Posts Tagged ‘screencast’

7 Steps to Effective Screencasts

Thanks to everyone in OCSTC for coming out to see my presentation on effective screencasting. I was honored to see a fairly large turnout. Thanks also to Michael Opsteegh for suggesting the session for his Long Beach State tech writing students! The session was lively, and I think I went about 25 minutes over my expected…

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ScreenFlow: Editing GoPro footage

ScreenFlow is the  video editing tool for the rest of us, when the rest of us are non-video pros! As an example, here are some videos I created with ScreenFlow after returning from a weekend wake surfing trip to Lake Havasu. I shot with a GoPro Hero3 (64Gb card), mounted on the back of the…

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Recording audio for screencast demonstrations

If you want more professional results, record audio independently of screen actions. Here are two quick videos of the same content. Neither took long to produce, and I’ve listed the pros and cons of each approach after each video. Simultaneous audio and screen recording Benefits: Recordings can be rapidly produced, don’t generally benefit from post…

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