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Recommended specs for exporting videos

We do have a few specifications and guidelines we recommend following in order to obtain the best performance using our service. However, you can upload ...

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...

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 b...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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! Changing th...

Prevent Students from Fast-Forwarding Videos

Instructors running professional accreditation or certification courses are often required to make sure that students spend a minimum number of hours comple...