How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

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!

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Including high-quality images and videos often adds hugely to audience engagement, but it also adds file size. Adding to your file size means that your presentation is likely to sit on the unfriendly size of email etiquette, but it also means your PowerPoint will run a lot slower (and it may crash – see this article for more on that ). Here are five ways to compress PowerPoint file size for easy emailing and speedy running of your presentation.

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How to Play the eLearning File Size Game Without Losing Quality

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever had to play the File Size Game? The game we play is when we decrease course file sizes to load faster for your learners without losing quality. You might want to have a file size game plan. File Size Game Strategy. If you had a course with video, audio, and images. If your course are loading slowly, what media files are you going to downsize first? I think of the file size game like so: First, reduce image files.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

Let’s say you are developing a beautiful course on which you’ve spent a lot of time finding just the right images, audio, and video. They, however, are not excited when the course loads slowly, the videos don’t play, and they use up all of their data plan to view it on their iPads. Some of these photos had a file size of 10MB or higher. Optimizing your graphic, audio, and video files will help reduce the size of your e-learning courses.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools

CourseArc

Video is a powerful instructional tool, but some of your students will need the extra step of captions in order to fully appreciate the message in a video-based lesson. But Wait… Is Captioning My Videos REALLY Necessary? First, it’s important to realize that including video content in your courses is a matter of solving two problems: Where is your video being hosted? How is your video getting captioned? YouTube Video Captioning.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When teaching my students how to publish Articulate Storyline projects during my beginner class , I often get the following question:   Student: “How do I publish my project as a video (MP4)?”.   Cue the crickets along with disappointed comments in the chat pod, especially from Adobe Captivate users (Captivate has been able to publish projects as a video for years).  Video files are self-contained. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos

Capytech

8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos. Videos are an important part of most e-learning courses. Learners like watching videos, they are an excellent teaching tool, and they can increase engagement and satisfaction levels. Videos Should be to the Point.

Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

In this video, I am going to cover just a few reasons why your video may be blurry and also some terms that may help you understand what exactly is going on. Can’t see the embedded video? Before you ever click the record button on your screen recorder or camera, ask yourself two questions: 1) where will my video end up being displayed? These are the first questions you need to ask yourself when you begin creating a video! The post Why is My Video Blurry?

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When teaching my students how to publish Articulate Storyline projects during my beginner class , I often get the following question:   Student: “How do I publish my project as a video (MP4)?”.   Cue the crickets along with disappointed comments in the chat pod, especially from Adobe Captivate users (Captivate has been able to publish projects as a video for years).  Video files are self-contained. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When teaching my students how to publish Articulate Storyline projects during my beginner class , I often get the following question:   Student: “How do I publish my project as a video (MP4)?”.   Cue the crickets along with disappointed comments in the chat pod, especially from Adobe Captivate users (Captivate has been able to publish projects as a video for years).  Video files are self-contained. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

How to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

Video is great for engaging people during a presentation, with something dynamic and emotive, or to provide a clear explanation of a difficult concept. Finding video can be difficult, but there’s a little-known site called YouTube that has a few billion videos to choose from.

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How to Compress your eLearning Videos

LearnUpon

If you use video in your eLearning courses it’s likely you’ve run into a very common problem. Videos files are typically large and bulky resulting in slow upload and download times, not to mention full hard drives. However, there are some simple tactics you can use to reduce the size of your video files. . This post identifies what you need to look out for when compressing videos and the tools you can use. Why reduce the file size of a video?

Using Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Video is really taking off in the eLearning world and can add to the effectiveness of content. However, when using video there are many things to think about. Typical steps to get video into an online course: Script the video on paper. A big challenge when using video is to keep a high-level of quality but not have the files size too big. There are various techniques that help when compressing and deploying video.

Using Video in eLearning Part One

ICS Learning

Video is a learning game changer. Video, when properly utilized, can be a powerful tool for actively engaging your target audience while supporting their learning processes to the fullest potential. Whether you choose to deploy your video as a simple standalone clip delivered via mobile devices or as an element of a larger eLearning course, video enables you to build a collection of learning stories from your industry’s high performers, key demonstrators, and leaders.

