How to Make A Software Demonstration Video

Speakers

Mark Kleinsmith
Technical Communications Manager, MiTek USA

Start

August 9, 2017 - 2:00 PM

End

August 9, 2017 - 3:00 PM

How to Make A Software Demonstration Video

You’ve heard how video can provide an edge when communicating complex technical information to customers.  You may even know a little bit about specific applications that are used for creating help and training videos.  However, you’ve never actually seen a video production from start-to-finish.  Is it a time consuming process?  Will it take a day, a week or a month to complete the first one?

Attend this one hour session and watch a video “come to life.” Will this one hour session demonstrate the ONLY way to create video content for complex subject matter?  No, definitely not.  However, if you’re thinking that it’s time to add more video to your technical communications arsenal, this may be the place to start!

Objectives for the session include:

  • Use WebEx to record SME interviews.
  • Write a script while practicing your screen recordings.
  • Create an audio recording.
  • Clean up an audio track in Adobe Audition.
  • Record screen captures in TechSmith Camtasia.
  • Combine audio and video.
  • Add emphasis with callouts, zooming, and transitions.
  • Create a closed caption file.
  • Upload the video to a hosting site.
  • Create a video page on a Content Management System (CMS).

Takeaway:

At the end of this session, attendees will understand the work that is involved in creating a help and training video that describes a specific software feature.

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