Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

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For example, here at TechSmith, we know we will be most often exporting videos to 720p for YouTube and our website; so when we record, our screen dimensions are usually 1080p. Finally, the last topic I want to cover is file formats. This topic can get very confusing very quickly, but my main piece of advice is try and use the.MP4 file format (or H.264) whenever possible. This ensures a high quality video, at a low file size.

How to Extract Text From An Image: The Definitive Guide

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The good news is that you no longer have to waste time typing everything out because there are programs that use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to analyze the letters and words in an image, and then convert them to text. Capture the text in a file directory (filename, file size, date modified). Luckily, there’s a dead simple way to capture text or convert a picture of text to editable text.

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Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

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Producing it means you are converting it from an editable project file format, to something universally accepted by standard video players. Our workflow typically includes saving as an MP4, which is the most common video file format, but also uploading to a hosting site. A hosting site such as Vimeo, YouTube, or Screencast.com is a good option, as video files can be difficult to send via email due to a large file size. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Understanding Image File Formats

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But, which image file formats do you need? The topics I am going to cover are how file types differ, common web sizes, vector versus raster art, and digital versus optical zoom. Common Image File Types. After you are done editing, you save it and you are prompted with a window that asks you what type of file would you like it saved as. TechSmith Snagit will present you with options such as.png, jpeg,tiff,gif or.pdf. Common Web Image Sizes.

JPG vs. PNG: Which Should I Use?

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There is no one-size-fits-all for image file formats. This post will cover two of the most popular file format options, JPG vs. PNG, including when to use them and why. There are two main questions to ask yourself when you decide which image file format to use. The answers to these questions will help guide you to select your optimal file type. The group realized a need to make large photographic files smaller, so that they could be more easily shared.

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YouTube Thumbnail Sizes and Best Practices (New for 2019)

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Thumbnails are reduced-size versions of images or videos that originally got their name from being about the size of a human thumbnail. In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the exact size your YouTube thumbnail should be and I’ll also cover some thumbnail best practices. First, let’s start with the exact size you should make your YouTube thumbnails! Along with the correct size, you’ll also want to keep in mind the ratio, file size, and file type of your thumbnail.

How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks

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Just keep in mind if you’re creating your own animated GIF you’ll need to keep the file size under 8MB for use on Facebook. A video posted by TechSmith (@techsmith) on Aug 5, 2016 at 1:14pm PDT. You can convert a GIF to MP4 and post it that way but it will have a play button and will not loop. The post How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

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One TechSmith live stream gets: Posted on YouTube Added to our podcast feed Created into a blog post Cut into clips for social media Created into social graphics. As you know, social media platforms don’t offer a one-size-fits-all option for your content. Wendy Hamilton, TechSmith CEO.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

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For example, here at TechSmith, we have completely changed how we serve up tutorial content. Prior to Facebook video advertising, here at TechSmith we hosted all tutorial content solely on our website and YouTube. Because of this, at TechSmith, we recently made a decision to start using video more on our social media channels. Each week, we use TechSmith Camtasia to re-purpose two upcoming blog posts, by summarizing them to re-create the article as a video.