Webinar: Managing Libraries in Camtasia

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers is developing new templates for Camtasia 2019 that we’re excited to release soon. Webinar attendees got a sneak peek of the latest one, called Borderline, in Andrew’s demonstrations as he shared tips on managing libraries in Camtasia 2019.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Extending Video Frames

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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.     When previewing, I noticed that the video ended too soon.   I positioned the Playhead on the Timeline where I wanted to freeze the action in the video.

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How To Create Closed Captioning in Camtasia Videos

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In the video below, I’ll walk you through how to easily create closed captioning in Camtasia 9, and I’ll discuss some of the bugs I have found in doing so. This blog is the tenth in a series documenting the production process in producing a company video for eLearning Brothers. Click here to view the previous blog in the series ( Camtasia 9 Editing Tips ). The post How To Create Closed Captioning in Camtasia Videos appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Webinar: How to Edit Camtasia Video Intro Templates

eLearning Brothers

Last week we had a great webinar focused on our new Camtasia video templates. We had our senior designer, Nic Brown, show us how to edit and re-brand one of our Intro templates in Adobe Illustrator, and then input it back into Camtasia. This is especially useful when you want to get a specific look out of our templates, but are unable to achieve that look by making adjustments inside of Camtasia alone.

Camtasia Templates in Action

eLearning Brothers

Thinking of how to use a Camtasia template with your project may take some time. This is a great example of mixing and matching to get the look and feel you want with your video. You can view Andrea’s full video here. We would love to see what you are doing with your Camtasia templates ! The post Camtasia Templates in Action appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Have you noticed that eLearning course creators are amazing?

Webinar: Camtasia Essentials – Adding Closed Captions to Video

eLearning Brothers

He talked about one of the most useful Camtasia essentials that was made available in later versions of Camtasia Studio 8 and continues to be useful in Camtasia 9/3: closed captions. This is an easy-to-use tool that allows you to make your videos more accessible for the hard of hearing or for those who do not have speakers. The post Webinar: Camtasia Essentials – Adding Closed Captions to Video appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials" Workbook Now Shipping

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Learn to Use TechSmith Camtasia 2021 Skills in Just One Day! " TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials " is a hands-on, step-by-step workbook that will introduce you to the essential TechSmith Camtasia skills you need to quickly get up and running with this fantastic eLearning development tool. Using Camtasia, you can create software video demonstrations and soft skills eLearning videos.

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

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This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. If you’re familiar with several video editing softwares, you may be used to using bins within the video editor to organize your assets. 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.

25 Tools to Create Training Videos That Engage Learners

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Video drives learning. But in the age of TikTok and Instagram, where the average user consumes around 60 videos on a daily basis , the pressure to create training videos that are relevant and keep learners’ engagement is high. Tools for specific video types. Hippo Video.

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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While recording a software demonstration using the Camtasia Recorder, you have two choices when it comes to the file format for your video capture: TREC and AVI. Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. AVIs can be imported into the Camtasia Editor or other eLearning development tools and multimedia editors. eLearning TechSmith Camtasiaby Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

Webinar: Using Camtasia for your Green Screen

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You’ve probably noticed it at the movies; we’re using more and more green screen in video these days. You no longer have to pay flight and hotel costs to have a video in France; you just need a green screen and some stock footage. In last week’s webinar, Andrew Townsend and Thomas Reyes-Cairo discussed some of the green screen Camtasia templates in the eLearning Brothers Stock Video library , and some of the best practices for using them.

6 Tips For Correcting Video Errors With the Camtasia Timeline

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You are probably perfect when it comes to your video production, so you don’t have to make many edits in post production. 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. To see examples of some of these practices, check out this Advanced Camtasia Users blog.

Gussy Up Your Video Production With 3 New Camtasia 9 Themes

eLearning Brothers

We can expect remarkable things with the exciting release of the new Camtasia 9. eLearning Brothers is proud to release new Camtasia 9 themes that utilize these new strengths. Combining behaviors, new animations, and the enhanced performance of this great video editing software, we have expanded our library’s awesomeness with mind-blowing assets! In the video below, you’ll see a demonstration of a few of these new assets and peek into the power of Camtasia 9.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: MenuMaker

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After producing your Camtasia projects, the net result is a collection of independent web files, scripts, videos and other assets. If you are looking to group multiple Camtasia projects together to create a single course, you'll need to upload the lessons to Screencast.com, YouTube, or a Learning Management System.   If you don't have access to a webmaster, Camtasia MenuMaker will prove invaluable. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio

Customizing Camtasia Templates to Meet Your Needs

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When you download an eLearning Brothers Camtasia template you’ll not only get a template that is ready for use in Camtasia, but you’ll get all of the source files so that you can make it work for you. In a recent webinar , our Senior Graphic Designer Nic Brown showed how to edit these template files outside of Camtasia. The following video will demonstrate how to edit a Camtasia theme to fit your needs.

