Fade In/Out Images in Camtasia 8

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I'm trying out Camtasia 8 - you're definitely on the right track with this version! I would like to be able to fade in / fade out images I've added without having to create a manual animation to do it on every single image... such a waste of time to do this manually. The software allows you to fade in / out callouts automatically but not imported graphics... very annoying.
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Dustin

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Ryan Eash, Instructional Designer

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Hi Dustin,

If you select the image on the Timeline and press the "T" key, it will auto add the last used transition to both the beginning and end of that clip. You can also select multiple clips (control + click, or click and drag to select multiple clips on timeline) and use the same "T" key to apply transitions to all selected.

Hope this might save you some time.

-Ryan
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K. Owen

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Wow is that easy or what! Thanks so much for making this simple.
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Matt Saavedra

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Agreed, that is a great tip but it would be nice to have the fade in/out control as well to have a bit more consistency in the UI.
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luckyb52

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I agree with Matt... the fade in/out control (a la callouts) would have been more appropriate. Maybe in the next update?
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fifiklein

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VERY neat trick.  Of course it would be great to be able to apply special effects to new images easily on the fly, but this is a perfect quickie method for fades!
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Stephen Lightning

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Thanks man! Really helped me out! 
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The Imaging Company Ltd

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Thanks Ryan; a really useful tip. Simple to add say a fade tis way as the default then go through and adjust as required.

Peter
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Josh Fulfer

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Thanks! I was trying to find how to fade an image in forever. Finally gave up on it, then remembered to google it and ended up here. Worked Perfectly!
Thanks!
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Bill Marquand

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Doesn't quite do it for me. The transition (not a fade like text and callouts) makes the whole screen transition. That isn't any help for me. I just need a small piece of artwork to slowly appear. Any suggestions?
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kayakman, Champion

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use visual properties; to fade in, start with opaque = 0% and end with it at 100%; then to fade out, go from 100% to 0% 
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I have a video that is set to fade to black.  Within that video, I've added text call outs over part of it and would like them to also fade to black.  I have figured out how to do this, but they don't fade simultaneously.  Even after trying to adjust the fade times (on the video as well as on for the text box), I still can't seem to get them to fade evenly.  Any suggestions?

PS... Thanks for the shortcut 'T'!  I didn't know this and find it very useful.
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kayakman, Champion

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have you tried grouping them and applying visual properties to the group?
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Jessica

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That worked!  Thank you so much for the speedy response!
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Scott Schmerer, Senior Software Engineer

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Hi Everyone!

We want to thank you for your patience while we worked to make fading your images more streamlined. We are pleased to announce that we have just released our newest, most powerful version of Camtasia yet. With our new Behaviors, you can do lots of things to any kind of images or videos you bring into Camtasia, including Fade.


You can buy Camtasia here or download the trial here.

Please feel free to post your feedback and feature requests here in our Community forums and remember, all technical support-related inquiries should be directed to our dedicated Technical Support team at https://support.techsmith.com/

 

Thanks again!

Scott Schmerer

Senior Software Engineer

Camtasia Windows

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leslie.m.payne

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Hi, I would like to set up my slides where the bullet points fade in on the slide one by one. How do you do this? Thank you!!
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leslie.m.payne

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