Quicktime vs YouTube vs ?

Jay Cross

Here’s a shot from a Quicktime video on my desktop: Here’s the same scene from a video uploaded to YouTube. YouTube roughs up the video. I’m going to need another place to post videos. Anyone got a suggestion? Just Jay

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

MOV (QuickTime Movie) stores high-quality video, audio, and effects. Video codec container file MOV mp4 quicktime resolution streaming types


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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. 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.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

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. 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. Let’s dig into this jargon bin and try to simplify things by the end of this post. Codecs (are for compression).

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 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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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

About the Quicktime Movie Filters. During the production process, you will use the Quicktime filters to add special effects to your video. Choose the MOV – QuickTime movie option. Click the QuickTime Options button. Choosing a theme and building your video around it using clips that support the theme can make your video more interesting to your viewers. In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect.

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Mac users: Avoid Keynote 09 for Flash

Making Change

Some posts in discussion forums suggest that you can export Keynote 09 slideshows as QuickTime files and then save those as Flash, but apparently you lose all interactivity, so there’s no point. Some questions from blog readers have alerted me to the fact that when Apple “upgraded&# Keynote 08 to create Keynote 09, they removed the ability to export slideshows as interactive Flash files.

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Won't you please, please HELP me!

Learning Developments

You can't see the video.yeah, that's because you're using Quicktime 6 instead of Quicktime 7! I'd like to think my e-learning is so intuitive that there is no need to add help. Pause for applause???) The reality is that no matter how brain dead simple I think it is, there is always a chance that it won't actually be me taking the course. That's right, it will be someone else with a different brain, a different level of experience, and a different familiarity with a web browser.

Congratulations ScreenChamps!

TechSmith Camtasia

Quicktime 10 screen capture, Youtube, canon T2i, Rhode Shotgun Mic, After Effects CS5, and Final Cut Pro 7. Jing, ScreenChomp, Snagit, ScreenCast, iMovie11, Quicktime, PC & Mac. Introducing.our 2011 ScreenChamps! Be sure to watch the full episode of The Forge for in-depth comments from the judges on what they thought worked well and could be improved across each category. There was also some good conversation in the chat room.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

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. This presentation will be an overview of the different methods in the planning, producing, publishing and promoting of hybrid podcasts with instructions on the building of a 508 compliant podcast.

Won't you please, please HELP me!

Learning Developments

You can't see the video.yeah, that's because you're using Quicktime 6 instead of Quicktime 7! I'd like to think my e-learning is so intuitive that there is no need to add help. Pause for applause???) The reality is that no matter how brain dead simple I think it is, there is always a chance that it won't actually be me taking the course. That's right, it will be someone else with a different brain, a different level of experience, and a different familiarity with a web browser.

Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions

Experiencing eLearning

Media file types/players–if you use Quicktime, will everyone in the audience be able to see it? These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. My side comments in italics. Any awkward phrasing, typos, or mistakes are mine, not Karen’s. Tip #1: Get participants to commit to participate. Ask them whether they will participate or just sit and watch.

30+ Microlearning Tools


Quicktime. 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?

How to Download YouTube Videos

Tony Karrer

Vixy allows conversion to other formats (AVI, WMV, Quicktime). I needed to figure out how to download YouTube videos for an upcoming conference presentation where I wasn't confident that I would be able to have a good enough connection to play the video.

Top online learning tools for successful solutions


Take a look at: Quicktime: a user friendly video tool that’s great for filming and uploading quick voxpops. For example, use Elucidat (including Learning Launchpad) with Quicktime, Zoom, Word and an LMS. You’re only as good as your tools.

Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

With plugin players such as Quicktime and Flash, you could set cue points in your video that your authoring software (if capable) can hear and respond. Guest blog post by Erik Lord. Erik is an eLearning professional with over 20 years of experience. He is trained as both an instructional designer and developer, and is an Adobe Community Expert. . Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video.

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!

Camtasia for Mac - Sneak Peek, Production & Sharing

TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia for Mac produces files with all the options that QuickTime currently supports including the playback of high quality H.264 MOV videos in the Flash player that are great looking, accommodate mobile and Web playback, and handles both screen content as well as camera video. Welcome to Day 5 of our sneak peeks of Camtasia for Mac. I heard my fellow TechSmithies celebrated the upcoming release back at our home office with a cake! I hope someone saved me a piece! :-).

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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. 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.

How to Screen Record on Your Mac (With Audio)

TechSmith Camtasia

Sure, you can make a video recording of your computer screen with the QuickTime Player app, but there a few major hangups: There’s no option to trim or edit.

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Lessons from the past

dVinci Interactive

True, the first images were in black and white, but the introduction of Quicktime a short time later let us play digital video from the hard drive. My great aunt, who was a teacher in a one-room school, used to tell me about the evolution of technology she’d witnessed in her life. By the time she retired she had watched society move from horse-drawn carriages to automobiles to the Wright brothers to astronauts landing on the moon.

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Jay’s snapshots

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

PowerPoint) and exported it as a QuickTime movie. 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. NIX N’ EASY 12 Inch Hi Resolution SVGA Digital Picture Frame, 1GB Internal Memory, Remote Control, Photo, Video, Music, Split Screen Option, X12A.

