Create a Jing-like Workflow in Snagit on Windows

Looking to simplify your Snagit capture workflow? Want to use the same styles and options that you are familiar with in Jing in Snagit? This tutorial describes how to set up Snagit on Windows to capture, edit, and share similar to Jing. (If you don't have Snagit or are on an older version, download a free trial of the newest Snagit and follow along...) Capture Snagit OneClick provides quick access for your capturing needs. Just like Jing, the simplified capture interface appears at the top Continue reading

Screen Capture on Tablets Made Easy

As users of our software will attest, Camtasia makes screencasting a piece of cake on laptop and desktop computers. But did you know that it can also be used for screen capture on tablets running iOS and Android? Today we're serving up three piping hot options for tablet screencasting to suit a variety of needs. So go on, dear reader, and decide which works best for you! Can't see the video? Watch it on YouTube. 1. The Installation Option The first method is, admittedly, the most complicated. Continue reading

Flipping Around the World

Teachers often find themselves having to be in two places at once. In fact, it was this very dilemma that inspired Emilia Carrillo, a foreign language teacher, to turn her style of teaching upside down. Two years ago, while teaching in Ukraine, Emilia Carrillo faced the difficult task of simultaneously teaching two different levels of Spanish in two different classrooms. In fact, she often found herself running back and forth between the two—she literally had to be in two places at once. This Continue reading

Working Remotely While Traveling the U.S.

Imagine living life on the road. Imagine having no house to worry about and few possessions—just you and your family. You can work remotely from where ever and on whatever schedule you choose. Imagine being able to choose where you want to go, when you want to go…all the time. Sounds like a pipedream, right? Not to the Boyink family. Michael and Crissa Boyink lived in Holland, Mich. with their son and daughter. Michael was self-employed as a website development consultant and Crissa Continue reading

Make the Most of your Interactive White Board

Do you or someone you know have access to an Interactive White Board? Popular brand names include SMART, Promethean, and Epson. These boards are popular in many classrooms. You can display a computer screen or use it like an electronic white board. One problem though is that once the lesson is done, the board is cleared and the content is no longer available. Enter Jing, Snagit, or Camtasia! You can use TechSmith tools to record the interactive white board, thus freeing your content and Continue reading

In 2013 I resolve to…

UPDATE: See the resolutions video and the winners of our drawing on this post! As you look ahead to 2013…what resolutions do you have? Share them with us and we’ll make a video to ring in the new year! And we’ll even do a random drawing from among everyone who participates and give away some fun TechSmith swag! It's easy! Simply fill in the blank with your own 2013 new year’s resolution and we'll do the rest! In 2013 I resolve to _____. You could simply type your response as Continue reading

Google Doodle contest: Hurdle your way to a TechSmith Spork

WINNER! We'd like to congratulate the winner of our contest, Hamad Al-Ramthan with a time of 9.9 seconds (at the 00:58-01:26 mark). The titanium spork will be on its way shortly! Check out his video submission here. Big thanks to everyone for playing and be sure to look out for future contests :)   Have you already seen today's awesomely addictive Google Doodle? Well let's just say if you weren't the greatest hurdler in high school... Google is giving you the chance to redeem yourself. Continue reading