1 April 2020 - Digital teachingCamtasia for teaching: Discounted licenses available

Lecturers at Heidelberg University can now order discounted licenses of the video software TechSmith Camtasia from the URZ. Camtasia can be used to create videos for digital teaching.

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With Camtasia, users can record screen content as well as video and audio feeds from their computer. The resulting videos can be edited in the software to prepare them for (online) publication. The software is suitable, for example, for recording videos for digital teaching, training courses or webinars. More information about Camtasia's features and areas of application can be found on the TechSmith website.

Lecturers at Heidelberg University can purchase a Camtasia single-user license at a significantly discounted price of currently 25,00€ per year via the URZ.

To find out how to buy a license, please read the Service Catalogue entry for Camtasia.

Moodle: More space and performance for videos

Teaching videos created with Camtasia or other software need a reliable publishing platform: The university's new Moodle is currently being upgraded to incorporate a powerful software solution that will allow for large-scale publishing of digital teaching videos. More information will be made available on our website soon.