TechSmith Camtasia: A favorite new feature

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  I am not suggesting that TechSmith should remove tools from Camtasia. I say bring on more tools, TechSmith (I look forward to seeing a dozen more tools in Camtasia 2021).   While there's plenty to love about Camtasia 2020, the feature I'm highlighting this time is Favorites.   Camtasia is loaded with tools.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: These 2020 Features are Magnetic!

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TechSmith recently announced an update for Camtasia from version 2019 to version 2020.  He has written hundreds of step-by-step computer training books on applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia.

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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TREC files are a proprietary format developed by TechSmith. eLearning TechSmith Camtasiaby Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. While recording a software demonstration using the Camtasia Recorder, you have two choices when it comes to the file format for your video capture: TREC and AVI. Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. It plays nicely on multiple devices and operating systems.

TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

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by Kevin Siegel        It's been years in the making but TechSmith has finally updated Camtasia. And while the version numbers are different (I wish TechSmith had settled on a common version number or name), and there are features that still aren't available in both platforms, this is an awesome step in the right direction. TechSmith Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia: Recording Effects

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  e-learning eLearning mLearning TechSmith Camtasia Studio training UA User Assistance by Kevin Siegel      When Camtasia developers need to add attention-grabbing visual affects to a software demonstration created using the Camtasia Recorder, the work is typically accomplished by editing the recording in Camtasia Studio. However, using Camtasia's Effects Toolbar, you can add several attention-grabbing visuals while you are recording your video.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA:?Version 2018 Released

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TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer.   TechSmith made huge strides in Camtasia 9 when it improved the free assets in the Library.   TechSmith added a few new behaviors giving you even more object-animating power than ever. According to TechSmith, “TechSmith has a 30-day grace period. Among the improvements in version 2018:   Enhanced Library & Subscription Service Offering Thousands More.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 2018: Assets Galore!

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TechSmith recently released Camtasia 2018. You can purchase the software directly from TechSmith or try the software free for 30 days via the trial download ). TechSmith has enhanced the free assets in Camtasia 2018, and they're pretty nice.     For $199 a year TechSmith offers a new subscription service providing access to more than 500,000 assets such as videos, images, and photographs. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Delete vs. Ripple Delete

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    Looking to learn how to create eLearning in any of the top development tools (including Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and TechSmith Camtasia)?   e-learning eLearning TechSmith Camtasiaby Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.   Deleting a portion of an object on the Camtasia Timeline (a few seconds from the end of a video for example) is simple: drag the red in- and/or green out-point on either side of the Playhead, right-click, and then choose Delete.

Introducing TechSmith Loop

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You can’t improve what you can’t see, which is why we made TechSmith Loop. Meet TechSmith Loop. Our latest project, TechSmith Loop, brings side-by-side video review into the workplace – the same technology professional sports and athletes have used for years to identify flaws and opportunities to improve performance in the moment. With TechSmith Loop you can capture and analyze motion, processes, and procedures; and refine best practices.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Extending Video Frames

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      Looking for TechSmith Camtasia training or support? After adding a video asset to the Timeline in Camtasia, it's likely you'll want to freeze a specific part of the video to allow for other Timeline objects to appear (such as annotations or images).   In the image below, I've added a video to Track 1 on my Timeline.     When previewing, I noticed that the video ended too soon.

"TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" Workbook Nearly Finished

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I'm excited to announce that my newest book, "TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" has gone to my beta team for testing and proofreading. TechSmith CamtasiaI expect the book to be available for purchase in a few short weeks. You'll be able to purchase the book direct from my website or resellers such as Amazon.com.) Camtasia version 9 is an awesome upgrade to Camtasia and I give it two hearty thumbs up!

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 2018: Assets Galore!

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TechSmith recently released Camtasia 2018. You can purchase the software directly from TechSmith or try the software free for 30 days via the trial download ). TechSmith has enhanced the free assets in Camtasia 2018, and they're pretty nice.     For $199 a year TechSmith offers a new subscription service providing access to more than 500,000 assets such as videos, images, and photographs. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 2018: Assets Galore!

