Author Archives: Lon Naylor

Camtasia 9 Editing Text

Maybe you’re like me…NOT a big fan of the Camtasia 8 “Text Editor” interface? I’m happy to report that I’m much happier with how text is edited in Camtasia 9! You just edit it right in-place on the Canvas and there are some nice advantages to this. That being said…there are a few “gotchyas” working…

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Camtasia 9 Hotkeys

If you’re like me, you would be a fan of using software “hotkeys” to perform tasks quickly instead of wielding my mouse all over the screen to click buttons & stuff. CTRL-C for Copy and CTRL-V for Paste are handy common examples and they still work the same in Camtasia 9. In this Episode tutorial,…

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Camtasia 9 Playhead Snapping

Working on the timeline in Camtasia and making edits often requires a degree of precision in lining up elements to each other. The handiest feature for doing this is Playhead “Snapping” which automatically “snaps” the playhead position exactly to things like callouts, markers, clips, etc. While the feature still exists in Camtasia 9, by default…

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Camtasia 9 Library Do-Over

Here’s the issue we’re going to look at today: When you first install and open Camtasia 9, you will immediately notice some big changes in your Library…In fact, it’s completely new! And while that, in and of itself, is kinda awesome…right? What if you’ve been using the Library in Camtasia 8 for the last 4 years…

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Camtasia 9 Recorder SAVE Options

Camtasia 9 Survival Guide: Episode #2 “What Happened To My Camtasia Recordings?” One of the first things you’ll run into when using Camtasia 9 to create videos is that the Recorder now acts very differently by default. This may very well leave you literally scratching your head and saying, “HUH?” Let’s cover why that is and…

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Camtasia 9 Survival Guide – Welcome

Welcome to the Camtasia 9 Survival Guide! My name is Lon Naylor and I’ll be your host 😉 This series is designed to help you migrate from Camtasia 8 to the newest version, Camtasia 9 on the Windows platform as painlessly as possible. This Guide will consist of a series of video tutorials on blog posts…

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SmartPlayer Test 1

  No CSS Test     TEST Amazon S3 CS 8 with TOC & Hotspot     Test of a single MP4 file (NO SUPPORTING FILES) from a Camtasia 8 project produced with a TOC uploaded to Screencast.com and pasted Embed code.   WordPress Plugin 1 (IFRAME)   WordPress Plugin 2 (Lightbox)  

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Viddyoze 2.0 Reopens for a LIMITED Time

Quick HEADS-UP: One of my favorite video animation tools of 2016 has re-opened their launch deal for just a couple of days: CHECK OUT –> Viddyoze 2.0 QUICK NOTE: The animation videos with alpha transparency (i.e. “overlays”) will not work in Camtasia 9 but are ok in Camtasia 8 if you have QuickTime. I put…

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Reevio Animation Software Review

  Check Out Reevio! CLICK HERE ==> REEVIO Use Coupon Code reev5 at checkout for $5 off until midnight Friday 10/07/2016. This is a “pre-launch” offer. Formal launch will be Nov. 1st, 2016 In this review, I’ll be covering a new video animation tool called Reevio. Reevio is a cloud-based video animation creation app that kicks…

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Camtasia Animations 101 – Master them once & for all!

One of the things beginners (and even seasoned users) of Camtasia struggle with is: How to easily do animations! In this tutorial (taken from one of my Screencast Coaching Webinars), I’ll give you the low-down on what you really need to know to be able to start doing Camtasia animations like a pro: As you…

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