Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 13 Now Available

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TechSoup is proud to announce the newest version of Adobe's Elements bundle, containing both Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13. Both programs are lighter editions of Photoshop, Adobe's popular photo-editing application, and Premiere Pro, its robust video-editing application. Adobe designed this bundle for users who are just getting started with photo and video editing and want a simple way to edit and share photos and videos on their computers or mobile devices.

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The Making of "Product Demo - Mobile Beacon" Video

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While not every nonprofit needs to invest the resources to make scripted videos, we wanted to try the new format to better serve our audience, particularly the different learners coming to our site. As for the sound, I had an Audio-Technica AT899 lavalier microphone attached to record my voice. The middle sequences with the websites were captured using a combination of Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia Studio for Mac.

From Mushmouth to Morgan Freeman in Eight Steps: Absolute Beginner's Guide to Voiceovers


One skill that has come in handy more often than I expected is audio production—specifically, recording and editing voice-overs. Practice the script before recording. Rewrite the script. Print out the script, and mark it up. Finally, you’ll need a way to record and edit the audio. Then, get an audio editing program. Personally, I use Audacity for most basic audio work. I wear many hats at Idealware, and wore many more before joining the team.

This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

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Here’s a list of equipment and software I’ve used in the past to create 5-10 minute demo videos: Microphone: Audio-Technica. Software: Adobe Premier , Audacity , ScreenCast-O-Matic (only if you plan to capture video of your desktop). Now all you need is to convert your blog post into a script and you’ll be ready to post your new video in no time!

Nonprofit Radio: How to Make Podcasts That Promote Your Brand and Engage Supporters


Podcasting is formally defined as the act of distributing syndicated audio content online via RSS to listeners who use software or a hardware device to receive updates. No reason to be afraid: the important part of this definition is that the audio content is syndicated. If you want more control over the content before it's published, you'll need to record and edit the audio file before it's uploaded. The bit rate determines the quality of the audio.

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