TechSmith Tips – Getting Started with Video Webinars

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At TechSmith we use video webinars for a number of purposes: in-depth demonstrations of our more complicated products, highlighting the success of our customers, a few times we even stayed up for 24 hours straight for our 24 in 24 and 48 in 24 video series. But we like to think the factor that sets our Webinars apart is our use of camera video. Building an audience ahead of any live streaming is vital. Can’t see the embedded video?

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. Each video has a level of difficulty associated with it, so if you’re a new user or an old pro you’ll know where to look for just what you need. Most of the videos will be operating system agnostic but we’ll be sure to mark the video if it’s a PC or Mac specific tip. Can’t see the embedded video? Can’t see the embedded video?

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Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions

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We are going to be streaming the events of the main session room during the conference. We’ll be streaming at the following times: Friday, August 3: ~8 PM to 9:30 PM — Welcome and Session Planning. Refresh this blog post to see the live video stream and chat! The post Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. We are going to be streaming the events of the main session room during the conference.

Project Giant TechSmith Snow Spork

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In Okemos, Michigan , where TechSmith is located, they're calling for a foot or more of snow! We thought it'd be fun to make a time lapse video to show the snow fall. We even have TechSmith Titanium sporks. That's where the idea came from to make a giant version of the TechSmith spork to measure the snow fall. After gathering all the supplies, we came back to TechSmith and got to work on the giant spork. We thought it'd be fun to make a time lapse video.

Dev Corner - HTML 5 Video Player with multiple video streams

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This week's Dev Corner post comes from Mike Luongo and details using HTML5 to create a video player that lets you play multiple video streams at once. HTML5 video player with PIP that is movable/sizeable/opaciable. This example lets you click and drag around the pip (even off the original video). You can click the video and make it large. These are the video types that are supported by browsers.

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eLearning: Adding Videos to eLearning. The Results

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by Kevin Siegel        Last week's poll about how  eLearning developers work with the storage demands of video in eLearning  garnered several responses. TechSmith Camtasia Studio. When adding video to your project, which option are you using? Video stored on your computer or network. Most developers (54%) store the videos on their computer or server. Did Windows Media Streaming as it came with Windows Server years ago.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

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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. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. A codec is simply the software that compresses your video so it can be stored and played back on a device. So without further ado, here’s former techsmith video guru Mike!

How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video

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Do you feel overwhelmed by video? We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming webinars , and streaming on YouTube. More importantly, how can you capture this live streaming content so it’s not all lost in the internet’s void? You can easily capture or record live streaming video and share it with your friends, your coworkers, or save it for later viewing. I use TechSmith’s Snagit which is great to record short-form video.

TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps

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Which is one reason we’re so excited to be building TechSmith AppShow , a new software product for Mac that will make it easier than ever to create screencasts of iOS devices. Before now, the “least worst” methods of capturing the screen of an iOS device were hardware or streaming workarounds. Apple opened up this capability so that iOS developers could create 30-second app preview videos, which will show up in the App Store alongside the app screenshots.

How To Record Live Streaming Video

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Do you feel overwhelmed by video? We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube. Having trouble viewing the video? Watch “You Can Easily Record a Live Stream Video” on YouTube. Do you feel overwhelmed by video? We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube.

How to Convert Video to MP3 Using Camtasia

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Whether you’re a podcaster, teacher, or speaker, you may be interested in getting more value from your content by extracting the audio from a video file. Listening to streaming radio and podcasts will become even easier, now that auto makers are creating touch screen displays with smart app technologies that allow users to stream radio right from their dash. No matter what the subject, duplicating your video content into the podcast medium would be a wise move.

How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

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Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. Video Format and File Type. **If There are many different video formats you could export your finished video into. To help you understand video codecs and containers we wrote an in depth post about the differences of video files types. Other common video file types include: MOV (Apple Quicktime Movie).AVI

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

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At TechSmith, we’re always looking for ways to add video content into our daily conversations and communication. Instead of traveling on site, we can capture interviews in video calls then bring those recordings into the videos we create. Recording Hangouts or any digital video communication can be a useful way to interview subject matter experts or record meetings with remote employees. Click on the video tab to customize your recording settings.

