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. 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. The container, often referred to as the file type, is displayed in the suffix of a file’s name (e.g.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

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Each layout uses a set of content placeholders and each placeholder, depending on its type, may contain text, pictures, video or more complex content such as tables, charts and SmartArt. Backing up a bit, any and every presentation you create is based on a template, often deployed as a potx file, and each template contains all the slide masters and layouts used to keep your visual content on-brand. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

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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. 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. The container, often referred to as the file type, is displayed in the suffix of a file’s name (e.g.

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. 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. The container, often referred to as the file type, is displayed in the suffix of a file’s name (e.g.

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

TechSmith Camtasia

Arial at a larger point size tends to work well, but do an experiment and find out what works best for you. Also, if you are sharing finished videos via YouTube, you must make doubly sure that you are not using any pictures, backgrounds, videos, or music scores that may be considered as a copyright violation. Because videos will certainly be compressed to deliver in an optimized file size. Make sure you refer to any charts, pictures, or other visuals in your script.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

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Each layout uses a set of content placeholders and each placeholder, depending on its type, may contain text, pictures, video or more complex content such as tables, charts and SmartArt. Backing up a bit, any and every presentation you create is based on a template, often deployed as a potx file, and each template contains all the slide masters and layouts used to keep your visual content on-brand. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

Understanding Image File Formats

TechSmith Camtasia

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. All of the files I mentioned previously fall into two main categories. Common Web Image Sizes.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

To add videos to your lessons, all you have to do is to drag and drop the video file into the upload box or select it from your computer. You can also record your video meetings and send a link to your learners for future reference.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

demonstrate software to other people or record tips and tricks for later reference. Most video screen capture software utilities have a number of attributes in common, such as the ability to: film picture-in-picture to capture video from screen and webcam. create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. does not appear to have picture-in-picture recording option. records picture-in-picture web cam simultaneously with screen recording.

How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute

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A screenshot, sometimes referred to as a screencap or screengrab, is an image that shows the contents of a computer display. Screenshots let you capture exactly what you’re seeing on your screen to share with others or reference later. But how can a simple picture of your screen be so vital? Afterall, a picture is worth a thousand words! Definition: A single picture of a computer, smartphone, or tablet screen captured and saved as an image file.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

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Just note to watch files sizes as while Imgur’s newer gifv format has a lower file-size it’s still fundamentally mp4 video in a different software ‘wrapper.’ Distributing bite-sized, cloud-based microlessons to an entire workforce takes seconds and the portable power means effective, interactive microlearning is easily achievable. However, even basic video content requires large, high-resolution files which are difficult to distribute.

Snagit for Google Chrome Keeps on GIF’ing

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Having clicked Desktop or + , a new window pops up showing thumbnails of what can be recorded (referred to as sharing): either the whole screen or any open browser window or any open app window. Technically, when Snagit for Chrome records a screen it reduces the height of the final video recording to 720px if the screen or window is larger than that size. Can it be explained in pictures with no sound? The GIF can be more easily previewed than by opening the original file.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Hopefully you, my brave reader, can get similar value from my scribblings, but I make no apology for the size or the content of this blog post. Light – only a small (less than 100k) addition to the overall Captivate movie size. • AVI etc also easy, but usually much bigger file size. • Nielsen’s work on usability and web design is a useful start-point, but be prepared to disagree and justify your own choice – in reference to Homepage Usability book. •

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. A screenshot only refers to a static image. 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. Screenshots have been described as the most important thing on the internet.