Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

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One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. The Social Media Video Experimental Campaign.

How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks

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Understanding how animated GIFs behave differently on each social media network can take some trial and error for social media marketers. 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. Why GIFs are gobbling up your social feeds (and why you should use them too) https://t.co/lYcWX9yI9e A video posted by TechSmith (@techsmith) on Aug 5, 2016 at 1:14pm PDT.

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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.

Something new under the hood

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" What, in fact, happened is that our development team rewrote the TechSmith Capture Codec, a core element of our recording engine. Second, by saving you time and hard drive space when working with project files. Normally when you boost video quality or framerate, the file size also increases. But somehow our dev team managed to suspend one of the laws of nature and dramatically decreased the file sizes of recordings. Photo credit: Speedin'.

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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. 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.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

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You can use your blog video on social media to promote the post and drive traffic to the blog post. We skip voice narration, because the primary function for our blog videos is for social media promotion. We want the video to make sense with or without sound, since most people watch videos on social media with the sound turned off. Producing it means you are converting it from an editable project file format, to something universally accepted by standard video players.

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.

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.

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.