Webinar: Templates and Camtasia – High Quality Video in Hours Not Days

eLearning Brothers

Camtasia is a simple video editor that does just that. With a mastery of Camtasia, we can make great projects very quickly. Here at eLearning Brothers we support Camtasia’s simplicity and desire to help you make a high-quality video in hours rather than days. The post Webinar: Templates and Camtasia – High Quality Video in Hours Not Days appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

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by Kevin Siegel        It's been years in the making but TechSmith has finally updated Camtasia.   First and foremost, Camtasia for Windows (version 9) and the Macintosh (version 3) are now very similar allowing you to share projects across platforms. One common complaint from my students as I  teach Camtasia  is that the options such as Transitions, Audio Effects, etc. TechSmith Camtasia


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eLearning Stock Assets and Camtasia Templates

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Some of the most exciting parts of the Camtasia Templates Packages are in the Stock Asset Library. These items expand your toolbox, allowing you to add high-quality graphics to any part of your Camtasia productions! Nothing will make you look and feel like a Camtasia video-making Rock Star like utilizing the full potential of your Camtasia Template Packages! The post eLearning Stock Assets and Camtasia Templates appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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NEW: Camtasia Studio Vimeo Integration

TechSmith Camtasia

With the new Camtasia Studio Vimeo integration, you’re able to gain more control over your content and enable your videos to be viewed in gorgeous HD quality on desktop, mobile, tablet, and TV. If you are a current Camtasia Studio 8, this update is free for you! Not a current Camtasia user? To begin using Vimeo with Camtasia Studio, create a new project or open an existing project and look for the new Vimeo export integration inside Camtasia Studio.

6 Tips For Correcting Video Errors With the Camtasia Timeline

eLearning Brothers

I, on the other hand, make frequent mistakes when shooting on camera, or when recording a screencast, so I’ve put together a few tips on how to make correcting video errors using your Camtasia timeline as simple and straightforward as possible. Not only does it provide something more interesting than a talking head, but it covers up rough cuts, poor audio quality, and visual mistakes. To see examples of some of these practices, check out this Advanced Camtasia Users blog.

Zooming: the often misunderstood half-holy grail of screencast quality

TechSmith Camtasia

“Zooming” is one of the things that many, many Camtasia users–ourselves included–want to do with their screen recording, and rightly so. Knowing how important it is, we try to cover at least the basics soundly in the Getting Started series for both Camtasia Studio ( 06: Apply SmartFocus to Zoom and Pan ) and Camtasia for Mac ( 6: Increase viewer understanding: Zoom, Pan, Bam ). Can’t see the video or want to see it in full quality?

4 Proven Steps To Make High-Quality Product Demo Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

We offer several screen recording tools here at TechSmith– Camtasia is a good choice for a demo video project since it’s an all-in-one program offering screen recording and video editing (If you need to record activity on an iOS device, TechSmith Capture is a good option for that–you can easily import your recording into Camtasia to edit it.). Stretching and resizing can result in poor quality. When you’re ready, open Camtasia and select the record option.

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. My biggest challenge is satisfying my desire to produce quality work without burning out. I want to keep the students interested by creating quality videos that they will be motivated to watch more than once.

How to Create an eLearning Quiz in Camtasia Studio

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We’re sure you’ve seen plenty of great videos produced with Camtasia Studio. But this is the tip of the proverbial iceberg when it comes to the powerhouse that is Camtasia. In this blog, we’ll be unfolding one of the interaction aspects of Camtasia and discussing how it can streamline your training program. Quizzing is a feature easily utilized for in-line testing in Camtasia. Camtasia Resources eLearning Featured Resources

Welcome Camtasia Studio 8!

TechSmith Camtasia

That’s why I’m so happy to share with you the big news… Camtasia Studio 8 (PC) is available today! The Camtasia Studio team has been working hard on lots of new features and functionality so you can create and edit videos faster than before. Oh, and we completely rebuilt Camtasia Studio 8 so you have the best experience possible! Want to see Camtasia Studio in action? Find out more about Camtasia Studio’s quizzing feature in this demo.

Welcome Camtasia for Mac 2!

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac 2 is here! We've redesigned and rebuilt Camtasia for Mac to help you create engaging, high-quality videos.faster, easier, and with more consistency. What's new in Camtasia for Mac 2? Production tweaks - Produce your videos 40-60% faster with higher quality output. Download a free, 30-day trial of Camtasia for Mac 2. Already have Camtasia for Mac version 1? Camtasia for Mac 2 will also be available in the Mac App Store soon.

