Watermark options

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I made a camtasia clip with 15 photographs, I successfully added a watermark, bur I don't want this watermark to be visible on the first and last photo of my presentation. . An option to make this possible would be nice to have.
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Eelbode Elke

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Rick Stone

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I like this idea!

In case you haven't found a workaround, you could insert the watermark image as a layer on your timeline that is above all other layers. That way you could precisely choose the duration it is presented.

Apologies if you already thought of that.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Kelly Mullins, TechSmith Employee & Helper

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Hi Eelbode,

In your post, you say you are working with photos, and a presentation.
Rick's idea would work well for you. If you need more help on doing that, let us know.

As an alternative, you could add a watermark to each of your images BEFORE you get them into Camtasia. Snagit would work well for this. Just do a batch process to add the watermark to the images you want, then import them into the Camtasia Media Bin.

However, Rick's way ensures your original images aren't changed at all since the watermark is floating above the images on another track/layer.

Your Presentation software might also have an option for inserting a watermark on each slide BEFORE you record it or bring it into Camtasia.

Kelly
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Eelbode Elke

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Thanks for your reply, I tried Rick's alternative and it's working really good for my presentation.
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Rick Stone

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Hello again

As I was off engaging with real life, a thought occurred to me. Using the separate image above your presentation has a somewhat hidden benefit.

Consider that sometimes with a screen recording, activity may be occurring where the watermark itself actually impedes seeing what you are trying to show the viewer. With the separate image technique, it would be easy to just fade the watermark out briefly as activity occurs in the area, then fade it back in once the mouse travels elsewhere.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Kelly Mullins, TechSmith Employee & Helper

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Perfect!

Also, for others who might come to this post later on to learn about watermarking, here is a Snagit blog post on this subject:
https://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/watermark-images/

Kelly