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).

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.

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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.

Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

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Most would agree that 30 fps is actually better, and you see more videographers using that standard if they’re shooting in digital format. However, there’s also a more practical reason why using the highest frame rate possible isn’t necessarily the always best idea: file size. More information means bigger digital files. The post Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Welcome Camtasia Relay 1.2!

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We've been busy at TechSmith working on Camtasia Relay! Camtasia Relay makes it easy for instructors and presenters to record live lectures, training or presentations on a Mac or PC and publish the videos automatically in multiple formats (for Web and portable media devices). Smaller MP4 file sizes for easier and quicker file transfers. Good news! And, I'm happy to report that we have a new release of Camtasia Relay available.

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. Snagit analyzes the text from your selection and displays the formatted text.

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. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

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A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. 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. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

What is hi-res?

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The lo-res image on the right looks great at its normal size (100%), but when we zoom in, it looks choppy. Today, we usually only see pixelated images when images are enlarged or zoomed-in too much, or printed from a lo-res file. Heavy file size can be a clue, but not in all cases. The best way is to open up the picture in an image program and view the file properties. This comes in handy when trying to figure out what size you can print something (4×6?

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Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

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A few important terms related to pixels you might come across include: Resolution: size of the image in pixels (ex: 1920 x 1080). Pixel density: the relationship between resolution and physical size of screen (ex: 1080p, or ppi: pixels per inch). Use an image editing program to resize when possible to get the right size, rather than inserting an image and trying to resize in-program (ex: WordPress, Google Docs, etc.). But there are, indeed, a bajillion different file types.

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. A JPG does, however, allow you to create smaller file size than you could with a PNG.

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

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TechSmith conducted research to learn more about people’s viewing habits and preferences around instructional and informational videos. Video has emerged as one of the most powerful and widely used formats for delivering training and instructions, regardless of who your audience is.

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.

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.

How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute

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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. The post How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute appeared first on TechSmith Blog. What is a Screenshot?

Video File Formats, Codecs, and Containers Explained

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It is necessary to understand the different video file formats to ensure that the video is produced in the best format and quality for its intended purpose, hosting location, and audience. Let’s first begin by talking about codecs, which deal with compressing your file. In order to compress a video, your file must also have a corresponding codec. However, be aware that the higher the bit rate, the larger the file size.

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.