New Camtasia

TechSmith has announced its latest versions of Camtasia, 9 for Windows machines and 3 for Macs. Most of the improvements seem to be for recording and editing video.

Tips for Creating Instructional Videos

I haven’t checked them out, but I think this article has some good resources. My main piece of advice for teachers who want to create videos for their classes is – Make you videos no more than five minutes long. Everyone hates having to watch long instructional videos. If you want to produce a video of an hour lecture, first decide you you can summarize it; then, break it up into several short videos.

Adobe Spark

Adobe has unified all its tools for creating stories with text, graphics, audio, and video  into a tool they call Spark. The Spark app now includes the mobile apps formerly called Post, Voice, and Slate. These apps are now called Page, Post, and Video.