Camtasia Studio 8: advanced editing and publishing by Claire Broadley and Mathew Dixon

By Claire Broadley and Mathew Dixon

Take your Camtasia Studio talents to the following point with this hands-on consultant to a complete variety of inspirational suggestions - from audio results to aesthetic consistency. A needs to learn for video perfectionists.


  • A step by step consultant that can assist you plan, storyboard, and script your videos
  • Explore complex video enhancing tools
  • Produce and post for more than a few devices

In Detail

Camtasia Studio eight is used to customise and edit video clips, providing you with the power to list on-screen job, upload imported media, create interactive content material, and proportion your effects. it may be used for lots of issues, together with e-learning (predominantly for education) and for advertising inside enterprise settings.

Delve deep into the complex positive factors of Camtasia Studio eight and know about the significance of consistency, subtlety, and ahead making plans while making a video undertaking. Camtasia Studio eight - complicated enhancing and Publishing suggestions may help you identify the simplest creation settings to take advantage of and may show how audio can be utilized to augment your video and make the content material extra enticing. This e-book is filled with advice and examples that may bring up your talents and tremendously increase your video productions.

Starting with how one can resource video effectively, Camtasia Studio eight - complicated enhancing and Publishing innovations will educate you the fundamentals of enhancing and introduce you to the main wide-spread gains of Camtasia Studio eight. This e-book will conceal consistency and good use of results in addition to the risk of over-using improvements. you are going to easy methods to script successfully and checklist a voiceover, fade in/out track tracks, and convert speech to textual content. ultimately, you'll be brought to assorted codecs and be proven the way to export a video in a suitable solution and layout. With this publication, you will find fascinating new how you can enhance your video modifying talents, plan recordings, and bring larger caliber results.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Use audio results to reinforce the motion on-screen
  • Create and edit captions quick utilizing speech-to-text
  • Select the proper output layout and determination for a video
  • Record voiceovers and shows efficiently
  • Maintain a constant feel and appear throughout a unmarried video or a chain of videos
  • Learn the best way to spotlight key details utilizing callouts


A useful consultant jam-packed with examples that might help you enforce different beneficial properties of Camtasia Studio eight and create specialist taking a look projects.

Who this publication is written for

If you're conversant in Camtasia Studio and also you are looking to test with extra complicated innovations, then this can be the advisor you've been having a look for!

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However, processing should always be a last resort. The more we use a tool to process our voice-over, the more the source material is prone to being distorted. If we have better quality source material, we will not need to rely on these features; this will make the editing process much simpler. When working in Camtasia Studio, it is preferable to invest in a good quality external microphone. Basic microphones are inexpensive and offer considerably better audio recording than built-in microphones.

Adding sound effects When used correctly, sound effects can enhance a video. We can use sound effects to highlight transitions between different sections of a video or to emphasize visual cues we plan to use. Essentially, sound effects add an audio accompaniment to our visuals. We may have an effect that we use to mark the beginning of a video. This can be a good way of branding our content. We may also create various sound cues and use them throughout a video series. [ 41 ] Working with Audio However, we must always consider how we use these effects in our video: • We must ensure that any effects are used consistently throughout the video.

These can be removed in the editing process. • Speak clearly and directly into the microphone. Try to maintain an even tone. [ 30 ] Chapter 2 Before starting the recording, use the input level slider to set the sensitivity of the microphone. While speaking comfortably and naturally, check that the input doesn't peak (go into the red). Peaking may be a sign that the recording will be distorted. When we are happy with our preparation we can start recording. Follow the given steps to start recording: 1.

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