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4 Tips to Make Even Better Training Videos

Let’s face it, online training videos aren’t the most exciting thing you’ll watch in a day. In all honesty, they don’t need to be. However, with a few tips and tricks, you can quickly make your training videos more engaging.

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Add an eye-catching intro

Start your training videos with an attention grabbing intro from the Camtasia Library. These intros are fully customizable and can quickly add a level of professionalism to the learning you’re about to provide. 

In this video, I’ll show you how to add one of the Library’s animated intros to your video.

**Note - Camtasia for Mac currently doesn’t have a Library. To download all of the Library assets, visit library.techsmith.com

 

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Add transitions to improve flow

Use transitions between scenes and slides to improve the flow of your training videos. Camtasia makes it easy to quickly add transitions, and then customize them with a broad array of creative options.

Check out the video to learn how to add transitions in Camtasia.

 

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Use animations to make your training videos come alive

Grab your viewer’s attention with fun, professional animations that require minimal effort for maximum impact. In Camtasia, we call these animations “Behaviors” and they come ready-to-use and are fully customizable. 

In this video, I’ll show you how to add a behavior to a clip and customize it to fit your needs.

 

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Set the tone with music

Music is a powerful tool for setting the tone and mood of a training video. It’s also a great way to get your viewers engaged while making the video a little more fun to watch. 

Check out the video to learn how to add a music track to a Camtasia project along with some basic audio editing to make sure the narration and music work well together.

 

Start Here

Record, edit, and share a video with this series of essential skills and techniques, or pick just the one you need to perfect your project.

Reach Higher

Take your Camtasia skills to the next level with tutorials that cover advanced editing, animations and more!

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