Screencast Products Available for Download
There are a number of software packages available to create your own screencast.
|Easy-to-use free tool for creating 15-minute videos. You can use the software to create your screencast and export the video to a .MP4 format.|
|“Camtasia Studio is the complete professional solution for recording, editing and sharing high-quality screen video on the Web, CD-ROM and portable media players, including iPod.” Find out more about Camtasia Studio.|
We have Camtasia Studio loaded and available for students to use at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus. We also have several USB headsets with microphones – please contact your instructor for details.
Getting Started With Camtasia Studio
Camtasia has produced a number of outstanding tutorials on how to use their product. Review the tutorial page to learn more: http://www.techsmith.com/tutorial.html
There are about 10 basic short tutorials (that will take less than 30 minutes). Make sure to review the steps below to share your video in a web format.
Sharing Your Camtasia Studio Videos on the Web
After creating your video, you will need to produce your video in a format suitable for the web. After producing your project in a web format, you can send your production folder. Follow the steps below to complete this:
|1.||Review the “How to Produce Video” at the URL mentioned above.|
|2.||Click on the “Produce Video as” link located under the Task List to launch the Production Wizard.|
|3.||In the drop-down menu, select the Web preset.|
|4.||Click Next to continue.|
|5.||Give your video a name and choose a location to save your produced video.|
|Make sure the Organize produced files into sub-folders and Play video after production checkboxes are checked.|
|6.||Click Next to see a summary of your production properties.|
|7.||Click Finish to render your video.|
|8.||Finally, zip up your production folder and send it to your recipient.|