Join Chris Mattia for an in-depth discussion in this video Using cursor effects, part of Camtasia Studio 8 Essential Training.
Another great feature of the Camtasia Studio is the ability to add cursor effects to your project. …If you record your screen cast using the Camtasia Recorder and then save your project in the CAMREC format. …You can then take advantage of the cursor animations that are built-in to Camtasia Studio. …In this case we're in project 08 Cursor Project which is using the same video that we used …in the last movie for the SmartFocus project. …In this case, if we click the open and close animation view, we can see that there's a …second track located here for cursor animations.…
This way, we know that Camtasia Recorder recorded the cursor movements and so we can apply the cursor effects. …To apply cursor effects all we need to do is click the dropdown menu for More and select Cursor Effects. …Now we need to simply come up here, and click on the button that says Add animation. …As soon as we do, we'll get a small icon that's located right down here at the very beginning …of our timeline at the top of the cursor animation track, letting us know that cursor …
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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