Join Chris Mattia for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring SmartFocus, part of Camtasia Studio 8 Essential Training.
SmartFocus is a feature of the Camtasia Studio that allows the program to automatically detect …specific areas of interest that you are pointing out while you're doing your recording and …it will automatically zoom in the screen to those areas. …In order to get SmartFocus to take effect, you'll need to make sure that you're using …the Camtasia Recorder to record your screencast and you save your files in the CAMREC …file format that we have been using thus far. …In this movie, I want to give you a couple of tips that you can use in order to make …sure that your screen recordings will have the best chance of having the SmartFocus applied to it.…
The first thing you have to know is that you have to make sure that your videos are longer than 30 seconds. …Any video shorter than 30 seconds will not get a SmartFocus automatically applied to it. …The next place to focus is how you move around on-screen. …Let me give you an example. …In this case, if we were going to show how to open our browser, we begin by slowly moving …
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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