Tutorials & Tips about Screencasting, HTML5 animation creation & Rapid eLearning authoring

We write tutorials, guides and tips about screencasting, video editing, rapid HTML5 elearning authoring and HTML5 animation creation.


How Blur Effect in ActivePresenter Helps Hiding Video Objects

How Blur Effect in ActivePresenter Helps Hiding Video Objects

Even when you’ve captured a perfect video, there are some situations that you will accidentally record unwanted or unnecessary things. Then, you probably want to remove them from your recorded videos, but how could you do that if the blur tool isn’t available in the screencasting tool you are using or it doesn’t have enough capability to serve all your needs?

To solve this problem, some users tend to install an additional video editing software on their devices. But the fact is, finding the best video editor can be seemingly a daunting task with so many options out there, not to mention a lot of space it takes up. There’s nothing worse than working with a slow device from my experience.

ActivePresenter 7 New Features and Enhancements for Screencasting and Video Editing

Welcome back to the series of introducing ActivePresenter 7 new features and enhancements. In the previous article, we’ve known the significant changes in the User Interface, making ActivePresenter more intuitive to work with. This article will walk you through some additions and enhancements in the new release, which make ActivePresenter become even a more powerful screen recording and video editing tool. It will surely bring your screencasts and videos to the next level.

How Screencasts Help Improving Customer Retention

According to many marketing gurus, one of the key techniques for retaining customers is by improving customer experience through videos, especially screencasts. With the rise of smart devices, recorded videos are accessible to customers anytime and anywhere. They can play, watch, pause, stop, and replay screencasts as many times as they need. For more information about benefits of screencasts, refer to Why We Love Screencasts and You Should Too.

In this article, we bring you two effective ways to increase customer retention by using screencasts. Once mastering these techniques, you will build long-term customer relations, stay profitable, and make your brand stand out from the crowd.

ActivePresenter 7 New Features and Enhancements – Newly-Designed User Interface

Each ActivePresenter release always aims to create a better experience for users in the form of new features and enhancements. ActivePresenter 7 is coming soon with all of that, including the newly-designed User Interface, letting you create professional video demonstrations, interactive software simulations, and high-quality eLearning contents much easier than ever. This article will outline the user interface changes in ActivePresenter 7, which will surely help you interact with the application and streamline your workflows far better.

A lot of additions and enhancements for screen screencasting and eLearning authoring will be saved for the next articles. So, don’t forget to follow ActivePresenter blog to update the newest features in ActivePresenter 7.

How To Record Screen And Edit Recorded Videos With ActivePresenter

There are a larger number of screen recording tools (also called screencasting tools) out there. Basically, the simplest screen recorders just capture what’s happening on the screen, and allow you to save recorded videos in the common formats like MP4. Besides, there are also a few screencasting tools having some basic video editing options but watermarks added to the output videos.

However, when technology advances and user demands are on the rise, an application with just the facility for recording screen seems to be not enough. You may need a full-featured application which supports the capabilities to record screen, change the volume, adjust the speed, and insert background music into recorded videos, etc.

Then, here is the solution to meet all your requirements: ActivePresenter. This is a screen recording, video editing, and eLearning authoring tool with a large variety of powerful features, helping you to capture screen and edit captured videos in a matter of minutes. More importantly, ActivePresenter free version provides full access to all video editing features, and you can edit videos without time limit, watermarks, and pop-up ads.

Still not convinced? So, let’s take a closer look at how you can both record screen and edit recorded videos just using ActivePresenter.

How To Crop Videos with ActivePresenter

In the process of making a screencast or training video, you will often find the need to crop video. That is because it’s has been proved that taking extra recordings and edit the recorded video later often helps us reducing the product time in making training videos dramatically.

ActivePresenter – Best Free Screen Recorder for Windows/Mac

Working with computer monitor is probably one of the tasks that you do almost every day. Some moment, you will need to record activities on the computer screen for a specific purpose such as: create training videos, product demonstration videos, software simulations or cooperative eLearning courses. That is what so-called a screencast. Whether you agree with our definition or not, you still have to admit that recording computer screen is the first step in creating a screencast. That’s what we are talking about in this article. It’s all about ActivePresenter Free edition – The best free screen recorder for screencast on Windows and Mac.

Experience Video Editing Features in ActivePresenter

The fact is that we are no longer in the time when text and images only could convince someone to buy products or services. According to a recent research of Nielsen, trust in traditional paid advertising messages declines while the confidence in online and mobile advertising, as the second-most-trusted format (after recommendations from friends and family) is increasing. And it is predicted that more and more brands will increase the social media usage including videos. By saying that, if you have a product or a service, a website and you want to gain more benefits, videos should be a must-have medium included. They might be introduction videos, promotional videos, testimonial videos, etc. that not only bring detailed information but beyond. They are used to draw viewers’ attention and keep the attention long enough for prospects to buy your products.

Professional Screencast Software – Top 7 Must-Have Features

All screencast software are great in their own ways. But, the truth is that the best ones always have prominently common features.

The days of very basic screencast software are gone forever, challenged by professional tools with smart screen capturing technology like ActivePresenter. So how does a professional screencast software look like?

In this article, we will go through a list of features that a professional screencast software must have. And with this in mind, you can choose the best one for you or develop your desired app that satisfies your prospects.

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Objects Overview

Object is a generic name for any structure item that is placed on a slide to add annotation or to make it interactive. Normally, ActivePresenter classifies objects into two different categories, which are objects used for annotation and for interacting...

Become Familiar with Saola Animate 3.0 Workspace

New to animation creation? Saola Animate is easy to learn if you know where to start. In this guide, let’s take a quick look at the Saola Animate Workspace.

Using Flexible Layout

Flexible layout uses relative units and different types of positioning to adapt the document content to the browser window size. This tutorial shows you how to use flexible layout to relatively position and resize elements.

The Most Common Types of Interactions You Could Use In Your Courses

Interactions in eLearning have been deemed as a right-hand in boosting the cognitive benefits of learners.  Utilizing interactions in eLearning means provoking learners’ action onto the screen by means of mouse-click, mouse drag, mouse hovering or text typing. If you...