you more effectively edit your screencast: Can’t see the video? Tips & How To''s camtasia Editing This post is part of a series.

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