Adobe Captivate 7: Publishing Video Demos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Over the past few weeks I've shown you how to trim portions of a Captivate Video Demo and how to Pan & Zoom. This week, I'm focusing on the Publishing process for Video Demos.   Publishing a Video Demo (cpvc) might seem like a no-brainer if you have past exerience working with standard Captivate project (cptx). I'd be surprised if any Captivate developers reading this article haven't published at least once via File > Publish.

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses. Read any guide on how to improve your e-learning courses and you will find a tip on including video. Those guides are right, of course, but there are e-learning videos and then there are e-learning videos.In

Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream

Adobe Captivate

Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream. Video and multimedia in general, is increasingly becoming a staple in on-line learning. YouTube has led everyone to believe accessing video is easy. Video files are often large. The longer the video, the larger they are. What that means is 30 full size pictures, a second, are created. To accommodate these bigger files Captivate offers two workflows.

Adobe Captivate (2019 release) and Smart video recording – Webcam + Screen

Adobe Captivate

Create studio-quality HD videos as you simultaneously record your webcam and on-screen content with just a few clicks. Adjust the talking-head video position and add persona to your training content. Easily edit the videos in Adobe Captivate and add interactivity to multi-screen video-based learning. Steps: In the Automatic chroma key effects page , we looked at how webcam video may be recorded, and the background removed.

4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The online video revolution that has occurred in the past decade influences many aspects of our lives, and that includes eLearning. Video has a growing presence in eLearning courses, and that’s for good reason. Just get a video camera and record the beetle so everyone can see a blown up image of that lil guy. Just show them video of the red hot molten rock in action. Here are some tips to keep in mind for your next video course. Make Use of Video Editors.

Why You Should Always Compress Your Video Courses

learnWorlds

More and more people are feeling frustrated with video uploads and students stuck in limbo waiting for their courses to load. While video files are getting higher in resolution (quality) internet speeds can’t keep up with the demand. Despite faster internet connections and more bandwidth, online distribution of videos has become a really time-consuming task. Uploading a large video takes more time, resources and comes with a price-tag. Video Compression.

Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video

mysimpleshow

People may have different reasons for wanting to know how to promote YouTube videos online. Some people might want to promote YouTube video to promote their product or website online. We will outline the best ways to understand the methods of marketing your videos online and try to get the most views out of it. The main intention of anybody posting a video on YouTube is because they want the whole world to see their video. New videos are added regularly.

5 Best Practices of creating an eLearning Video

Wizcabin

Learners mostly laud e-learning videos because of its positive impact on online training. While some experts can use videos to create engaging e-learning effectively, some aren’t so good at it. Below are the e-learning video best practices to assist educators in developing effective and engaging training. Structure your information into bite-sized chunks. In the case of long videos, add breaks in the form of quizzes and questions.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

In January we posted about image file types. Now it’s video’s turn. While there is 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. A codec is simply the software that compresses your video so it can be stored and played back on a device.

Video Formatting for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

When putting your videos online, there are so many different format options to consider. Compressing and formatting your video recordings include resolution, bit rate, and frame rate. A few common file types for video recordings are.MOV,MP4,AVI,WMV. 720p HD Video – 16:9 aspect ratio. 1080p HD Video – 16:9 aspect ratio. Most websites and online training software’s accept videos with frame rates of 24 or (23.976), 25, and 30 (or 29.97).

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced. In most video editing software, this is the final step of the creation process. Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The secret about video encoding is that you only need to know a bit of information to get great results. Since the invention of H.120, video encoding has come a long way. What is video encoding?

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video? A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. For our purposes, when we say blog video , we’re talking about a video summary of a blog post. Repurposing your post into a blog video can do three things for you: A blog video can be embedded within the text, and provide readers with an alternative way to consume your content. Step 3: Gather (or film) your video assets.

