Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

However, bins are not available in Camtasia 9, so you have to come up with alternatives. In this blog, I’ll give you three ideas on how to organize your work so that you can keep your head on straight when using Camtasia 9. Since Camtasia 9 doesn’t have an in-editor file system, you’ll want to use your computer’s File Explorer (or Finder for Mac) for these organizations. But it doesn’t help you keep your files organized once they’re in Camtasia.

Voice-over videos for eLearning: A step-by-step guide

TalentLMS

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase “ voice-over video? ”. Voice-over is an extremely versatile type of video and can be used on anything from movie trailers to college lectures to, of course, corporate training. There are many types of voice-over video.

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The Best Way to Add Voice Over to PowerPoint

TechSmith Camtasia

By adding voice over to your PowerPoint slides you can share your presentation with a much wider audience. So, what’s the best way to record a voice over for your PowerPoint presentation? The Easiest and Fastest Way to Record and Edit Voice Over for PowerPoint!

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Add Voice Narration to your Camtasia for Mac Project

TechSmith Camtasia

There are lots of ways to create videos with Camtasia. Still others record their video first, then record voice narration of that video, and put them both together. Any other tips you have to narrate an already recorded video? The post Add Voice Narration to your Camtasia for Mac Project appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's Audio Camtasia for Mac

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

The Complete Guide to Doing Voice Overs Like a Pro

TechSmith Camtasia

Chances are, if you make videos — especially how-to and explainer videos – you will need to record voice overs. In fact, depending on how many videos you create, you may have to do a lot of voice over work. But how can you ensure your voice over is good enough to keep your audience’s attention? Essentials of good voice over. Some of you might be wondering about the difference between voice over and narration. How to not hate the sound of your own voice.

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Easy Methods for Creating Caption Tracks in Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

The first is called “Speech-to-Text” and it works in tandem with the Windows voice recognition feature to generate text from your video narration. The post Easy Methods for Creating Caption Tracks in Camtasia Studio 8 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's Camtasia Studio Tips and Tricks VideoHave you been looking for a (mostly) automated way to create caption tracks for your videos?

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! Step 4: Voice narration. When you are done editing your capture you can add narration to your video, using the Voice narration option. 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.

How to Replace Outdated or Inaccurate Audio in Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this video, I show you how to update your audio using the Voice Narration function in Camtasia Studio 8. Here are a couple tips. Listen to the existing audio before you record and try to mimic the talking speed and tone of voice you used in the original audio. The post How to Replace Outdated or Inaccurate Audio in Camtasia Studio 8 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's Audio Camtasia Studio Time Saver Tips and Tricks

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Become Better at Screencasting: Tips from Anton Bollen

TechSmith Camtasia

So you’ll see a little rust in this episode, but regardless, our guest, Anton Bollen, TechSmith German Evangelist, provides some great tips about becoming a better screencaster. Anton’s Screencasting Tips for becoming a Better Screencaster. You might even recognize his voice from the Jing Project tutorials. Anton’s Tips. Stop hating your voice. It’s yours, it’s the way you sound ( Why your voice sounds different ).

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Someone might argue that text is just a necessary evil in a video lecture, and you should be paying more attention to visuals and the tone of your voice. As with voice recording and animations, presentational writing has its dos and don’ts. Audio tips. Now, back to general tech tips. I hope you’ll find the tips useful.

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?

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

Using Camtasia? Tips for Recording Audio for Screencasts. Many of the same tips for recording camera video apply perfectly well to screencast recording as well. In the following video, Nate Gray, a member of our Tech Support team, covers basic screencast audio tips including microphone selection and using the noise reduction process in Camtasia for Mac. Combine these tips, and you’ll be well on your way to recording great audio, every time.

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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. About voice recording. Use your own voice for voiceovers. We know you think it sounds bad, but to other people your voice on video sounds just like you in person. Your voice sounds fine (maybe even great!). Using your voice not only saves on talent costs, it also can serve as a recognizable point of authority.

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Christmas in July: Our gift to you…Screencasting tips!

TechSmith Camtasia

Back in December 2010 we posted a series, The 12 Days of Screencasting, where each day we asked a guest blogger to provide a valuable tip on screencasting. Gary Short gives three great tips on sound: 1) write a script, 2) get some good hardware (USB microphone) 3) don’t forget to select the USB mic in the options! Axel Becker shares his tips about voice training in a screencast. We hope you enjoyed reviewing the valuable screencasting tips from these posts.

Closed Captions in Online Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

You have a couple options: A good place to start would be adding closed captions with Camtasia. Camtasia has multiple built-in methods for achieving this, and we even have a guide regarding ADA compliance with captions. For the best results, voice train your computer. Download a free trial of Camtasia , or try adding some captions to an existing video using one of the methods above.

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How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

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. If you think music will distract from your message then you may choose not to include it at all and focus on your voice. For additional tips on how the story needs to drive the music, please watch this TechSmith Forge interview.). Bonus Audio Tips for Your Videos.

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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. Make sure it’s located where it can pick up your voice easily and your audience can understand you clearly.

Snagit Training: The Essential Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

Jason previously served as the product manager for Camtasia , frequently speaks at events, and taught a technology class for 6 years before coming to TechSmith. I am always finding new ways to use it to streamline my processes, and working on the Customer Success Team at TechSmith gives me the ability to share the tips and tricks that I’ve learned along the way. Now, I’d like to share a few of of the tips that my classes find most helpful with you. Tips & How To's

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.). When you’re ready, open Camtasia and select the record option. Download the 30-day free trial of Camtasia to get started today !

