Join Chris Mattia for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding captions manually, part of Camtasia Studio 8 Essential Training.
Let's look at another method for adding captions directly to our Camtasia Studio project. …In this case, we'll add them manually to our project. …Now, the first tip for you is to make sure that you zoom directly into your project using …the Zoom in tool a couple of times. That way you can clearly see the audio waveform for your project. …You'll be able to see the natural breaks in your speech patterns and you can use those …as possible cues for places where you may want to break the phrasing of your text.…
The next tip is to make sure that you keep an eye on where your playhead is. …The basic process that we'll be using is to simply make sure that our playhead is at the …insertion point for where we want our new caption to be, then click the Add caption …media button to add another caption that will begin wherever your playhead is currently located. …Now, the general process for us to follow is to play a little bit of our video, so that …we know exactly what we're saying, then back up to the insertion point, click the Add caption …
Follow along as Chris creates an elearning project from start to finish with Camtasia Studio's tools. Discover how to add animation, PowerPoint slideshows, quizzes, and other effects that boost the interactivity and visual interest of your screencasts. The final chapter shows how to incorporate your Camtasia projects into an overall teaching strategy.
- Creating and configuring a recording account
- Choosing and connecting a microphone
- Installing Camtasia Studio
- Choosing the area of the screen you want to record
- Managing mouse movements
- Handling mistakes
- Editing audio and video in Camtasia
- Adding animation and zoom-and-pan or picture-in-picture effects
- Using the PowerPoint add-in
- Adding closed captioning
- Creating interactive quizzes
- Exporting and publishing movies
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Capturing Your Screen
3. Keys to a Successful Recording
4. Editing in Camtasia Studio
5. Working with Audio
6. Working with Media and Effects
7. Working with PowerPoint
8. Working with Captions
9. Using Advanced Features
10. Producing and Sharing
11. Teaching and Learning Techniques
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