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Building an Online Presence with Camtasia Studio

TechSmith Camtasia

One other thing we did right was quickly settling on Camtasia for all our videos from the beginning. So having snagged some good advice early on about going with Camtasia saved us a bunch of time and headache! 2: Relative experts – Let’s face it, most videos around the web suck…so with just a little bit of effort (you don’t have to be George Lucas or get a degree in videography) you can create RELATIVELY high quality videos. #3: Customer Stories camtasia Training

Camtasia, Cammpus Help Companies Build Branded Universities

TechSmith Camtasia

Teaching online using Camtasia Studio took some trial and error, but it became such a critical part of the company’s success that in 2011 they launched Cammpus , a professional education service for any industry. Through Cammpus and Camtasia, any company can create their own branded university in minutes — without any IT — while giving them the tools they need to build their own curriculum for educating sales leads, new customers, employees or vendors.

We’ve Been Listening! – Improvements and Enhancements to Camtasia Studio, Camtasia for Mac, and Snagit on Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re a current Camtasia Studio v8, Camtasia for Mac v2, or Snagit on Mac v2 user, we’ve got some great updates for you! Camtasia Studio 8.0.3. With Camtasia Studio 8.0.3, we’ve made some tweaks to make your experience with Camtasia Studio 8 even better. Fixed issues causing Camtasia Studio 7 project uploads to fail. See all bug fixes and maintenance release additions to Camtasia Studio 8.0.3. Still using Camtasia Studio 7?

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Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

TechSmith Camtasia

Having good, quality audio is one of the keys to a successful Camtasia project. In fact, audio quality can directly affect how viewers respond to your video. It gives some tips on how to make better quality audio recordings and shows you how to avoid audio problems before they occur. It also contains instructions for editing your audio within Camtasia Studio’s Editor. Learn more about Camtasia Studio Check out more free product tutorials.

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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. Before using Camtasia, we recorded with Jing, which had a five minute time limit per video. Camtasia’s Window Spotlight feature changes instantly which is jarring to the viewers.

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. To provide national quality expertise, process and creative output to solve our clients' marketing communication needs. We've already used Camtasia on a few fronts.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 3

TechSmith Camtasia

It's the third week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! This week each business gave us their persepctive on how things were going with Camtasia today versus during the first week. We're approaching the Camtasia Challenge with the same drive that has us developing Android, iPhone, and iPad applications the very month new devices hit the market. Camtasia isn't as helpful for internal design collaboration as I had expected.

How to create training videos with Camtasia


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! Note that you can change the capturing dimensions so that you get the best quality. You can use a headset to achieve better audio quality. You can use the Camtasia Library to add music to your video, using the available music files. When you are ready play your video with the voice narration and the music to check its quality.

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. Two quick examples of what I’m talking about, both made with Camtasia Studio 8…. 8 new things about Camtasia Studio 8. “I highly recommend the new Camtasia Studio 8!

Camtasia Studio 7 - Sneak Peek, YouTube

TechSmith Camtasia

With Camtasia Studio 7, you'll be able to produce and upload HD-quality videos to YouTube without even leaving Camtasia Studio! Just a few more days until you'll be able to try Camtasia Studio 7! Tags: Camtasia Studio News 26 157 479 YouTube is the world's leading video community on the web. In fact, in 2008 it became the number 2 search engine. Plain and simple. if you want your screencast in front of millions of people, YouTube is the place to be!

Choosing and Encoding Mode in Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

If you have been through the custom production settings in Camtasia Studio, you have probably come across this and wondered what it really meant for your video: I wondered the same thing, so I went straight to Camtasia Studio Lead Developer, Dave O’Rourke. He broke it down like this: The Quality-based encoding mode allows you to leave the default at 50% and you should be fine for all video dimensions. So if users want a higher quality, they can adjust up.

5 Tips for Making a High Quality Video for Your Website

TechSmith Camtasia

5 Tips for Making a High Quality Video for Your Website. Professional level video equipment is cheaper and more accessible than ever, so you should invest your money in high-quality gear. The post 5 Tips for Making a High Quality Video for Your Website appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To''s Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Tips and Tricks Video

New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.4 Introduces Freeze Region

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac 2.4 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. We’ve got some great new features we are excited to show off in the latest version of Camtasia for Mac! We worked hard to fix and create things to make your experience with Camtasia for Mac even better.

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Camtasia for Mac - Sneak Peek, Production & Sharing

TechSmith Camtasia

Welcome to Day 5 of our sneak peeks of Camtasia for Mac. After you've created your screencast in Camtasia for Mac, chances are that you want to share your masterpiece. Camtasia for Mac produces files with all the options that QuickTime currently supports including the playback of high quality H.264 MOV videos in the Flash player that are great looking, accommodate mobile and Web playback, and handles both screen content as well as camera video.

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Sharing is Caring – Download new Snagit stamps and Camtasia Studio theme sets for free!

TechSmith Camtasia

Here at TechSmith, we’ve been having fun the past few months creating brand new digital media assets such as Snagit stamp sets, Camtasia Studio theme sets, and Camtasia Studio music tracks for our newsletter subscribers. That’s right, we’re giving away brand new Snagit stamps and Camtasia Studio assets for everyone each month! FOR OUR CAMTASIA USERS. Camtasia Studio Theme Sets. Camtasia Studio Music Tracks. It’s already February?

