Top 5 Free Screen Recording Tools for Mac and Windows

eLearning Brothers

Besides video capturing, they offer lots of other functions, including but not limited to simultaneous web cam recording, video and audio editing, and adding video effects. Luckily, there are some good free apps for both Windows and Mac that incorporate most of these features.

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Mac memories

Clark Quinn

in what ended up being, effectively, applied cognitive science. So I lusted after bitmap screens and mice, and the Lisa (the Mac predecessor). I finally justified the purchase of a Mac II to write my PhD thesis on. My family is now also on Macs. This year is the 30th anniversary of the Macintosh, and my newspaper asked for memories. I’ll point them to this post ;). As context, I was programming for the educational computer game company, DesignWare.

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Welcome Camtasia for Mac 2!

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac 2 is here! We've redesigned and rebuilt Camtasia for Mac to help you create engaging, high-quality videos.faster, easier, and with more consistency. What's new in Camtasia for Mac 2? Blur Effect - now you can easily hide private information on the screen.

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Need Special Effects for Camtasia for Mac Screencasts?

TechSmith Camtasia

I've found a great app that compliments Camtasia for Mac nicely. If you'd like to add some screen effects to your screencast, check out OmniDazzle. Or there is a bullseye effect that follows your mouse cursor around the screen.

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Create Custom Stoplight Effects in Camtasia for Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

That said, creating one that’s both easy and flexible is completely possible–all thanks to the Mask effect. Here’s how: Have any other effects you’d like to see? Learn more about Camtasia for Mac Check out more free product tutorials.

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Camtasia Studio 8.4 & Camtasia for Mac 2.8 Now Available: Cross-platform Screen Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

That’s right, recordings made with either Camtasia Studio 8 or Camtasia for Mac 2 will be 100% interchangeable between Windows and Mac using our new recording file type: trec! Own Camtasia Studio 8 or Camtasia for Mac 2? Camtasia for Mac Update.

I’ve reset my preferences. Where are my custom workspaces? Mac

Adobe Captivate

Examples of weird behavior can be as general as the program is being sluggish or as specific as Effects drop off your Property Inspector. Where are custom workspaces saved in my Mac by default? Your Mac will open up a console window in your dock and will run the program automatically.

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New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Use clip speed to achieve a time-lapse effect.

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Taco Mac Secures Fifty Spots in NRAEF Apprenticeship Program

discoverlink

As one of two restaurants in Georgia to participate in the program, Taco Mac is a pioneer for the restaurant industry, having secured 20% of the available restaurant apprenticeship spots and $50,000 in grants for the inaugural year. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

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New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.4 Introduces Freeze Region

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac 2.4 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. Take Camtasia for Mac 2.4

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Meet Camtasia Studio 7 plus Camtasia for Mac 1.1!

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only do we have a new version of Camtasia Studio 7 available today, but we also have a new release for Camtasia for Mac 1.1 ! Camtasia for Mac 1.1 It's a free upgrade for all Camtasia for Mac 1.0 Also added in Camtasia for Mac 1.1 The day is finally here!

Camtasia for Mac - Sneak Peek, SmartFocus

TechSmith Camtasia

I'm going to let you in on a few secrets as we get closer to the launch of Camtasia for Mac on August 25. Up first is a sneak peek of one of the new features in Camtasia for Mac - SmartFocus. Camtasia for Mac will also include TechSmith's patented SmartFocus technology. It's great for creating dynamic screencasts or to highlight a particular section of your screen, or create a fly-over effect, or focus your viewer's attention for greater detail.

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How to Capture and Display Keystroke Data with Camtasia for Mac 2.3

TechSmith Camtasia

Did you know that by default, Camtasia for Mac 2.3 Add the keystroke effect to your project: Click the Video FX tab. Click and drag the Keystroke effect from the Video FX tab onto a recording (recording must be added to the timeline first). Learn More About Camtasia for Mac.

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Make Your Own Transitions in Camtasia for Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

While Camtasia for Mac only has five built-in visual transitions, I find that 99% of the time I don’t need anything else besides the “Fade In/Out” transition. Know of other good transition effects to use?

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Choosing Amongst the Top Elearning Authoring Tools to Create Effective Training Content Tailored to the Diversified Learning Needs

G-Cube

It is a desktop-based authoring tool compatible with both Windows and Mac. With technological advancement, the way learning is delivered also changing.

Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

As a result, the expectations for this type of content have risen and video creators are finding it more difficult than ever to ensure that their content is effective and engaging. Use zoom and pan effects to bring sections of your content into focus.

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Remove Unwanted Elements From Your Recording with Freeze Region in Camtasia for Mac 2.4

TechSmith Camtasia

One of my favorite new features in Camtasia for Mac 2.4 Now, I could already do that by copying a section and cropping it down, but the Freeze Region video effect not only does that but it also doesn’t cover up the cursor.

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The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

Most of the videos will be operating system agnostic but we’ll be sure to mark the video if it’s a PC or Mac specific tip. This week, we will show you how to pull off the Green Screen Effect. Lighting is the most important aspect of pulling off the green screen effect.

Insert Media Between Clips on the Timeline in Camtasia for Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

Most of the time I come to that realization after I’ve already added all the edits, effects, and animations to my timeline. The post Insert Media Between Clips on the Timeline in Camtasia for Mac appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's Camtasia for Mac Time Saver Tips and Tricks VideoHow many times have you nearly finished your Camtasia project before realizing that you forgot to include that one, crucial clip?

