How to Use Camtasia to Develop Udemy Courses - Unofficial

This course is specially set up to address uploading courses to Udemy, whilst screen capturing using Camtasia
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

This course is not sponsored by or affiliated with Udemy, Inc.

Creating a clean clear Camtasia 6 Screen and Audio Capture for Udemy!

In this course I will show you my methods for creating a good screen capture using Camtasia 6, this will include cleaning up noise and setting other options for a clearer audio track, directly within Camtasis 6.

We will also look at speed saving techniques such as using a template for your training course, creating call outs, looking at screen resolution and its impact on Udemy upload as well as using Pan and Zoom within Camtasia 6.

As a bonus we will look at seperating Audio from Video and then cleaning the exported Audio track up in Audacity (Udmeys preffered sound editor).

Here is the overview of what you will learn in Camtasia 6;

  • The impact of resolution on Camtasia to Udemy upload
  • How we can cope with a smaller resolution or work area
  • Tips on how to work with a larger resolution using Pan and Zoom
  • Creating Callout
  • Adjusting sound by adding noise reduction and levelling
  • Output for Udemy

Bonus sections

  • Splitting sound from video in Camtasia
  • Editing you sound files with Audacity
  • Combining sound and video back together
  • A quick tour of Camtasia 8 picking up on some of the techniques we learnt from the course, stay tuned for afull Camtasia 8 course soon :)

What are the requirements?

  • An ambition to improve you screen captures for Udemy
  • For this course we will use Camtasia Studio 6, however you can do all this in version 8 as well
  • Although this course is not for the free version (CAMSTUDIO) there are lots of similarities

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create the best screen capture we can
  • Set Noise reduction and levelling in Camtasia
  • Create a template for a training series
  • Using Audacity to improve an Audio track if you need to
  • Looking at the impact of resolution when downsampling from a higher resolution
  • Seperating audio from a screen capture for editing in Audacity

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for beginners
  • This course is a detailed look at how to make your training videos better with Camtasia
  • This course is suitable for all training levels, we start with the basics and build on those

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting great results with Camtasia 6 and Udemy

Getting rid of pops and Tss is a problem with audio I will show you a simple fix to alleviate this problem.

See the Image below :)


Lets now take a look at resolution and how it effects the quality on upload to Udemy.


A great tip from Udemy is to make the icon bigger when working on resolutions over 1280x720.


In this video you can clearly see the increase in Icon size, let us now review what we have covered so far.


General set up for Camtasia


Using Camtasia built in Pan and Zoom can be a great way for you to still be able to screen capture at higher resolutions.


Now we will take a look at controlling our audio within Camtasia.


On finishing our project I will show you how to ecport your new video out and into a format compatible with Udemy

Section 2: Bonus Material - Using Camtasia as a Template and Splitting audio for Audacity

Quick intro telling you what we are about to cover in the bonus section.


When you create a project you spend a long time setting it all up, in this lesson we show you how to re-use the project file, saving time and speeding up productions.


Seperating Audio from a screen capture. Part1


Seperating Audio from a screen capture. Part2


Now I will show you how to import and start to clean up our Audio from within Audacity. Part 1


Lets continue and get our Audio the best we can. Part 2


Now we have our cleaned up Audio, lets combine it back in Camtasia.


Get creating the best videos you can :)

Section 3: Special Overview section for Camtasia 8

I wanted to do a quick video on showing you fetures we have already covered but in Camtasia 8, if you are unsure of anything when using Camtasia 8 let me know and I will add it to this training course for you :)

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Instructor Biography

David Newton, Teacher, Website and 3D Creative Artist

I have worked professionally in many creative sectors for the last 20+ years, being a creative veteran I have taught to advanced level Design, Art, Sculpture, 3D Modelling/Animations/Rendering and Website design.

I have worked for small companies giving me the rare opportunity not to be pigeon holed, it has also meant I have had to keep up with all the latest techniques and technologies.

I currently run a company specialising in multi-disciplined creative design, from 3D animations to CMS websites, Banners, Adverts, Logos and a whole host of other work.

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