Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link]. Here is a link to the old time movie project. You can download the project zip file, import the zip file from within Camtasia Studio, and practice making your own old time movie.

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

Tony Karrer

In The Rise of Flash Video - Tom Green tells us: This is not to say QuickTime and Windows Media are dead technologies. WMV Format, Quicktime and Real either require a streaming server to achieve the effect or do not do as good of a job. Several sources say that the same quality flash video format movie will have a larger file size and require greater bandwidth. Protection One of the specific questions I was asked was around caching and protection of the movie.


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Screencast, Aha!

Jay Cross

I snooped around a little and found that you can replicate what Jive did with QuickTime. Here’s a QuickTime movie I made this afternoon: Aha! Screencasts are a great way to look over someone’s shoulder remotely to see what’s happening on screen. I used to use Camtasia for this but the price tag drove me away. I used Jive instead. Both Jive and Snagit were rendered inoperable by the latest update of Yosemite for the Mac.

Mac Authoring Tools - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

This organization predominantly has Macs and would like to use something like Articulate or Captivate to: "convert our existing Powerpoint trainings, include quizes, track responding, track time spent enaged, insert Quicktime movies and deploy via the web." I was just asked a question and was a bit at a loss for a response.

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MAC Screen recording program

Take an e-Learning Break

Snapz Pro X allows you to record anything on your screen, saving it as a QuickTime ® movie or screenshot. It captures full motion video of anything on your screen, complete with digital audio, and an optional microphone voiceover. Check it out: [link

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30+ Microlearning Tools


Quicktime. Windows Movie Maker. What is Microlearning? Microlearning (also called bite-sized learning) is content that is delivered in small, easy to digest elements (usually in 5-10 minutes). Great microlearning focuses on tackling a single, clear topic that shows its application. It may also link out to traditional course-driven content for further details. Why Do I Need Microlearning?

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TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

Save as Movie. Save to CD, swf, avi, mp3, Quicktime. QuickTime has CC. Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Dr. John R. Kallis, California University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Chris Patti, California University of Pennsylvania.

Integrating Gnowbe into your Video Calls – Create an amazing virtual experience


Launch QuickTime Player and under “File” in the menu bar, select the “ New Movie Recording ” function. Sharing your screen in your Zoom calls is great. You are able to share your slides or documents virtually and hope that people are reading them and listening to you.

How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Other common video file types include: MOV (Apple Quicktime Movie).AVI 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!

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact


You can do this by using tools like Camtasia or QuickTime (you may need to download a plugin to record both audio and video). If you use a Mac, you can use Quicktime or iMovie. Movie Maker is one that’s easy to use. Repurposing course content you’ve already created allows you to maximize time spent on course creation. The best trainers reduce duplication of work tasks and focus their time on ensuring the content, and the learner’s experience, is great.

Jay’s snapshots

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

PowerPoint) and exported it as a QuickTime movie. I exported that as a 720×540 movie which I upload to YouTube, which I embedded on this page. Poor man’s instructional technology. I bought several 12″ electronic picture frames from Amazon for $120 a pop and installed them in a display case at the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley.

Do you know how to get the most out of audio on your e-learning courses?


Think of a movie where, with a trivial picture, you have become emotional due to the background music. You can tape your voice with your computer tools, such as QuickTime or voice recorder and save clips on your hard drive. Currently, as we constantly have audiovisual stimuli everywhere, our attention span is becoming limited. Internet, and especially smartphones, contribute to less concentration and less focus everyday.

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How to Make Educational Videos


An excellent idea is to engage your learners with relevant movie clips, music, graphics or any animations that can make your content richer in variety and form. 6 Apple QuickTime Player (Free – comes pre-installed with your Mac). If content is king, then video is the king of the kings. With the rising popularity of video as a medium, it would be a mistake not to make an educational video in your online courses. When used correctly, the results can be astonishing.

Video Editing Basics for eLearning


If you need to simply trim some fat from a video you can easily get away with using ‘free’ tools, like Quicktime or Movie Maker. Using video is a great way to keep your learners engaged. It provides them with a rich medium for sharing information in an easily digestible format. That said, people’s time is precious, so your videos need to be concise. And you don’t want to have to spend hours choosing the perfect blend of footage. . That’s why editing is so important for eLearning.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


We are no longer satisfied with being able to see a movie just in a theater. Eventually, we were able to do away with that hardware player when QuickTime and other digital video formats became available. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC). Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development.



We are no longer satisfied with being able to see a movie just in a theater. Eventually, we were able to do away with that hardware player when QuickTime and other digital video formats became available. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC). Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development.

Skitch - Web2.0 Tool that ROCKS!!!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

It could be that I'm still easily enamored with how easy it is to install apps on a Mac but that's another post) A very cool, short, informative quicktime movie launches with an introduction to the app.I So here's a great Web2.0 story. I'm checking Twitter via my PDA (Treo soon to be iPhone). My friend Josh twits that Tara Hunt of Horsepigcow has invites to Skitch and he provides a tinyurl in his twit.

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s easier than ever to capture activity on your iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. TechSmith AppShow, Camtasia for Mac, or QuickTime), the status bar changes. It’s just a matter of plugging your iOS 8 device into a Mac running Yosemite and then firing up a tool like Camtasia for Mac or TechSmith AppShow. But there are still a few quirky things you may encounter along the way.

From Illiteracy to Technological Literacy

The Learning Circuits

For more on these dimensions, see the Quicktime movie. Despite the heavy investments societies have invested in literacy over the past couple of hundred years, it is no longer pursued by some as a desired educational goal. Mihai Nadin, the author of The Civilization of Illiteracy , writes how the pursuit of it has taken four main branches: Those: for whom literacy is a skill. using it as a means for studying values based on literacy. functioning in a world of prepackaged artifacts.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

MOV: (QuickTime Movie) MOV is a popular video format file, originally developed by Apple Inc. When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format.

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