Create online presentations with Camtasia
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Create online presentations with Camtasia

screencast, talking head, greenscreen etc.
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Created by Jan Maule
Last updated 9/2016
English [Auto-generated]
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • use screen-recording software
  • edit recorded video and audio
  • add images, callouts, effects
  • produce online content
  • use audio and video equipment needed
  • create animations and intros
  • shoot talking head
  • market your content
  • shoot and edit green screen videos
  • Basics of Office tools
  • Camtasia 8 (you can download 30 day trial)

Learn to create amazing online video presentations and teach people stuff you know.

In this course I will share with you my 5 years experience of creating online content mainly in Camtasia Studio. I tried to talk only about the things which are needed, I don´t want to overwhelm you with tons of unnecessary info.

Whether you are keen on shooting your talking head or not, this course will show you, how to create videos with or without talking head.

At first, we will have a look on Camtasia and how to use it.

Then, you will discover how to combine Powerpoint and Camtasia effectively.

Camtasia is also capable of basics video editing, it can do a green screen effect, so you can use it in that way too.

Included are tips for audio and video equipment needed for recording your content.

At the end I will provide you with tips how to monetize your content.

You should have some experience working with computer at basic level, experience with MS Office (Powerpoint) or similar welcomed.

Who this course is for:
  • udemy instructors
  • online courses creators
  • teachers, marketers, instructors, lecturers
  • Camtasia 8 users
Course content
Expand all 30 lectures 02:10:10
+ Intro
1 lecture 01:16

Learn what software you can use for screencasting

Preview 01:16
+ Basics
8 lectures 45:22

Import media, work with tracks, edit content, use Library, add callouts, lower third, titles, transitions, detach audio from video, insert/delete space

Main windows I

Editing dimensions, detach preview window, add and edit callouts, edit video, Clip Bin, extend clip, snapping

Main Windows II

How to highlight a cursor, zoom in and out or scroll the video.

Cursor effects, Zoom and Pan Tool

How to record the screen with Camtasia, settings, shortcuts

Record the screen

How the transitions work, examples


Where to find nice and free pictures and get rid of the background right in Camtasia

Preview 04:16

Quick thought whether to use script or not, how to speak when recording

Script or not to script

Use items from Library, save your own creations into a Library and export them to another computer; How Groups work.

Preview 06:45
+ Animations
4 lectures 14:25

Move the objects, expand them, use easing like in Flash or AfterEffects...

Animations in Camtasia
How the intro was done
Other types of intros to your video
+ Audio
5 lectures 19:28

Level volume, fade in and out, audio points, noise removal

Edit audio in Camtasia

How to edit audio to make the speech more fluent.

Post process audio in Camtasia

What equipment you need, how to deal with echo in your room

Equipment for audio

How to set recording in Audacity - amazing free audio program.

Basic edits in Audacity, zooming, saving (exporting audio).

Record audio in Audacity

Get as much sound as possible by using Normalize feature and reduce background noise.

Audacity - edit video (normalize and noise removal)
+ Video
4 lectures 14:25

From iPhone to DSLR camera.

Preview 02:40

How to import talking head video (in MOV format) into Camtasia and synchronize with Zoom H4 audio.

Import and synchronize audio in Camtasia

Video shot with Canon EOS 1100D camera. How to make introduction to software screencast.

Talking head example

How to set up and shoot green screen video and edit it in Camtasia.

How to change green background and put another there.

How to remove green screen in Camtasia and crop videos
+ Light
4 lectures 10:03

Basic concept of lightning the videos.

3 point setup

Experiment of mine. I shoot a webcam video and tried to light it with desktop lamps and ceiling lights.

Domestic lights

Set your webcam controller the record nice videos.

Webcam controler

Color temperature, LED lights, disc light reflector

Lights equipment
+ Powerpoint and Camtasia
1 lecture 06:14

How to set up monitor and PowerPoint for recording

How to record your presentation, edit in Camtasia, add video, transitions

How to find and use nice templates for PowerPoint

Powerpoint and Camtasia
+ Video production
2 lectures 15:34

How to organize your work, files, folders and more to be efficient.

Your projects - structure and organization

Production settings, production preset, batch processing, produce special

Producing videos