Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. However, bins are not available in Camtasia 9, so you have to come up with alternatives. This can help you collect assets, and as you import them into Camtasia you’ll know exactly where each item is.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Extending Video Frames

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After adding a video asset to the Timeline in Camtasia, it's likely you'll want to freeze a specific part of the video to allow for other Timeline objects to appear (such as annotations or images).   In the image below, I've added a video to Track 1 on my Timeline.

TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Easy Methods for Creating Caption Tracks in Camtasia Studio 8

Visual Lounge

Have you been looking for a (mostly) automated way to create caption tracks for your videos? 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 Video

TechSmith Camtasia: Multiple Object Formatting Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The key to project-wide Camtasia consistency lies in the use of multiple tracks. When I develop in Camtasia, I create several tracks and add similar objects to those tracks. For instance, I might add alert callouts to one track, speech callouts to another. In the image below, notice that there are two tracks. The formatting of the callouts in Track 2 are identical so they're fine. Unfortunately, the callouts in Track 1 are a mess.

Many Uses for Cutout People in Camtasia Studio

eLearning Brothers

When using Camtasia Studio for your how-to video, you may not see an immediate need for a cutout people library—especially one that has thousands and thousands of images i n it like the one here at eLearning Brothers.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: Timeline Groups

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    I've been developing eLearning lessons in TechSmith Camtasia for years.  On the Timeline, select two or more objects (you can select objects on the same Track, or objects across multiple tracks). Looking to learn Camtasia quickly?

Turning tracks on and off makes asset comparisons easy!

Visual Lounge

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. So, how exactly do I turn a track on or off?

Track 79

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: What Happened to PIP?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I received an email from a Camtasia developer inquiring about the apparent demise of Camtasia's Picture-in-Picture (PIP) feature. You displayed the PIP Track and then dragged an asset from Camtasia's Clip Bin to the PIP Track on the Timeline.

Enjoy May Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets!

Visual Lounge

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. Camtasia Studio Music Tracks.

New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.5

Visual Lounge

Camtasia for Mac 2.5 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. Camtasia for Mac 2.5.

Mac 88

Welcome Camtasia Studio 8!

Visual Lounge

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.

24 Screencasts About Camtasia in 24 Hours!

Visual Lounge

Well, really, I do, but we had so much fun pulling an all-nighter for Snagit that we're going to do it again for Camtasia! We will make 24 screencasts in 24 hours about Camtasia! You'll get loads of insider tips and tricks for Camtasia Studio, Camtasia for Mac and screencasting.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 9: Changes to the Duration Feature

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I recently received the following email from a reader of my TechSmith Camtasia 9 (Windows): The Essentials book.    I am using Camtasia Version 9.1.2. Hi Kevin,  Sorry for the delay – I wanted to confirm some information with the Camtasia team first. 

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 2

Visual Lounge

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.

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! After clicking ok the video is inserted in the timeline as Track 1. The audio file is now added to the timeline as Track 2.

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

Visual Lounge

We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive! Our first use of Camtasia for Mac was by developers, recording mobile application features as they appeared in development emulators.

Camtasia Relay Allowing For Uninterrupted Education

Visual Lounge

Although the campus was closed, learning did not stop for the Bobcats; students stayed on track using Blackboard and Camtasia Relay. She recorded her voice as she went through her PowerPoint using Camtasia and uploaded it to Blackboard for her students to access.

Register for a Camtasia Studio Webinar

Visual Lounge

Product Manager Jason Valade and Customer Solutions Engineer Walter Pelowski are gearing up to bring you two new Camtasia Studio webinars. Just downloaded Camtasia Studio 8.1 (we In our second webinar, Jason and Walter will be back to show you what Camtasia Studio 8.1

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 3

Visual Lounge

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. Camtasia isn't as helpful for internal design collaboration as I had expected.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio , which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. The end bumper can include an image, music track, etc., Camtasia built in quiz maker.