Screencast.com Update

TechSmith Camtasia

We've added icons for Flash, Quicktime, WMV, Camtasia Studio, PDF, and images so viewers can tell what type of file they are going to view. If you're a Screencast.com user, you may have noticed some new features available to you today! Customizable Pages : If you're a Screencast.com Pro user, you can now change the color, upload your logo, change the headers and footers, and customize your Screencast.com pages. Training made a great video showing how to customize your Screencast.com pages.

TCC09: Digital Storytelling in a Web 2.0 World

Experiencing eLearning

One problem before was addins–about half of the people in this session couldn’t see Momnotmom b/c it requires Quicktime. The Storyteller Tree. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Chareen Snelson, Boise State University. Annie Sheffield, Boise State University. Abstract: Digital storytelling has arisen as a form of narrative expression that is crafted into a media production.

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Mobile Flash?


And it became a standard way for delivering streaming media, freeing users from worrying about whether they had the right version of QuickTime or Windows Media Player to listen to a Web broadcast. Somewhere Steve Jobs must be smiling.

5 Free Software to Edit Your Learning Videos

CommLab India

It supports several video formats such as AVI, DVD, MPEG, QuickTime, and MP4. Over the last few years, the popularity of online videos is growing by leaps and bounds. A study by Cisco revealed that by 2020, over 82% of all Internet traffic will be video. The phenomenal growth in the use of videos is compelling the corporate training world to develop video-based learning resources in a big way. Are you too planning to use videos to train your staff?

Testing moblog on blogger

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Visit www.apple.com/quicktime/download to download the free player or upgrade your existing QuickTime� Player. This is a test. I'm not able to switch to the new beta so i'm testing other features of blogger.com This message was sent using PIX-FLIX Messaging service from Verizon Wireless! To learn how you can snap pictures with your wireless phone visit www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow/getpix.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Presentation - ASTD OC 972 1 6 Risk of Identity Theft Due to Social Networking and Blogging 46 4 6 Time Spent on Blogging 16 2 6 Video Format Comparison - Flash - WMV - Quicktime - Real 880 2 5 Free Online Conference - Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovations 814 8 5 DevLearn - Ken Robinson Keynote 276 5 5 eLearning 2.0

How to Make Educational Videos


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. Recent statistics show that video is a proven method of teaching, “facilitating thinking and problem-solving” ( Pedagogical Benefits of Video, University of Queenslan d).

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. 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. But did you know that the combination of visual and audio will engage students and reinforce their learning? Yes, it does.

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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

QuickTime X (comes pre-installed on Macs). Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. This blog will explore more than 60 tools and technologies for successfully implementing each of these elements in your technology-enabled training program. Learning objectives.

HTML5—What’s the Urgency?

The Learning Circuits

Your company may choose to produce content in Flash or Silverlight or Quicktime and your desktop/laptop users will be able to access it as long as the company supports that technology, but when introducing new devices into the mix, your need for more widely-accepted technology will likely grow. I’m starting to get some questions along the lines of, “We’ve been hearing we need to switch to HTML5 delivery, and we’d like to be forward-thinking, but why and when should we do it?”

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

Today is the Day! Meet Camtasia for Mac!

TechSmith Camtasia

or later • Quartz Extreme support • 1GB of RAM • Approximately 4GB of available disk space • QuickTime 7.5.5 Today is the day that many of you have been waiting for! I'm really happy and pleased to finally be able to share Camtasia for Mac v1.0 with you! Thank you for supporting us on this fun journey! We built Camtasia for Mac from the ground up. We conducted focus groups, surveys, and received great feedback from a good number of very early beta testers, and did of usability testing.

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Solving the 'iPad Problem'


With HTML5 audio and video plays in the browser window itself– without the necessity of a plug-in like Flash or Quicktime. As consumers, learners and others go increasingly mobile, the glaring weakness in many eLearning platforms becomes more obvious.

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Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3

eLearning 24-7

AVI,mpeg, Quicktime, can be published on net or local server, works with IE, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Chrome; Offers.FLV format, Results can be saved on server or via e-mail, lots of capabilities – Very Nice. While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog. Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook.

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Instructional Design, Learning, Multitasking, & Camtasia for Mac

Big Dog, Little Dog

QuickTime 7.5.5 Love-Hate Theory, Learner Motivation, Connectivism and Other Such Thoughts. Sahana Chattopadhyay in ID and Other Reflections. Thoughts on the fundamental theories all of us IDs start out our ID career armed with: Learners learn best when they are able to align the new knowledge with knowledge from the past. Once this connection has been established, the learner will very likely exert himself/herself to acquire the new skill.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course


There are lots of low-cost and free tools for screen capture and audio, including Camtasia , Quicktime and Screen Video Recorder. For all of you subject matter experts, trainers and performance consultants of every background, this one’s for you.

How to Design Evergreen eLearning Content


Is it better to include an MPEG or a QuickTime video? You invest a tremendous amount of time and effort into creating content for your online course. From the time you begin researching the subject to the day your course is finally ready for launch / delivery, you’ve likely spent countless hours – both individually and collectively, as a team of writers, designers, etc.