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TechSmith recently released Camtasia 2018. You can purchase the software directly from TechSmith or try the software free for 30 days via the trial download ). TechSmith has enhanced the free assets in Camtasia 2018, and they're pretty nice.     For $199 a year TechSmith offers a new subscription service providing access to more than 500,000 assets such as videos, images, and photographs. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

TechSmith Camtasia: Enhanced Library Assets

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  I've written about the TechSmith Camtasia Library before. And if you'd like to learn how to use the tool on your own, my step-by-step workbook  TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials  will help. by Kevin Siegel, COTP , CTT. If you find yourself confused about the role of Media Bin (formerly known as the Clip Bin in older versions of Camtasia) versus the Library, check out  this article on the IconLogic blog.

TechSmith Acquires Knowmia Teach

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At TechSmith, we’ve always believed the joy of learning is experienced more often when we’re engaged in the process of learning, whether that’s coming up with a dazzling new idea, creating the materials to spread the idea, or collaborating to make the ideas better. Today, TechSmith takes a big step forward with this promise by acquiring key technology from Knowmia , which has some of the best apps and services we’ve seen for educators and learners.

TechSmith Camtasia: Multiple Object Formatting Made Easy

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Camtasia e-learning eLearning TechSmith Camtasia Studioby Kevin Siegel        When developing eLearning, one important goal is to ensure consistency from object to object. In addition, unless you're a top-notch designer you should use just a few fonts and a limited color palette. Lest you run the risk of creating an eLearning lesson that, despite your good intentions, is visually overwhelming to your learners.).

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studioby Kevin Siegel        Last week I wrote about the  process of adding closed captions to Camtasia projects  that help make your project accessible to learners with disabilities. During a recent Camtasia class, a student asked about providing the captions in other languages than English (she was asked to create versions of her project in a dozen languages).

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

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Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studioby Kevin Siegel        Closed captioning (CC) allows you to provide descriptive information in your published eLearning project that typically matches the voiceover audio contained in your Camtasia project. There are a couple of ways you can add closed captions to your project.

TechSmith Camtasia: Backing Up and Sharing Projects

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Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studioby Kevin Siegel        While producing a Camtasia project, assets such as videos, images, and audio clips can be imported from your hard drive, a network drive, or other external resource. During the development process, I always encourage my students to backup the project as often as possible (I backup at least once a day).

A Happy TechSmith Halloween!

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We love dressing up at TechSmith. So without any further ado, we are proud to present a little peek into the madness that is… TECHSMITH HALLOWEEN! The little ones—this year ranging in age from 4 months to 13-years-old—walk around the TechSmith offices scaring up fun and collecting treats. Every Halloween, the various TechSmith departments compete with each other for the title of Best Halloween Office Decorations. From all of us here at TechSmith: HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

TechSmith Camtasia: Tips for Trimming Content

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If you're curious about the kinds of things we cover during our live, hands-on online classes, check out this snippet from a recent TechSmith Camtasia class. During this portion of the class, I taught attendees how to ensure they won't mistakenly trim more from a project than expected

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

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TREC files are a proprietary format developed by TechSmith. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. While recording a software demonstration using the Camtasia Recorder, you have two choices when it comes to the file format for your video capture: TREC and AVI. Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. It plays nicely on multiple devices and operating systems.

TechSmith and Soccer (Football)

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TechSmith and soccer (football) don’t have much in common, but this time of year changes that. Today’s match is especially relevant because the USA has a chance to advance out of the group stage, and TechSmith has both a US and German team. Special thanks to European Evangelist, Anton Bollen, who holds down TechSmith’s German headquarters, for putting together the slideshow and starting this friendly fire! Inside TechSmith football soccer TechSmithies

TechSmith Camtasia: Advancements in 2018 Version

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TechSmith Camtasia has come up with advancements in its 2018 version including subscriptions, themes and performance improvements. Let’s have a glimpse: Subscription to assets library for more enhancement: TechSmith Camtasia has given subscription service where you can get access to huge collection of video assets.

