DevCorner: “Open Source” at TechSmith

TechSmith Camtasia

DevCorner is where we talk about all things software development-related from inside TechSmith. This is the place for i nterviews with our devs, source code samples, and an inside peek at some of the cool stuff we’re working on… The Problem. We want projects to catch on and I’ve been fortunate to see that a few times while I’ve been at TechSmith. And that leaves TechSmith with a problem: how do we deliver the features that both sets of users want?

DevCorner: Introducing Hyde, TechSmith’s first open source project

TechSmith Camtasia

Today, TechSmith is excited to release its first open source project called Hyde. Evan Dontje has been a Software Engineer at TechSmith since 2010. While at TechSmith, Evan has split his time between Screencast.com and building backend services on Windows Azure to support TechSmith’s other applications. He has a passion for Open Source and has contributed to several Open Source projects like RestSharp and Kindling.

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DevCorner: Microsoft TechEd 2014 – Recap and Major Takeaways

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DevCorner is where we talk about all things software development-related from inside TechSmith. This is the place for i nterviews with our devs, source code samples, and an inside peek at some of the cool stuff we’re working on… TechSmith recently sent fourteen of its own to attend Microsoft’s TechEd 2014 conference in Houston. We took notes during the sessions and then shared our takeaways to the internal TechSmith developer blog. Openness.

DevCorner: Outside the Eye – Where App Innovation and Creativity Meet

TechSmith Camtasia

At TechSmith, we are passionate about creating great software and keeping up with the latest technology. They also allow you to explore new technology before it might be ready to be integrated into our TechSmith apps. It allows you to open a web page or document with chords and lyrics on your phone and record yourself with the camera or microphone as you play through the song. It’s open source and available on GitHub.

DevCorner: Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Re-Sizing

TechSmith Camtasia

Once a year, TechSmith holds an internal developer conference for the devs to talk about various interests they have. I wanted to implement a proof-of-concept program using vanilla C++ and an open source image library ( png++ , a C++ implementation of libpng ). The post DevCorner: Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Re-Sizing appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Inside TechSmith Dev Corner devcorner Development Tips and Tricks

FREE Alternative to Snagit

LearnDash

For years, the gold standard for this software has been Snagit by Techsmith. If you are a budget seeker, then there is a fantastic open-source option available that has many features that are similar to Snagit. Any instructional designer knows the importance of having a quality screen capture tool available at the click of a button.

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Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

TechSmith Camtasia

For most TechSmith tutorials, the narration track is actually recorded first with a handheld microphone or a podcaster USB microphone that feeds straight into Audacity (an open-source audio editor). The post Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal

TechSmith Camtasia

Eric Jensen has been working at TechSmith since graduating from Michigan State University in 2010. He enjoys natural fractals, underwater hockey, and contributing to open source projects. This week's Dev Corner post is brought to you by Eric Jensen. Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal. Don't believe me? Here's two versions of a Jing logo from one of our press releases. So what's the difference?

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Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

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Techsmith. Open Source Solutions. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2015 Finalists. Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 4,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 30 product categories.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

ICDTranslation

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8. As a minimum, the software should allow you to insert video links, while some of the more functional tools such as Articulate Storyline 2 and TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8 will allow you to record video directly using your webcam. This is an open-source tool that is ideal for small businesses or for one-off content creation. Sources: The Best eLearning Authoring Tools of 2017 by Juan Martinez.

Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Free-to-Use E-Learning Development 19: Techsmith Jing (Part 3) – Conclusions - The E-Learning Curve , December 8, 2009. Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009. Open Source E-Learning Development 20: Reusable E-Learning Object Authoring & Delivery Suite - The E-Learning Curve , December 10, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

E-Learning Takeaways

eLearning 24-7

Techsmith – Camtasia 8. You crush the free open source model for people especially in the education sector – higher education or those who sell to B2C or association members. The biggest reason people go with Moodle and other open source freebies is that they can offer unlimited # of end users without paying through the roof. 12-21-2012. For some people ominous times are ahead of us.

The Complete Guide to Doing Voice Overs Like a Pro

TechSmith Camtasia

In fact, a recent TechSmith study of video viewing habits showed that more than 25% of video viewers watched a video all the way through because the audio was good — more than those who said professional video style was most important. My favorites are Audacity , a free open-source software that’s easy to use and produces solid audio, and Adobe Audition CC , which comes bundled with the Adobe Creative Suite.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Camtasia Studio by TechSmith – Best video quasi authoring tool out there. On a side note, TechSmith has way too many product lines. There is a product on the market called Adapt Learning which is an open source authoring tool for mobile built on framework from Kineo. It is not a free open source authoring tool. – in case you were wondering. I’ll just say it right now, the industry as a whole isn’t doing much.

Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009. Free-to-Use E-Learning Development 19: Techsmith Jing (Part 3) – Conclusions - The E-Learning Curve , December 8, 2009. Open Source E-Learning Development 20: Reusable E-Learning Object Authoring & Delivery Suite - The E-Learning Curve , December 10, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

19 Powerful Ways That Small Businesses Can Benefit From Thinkific

Spark Your Interest

For example, Techsmith has a great guide on how to make instructional videos. H5P.org – is an open-source tool where you can create interactive content. Thinkific is a platform that in a short space of time has revolutionized the online education market.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

There is something wrong when a free and open source product like Audacity can do it, yet a product that costs hundreds of dollars cannot. That it is not a good idea to have multiple programs open while you are saving and publishing your video. Take Techsmith’s latest version of Camtasia. At one time screen recording software (including capturing) was a simple endeavor.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 3

TechSmith Camtasia

Gravity Works Design & Development has a very open and collaborative environment, so I am most likely to walk over and talk to team members about where this button should go or how that menu should appear. 3) Basecamp -- Not that this needs any introduction, but we use Basecamp for some project management and posting invoices to our bookkeeper source. 4) GitHub -- This is where we keep all our code (closed and open source).

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #06

Mike Taylor

ShareX is a free and open source program that lets you capture or record any area of your screen and share it with a single press of a key. TechSmith Capture (Jing) | TechSmith . Spotlight App. Lunacy – Free graphic design software with built-in assets.

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