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Voice overs. 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 Successfully Shoot a Video Interview

TechSmith Camtasia

To help you successfully shoot a video interview, I’ve gathered some of my personal, tried-and-true tips. #1: Ideally, you’ll want to cut out your voice when editing so you’re left with only their answer. And if you record in this manner, it’s easy to edit various shots of your interview into a powerful video interview with Camtasia. Tips & How To's camtasia Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Interview Video

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How to Use a Webcam Recorder to Add Personality to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

For the example below, we’ll use Camtasia, since it is both a webcam recorder and video editor. Open Camtasia and choose New Project. *If If you haven’t already installed Camtasia, download a trial here. To start working with video and webcam footage, import them into Camtasia by choosing File > Import > Media. Camtasia adds the videos to the media bin, where they’re now ready to use in the project. Tips & How To's camtasia

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. Make sure you have a good voice-over recording to provide the best instructions. Camtasia includes a library of royalty-free tracks, or you can import your own. Tips & How To's camtasia

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. Make sure you have a good voice-over recording to provide the best instructions. Camtasia includes a library of royalty-free tracks, or you can import your own. Tips & How To's camtasia

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. Record your voice over. 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.

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5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

The voice and the human footage create a sense of classroom environment that is so hard to create otherwise. In this article, we discuss some essential tips on creating eLearning videos. To be honest, you can record your own voice, as long as you sound lively and speak clearly. A popular caption creating software is Camtasia Studio. They capture a process or an application in progress through screen capture software like Camtasia and Screenr.

What is Screencasting?

TechSmith Camtasia

We make Snagit and Camtasia because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. Recording a screencast allows the person on the other end to actually hear your voice, and provides important context to your words. Try Snagit or Camtasia for free today. Tips & How To's camtasia Screencasting SnagitScreencasting is when you record a video of your computer screen, oftentimes for teaching or sharing ideas.

Using A Webcam

TechSmith Camtasia

Visuals are a necessary aspect of screencasting; however, it might help to put a face to your voice. Check to make sure that Camtasia is recording your audio input from the correct source. Tips & How To''s camtasia Screencasting webcam This post is part of a series. Check out the first installment here. By showing your face in a screencast, viewers can connect with you more easily and possibly understand your video content better.

Top 10 Tips for Using Videos in eLearning

LearnUpon

Naturally, there are some things you need to consider to ensure you get the most out of them – here are our top 10 tips for using videos in eLearning. Background noise or an unclear voice will reduce the impact of the video. Record your voice to compliment the visuals by talking them through the actions or steps you’re completing. Tools like Camtasia and Premiere Pro make it quick and easy to add closed captions to a video during editing. Use your own voice.

Using A Webcam

TechSmith Camtasia

Visuals are a necessary aspect of screencasting; however, it might help to put a face to your voice. Check to make sure that Camtasia is recording your audio input from the correct source. Tips & How To''s camtasia Screencasting webcam This post is part of a series. Check out the first installment here. By showing your face in a screencast, viewers can connect with you more easily and possibly understand your video content better.

Screen Capture on Tablets Made Easy

TechSmith Camtasia

As users of our software will attest, Camtasia makes screencasting a piece of cake on laptop and desktop computers. You can, however, use Camtasia , Snagit , or Jing to record the window which – huzzah! ScreenChomp acts as a recordable whiteboard, upon which you’re able to record your drawing actions and voice. Tips & How To's Ask3 camtasia how to iPad Jing screen capture Screencasting ScreenChomp Snagit tablet

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Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s just a different medium and opportunity for all students to have a voice. Using Camtasia Studio, I shared knowledge and tips on how to use this cool feature with thousands of other teachers through Edmodo’s built in networking feature in this tutorial video. My tool of choice is Camtasia Studio. Camtasia Studio lets me add a little music intro and animated title opening. The other reason I like Camtasia Studio is that I can edit. Teacher Tom’s Tips.

How to Make an Animated Explainer Video (Step-By-Step Guide)

TechSmith Camtasia

In a lot of cases, with just a little know-how, determination, and, of course, a video editor like TechSmith Camtasia , anyone can create a great animated explainer video. A voice-over drives the story and explains to viewers what they’re seeing. For this step, you first need to choose who will be the ‘voice’ of your company. The truth is almost any voice can work. Camtasia Behaviors. It’s also easy to add and edit a music track in Camtasia.

Got Video Scripts or Storyboards?

TechSmith Camtasia

I need active voice. Are you going to use another voice? Tips & How To's camtasia pre-production VideoAllie Proof is a Content Strategist in Knowledge Management at Boeing, with a passion for teaching. She has over 16 years experience with teaching and technical communication in various roles and organizations. Learn more from Allie on her blog [link]. You can can also connect with her on Twitter @techniceclectic. Summary.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Twelfth Day.

TechSmith Camtasia

Today, professional screencaster and Camtasia trainer, Axel Becker shares his tips with you about voice training in a screencast! He started a (german) PowerPoint screencast in 2007 and offers training, consulting, and help on screencasts with Camtasia Studio. He produced "a few hundred" screencasts so far and is currently working on a new project called "motiongraFX" where he will offer intro designs, royalty free music and Camtasia Studio 7 libraries.