TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. TREC files are a proprietary format developed by TechSmith.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. TREC files are a proprietary format developed by TechSmith.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

While there are a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated — but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. Make a video in Camtasia today!

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 ! They also shared with us a little about their process, how they prepare and edit their videos, what challenges they faced, etc. 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. We also upload finished videos and share links from screencast.com.

Many Uses of Camtasia – Professional and Personal

TechSmith Camtasia

Jon Moody, an employee of Kal-Blue , discovered Camtasia this past summer and hasn’t turned back. We have the architectural printing side that provides blue prints, and then we also have a wide format graphics side (known as Full Blown Color) that does all kinds of printing like banners, presentation boards and things like that. I guess the technical term for my job would be graphic design tech; I deal mainly in the wide format side.

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. Once you make your first video greeting card using our sample project, you will be able to make a personal card using your own photos. Camtasia Studio 8.4 Open Video Project.

Music 60

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.

Voice 52

3 Lessons Learned from Adding Video into My Company’s Newsletter

TechSmith Camtasia

A lot of people had very specific requests, but I noticed that a lot of the requests had one thing in common…they wanted more video content. At TechSmith, we’re always looking to experiment with video in new ways, and this time was no different. Here are the three key lessons I learned by adding video into our monthly newsletter. Why don’t I make the newsletter even more conversational and human-like by recording a video of myself introducing what’s in the newsletter?

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

Creating a fantastic online course is more or less equivalent to creating one or more great videos for your students. Luckily, nowadays, video production is not just a privilege of the professionals. The plethora of available video editing software makes it hard to choose one.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video? A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. For our purposes, when we say blog video , we’re talking about a video summary of a blog post. Repurposing your post into a blog video can do three things for you: A blog video can be embedded within the text, and provide readers with an alternative way to consume your content. Step 5: Assemble your blog video.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

Including videos in your lessons has now been made easier, thanks to the availability of training video software. Now that videos have been a go-to format due to their effectiveness, we’ve listed 10 training video software to help boost the learning experience of your employees.

Workshop, E-Learning or Video? A question of strategy

Connect Thinking

Should we use e-learning via the LMS or video on the intranet? We also need to consider what is lost when we move training out of the workshop and into a self-directed modality, such as e-learning or video. Video. Well produced videos can be fantastic for both communicating a message and providing the “how do I?” There are 2 broad types of video for this scenario: Key messaging: for example, from an executive sponsor.

Creating E-learning Videos: 5 Video Editing Tools That’ll Help

CommLab India

When you are given an option to choose a 5 minute-video or a 10 page document to learn a concept, what would you choose? 90 % of them chose video over text. It’s quiet obvious videos are more engaging and help comprehend knowledge better than text. As a result, most learning designers choose to use videos to teach learners complex concepts. And many video editing tools are available in the market. A few of them are Adobe Premiere, Video Pad, and Camtasia.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

It’s not one, neither two, but 22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos. Achieving a fantastic online course is more or less equivalent to creating one or more great videos for your students. Luckily, nowadays video production is not just a privilege of the professionals. Affordable software and easy-to-use apps empower you as a course maker and unleash your creativity resulting in impressive instructional videos. 8 Camtasia.

How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora

Trivantis

Part I: How to Add Closed Captions to Video Files. Step A: Insert Your Video File into Lectora/Lectora Online. Locate and drag the desired video file into your title, or alternatively, from the Insert ribbon, select Insert Video File. Browse for and select the desired video file. Lectora and Lectora Online support adding captions to FLV and MP4 video formats. Lectora requires a specially formatted XML file in order to attach captions.

FLV 68

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Video. In their rush to jump on the video bandwagon, many screen recording software companies are adding this capability. Frankly, I am a fan of it, but if you are going this route than offer the following: Multiple tracks of video – rather than a track or two. Ability to convert various types of video formats to other video formats. That it is not a good idea to have multiple programs open while you are saving and publishing your video.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

Video has revolutionized the delivery of information and training content. Whether you are teaching people through online content or training internal coworkers, the use of video to share knowledge is becoming an expectation. Top video stats (from our research). Tag your video.

eLearning: The Origins of a Training Methodology

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

My first attempts at creating software video training was with a program called CameraMan. That program was ahead of its time, allowing you to capture your mouse actions, add captions and audio, and then publish into a video format that could be viewed on most computers. When TechSmith released Camtasia I gave CameraMan the heave-ho and began producing slicker content in half the time.

How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, we examine ten pain points that video training addresses – the first of which is the time and money spent on face-to-face learning for repetitive tasks. Step one is to replace certain face-to-face orientations and training with video-based learning content. Recommended Reading: The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos. Moving appropriate face-to-face training to video-based training can reduce time, and therefore money. Video

Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It's been a real issue for developers who love Captivate, but are required to create content for the Apple devices, and are therefore forced to use other tools such as Camtasia. You can now record new Captivate videos specifically for Apple devices, and you can re-publish existing content so that it will run on Apple devices. To create an eLearning video for Apple devices, begin the recording process as you normally would ( File > Record new project ).

Apple 163

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact

LearnUpon

Converting the training session to a video. Once the live session has taken place you should convert the content to a format that can be uploaded into a course in your LMS. GoToTraining, WebEx, and Adobe Connect all record live sessions to video formats, such as mp4. You can do this by using tools like Camtasia or QuickTime (you may need to download a plugin to record both audio and video). Creating a video-based course.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

Creating courses takes skills in videography, instructional design, animation, screencasting, video editing, and that’s to say nothing of the skills needed to deliver or promote a course to students. Let’s start with the video camera. The two things to look for when buying a video camera are the display resolution and the frames per second (FPS). The more pixels a screen can display, the better quality the video will appear. It’s comparable to the Flip Video Camera.)

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support. Audio/Video editing: Although Storyline allows you to record and edit both audio and video, you can only do so while creating a simulation. Here’s a comprehensive video on how to get started with Storyline. Audio/Video editing: You can record and edit audio within the software.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

To get the ball rolling, simply write down the scenario you'd like to address, transform it into a case study format and let your employees reflect on the outcome of the scenario. The only other additional cost to factor in is a video-hosting subscription such as with Vimeo PRO or Wistia, two very reputable companies that specialize in providing small businesses and professionals with video management and hosting tools.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

Videos are excellent tools for visual and auditory learners. The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. Most video screen capture software utilities have a number of attributes in common, such as the ability to: film picture-in-picture to capture video from screen and webcam. video annotation.

M is for Media

Clive on Learning

I'm now convinced it's media - simple, linear audio and video. Leslie demonstrated how easy it was to narrate a PowerPoint presentation, export it as an MP4 video and play it back on a video iPod. So, I took the presentation on The story of the 30-minute masters that I created last week in Articulate and decided to re-create it in a movie format that would work for both YouTube and the iPod (MP4). In the end I went for Camtasia 5.

iPod 40

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)

OpenSesame

For example, you can start from scratch and build content in either of these tools or you can import PowerPoint presentations, videos, and images and use these tools to create interactive objects, add audio and export a variety of formats, including SCORM. Video in eLearning. With the widespread availabilty of low cost video production tools and high speed internet access, many elearning creators are using video as the cornerstone of their online courses.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

What is the difference between Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter Video Express? Adobe Presenter Video Express is a simple tool that lets you create interactive videos for training and education in a few clicks, right from your desktop. You can import content from a variety of formats, including image formats (PSD, GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF and POT), sound formats (MP3 and WAV), and popular animation and video formats (SWF, FLV with metatags, AVI, and MOV).

FAQ 40