Everything You Need to Know for Using Video on Your Website

KZO Innovations

The best way to build trust in your business is by providing your customers with high-quality videos. With over 400,000 new videos uploaded every day, online video is the most effective way to communicate today (GoAnimate). Video has the powerful ability to humanize your content and bring your brand to life, which is especially important for people who are visiting your website for the first time. If a picture is worth a thousand words, video is 24,000 words a second.

Placebo Effect in Video Games, Photoshop’s Hidden Gems, & Non-Linear eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Placebo Effect in Video Games. Placebo effect alive and well in video games…. Placebo Effect Present in Video Games, Say UK Researchers. Here’s a short video about Photoshop hidden gems I found on Adobe.tv. Names on layers are limited to 256 characters, separated by commas and with the file sizes specified. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, you’re going to learn everything you need to know about video marketing. This guide includes tons of: Helpful frameworks Answers from video marketing experts Video breakdowns Best practices And much more. Keep reading for our complete guide to video marketing.

Brand-New Instilled Video Plugin Available for Open LMS Clients

Instilled

Through a new partnership and integration between Instilled and Open LMS , sister companies within Learning Technologies Group , Open LMS clients will now have access to the robust video learning capabilities offered by Instilled. The brand-new video connector allows Open LMS users to easily create , edit, and upload video content into their courses. You might also like: ‘ Hollywood Hacks: 4 Ideas for Affordable, Professional-Quality Video Learning Content ’.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced. In most video editing software, this is the final step of the creation process. Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The secret about video encoding is that you only need to know a bit of information to get great results. Since the invention of H.120, video encoding has come a long way. What is video encoding?

4 Simple Tips to Create Irresistible Video-based E-learning

CommLab India

Do you know a whopping 100 million hours of video is watched per day on Facebook ? The statistic shows how effective videos can be in engaging viewers – even in this era where the attention spans of humans have become less than that of a goldfish. But you cannot just dump text, publish it as a video, and give it to your learners. How do you develop engaging videos for your employees? When these come in videos, it becomes easier for them to visualize.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced. In most video editing software, this is the final step of the creation process. Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The secret about video encoding is that you only need to know a bit of information to get great results. Since the invention of H.120, video encoding has come a long way. What is video encoding?

How to reduce demo recording bloat?

Adobe Captivate

This stuff often gets recorded in my demos, which causes extra editing and file size bloat. Discussion Screen Capture Video Demo "Video screen capture" discussion screen capture video demoWhat is the best way to reduce periods of inactivitywait in demo recordings? I just want the recording to contain the user’s actual actions and any processing activity by the system.

How to Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

In this blog post I am going to talk through how to get mobile video files off of your device. Can’t see the embedded video? So let’s say you shot some video on your mobile device and now you want to bring it onto your desktop computer for editing, saving or whatever. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Hi everyone and welcome to another round of TechSmith Tips.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

Including videos in your lessons has now been made easier, thanks to the availability of training video software. Now that videos have been a go-to format due to their effectiveness, we’ve listed 10 training video software to help boost the learning experience of your employees.

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free. You can even host your corporate training videos on them. Training videos are not for advertising, branding, or marketing to promote on the web and social media platforms. So, it’s better to host your corporate training videos on a Learning Management System (LMS). Some More Reasons to Host Training Videos on an LMS. How to Host Videos on an LMS. Video Hosting Providers.

Now videos can be part of all elearning content!

Adobe Captivate

One of my favorite features this time is the new Video import and synch capability in Captivate. Now you can add video content to your elearning just as easily as you were adding audio previously. This would be especially useful for talking head videos, that are describing or anchoring the content on the slide. Previously you would have needed a professional video editing tool to synch the Captivate movie and the talking head video.

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Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. In The Rise of Flash Video - Tom Green tells us: This is not to say QuickTime and Windows Media are dead technologies. They aren't by a long shot, but when it comes to putting video on the web, the Flash Player has rapidly become the only game in town. Flash files are very consistent in their playback.