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. There are a ton of stock image sites that offer both types for purchase. 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.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

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While there are a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated — but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. Containers (file extensions).

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Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

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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. If you’re planning on saving your video to your hard drive or sharing it with someone who will store it on a local drive, file size can be a big issue. The post Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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This is precisely where I see TechSmith bringing a lot to the table, especially with the new release of Camtasia Studio 8. I have been a Camtasia fan for a long time, as well as a SnagIt and Jing fan and I’m also very impressed with the work TechSmith is doing on Mobile. I think that TechSmith has been quietly building something very impressive and whether they realize this or not, I believe they have great mobile learning and flipped classroom stories.

YouTube vs. Vimeo, What’s the Difference?

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At TechSmith, our goal is to help our users take advantage of the power of video in their daily jobs. On the other hand, Vimeo, to which TechSmith is a preferred partner, has a much smaller community. Vimeo does offer a free membership, but it limits you to one HD upload per week with a maximum file size of 500MB. On the flip-side, when you upload your video to YouTube, it cannot be changed without completely deleting the file and re-uploading.

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. 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. The container, often referred to as the file type, is displayed in the suffix of a file’s name (e.g. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

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

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Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. Geetesh’s site has thousands of free PowerPoint templates and other goodies for visitors to download that you should definitely check out, so click that link above to keep the resource handy. Now, read on for Geetesh’s pointers, then apply what you’ve learned as you browse his site later! Another sharing option for video is sites such as YouTube. Then save your file.

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. 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. The container, often referred to as the file type, is displayed in the suffix of a file’s name (e.g. 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. 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. The container, often referred to as the file type, is displayed in the suffix of a file’s name (e.g. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

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. Common Web Image Sizes.

Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

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On the other hand, people who create animated GIFs will often sacrifice detail for a smaller file size and choose a low frame rate. File Size & Export Times. The final things to consider when choosing a frame rate are file size and export times. More information means bigger files and longer export times. This is especially important to consider when uploading videos to online streaming sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Screencast.

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. The TechSmith Video Viewer research provides unique insights into when, why, and how people engage with informational and instructional video content.

How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks

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Facebook does not support uploading a GIF directly but you can upload it to a site like Giphy , your website, or blog and paste the URL into your Facebook post (make sure the URL ends in.gif). Just keep in mind if you’re creating your own animated GIF you’ll need to keep the file size under 8MB for use on Facebook. A video posted by TechSmith (@techsmith) on Aug 5, 2016 at 1:14pm PDT.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

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Once your video is on YouTube you can embed it on your website, so you don’t lose a visitor to your site, but you’re also building up an audience on YouTube as well. As you know, social media platforms don’t offer a one-size-fits-all option for your content.

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. 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.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

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For example, here at TechSmith, we have completely changed how we serve up tutorial content. Prior to Facebook video advertising, here at TechSmith we hosted all tutorial content solely on our website and YouTube. You needed to either seek it out on our site or search for it on YouTube. Because of this, at TechSmith, we recently made a decision to start using video more on our social media channels. To upload video captions in Facebook, you’ll need to use an.srt file.

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. 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. Screenshots have been described as the most important thing on the internet.