Join Chris Mattia for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing Camtasia Recorder, part of Camtasia Studio 8 Essential Training.
Let's have a look at the Camtasia Recorder.…Camtasia Recorder is a dedicated application that's used to record your screen,…microphone, and other inputs that you may have, such as a webcam.…To launch the Camtasia Recorder from Camtasia Studio, all you need to do is…go up to the upper left corner of your screen and click on the button that…says Record the Screen.…When you do, Camtasia Studio is minimized down to your Taskbar, and the…application is automatically opened.…Now, here's one of those things that I'm not crazy about this method.…
And that is, if you go down to your Taskbar you'll notice that Camtasia Studio…is still running in the background.…Well, there is another way to launch the application, since it's a dedicated…standalone application.…So, let's go ahead and close Camtasia Recorder, and also close Camtasia Studio.…And this time we'll simply go down to our Taskbar, click on the Start Menu, and…we'll launch Camtasia Recorder 8 directly from there.…Now, if we go back down our Taskbar, we don't have the distraction of having…
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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