Join Chris Mattia for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up a target application, part of Camtasia Studio 8 Essential Training.
Before you begin recording, it's always a good idea to take a few minutes to go…ahead and step through whatever the application, program, or tool that you're…going to be recording on-screen and make sure that it's properly set up for your recording.…Now your screen is not going to look exactly like mine.…All I want to show you in this movie is the process which would go through in…order to customize your particular application.…Let's say we are going to record our movie about how to use various different…tabs inside of our browser.…
Well, if we look at my browser the way that I've got it set up right now, there…is a lot of extra information that we don't need.…First and foremost is the Bookmarks sidebar.…It's not something that's going to be important for me to use inside of the training.…So I'm going to go head and close that sidebar.…Next, as we look around the top of our browser we can see that I've got an…extra tab open from another session when I was looking at the lynda.com online training library.…
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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