TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

and boy is this upgrade worth the wait.   First and foremost, Camtasia for Windows (version 9) and the Macintosh (version 3) are now very similar allowing you to share projects across platforms. Version 9 for Windows is shown below followed by version 3 for the Mac.

Upgrading to Moodle 3

Moodle Journal

As a Moodlerooms client we have recently been upgraded Moodle 3 here at the College and as such I have been particularly interested in some of the new features that come along with that.

Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the good old days, software companies released major upgrades to their products every 2-3 years. Like it or not, the upgrade cycles have gotten shorter and shorter. Adobe has promised a more aggressive upgrade cycle for its programs that will make even the recent upgrade cycles look almost snail-like. Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. by Kevin Siegel.

5 Signs that Your Learning Management System Badly Needs an Upgrade


Efficient, Cost-Effective Training. As technology evolves and learning requirements change, the Learning Management System also needs upgrading. Every LMS system comes with a lifespan of utility, after which it needs to be upgraded or changed.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’ve been intending to upgrade to Camtasia Studio 8…now’s the time. Our $50 discount on upgrades ends September 18. So if you like saving money, take advantage of the Camtasia Studio upgrade offer today. Why upgrade? Why upgrade? Why upgrade?

Custom Effects in Advanced/Shared Actions

Adobe Captivate

Almost 8 years ago I posted this article on my personal blog: Editing Motion Paths and Using Custom Effects. . Since that time Effects have been improved a lot, advanced and shared actions can make life much easier. When do you need a custom effect? Intro.

New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

TechSmith Camtasia

Use your smartphone or a digitcal camcorder to shoot some video in front of a solid-color backdrop (pick a wall or get a $30 backdrop ), apply the new remove a color effect in Camtasia, and make the backdrop disappear. Download a free trial | Upgrade free if you own Camtasia for Mac 2.0.

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Captivate 2019 Crash on Publish

Adobe Captivate

Updating Captivate 8 courses to the new 2019 version. No effect. Adobe Captivate Project Upgrade Question project upgrade publish_error question

Software upgrades fare better with eLearning


Software upgrades fare better with eLearning. Peter Bruzzese countered that some companies have indeed taken this lax attitude to aptitude assessment and training when new versions of software are released, to their detriment.

10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

Here are 10 guidelines to draft an effective LMS RFP. Provide information on current browser version, operating system, future upgrade plans and other IT information.

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Software Upgrade Training and Support

Tony Karrer

They are upgrading their PeopleSoft implementation. Are people changing just the software version and interfaces or are process changes happening also? Many times, upgrades are about changes in interface and less about process change and thus can focus on how you accomplish specific known/understood tasks in the new interface. However, if you are upgrading from PeopleSoft to Oracle you may be looking at process changes which will require additional work.

New Release: Camtasia Studio 8.1 Adds Green Screen Effect & More!

TechSmith Camtasia

And if you’ve already upgraded to Camtasia Studio 8, this is a free upgrade for you. We’re looking forward to hearing what users like you will say when they get their hands on the latest version. On a Version Prior to Camtasia Studio 8? Camtasia Studio 8.1

18 Must-Know LMS Training Topics for Effective eLearning

eThink Education

With regular new version releases , countless plugins and customization possibilities, and specific Moodle or Totara functionality that not everyone is familiar with, it’s essential to ensure your team continuously refreshes and builds their eLearning knowledge in order to maximize functionality and the industry’s best practices to deliver effective, engaging, and up-to-date training and education.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

That’s why we’ve added cross-platform screen recording to the latest versions of Camtasia. Using a single file format enables you to send a recording from one platform to the other effortlessly, including all the meta data, such as cursor effects and smart focus.

Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch

Upside Learning

The current LMS has become outdated and its features and the technology itself have not been upgraded by the vendor. The history of the vendor for LMS upgrades and continued LMS development. A vendor who implemented LMS replacements similar to yours in scale will be able to drive your switch-over faster and in an effective manner. What versions? For an eLearning initiative to be successful, strong leaders and champions are needed in the organization.

Corporate Training Problems Solved by Effective Learning Solutions

CommLab India

There was a time when many organizations struggled to provide training that their employees needed to perform their jobs effectively. Skillset Upgradation. Existing tools are continuously replaced by new versions, or in some cases, new products.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3


We have made several interface and language changes to facilitate this move with minimum impact on upgrades. We anticipate that the transition will be completed on the next few incremental versions. Previously you had to create 4 different courses to achieve this effect.

"TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" Workbook Nearly Finished

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Camtasia version 9 is an awesome upgrade to Camtasia and I give it two hearty thumbs up! Add Zoom and Pan Effects. I'm excited to announce that my newest book, "TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" has gone to my beta team for testing and proofreading. I expect the book to be available for purchase in a few short weeks. You'll be able to purchase the book direct from my website or resellers such as

Built in States for Drag&Drop objects

Adobe Captivate

This article is a refurbished version of an older article which I wrote for Captivate 9. My plans are to upgrade important older blog posts to CP2017 and HTML5 output. Blog advanced_actions Drag and drop effects Inbuilt states multistate objects VariablesIntro.