TechSmith Camtasia: Recording Effects

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by Kevin Siegel      When Camtasia developers need to add attention-grabbing visual affects to a software demonstration created using the Camtasia Recorder, the work is typically accomplished by editing the recording in Camtasia Studio. However, using Camtasia's Effects Toolbar, you can add several attention-grabbing visuals while you are recording your video. Start the Camtasia Recorder.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA:?Version 2018 Released

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TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer.   TechSmith made huge strides in Camtasia 9 when it improved the free assets in the Library.  There’s also a paid subscription to an assets library where you’ll have access to hundreds of thousands of additional royalty-free videos, intros, music, and more.   Camtasia has never had a way to quickly apply the look and feel of one object across a large project.

Looking at the Jewel Camtasia Template

eLearning Brothers

In the ever-growing eLearning Brothers Camtasia template library , we have some of the best eLearning video templates on the planet! These are professionally designed assets that are extremely easy to import into your Camtasia project. This is a theme that was designed and released for Camtasia 9 utilizing the new behaviors and animation features. The carefully placed text appears on screen with a new Camtasia 9 behavior.

Supplement Your Camtasia Screencast with Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

Building an eLearning course in Camtasia requires a few knowledge basics, including the use of hotspots , a mastery of the timeline , and judicial implementation of the quizzing feature. If you combine these three you can build a strong and independent video learning course. Another tool that may begin as supplemental, but will likely move into your essentials toolbelt, is eLearning Brothers new Camtasia Scenarios.

TechSmith Camtasia: Advancements in 2018 Version

Swift eLearning Services

TechSmith Camtasia has come up with advancements in its 2018 version including subscriptions, themes and performance improvements. Let’s have a glimpse: Subscription to assets library for more enhancement: TechSmith Camtasia has given subscription service where you can get access to huge collection of video assets.

The Twill Theme Will Make Your Camtasia Content Shine

eLearning Brothers

Using video for eLearning is no new idea. But making nice looking videos for eLearning, that can be hard to come by. Luckily TechSmith’s Camtasia is here to help you quickly and easily make eLearning videos that look great! What you may not already know is that eLearning Brothers has loads of templates that are ready to be placed into your Camtasia project TODAY!

FREE Alternative to Camtasia Studio

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One great way for instructional designers to create effective learning material is to include screenshots and videos in their e-learning modules. Adobe Captivate and the new Articulate Storyline), but some prefer a third party program – and for years the standard bearer has been Camtasia Studio. Don’t get me wrong, Camtasia Studio is pretty great. camtasia studio free training tools

Dreaming about the Daydream Camtasia Template

eLearning Brothers

With over 328 templates for Camtasia organized into 43 themes , you’re sure to find something you like in our library. When using Camtasia for an eLearning course you’ll need some great layouts to put information on. What would a video template be if it didn’t include a lower third or two? And finally, if you get bored of the built in standard transitions offered in Camtasia, you can dig into the Daydream themed transitions.

The Twill Theme Will Make Your Camtasia Content Shine

eLearning Brothers

Sometimes you just need a solid and crisp looking template to lock down your eLearning Video. We have quite a few of those in our Camtasia Template Library , including some like the Clouds theme , and the Stone theme. And for those of you wondering, our Trim theme is available on both Camtasia 9 for PC, and Camtasia 3 for Mac. The post The Twill Theme Will Make Your Camtasia Content Shine appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Camtasia Studio: Animations Made Easy

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by Kevin Siegel      When I  teach Camtasia , one of the activities that garners the largest "that's cool" factor is how easy it is to animate any object. Here's how to do it: Insert an object onto the Camtasia stage (you can animate anything.     To test the animation, rewind the video and then click the  Play  button on the Video Preview playbar. 

3 Camtasia Scenarios for Corporate eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Now you can use Camtasia, the popular video editing software by Techsmith, to create your own unique scenarios. Simply download a template, plug in your own own text and, if needed, swap out some images and characters, and suddenly you’ve got yourself a fully-functional scenario ready to plug into your Camtasia eLearning project. For information on our Camtasia templates for eLearning, you can learn more here.