TechSmith Camtasia: Tips for Trimming Content

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If you're curious about the kinds of things we cover during our live, hands-on online classes, check out this snippet from a recent TechSmith Camtasia class. During this portion of the class, I taught attendees how to ensure they won't mistakenly trim more from a project than expected

TechSmith Camtasia: Tips for Trimming Content

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If you're curious about the kinds of things we cover during our live, hands-on online classes, check out this snippet from a recent TechSmith Camtasia class. During this portion of the class, I taught attendees how to ensure they won't mistakenly trim more from a project than expected

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Keyboard Shortcuts A-Plenty

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Check out the Camtasia keyboard shortcut page TechSmith built (if you find a shortcut missing from the list, do tell). After receiving an email from a Camtasia developer looking for Camtasia shortcuts, I started creating a handy-dandy document that was going to list some of the more helpful keyboard shortcuts available in Camtasia. But then it occurred to me, why build a better mouse trap?

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Keyboard Shortcuts A-Plenty

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Check out the Camtasia keyboard shortcut page TechSmith built (if you find a shortcut missing from the list, do tell). After receiving an email from a Camtasia developer looking for Camtasia shortcuts, I started creating a handy-dandy document that was going to list some of the more helpful keyboard shortcuts available in Camtasia. But then it occurred to me, why build a better mouse trap?

The New TechSmith Blog!

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Things keep on moving forward here at TechSmith. This section will highlight how customers, like you, are using TechSmith products and solutions. The post The New TechSmith Blog! appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Inside TechSmith blog changes news TechSmith Update If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you may have noticed our new fresh coat of paint we’ve put on the blog.

DevCorner: “Open Source” at TechSmith

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DevCorner is where we talk about all things software development-related from inside TechSmith. 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? Finding the right process to do that at TechSmith took a few iterations. The job of the leads is to help coordinate efforts across TechSmith.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Cursor Smoothing: A Cure For the Over-Caffeinated

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    Looking for TechSmith Camtasia training or support? Any eLearning developer knows that coffee by the gallon helps get the job done. Of course, too much coffee can lead to the jitters and, by extension, a jittery mouse while recording a video demonstration.   Such was the case for me during a recent project. I was recording a series of clicks in a client's software using Camtasia Recorder.

New releases: Snagit, Camtasia, TechSmith Fuse, and TechSmith Relay all updated

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Snagit, Camtasia, TechSmith Fuse, TechSmith Relay - we’ve updated them all! TechSmith Fuse. If you haven’t already tried our mobile app, TechSmith Fuse, today is a great day to start! TechSmith Relay. Continuing to make sharing easier for our customers, we’ve added image support to TechSmith Relay so you can share static images as well as your videos. Finally, this release allows you to share content created in Knowmia Teach Pro by TechSmith to Relay.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Version 2018 Released (Training Available, Book Coming)

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TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer.   TechSmith made huge strides in Camtasia 9 when it improved the free assets in the Library.   TechSmith added a few new behaviors giving you even more object-animating power than ever. According to TechSmith, “TechSmith has a 30-day grace period.   "TechSmith Camtasia 2018 (for Mac and PC): The Essentials" Workbook.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: The Clip Bin and The Library

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TechSmith provides access to several additional assets online. If you click the link, you'll be taken to a TechSmith site where you can download a ton of additional Library Media. Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studioby Kevin Siegel      As you add assets to your Camtasia Studio project (such as images, animations, and audio), those assets appear in the Clip Bin.

Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips

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Hi everyone, my name is Mike and I am the video marketing specialist here at TechSmith Corporation. The post Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's mobile video techsmith tips tips tsc tipsWith the recent rise in mobile sharing with video, we thought it would be a good idea to share some tips and advice for mobile video recording. A few of the things that we wanted to focus on are: Audio. Lighting.

TechSmith Customer Says it Best

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Often times, TechSmith customers say it all for us. The post TechSmith Customer Says it Best appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Customer Stories Camtasia Studio Customer Story Customer Videos Screencast Screencast of the Week TechSmith Mark Struthers took a few minutes to put together a video about why he uses Camtasia. Take a gander: Can’t see the video? Click here. Mark owns Energy Studios and is based in Cheshire, England.

How to Record Your Screen – TechSmith Tips

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This week the TechSmith team is excited to announce the premiere of TechSmith Tips! TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. Keep your eyes on the TechSmith blog, YouTube channel (subscribe to make it easy) , Twitter , Facebook , we’ll even be posting it on LinkedIn if that’s your thing. The post How to Record Your Screen – TechSmith Tips appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.