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Meet Dan Spencer - Using Screencasts Effectively in the Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

Dan uses Camtasia for Mac in his classroom to create screencasts of his lectures and then he loads them onto iPod Touches so his students can learn the material at a pace that works for them. Dan will share how he uses Camtasia for Mac and screencasts effectively in the classroom.

How to create a DIY green screen video effect (aka chroma key)

TechSmith Camtasia

Achieving a good green screen effect used to be difficult and expensive. Why would you ever want to use a green screen effect in your video? Tips & How To's Camtasia for Mac Screencasting Tips and TricksBut no longer. In this post, I'll show you how to make your first green screen video on the cheap.

Interactivity, Innovation, Mac & C4, Cutting Employees, & Goals

Big Dog, Little Dog

Captivate CS4 on a Mac! I had the foresight to order a copy of VMware Fusion when I bought my Macbook, so on day three of my Mac ownership I installed a trial of Windows Vista through Fusion and tried to use that virtual machine to run Captivate. Interactivity - when do we need it? -

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s just a matter of plugging your iOS 8 device into a Mac running Yosemite and then firing up a tool like Camtasia for Mac or TechSmith AppShow. When you plug your device into your Mac and launch a mobile recording app (e.g.,

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DevLearn09 LIVE! - Intro Video via Camtasia for Mac

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So my Camtasia (Mac) trial ends today and I wanted to create something quickly to get a feel for the tool. Overall, Camtasia for Mac was a good experience. I'm used to adding graphics and other effects in different ways because of my "curse of knowledge".

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Reverse the Effect of an Animation in Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Last week, a viewer of one of our Camtasia Studio product webinars was chatting us up and asked if it was possible to reverse the effect of a visual animation. and also for Camtasia for Mac 2.4, The post Reverse the Effect of an Animation in Camtasia appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Camtasia for Mac, Education, Blogging, and Brain Cells

Big Dog, Little Dog

Review: Camtasia for Mac - eQuixotic. Ultimately Camtasia for Mac is a beautiful piece of software that is intuitive and enjoyable to use - and bargain-priced at one third the cost of its admittedly more features-rich (but ugly and clunky) Windows comrade.

Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

TechSmith Camtasia

How to use the Amplify effect in Audacity. How to repeat an effect. Tips & How To''s Audio camtasia Camtasia for Mac camtasia mac Camtasia Studio Editing Tutorial video tutorials

ReadyTech’s SaaS Training Platform: A Cost-Effective Training Solution for SaaS

ReadyTech

And while cost-effective, instructors don’t have class oversight. ReadyTech SaaS Labs combines the oversight and control of virtual training labs with the cost effectiveness of having students use their own local system.

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Effectus LMS For effective Employee Training Management and Tracking

CommLab India

Let’s see how Effectus helps in managing your training effectively. Effectus LMS has excellent tracking capabilities, you can effectively track online and classroom training activities.

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How to create a DIY green screen video effect (aka chroma key)

TechSmith Camtasia

Achieving a good green screen effect used to be difficult and expensive. Why would you ever want to use a green screen effect in your video? We think the remove a color / green screen effect is a big deal for anyone who needs to connect deeply and professionally with viewers.

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

F1 (Win & Mac). F2 (Win & Mac). F3 (Win & Mac). F4 (Win & Mac). F5 (Win & Mac). F6 (Win & Mac). F7 (Win & Mac). F11 (Win), Command+F11 (Mac). F12 (Win), Command+F12 (Mac). Page Up (win & Mac). Page Down (win & Mac). Alt+A (Win), Option+A (Mac). Control+A (Win), Command+A (Mac). Control+B (Win), Command+B (Mac). Control+C (Win), Command+C (Mac).

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Create an Electronic Signature with Snagit

TechSmith Camtasia

Windows: Mac: 5. If your signature needs a little enhancement, try some of Snagit’s Color Effects like Histogram Equalize to give your signature a more defined look (Windows only). WINDOWS: Mac: 9. For Mac, click on the Snagit menu option and select Import Stamps.

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

If the content you’re recording has its own audio—like the sound effects in a game—you will want to unmute your device so it is captured. If you’re recording a game or app that has both background music and sound effects you should turn off music within the game settings.

Video Tip Series - Part three: Holding Viewers' Attention

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's video presents some tips and tricks including effectively using transitions and editing down scripts. See an example of a mini-series in the Camtasia for Mac 2 tutorials. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac TechSmith Tips and Tricks

Video Tip Series - Part five: Using Music

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you effectively use music in screencasts. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac TechSmith Tips and TricksUsing music can add an extra element to your video or end up distracting the viewer.

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Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

TechSmith Camtasia

Topic: Never Been Easier: Chromakey (Green Screen Effect) with an iPad, Fuse, and Camtasia. News & Events 48 in 24 Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Camtasia Studio 8 Events Live news and events Screencasting Snagit Snagit 11 Snagit for Mac Snagit on Windows video tips visual communicatio

Video Tip Series - Part six: Using a Webcam

TechSmith Camtasia

Effective use of a webcam can lead to a high quality video if used correctly. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac TechSmith Tips and TricksDon't let a lack of professional equipment stop you from filming a video or screencast.