Webinar: Implementing eLearning Video – Storyline Edition

eLearning Brothers

For a general overview of the process and export settings for an eLearning video, you can read our blog Get the Best Video Quality for your eLearning. We also demonstrated some of our new Style Templates and how our Camtasia templates can help to match the full project you’re working in. Check out the rest of our Camtasia resources on the blog: Camtasia Resources.

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

Michael wrote a fantastic book on communication and learning through screencasts called PowerCasts – Creating Dynamic PowerPoint Screencasts with Camtasia Studio. He has also been published on The Educause Review twice, for articles titled Screencasting to Engage Learning and Creating a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia Studio. If you haven’t tried creating a PowerCast using Camtasia, take the plunge and give it a try. Today’s guest blogger is Michael F.

Recording Games with Camtasia: Star Citizen

TechSmith Camtasia

Follow these tips for the best results when recording games with Camtasia: First you should know that you you will need a fairly high-end computer to record the game due to the requirements of the game and Camtasia Studio. Depending on your machine, you will need to adjust the quality settings – if the game lags or the recordings are really choppy, consider turning down the quality a setting and trying again. Coming Soon: Camtasia on Steam.

Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

Calling all Camtasia Studio users! Ryan will conduct two 3 hour sessions - one for beginner Camtasia Studio users and another for intermediate Camtasia Studio users at the University of California in Irvine on October 15. Here are details about each session: Beginner Camtasia Studio training session. In this hands-on Camtasia Studio training, we are going to take you through the basics of creating great looking screencasts.

Experiencing Flipped Classrooms: Using Camtasia Relay to Enhance Learning Experience at Morehouse School of Medicine

TechSmith Camtasia

The goal of the project is to take full advantages of lecture capturing technology and the exclusive teaching and learning opportunities offered by the technology for the enhancement of the quality of teaching and learning. Multiple training sessions were offered to demonstrate how to use Camtasia Relay effectively. Getting information ahead of time… Our students appreciated the availability of Camtasia Relay videos that professors had prepared for them.

Make Your Own Transitions in Camtasia for Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

While Camtasia for Mac only has five built-in visual transitions, I find that 99% of the time I don’t need anything else besides the “Fade In/Out” transition. The other 1% of the time, though, it’s nice to know that Camtasia gives me the flexibility to create a very large range of transition effects using combinations of animations, masks, video effects, and the built-in transitions. Transitions are an important element of film, including screencasts.

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Camtasia Saves the Day! Guest Blog Post - Nick Beaugeard

TechSmith Camtasia

I contacted Nick Beaugeard and he shared with me how he used Camtasia Studio to save the day at Microsoft TechEd. And, here's what Nick shared with me in his own words: For about four years now (I've been presenting at Teched's worldwide since 2001), I decided to record all of my product demonstrations using Camtasia. I then ran up Camtasia Studio (remotely), and recorded six or seven demonstrations of various management pack scenarios.

Camtasia Studio Training - Come out to Philly!

TechSmith Camtasia

Ryan Eash, you know the guy who makes all the Camtasia Studio training videos? He will be in Philadelphia on Oct 21 for some one-on-one Camtasia Studio training. Beginner Camtasia Studio (PC) users. It's a 1-day hands-on Camtasia Studio training. Audio enhancements to improve overall quality. Our TechSmith trainers are hitting the road. Who's this training for? You'll learn the basics of creating great-looking screencasts from start to finish.

What’s new in Camtasia 2018? Features to Create Your eLearning Content


Camtasia is one of our favorite tools for eLearning content development. Recently, TechSmith released Camtasia 2018. We looked into what’s been added and created a walkthrough of what Camtasia 2018 has to offer. Or if you’re in the market for new video software, discover if Camtasia 2018 will work for you. What new features are in Camtasia 2018. Camtasia also offers a mix of complimentary and subscription-based royalty-free assets.

Andrew Townsend Responds to #AskMeMonday Discussing Video Framing

eLearning Brothers

This makes It comfortable for my viewer, and I can also place information to the right of my subject if I wanted, using a “half” template in Camtasia: I can also comfortably place a lower third under my subject: You may want your subject more centered and have no plans to put any additional information on the screen at the same time. (If Following good framing will make your audience so happy, and will increase the quality of your productions quite a bit.

How to Use the Three Act Structure to Make Rockin’ eLearning Videos

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Interactive videos in Camtasia can help to make that possible. Use this power wisely and develop high-quality storytelling skills so that your viewers and eLearners can get the most out of your course. Camtasia Resources Camtasia Template Library eLearning Featured Products/Services ResourcesKeeping your learners entertained is a key component of an eLearning video course. How can you keep them engaged? By mimicking other videos that entertain them.

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