[UPDATED] Watch 48 in 24 videos: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

Update: We added links to all the videos. We're locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator...and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. We've lined up a lot of great guests (see the schedule below!), from industry experts to customers to TechSmithies. During each 30-minute slot, we'll spend part of the time connecting with each guest and fielding Continue reading

Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

Recently, I've noticed vintage television show "effects" coming back in vogue for use in screencasting and online videos. For example, in the old Quincy series, the introduction sequence to the show had circle cutouts populated with several videos. And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, (available here on YouTube around 3:28), you see his take on using the circle effect. In this tutorial I show you how to use Snagit to create a graphic with circle holes that can be used for video Continue reading

Color-coordinate Your Snagit Captures

Creating coordinated assets such as callouts, arrows, and shapes for captures can be difficult. In this short video, I show you how to use the color theme from a logo, image, or screen capture to make color-coordinated assets. Then, I go over how to save them to your Quick Styles for reuse. Can't see the embedded video? Watch it on Screencast.com instead. Continue reading

5 Tips for Planning Your Big Move with Snagit

So you're in the midst of planning your big move and you suddenly realize it's a much more overwhelming process than you originally anticipated. You need a way to research different apartments and houses, plan out floor plans, and collaborate all of these things with the important people in your life. Thankfully, Snagit can help you out. Compare Housing If you're moving into a different apartment or buying a new home you'll want to compare anything from prices to kitchen cabinets, and everything Continue reading

What’s on your Father’s Day Wish List?

TechSmith has some pretty amazing fathers roaming the halls and making your favorite apps and software. From single dads to fathers of five and everything in between, we're lucky to employ some truly great guys. We asked TechSmith dads to share what was on their Father's Day wish list. No surprise here, their responses had a decidedly tech flair. Read on to meet a few TechSmith dads and don't miss the reminder about our special sale! Chris Bawden, Search Marketing and Advertising Technical Coordinator Continue reading

Remove the Background & Improve a Photo Using Snagit 11

Have you ever had a great photo except for that one annoyance in the background? Like someone's head or hand over a shoulder, or, in this case, a couple of people? Snagit can help you remove people, buildings, etc. from your images so you can focus on the area that is most important. Here is the same image after it has been retouched using Snagit 11. This video shows you how. Can't see the embedded video? Click here: http://www.screencast.com/t/a1i1I9aLZ Do you have an image that could Continue reading