Camtasia Studio 7 - Sneak Peek, Cursor Effects

Visual Lounge

Coming in Camtasia Studio 7 are editable cursor effects! A nice, new feature in Camtasia Studio 7 is that you'll be able to help viewers follow along by enlarging the mouse pointer, making it a spotlight, or visualizing clicks. The cursor now has it's own track on the timeline.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 9: Changes to the Duration Feature

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I recently received the following email from a reader of my TechSmith Camtasia 9 (Windows): The Essentials book.    Hello Kevin, I am really enjoying your Camtasia 9: The Essentials eBook that I purchased on Amazon recently, but I have run into a problem regarding how to extend the duration (pages 58-59) on the Timeline.    I am using Camtasia Version 9.1.2.   This change was a deliberate change made in Camtasia 9.0.1. 

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

This is precisely where I see TechSmith bringing a lot to the table, especially with the new release of Camtasia Studio 8. I have been a Camtasia fan for a long time, as well as a SnagIt and Jing fan and I’m also very impressed with the work TechSmith is doing on Mobile.

Animate Your Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 3

Visual Lounge

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss a simple way to further customize your greeting card video with photos using Camtasia’s Visual Properties animations. Media on the topmost timeline track is the topmost layer in the preview window.

Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

Visual Lounge

Having good, quality audio is one of the keys to a successful Camtasia project. Working with Music , which provides tips and tricks for adding music to your projects, including where you can go to download free music tracks.

Audio 80

I'm Feeling Lucky! Camtasia GoogleDoodle Screencast Winner.

Visual Lounge

Not only did Ellen create a fantastic screencast of the Google Doodle Les Paul guitar, but she also wrote her own lyrics and added more tracks in GarageBand. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac Customer Videos Screencast 392 475 273 32We received some great entries for our Les Paul Guitar Google Doodle screencast contest. And, I'm happy to announce the winner! I love, love, love Ellen Hinton's ( Ellen Once Again ) entry, " I'm Feeling Lucky "! She is our winner!

From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

Visual Lounge

Welcome to the pre-release beta of the newest Camtasia feature, with some automatic goodness: Camtasia Rap-ify (For Windows and Mac). Rap-ify will select and randomly generate your updated video from hundreds of royalty tracks that we’ve licensed.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Gravity Works, Week 4

Visual Lounge

In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Lauren Colton, Information Architect and Editor at Gravity Works Design & Development, reflected back on their month of screencasting. Our team enjoyed the chance to use and give feedback on Camtasia for Mac software.

24 Screencasts About Camtasia in 24 Hours. Starts Now!

Visual Lounge

It's time to kick off our marathon of 24 Screencasts about Camtasia in 24 hours! Here's the schedule for the day: 8:00 am: Welcome, Meet Shane Lovellette, Camtasia Product Manager. 9:00 am: 11 years of Camtasia and counting. Dave O'Rourke, Lead Camtasia Studio Developer.

Last chance! Save $50 on your Camtasia Studio 8 upgrade

Visual Lounge

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.

New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

Visual Lounge

Camtasia for Mac 2.1 delivers clip speed , the #1 feature request from Camtasia for Mac users-- as voted by our user community. Get Camtasia for Mac 2.1: Download a free trial | Upgrade free if you own Camtasia for Mac 2.0. Camtasia for Mac 475 198 157 261

Mac 111

Camtasia Captures Voice for the Voiceless

Visual Lounge

But with the help of text-to-speech programs, design software and Camtasia , Dan is able to share his creative skills with the world. And through Camtasia, they’re able to share it all with potential customers. How do they use Camtasia? Cheryl & Dan Keith.

Voice 79

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

Visual Lounge

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. FOR OUR CAMTASIA USERS.

SnagIt 102

Progress Reports with Camtasia for Mac

Visual Lounge

John put together the following slideshow using Camtasia for Mac. I asked John how he created the screencast with Camtasia for Mac. I brought the audio into Camtasia for Mac, along with all the images (as JPGs). Tags: Camtasia for Mac Screencast of the Week 475 48

Mac 104