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 8: Timeline Groups

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by Kevin Siegel    I've been developing eLearning lessons in TechSmith Camtasia for years. I teach a live, online  Introduction to Techsmith Camtasia Studio 8  class for  ASTD. The class includes a free copy of my new  TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: The Essentials  book. One of the biggest drawbacks to using the tool was the inability to group Timeline objects. That shortcoming has been addressed in version 8 of the Studio.

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Sharing Projects with Fellow Developers

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Looking for Camtasia training, check out these live, online TechSmith Camtasia classes If you work with other Camtasia developers, it’s likely that you will be asked to share your project with team members so they can edit the project.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials" Workbook Now Shipping

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Learn to Use TechSmith Camtasia 2021 Skills in Just One Day! " TechSmith Camtasia 2021: The Essentials " is a hands-on, step-by-step workbook that will introduce you to the essential TechSmith Camtasia skills you need to quickly get up and running with this fantastic eLearning development tool.

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.

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: 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 Studio: MenuMaker

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Camtasia TechSmith Camtasia Studio by Kevin Siegel. After producing your Camtasia projects, the net result is a collection of independent web files, scripts, videos and other assets. If you are looking to group multiple Camtasia projects together to create a single course, you'll need to upload the lessons to Screencast.com, YouTube, or a Learning Management System. But if you want to create a website that includes a menu of your lessons, you will need to get a webmaster involved.

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.

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 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.

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: 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 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 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 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.

Lessons from TechSmith Customer Education with Doug Brunner

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TechSmith’s Customer Education Manager, Doug Brunner, shares his thoughts on creating training content that powerfully impacts your customers – and, therefore, your business. Doug also leads TechSmith’s customer education strategy and approach.

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: 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).

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: 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: 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: Tips for Trimming Content

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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.

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.

Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

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As far as I can tell, only TechSmith , the makers of Camtasia , has a growing presence on the iPad App store with some pretty neat apps that have impressed me quite a bit. Right now, if you type TechSmith in the App store search box, you get two apps, namely FastTrack and ScreenChomp: FastTrack is a nice app that enables you to learn about Camtasia by watching how-to videos.

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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.