11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

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Video is now one of the most popular ways to communicate, and video consumption and video creation are both on the rise. Let’s face it, people love video. Six out of ten people prefer online video platforms to live TV. There are over 1,000,000,000 mobile video views per day. And 400 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute! People everywhere are using video to share and find information. Please don’t let video intimidate you.

Webcam Video: Now Available in Snagit

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The most typical use of webcams is for socializing or connecting with others virtually face-to-face via video chat. Another common use for webcams is for live streaming—like those the National Park Service uses to broadcast famous landmarks at Yellowstone National Park. While it’s awesome that webcams can record video for so many uses, the best thing about them is that they can be used by nearly anyone—at home or work. Improve Your Work with Webcam Video.

50 Tips for Better Video

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Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos. Learn tricks to shorten project time with specific pre-planning techniques, the key components of audio, lighting tricks to create more engaging videos, and where you need to allocate your equipment investment for better video. Pre-production prep is a crucial process in creating better video. Plan your video.

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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced. In most video editing software, this is the final step of the creation process. The secret about video encoding is that you only need to know a bit of information to get great results. In the post that follows, I’ll tell you what you need to know about video encoding to produce great videos. These video standards are arguably some of the most important advancements in digital media communication.

Curated Insights: Using Video to Drive Learning

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“I just think that we’re going to be in a world a few years from now where the vast majority of the content that people consume online will be video.“ Thanks to the spiffy cameras in our pockets and apps like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube, video is now a primary medium for everyday communication. Video also helps people solve complex problems with the ability to convey detailed information in a highly contextual format. TechSmith on YouTube featuring Matt Pierce.

Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls

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As a video creator, especially with screencasts, I am always looking for ways to enhance my content and improve the engagement of my viewers. One way is to introduce video of a subject matter expert or key person into the video. Unfortunately, I can’t always go onsite or the person is located too far away where I can capture video of them. We can capture the video conference interviews and then bring them into the videos I’m creating. Video.

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How to Edit Videos in the Timeline

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Mike is a long-time video creator who has made thousands of videos (music, corporate videos, etc.) I had the chance during the live stream (jump to 1:02:44 in the video) one thing he would recommend to people looking to learn to get better video. ” Practice is key to learning how to edit videos well. Mike’s advice is fantastic because being a good video editor helps you become better at knowing how to tell stories.

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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced. In most video editing software, this is the final step of the creation process. The secret about video encoding is that you only need to know a bit of information to get great results. In the post that follows, I’ll tell you what you need to know about video encoding to produce great videos. These video standards are arguably some of the most important advancements in digital media communication.

LIVE EVENT: Screencast Camp 2013

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It’s a time that a lot of us here at TechSmith look forward to each year – Screencast Camp. We’re kind people though and don’t want to limit the participation to just 100 folks – so we’re going to stream the main sessions live all day Saturday and Sunday. You can even chat with us, just use the chat window below the stream. We’ll post the schedule at [link] – anything in the Main Conference Room with be streamed.

How to Capture Video and Why You’d Want to

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How to Capture Video. Capture a video of the process by recording your computer screen, and then share the video with your co-workers. Click the red capture button ( watch the Intro to Video tutorial ). Share your video! Why capture video? A few scenarios might include: Record yourself on webcam to make a video. Record live streaming video, like a company meeting. Record skype & google hang out video calls.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced. In most video editing software, this is the final step of the creation process. The secret about video encoding is that you only need to know a bit of information to get great results. In the post that follows, I’ll tell you what you need to know about video encoding to produce great videos. These video standards are arguably some of the most important advancements in digital media communication.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

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At the show it became apparent that L&D is figuring out video. But let’s skip the debate and see what’s out there: D2L impressed by infusing video throughout learning programs via its Brightspace LMS. To demonstrate proficiency, learners can easily capture and share video with a PC or smartphone. A coach, mentor, or instructor can review the video, and stop and provide feedback that is synchronized with the playback. Storytelling.

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

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So you want to start using video to increase awareness of what you do, generate more leads, and increase sales. According to Cisco, video will represent 69% of all consumer-based Internet traffic this year and 80% by 2019. I’m going to show you five video tips for repurposing your video to help you maximize the use of your recording time so you can reach the most viewers with the least amount of time. 20% of all videos viewed on Facebook are LIVE videos.

