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What are your thoughts about this site? 
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dan

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Kelly Mullins, TechSmith Employee & Helper

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Hi Dan,

Are you asking people if they have purchased content from that site and what do they think of the usefulness, quality, etc?

Or, are you asking if that is a legitimate site?

I will leave others to talk about their experience using the content.

I can tell you that Software Casa owns that site and they are a genuine reseller of TechSmith software. They also create the content you see there for use with Camtasia and Snagit. Peter, the owner of the site, is a frequent poster here in this community forum.

So, from this point of view, they are a trusted reseller and you can feel safe making a purchase from their website.

Kelly
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dan

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Hi Kelly, I just wanted to know what people thought about the site.  Are you saying they created the original callouts and templates that come with Camtasia and SnagIt?  If so, that is pretty cool.  Do you know if they require attribution for the use of their assets?  Based on the verbiage of their site, I dont think they require attribution. 
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Hello Dan. I am a member of that site and I can say that Software Casa (Peter Gilberg) is a legitimate site and that Peter is great when it comes to support. So far I have had no issues with any of their material and have been happy with the service. Peter has been around for awhile and is a respectful person and has helped a lot of users understand things for using callouts. SuperStamps, etc. in not only Camtasia Studio but also SnagIt.

I can say that more videos on how to use these items from callouts.com would be nice but it is not real hard to figure it out as like with the SuperStamps as they come with usually a PDF Instruction Page on how to use them. This is just from my experience with Peter through the years and he is a great Man and has a very nice site and his support is excellent. Usually he gets back with his customers within 24-48 hours which I find nice. Hope this helps a little on your decision and if you purchase a yealy membership I do not think you would be disappointed in my opinion.

Thanks for posting and have a great day/night.

Cheers Fred.  :)
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dan

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Thanks Fred, I appreciate the information :)
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dan

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Hey Fred Grover, since you are a member of the site can you verify that once you become a member, attribution is not necessary. I.E. at the end of your video you don't have to put anything to the effect of images were provided by Presentation Media. Also, do you have any video links of your video work that you can share? Thanks :)
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Kelly Mullins, TechSmith Employee & Helper

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Dan,

Each of the sites you have spoken about in your recent posts have webpages that contain their License Agreements, Privacy Statements, etc.

Here is a link to the Callouts.com site:
http://www.callouts.com/help/license-agreement/

I would recommend you read those policies and license agreements for yourself and clarify any questions you have with those companies rather than relying on people's opinions/permission here in the community forum.

In the end, we are all personally responsible for using shared/purchased/free/royalty-free content according to the individual license agreements and those offering their opinions here are not legal experts. Additionally, how you intend to use the media dictates how you should proceed with attributions. Since we do not know how you intend to use your media, it is hard to advise you about correct usage.

If you cannot find the licensing agreement on any of the websites, you should contact their support/help/customer service and they will point you in the right direction.

Good luck!
Kelly
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dan

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Thanks Kelly, I contacted Peter yesterday via the site, no response yet. As I mentioned in my original response to you "Based on the verbiage of their site, I dont think they require attribution. " I would be using it on Udemy/YouTube to make my presentations more appealing. Just wanted confirmation. I figured Fred would have had experience with this. In my original response to Fred I meant to say callouts.com.
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Peter Gillberg

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Little bit outdated, not sure how I missed this post.

Anyhow, clarification: You do not need to attribute resources from Callouts.com or the SuperStamps packages. You can use them royalty-free in your youtube videos, commercial videos etc. You can also use them in work you do for clients.

Basically the only thing you can't do is to resell them to a mass market. So you can create a video for a client, but you can't offer resources in a wordpress template and resell that template to several clients.