Camtasia Chromakey Camera Comparison

I’ve been playing with the new Camtasia:Mac 2.1 update. I love the new chromakey feature. But what difference does the camera make when trying to use Remove a Color feature in Camtasia?

This video shows 4 different video cameras including the built-in iSight camera, the Logitec C910, an iPhone, and a Canon T3i as video sources. […]

By |May 7th, 2012|Camtasia, Screencasting|1 Comment

Camtasia:Mac 2.1 is a Screencasting Game Changer

The new Camtasia:Mac 2.1 upgrade included a pleasant surprise–chromakeying!

I’ve been a asking for this feature since 2009. You see, I got tired of the usual picture-in-picture window that Camtasia and ScreenFlow provided. I never did like the effect. Granted, it’s better than nothing, but to me it looked very boxed in.

That’s when I started experimenting […]

By |May 7th, 2012|Camtasia, Screencasting, ScreenFlow|8 Comments

Camtasia:Mac Creative Chromakey Uses

I’ve had a chance to play with the new Camtasia:Mac 2.1 update. I really like the new Remove a Color option and see all sorts of possibilities for using it. This capability is usually called chromakey. Here are 5 unique uses that I see right away:

Repurpose some of your existing Keynote/PowerPoint presentations.
Add a video link […]

By |May 7th, 2012|Camtasia, Screencasting, ScreenFlow|2 Comments

TechSmith ScreenChamp Entry

I really do believe screencasting is so much more than just software tutorials. This entry into TechSmith’s ScreenChamp contest is targeted for the “Industry” category and specifically the screencasting industry!

I don’t expect to win because it’s not a “traditional” screencast of my monitor. However, I hope to inspire other screencasters to think beyond software tutorials. […]

By |October 20th, 2011|Camtasia, Screencasting, ScreenFlow|2 Comments

Camtasia Table of Contents

Note: This post originally appeared on MacScreencasting at http://www.macscreencasting.com/camtasia-table-of-contents on 10.20.2010. Due to recent hacking activity, I’m consolidating my sites and moving the MacScreencasting posts into SkillCasting. I’ll then be shutting down MacScreencasting.

TechSmith has introduced a great new feature to Camtasia:Mac version 1.2. It’s a table of contents feature that makes it super easy to […]

By |August 16th, 2011|Camtasia, Screencasting|0 Comments

Using Multiple Cameras in Your Screencasts

Note: This post originally appeared on MacScreencasting at http://www.macscreencasting.com/using-multiple-cameras-in-your-screencasts on 8.27.2010. Due to recent hacking activity, I’m consolidating my sites and moving the MacScreencasting posts into SkillCasting. I’ll then be shutting down MacScreencasting.

Earlier this week I did a video over at SkillCasting.com about using video for your job search. It was about creating videos to […]

By |August 16th, 2011|Screencasting, Video|6 Comments

Screencasting: A New Form of Communications

Note: This post originally appeared at http://www.macscreencasting.com/screencasting-a-new-form-of-communications on 6.21.2010. Due to recent WordPress hacks, I’m consolidating my sites and I’ll be moving the MacScreencasting posts over to SkillCasting. Then I’ll shut down MacScreencasting.

When most people thinking of screencasting, they think of computer tutorials. They think of all the software how-to’s out there. And let’s face […]

By |August 16th, 2011|Screencasting|0 Comments

Screencasting Microphone Comparison

Note: This post originally appeared at http://www.macscreencasting.com/audio-and-microphone-comparison-for-screencasting on 6.21.2010. Due to recent WordPress hacks, I’m consolidating my sites and I’ll be moving the MacScreencasting posts over to SkillCasting. Then I’ll shut down MacScreencasting.

The quality of your audio is an important consideration for your screencasts. In fact, poor audio can ruin an otherwise great screencast. But […]

By |August 16th, 2011|Audio, Screencasting|2 Comments

ScreenFlow 3.0 Training Tips

The new version of ScreenFlow was just released this week. It’s a great update to an already great product. There are several new things being introduced with this version and I’ve made a couple of quick videos to show them to you.

I’m also starting ScreenFlow Training as a new online training service. I’ll be […]

By |August 13th, 2011|Screencasting, ScreenFlow|2 Comments

Greenscreen Video and Screencasts

Note: This post originally appeared at http://www.macscreencasting.com/greenscreen-video-in-screencasts on 6.21.2010. Due to recent WordPress hacks, I’m consolidating my sites and I’ll be moving the MacScreencasting posts over to SkillCasting. Then I’ll shut down MacScreencasting.

A lot of people incorporate picture-in-picture video into the screencasts. But did you know you can incorporate even more dynamic green screen (chromakey) […]

By |June 21st, 2010|iMovie, Screencasting|0 Comments