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How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

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Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. You may want to reduce file size to more easily send to your co-workers, or complete your upload to YouTube quicker. It can be hard to know where to start when trying to reduce file size. Below we’ve put together some helpful information to get you started on your file reduction journey! FLV (Flash Video Format).

Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

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There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures. While you can try tinkering in a photo editing program, or shrinking the image and crossing your fingers in hopes that no one looks too closely, the best strategy is to start with crystal clear pictures. The following articles will help ensure you don’t end up with blurry pictures or images. Pixel density: the relationship between resolution and physical size of screen (ex: 1080p, or ppi: pixels per inch).

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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. Proprietary Formats.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. When we produce a video using video editing software , we are encoding the media to a particular standard or format. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. This is because encoding is only half the picture.

How to Extract Text From An Image: The Definitive Guide

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Capture the text in a file directory (filename, file size, date modified). Regardless of your situation, this type of functionality can be helpful, especially when you need to copy information from a file folder or screenshot of a website that typically would require you to spend a significant amount of time retyping all of the text. Luckily, there’s a dead simple way to capture text or convert a picture of text to editable text.

What is hi-res?

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Images are made of tiny pixels (picture elements), or squares of color. You usually don’t notice individual pixels because they all blend together to form the picture that you recognize. You can see pixels when you zoom in really closely to a picture, or if you try to enlarge an image beyond what it can handle. The lo-res image on the right looks great at its normal size (100%), but when we zoom in, it looks choppy. Hi-res files are a great thing.

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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. When we produce a video using video editing software , we are encoding the media to a particular standard or format. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. This is because encoding is only half the picture.

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. Is it a casual picture of your dog, or a detailed graphic with a professional purpose? The answers to these questions will help guide you to select your optimal file type.

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Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video Recording

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Thanks to some tips and tricks from TechSmith, mobile video recording has never been easier. Here at TechSmith, here are a few apps that are used for shooting and sharing video: Camera Awesome. cried the townspeople as they descended on TechSmith headquarters, pitchforks in hand. Whatever the case, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do, and we here at TechSmith have got your back with some tips on how to make your mobile device look good through a lens.

How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute

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But how can a simple picture of your screen be so vital? Afterall, a picture is worth a thousand words! In the Notifications area, click the red TechSmith Snagit icon to open the Capture window on the screen. In the menu bar, click the TechSmith Snagit icon to open the Capture window on the screen. Definition: A single picture of a computer, smartphone, or tablet screen captured and saved as an image file. Definition: A moving picture in GIF format.

4 Kinds of Screenshots You Need to Start Using Immediately

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Definition: A single picture of a computer, smartphone, or tablet screen captured and saved as an image file. Definition: A moving picture in GIF format. Animated GIFs are also a lightweight file size and play automatically so they’re quick and easy to share on sites like Slack, JIRA, and Trello. The post 4 Kinds of Screenshots You Need to Start Using Immediately appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.