Guest Post: Creating a Moving Magnifying Glass Effect in Camtasia Studio 8.1

Today's post comes to you courtesy of Instructional Designer, David Demyan (Follow @ddemyan// ). I was introduced to David for the first time via Twitter, but it turns out he's a former TechSmithie and is no stranger to our crew! He tweeted this tutorial for making a unique magnifying glass effect in Camtasia Studio, and my jaw dropped when I saw it. Thankfully, he agreed when I asked if he'd be interested in sharing it on a broader scale, so he's here today to share the technique with you. You're Continue reading

Create Textures & Enhance Your Snagit Captures

Have you ever wanted to apply a texture to one of your images to enhance it and give it a more polished or professional look? While Snagit does not have a texture filter, you can easily make your own custom textures using patterns you find in images. Here are a couple of texture examples I created using animal images I found on the New York Public Library digital site. Here is a video that shows you how to create the texture image and how to apply the texture to other images. Can't Continue reading

Snagit 11 Help My Capture: Combine Images, Apply Perspective & Shear, and More!

In this (longish) tutorial video, I take you through some of the "How Do I" requests we get for: Combining images. Quickly applying the same border / shadow to each image. Practical application for Snagit's Perspective & Shear effects. Creating the curved arrows you see in the TechSmith documentation. Note: The tips and techniques used in this tutorial are for use with Snagit 11. While the video is long, there is a table of contents / search option to help you maneuver / skip Continue reading