The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

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TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range). You can find almost any cloth from a local fabric store or a quick google search for a reasonable price. The post The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

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Techsmith’s new AppShow, Mac and Windows mobile features, including TechSmith Fuse – I see that my friends over at TechSmith have been busy embracing the mobile revolution by adding features that make it easy to develop mLearning. Kudos to TechSmith! I recently received my new Amazon FireTV stick, which allows me to connect it to any of my TVs and stream most anything from Amazon, including Prime video.

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News: Upgrades to the Camtasia Family

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And, we've been busy at TechSmith listening to your feedback. Available today are upgrades to TechSmith Camtasia Studio 7.1 For example, users can now record a camera stream with Camtasia Studio or Camtasia for Mac, edit it on their desktop and send to Camtasia Relay for publishing/distribution. Ability to search the content within the videos you create. One of my favorite quotes is, "We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.".

Curated Insights: Using Video to Drive Learning


I started exploring content for this post by searching for an article that discussed how to use video, not how to make video. TechSmith on YouTube featuring Matt Pierce. When it comes to simple, nifty tricks to improve video production quality, Matt Pierce from TechSmith is my go-to recommendation. Live streaming helps us bring live conversations to people who may never have a chance to engage in person.

Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

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A quick Google search shows some controversy and that controversy can be … shall we say … heated. Other research disputes that finding based on many factors, including the idea that in the real world, our vision isn’t based on still images giving the appearance of motion, but is instead a constant stream of real-time information. File size and video quality are also something to consider when uploading your videos to online streaming sites such as YouTube, Vimeo and

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

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For example, online resources, such as TeacherTube, Khan Academy, and YouTube provide thousands of streaming educational video clips for teachers to use in their lessons. For many teachers searching and prescreening videos that align to specific lesson objectives can be a very time-consuming task. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Today’s guest blogger is Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.!

How to Transform Your Remote Communication With Visuals

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I turned on the coffee pot, fired up my laptop, and searched for some semblance of normal life. And with people searching “work from home” at a five-year high, there’s no doubt we all need to shift how we’re communicating with others. A constant stream of emails often inundates employees and can be overwhelming. Here’s an example of a recent webinar we did for TechSmith: 4. “How in the world am I going to do this?”.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

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TechSmith conducted research to learn more about people’s viewing habits and preferences around instructional and informational videos. How to create videos that are effective and that get watched Why video keeps rising How to find and know your audience How long should you make your videos How to optimize video for search (SEO) Why people stop watching videos (and how you can avoid it) What is the best way to create videos for an international audience? Search.

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

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At TechSmith, we’ve helped customers publish over a hundred million videos over the last decade using our desktop products Camtasia , Snagit , and Jing. Screencasts are videos created by recording what is taking place on your computer screen, which is the primary use cases of TechSmith customers. The above chart summarizes the most common decisions that result in a free platform choice by TechSmith customers. TechSmith Product Integration, Interactivity and Captioning.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

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Create a weekly live stream. But even if you don’t have a live stream, you can still follow our video content strategy. A live stream video is just one example, but you can use this same method for nearly any video you make. Utilize video search engine optimization (SEO).

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018


To work best, video should be streamed, not just transferred like presentation or document, and when it is, the playback will often stall. Search. The company has nearly 200 videos live on the Videonitch platform and reports that its learners, from 20+ countries, are very happy with the search and browse features as well as the ability to rate and share the videos. Storytelling.

Content Marketing 101

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A few good examples of content marketing outputs include: Blog posts : The most commonly-used content form, blog posts can include helpful expertise that answer commonly searched questions, guest posts from industry leaders, how-to guides, top 10 lists and more. What’s more, videos are considered by search engines to be “rich content,” which helps a page’s ranking. Keep your eyes peeled for things like bounce rate and time on site as well as searches, buys and awareness.

50 Tips for Better Video

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Viewers can only process so many streams of information at one time. They’re particularly important for Search Engine Optimization (SEO), since search engines like Google can only read the searchable text associated with videos (title, description, tags, and captions). The post 50 Tips for Better Video appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

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Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

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Everyone knows that you go to YouTube to search for a video. YouTube is a search-based platform, meaning people type in what they’re looking for. Search implies intent, like you actually know what you’re looking for (or at least have a general idea). For example, here at TechSmith, we have completely changed how we serve up tutorial content. Prior to Facebook video advertising, here at TechSmith we hosted all tutorial content solely on our website and YouTube.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

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YouTube viewers are searching for video so they are willing to watch longer. Jot down topics and times on a pad and paper while you are live streaming so you can easily find the good parts when you’re done. Use that time to flesh out your ideas, restate your ideas if you messed them up earlier and really search for good pieces of content that you can later repurpose on YouTube.