The Secret to Social Media Video: Captions! Here’s how (and why) to add them

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Social media streams are crowded, fast-moving, and crazy competitive. But then they slow down … pause … there’s something moving in their stream … it’s a video! Social media video has stopping power. Now you need to add video. Captions are the Key to Social Media Video. Ok, so video is good, but not all videos get engagement. Why do some videos do so much better than others? Social media videos start out as silent.

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

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Video has revolutionized the delivery of information and training content. Whether you are teaching people through online content or training internal coworkers, the use of video to share knowledge is becoming an expectation. The type of content you create matters just as much as the information you are trying to share, this includes video. TechSmith conducted research to learn more about people’s viewing habits and preferences around instructional and informational videos.

Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

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Starting at 9am ET today you can tune in to the live stream of 48 in 24. We’re locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator…and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. But you can tune in to the live stream any time to go behind the scenes inside the studio and ask questions! Topic: Innovation at TechSmith.

Going from 0 to 60 - 6 Jing Videos in 60 Minutes

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And, I've been thinking lately about how much fun it was to do the Camtasia Studio 24 videos in 24 hours. And, wondering if we should pull another all nighter to make 24 videos for Jing? If you'd like to tune in live, we'll be streaming from Ustream.TV I will also post updates on Twitter ( TechSmith and BetsyWeber ). "I feel the need. the need for speed!" Ah, one of my favorite quotes from the movie, Top Gun. Remember that scene? Last weekend was the Indianapolis 500.

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5 Ways to Use Screencasting at Work

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Plus, video usage in the workplace is on the rise. And lucky for you, we’ve pulled together a list of ways you can start using video today. Record Live Streaming Video, Like a Company Meeting. That’s why live-streaming video is being used in the office more and more. Live-streaming a company meeting makes it more accessible, but streaming alone doesn’t ensure that everyone in your company will be able to attend the meeting.

Coach’s Eye + TEAMS: Every Practice, Every Game, Every Time

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In this post you’ll learn about this game changing team video solution. Coach’s Eye + TEAMS is designed for coaches and athletes who need to collaborate through video. Pre-game, during the game, or post game, Coach’s Eye + TEAMS provides you with a full video solution. Players and coaches have access to a team video stream, unlocked video analysis tools, and offline video review. A PRO subscription is for individuals who are serious about video.

Forge Guest Anum Hussain from Hubspot, Mischief with Snagit, and Recording Skype calls

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We’ll be streaming the show live, but also posting the recording to our YouTube channel and here on the blog after the show. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel. The post Forge Guest Anum Hussain from Hubspot, Mischief with Snagit, and Recording Skype calls appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. The Forge Screencasting Snagit VideoWe have another great episode of the Forge coming up on Thursday, October 11, at 2:00pm ET (Need a reminder?

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All about Education: November 8 Episode of the Forge

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Finally, Haley Carwile from TechSmith’s Academic Team will be joining us to talk about six common problems educators face and ways we’ve learned educators are working through them with TechSmith tools. We’ll create a new post with the streaming video next Thursday. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel” Never miss another episode, subscribe to the RSS feed. The Forge Education educational technology Interview Video

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. We have helped our customers share videos to their storage destination, and learned a lot in the process. But a large number rely on individually accessible cloud platforms, primarily online video platforms (OVPs). Which online video platform is best for my screencasts? Storage of Original Quality/ Source Video.

How To Overcome the Challenges of Communicating Digitally With Jay Baer

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TechSmith collaborated with Jay Baer to find out more about how the transition from in-person to digital affected industries with a range of expertise. Why video is the first choice for digital communication. YouTube, webinars, and live streams are the perfect platforms for speakers.

The Forge: All about Camtasia Studio 8 on June 19

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As a frequent creator of videos and screencasts with TechSmith products, I have seen the new version of Camtasia Studio 8 and have had that experience — I’m not even hesitant about saying it is going to be AMAZING! Check back here the day of the show for the live stream. Most people have an experience when they see something and think “so this is the future.” ” Photo by Radar Communication.