Working with Video

Recommended Specs for Exporting Videos
So you've made your video, and now you need to get it ready for the web. Great! We do have a few specifications and guidelines we recommend following ...
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019 at 3:06 PM
Why does my video take so long to upload?
Upload speed is almost entirely dependent on your internet connection - there's no added delay introduced by our system - and with most ISPs (interne...
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019 at 2:11 PM
Upload and Manage Videos (Video Library)
On any Thinkific plan we host your videos and content for you, so no need to worry about any extra, expensive hosting costs! From your Video Library, you ...
Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 at 9:23 AM
Combine Videos and Text in the Same Lesson
As an alternative to a standard Video Lesson, you can add your videos into other lesson content that include the WYSIWYG text editor. This includes the butt...
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 at 12:28 PM
What Software Should I Use to Do Screencasts?
There are several options for screencasting. Two of the most developed, complete options are Camtasia Studio, for Mac and PC, and ScreenFlow for Mac...
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017 at 4:40 PM
Using Keynote With Thinkific
If you are using Keynote to create presentations to be used in your lesson you want to follow these instructions on the best way to export your file so i...
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Using Handbrake
Handbrake is a great tool to reduce the files size of your video content without lowering the quality. This will help with getting your files uploaded fast...
Tue, 7 Nov, 2017 at 4:28 PM
Change Your Video Thumbnails
By default, when you upload videos to Thinkific, a still from the video will be set as the thumbnail image. This thumbnail will be what the student sees bef...
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 at 10:27 AM
Add Closed Captions to Your Videos
Adding captions to your videos is an excellent way to improve the accessibility of your courses. You can add captions in your native language to make your c...
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019 at 10:53 AM
Change the Color of Your Video Player
In addition to customizing the thumbnail images, you can make your videos match your brand even more by changing the color of the controls! Changin...
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 at 10:29 AM