Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

I have it on good authority that it’s a swell program with easy to use outputs and sharing options. Tips & How To's codec container file MOV mp4 quicktime resolution streaming types VideoIn January we posted about image file types. Now it’s video’s turn.

MAC Screen recording program

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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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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. For Windows users, you can trim videos with a host of free programs.

How to Design Evergreen eLearning Content


Is it better to include an MPEG or a QuickTime video? When using this technique, you should archive your old podcasts or audio segments and keep them easily accessible in your editing program.

Congratulations ScreenChamps!

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Quicktime 10 screen capture, Youtube, canon T2i, Rhode Shotgun Mic, After Effects CS5, and Final Cut Pro 7. Application to Apple computers Distinguished Educator program. Jing, ScreenChomp, Snagit, ScreenCast, iMovie11, Quicktime, PC & Mac. Introducing.our 2011 ScreenChamps!

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


You can tape your voice with your computer tools, such as QuickTime or voice recorder and save clips on your hard drive. If you prefer a different voice, you can hire talent or use one of the various programs that convert text to audio.

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Lessons from the past

dVinci Interactive

Soon after, Apple Computer introduced the Macintosh with Hypercard which, according to Steve Jobs, was an object oriented “programming language for the rest of us.” Now instructional designers weren’t constrained by the limited functions in programs like IconAuthor.

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

TechSmith AppShow, Camtasia for Mac, or QuickTime), the status bar changes. To make sure you get good performance during capture, close all other programs, including stuff running in the background.

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Video Editing Basics for eLearning


We regularly speak about the importance of proper planning for eLearning programs. 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.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

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Adding video via YouTube or mp4 or Quicktime or whatever has been in place for a long time. Action script programming, HTML extensions and other advanced feature sets targeting e-learning developers. The magic 8 ball is a fun item to use. Sure, you have the same probability of forecasting by tossing a penny in the air, but for some folks the magic 8 ball is a soothsayer. For my forecasts, the magic 8 ball does not apply.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


At home, we can watch a TV program, pause it, and then continue watching it in a different room or on our mobile devices on another day. 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.