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New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.4 Introduces Freeze Region

TechSmith Camtasia

And if you’ve already upgraded to Camtasia for Mac 2, this is a free upgrade for you. We’ve got some great new features we are excited to show off in the latest version of Camtasia for Mac! On a Version Prior to Camtasia for Mac 2? Camtasia for Mac 2.4 is here!

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7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Migrating to a Cloud-based LMS


The reason why more businesses are migrating towards LMS is that it reduces your workload significantly as you do not have to invest time in downloads and upgrades. In fact, some vendors offer a free-trial version of an LMS so that the user gets an idea of its functionality and basic features.

Our New Sexual Harassment Courses Are Live!


The Learn-WiseGo Team is pleased to announce that we have finished the project to update & upgrade two of the courses from our extensive compliance course catalogue. We will be rolling out recently revised versions of our Sex Discrimination & Harassment in the Workplace courses that individually focus on supervisor interactions and employee interactions.

Writing & Grammar: Answers to Interruptions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The blog--even after the extensive upgrade we purchased last quarter-- was still slow to load on mobile devices.  The most widely accessible option, according to the magazine, is still the print version.   The words  affect  and  effect  are commonly used incorrectly. What will the effect/affect of the new restrictions be? The new director will effect/affect some changes in the current policy.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

But Weebly has also released a version which specially caters to educators, enabling them to create and manage learning portals and forums. You can always upgrade to the premium plans to access the more advanced services.

Adobe FrameMaker 10: Managing Alert Boxes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I'm also unconcerned about the alert for converting an older file to the current version of FrameMaker. Once I upgrade to a new version, I usually don't go back.)

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Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

Edmego Learning

You can add transitions, effects and much more to create content and use it to help teach your subject for your elearning content. It has a pro upgrade for only $2.99 but the free version has plenty of great tools to get you started. Course Authoring Made Simple.

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And lots of cool Captivate effects that work great as an SWF simply do not work as HTML5.     One  simple  solution to the old browser issue would be to ask everyone to upgrade their web browser. SWF and HTML5 versions.

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

Though there is no specific paid version of Free Screen Video Recorder, you can purchase a license that covers all of DVD VideoSoft’s software, which includes the Free Screen Video Recorder. There is no paid version of CamStudio. free version is extremely limited.

HTML5 and Flash: Two Ways to Create Interactivity in Mobile Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Develop HTML5 versions of your most commonly used interactive elements, and then code your server-side course pages to first check the browser capability and decide whether to display the Flash version, the HTML5 version or simply an image file in place of the interactive element. Course developed interactivity only once, Raptivity takes care of building the two versions.

Six Tips to Help You Select the Right Learning Management System


The second way sounds simple but unless you have just started your business or have a very small workforce, it is not going to be an effective method in the long run. You also must assess the present learning methodology or LMS from all perspectives in order to select the most effective LMS. Everything right from your SLA’s, to support, product upgrades, pricing is going to be affected if your current vendor gets bought or merged by another company.

How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

You can come up with many requirements, but I found that it is much more effective to focus on no more than 5 to 10 really important ones. These tools need to be installed on your PC, you also have to install updates to get the later version.

The Role of Technology in the Workplace


The primary drawbacks include dependency, the constant need to upgrade and possible negative effects on workplace relationships. Disadvantages & Impact of Technology in the Workplace: Upgrades: As technology changes every day, naturally, there can be changes to systems and programs, which would require upgrades as simple as downloading the newest version. But if you need to upgrade your system very often, it can be time-consuming as well as expensive.

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The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Upside Learning

Or the maintenance cost would shoot up as the vendors offering open source LMS might prefer to keep the variance in different versions they offer to customers to a minimum. Additionally, there are the hassles of product management, versioning, transitioning, data migration (if needed), etc.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

But Weebly has also released a version which specially caters to educators, enabling them to create and manage learning portals and forums. You can always upgrade to the premium plans to access the more advanced services.

Welcome Camtasia for Mac 2!

TechSmith Camtasia

Custom annotations - you can easily copy and paste them into your timeline and reuse the effects throughout your video, or for a future project. Tilt and restore animations - these make it easy for users to manipulate video into a more effective display.

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The One Mistake to Avoid When Building Training for SaaS Applications


However, one of their key benefits – the immediate availability of new features without needing to wait for each customer’s IT to install an upgrade – increases the challenge of making sure that your users are enjoying the full value of your application.

Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. For example, take special effects like dissolve, explode, fly, blinds, magnify and so forth. To make them work as smoothly in the HTML5 version wasn't easy.