Implementing Interactive Hotspots in the new Camtasia 9

eLearning Brothers

While video can be a great learning tool, there are a lot of things to be careful of. Luckily, TechSmith’s Camtasia offers a fantastic solution, and that is the interactive video. In previous blogs I’ve written about how to integrate an HTML file with your interactive Camtasia course. This is key information, as it is what makes Camtasia more than a video editor, and an extremely useful tool as a course creation platform.

5 Free Camtasia Templates to Sink Your Teeth Into

eLearning Brothers

In case you haven’t heard, Lectora and Camtasia are brilliantly compatible. So in the spirit of giving, we thought we’d show some of the free Camtasia templates we offer. Fill in your own text and you’ve got a dynamic slide for any Camtasia course. Position any of these PNG images over an image or video to achieve the effect that it’s playing or displaying on the surface of your choice.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        Last week I wrote about the  process of adding closed captions to Camtasia projects  that help make your project accessible to learners with disabilities. During a recent Camtasia class, a student asked about providing the captions in other languages than English (she was asked to create versions of her project in a dozen languages). Fortunately, it's fairly easy to convert Camtasia captions to different languages.

eLearning Stock Assets and Camtasia Templates

eLearning Brothers

Some of the most exciting parts of the Camtasia Templates Packages are in the Stock Asset Library. We’re talking about videos, songs and sounds, and images. 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!

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NEW: Camtasia Studio Vimeo Integration

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We’re excited to announce Vimeo as a preferred partner in video hosting and analytics. 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. The rule of thumb is you want to produce your video with the dimensions 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels high. No ads before, after, or on top of your videos. You asked, we listened.

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.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 2018: Assets Galore!

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TechSmith recently released Camtasia 2018.   At first glance, there’s little difference between Camtasia 9 for the PC and version 2018. While I do like the tools separated (this is how they were listed in older versions of Camtasia), this minor change isn't anything to get overly excited about. TechSmith has enhanced the free assets in Camtasia 2018, and they're pretty nice. You can download and use the assets in any Camtasia project.

"TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" Workbook Nearly Finished

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I'm excited to announce that my newest book, "TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" has gone to my beta team for testing and proofreading. Camtasia version 9 is an awesome upgrade to Camtasia and I give it two hearty thumbs up! Create both videos and SWF/HTML5 output. Add videos. TechSmith Camtasia

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Delete vs. Ripple Delete

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  Deleting a portion of an object on the Camtasia Timeline (a few seconds from the end of a video for example) is simple: drag the red in- and/or green out-point on either side of the Playhead, right-click, and then choose Delete.   In the image below, notice that there is an item on the Timeline to the right of a video I'd like to edit.   e-learning eLearning TechSmith Camtasiaby Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

New Camtasia 9 Behaviors Will Add Sizzle to Your Production

eLearning Brothers

Any knight should know his sword, any author his pen, and any video maker his editor. With the update to Camtasia 9/3, we have been adding new skills to our support page. Many of the skills you may have developed in using Camtasia 8 carry over seamlessly into Camtasia 9. However, there are some new features that are pushing Camtasia up to the top shelf of many people’s eLearning toolbox. You can apply behaviors to a video to make it float and sting.

Using Camtasia to Glue Your Learners to the Screen

eLearning Brothers

When creating videos for eLearning we often find ourselves stuck with a lot of text on the screen, or simple graphics that seem to sit for what feels like days. Allow me to share some of my thoughts and ideas on how to keep your eLearning video (or otherwise informational video) interesting. To do so, I’ll use the following video as an example, digging into my Camtasia project file to show you how each segment was done.

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.

Camtasia Assets for Any eLearning Setting

eLearning Brothers

Camtasia is one of the most popular screen capture tools currently on the market. Our friends at Lectora have seen an influx of their users incorporating Camtasia into their workflow. In light of these developments, we’ve decided to broaden our horizons and create a new set of Camtasia templates. We’ve got a whole line of overlays that are easily applied to your videos and courses.

Top 10 Camtasia Intros of 2016

eLearning Brothers

The year 2016 brought quite a few exciting things to us in the Camtasia and eLearning Brothers worlds. We saw the release of Camtasia 9 , which included several eLearning Brothers assets in its library. We also have seen some very cool templates enter the Camtasia library this year, and some of them have become quite popular. The most commonly used template pieces are the Camtasia intros. Place this over any video you wish, and your head will be in the clouds.