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#1 Timothy Jenney

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 12:42 PM

Does any one have some suggestions for good utilities for when teaching with Accordance for Windows?

 

I am specifically looking for utilities that highlight the cursor or a portion of the screen, automatically show the computer keys as they are pressed, and/or allow one to draw highlights, arrows, rectangles, and other annotations on top of application windows. I'm very familiar with these kinds of things for Mac, but not for Windows.

 

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 12:33 PM

Would this be live training or a video podcast?

If, it is a podcast then I would recommend camtasia studio 8. On TechSmith's website you may download a trial version for 30 days. 


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Currently running Accordance on:

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Core i7-4710 MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz


#3 Timothy Jenney

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 02:48 PM

Thank you!

 

Actually, I own ScreenFlow for Mac, which has largely taken the place of Camtasia for Windows.

 

I was thinking more of things like Mouseposé  (a cursor highlighting tool) and Ink2Go or Ultimate Pen (screen annotation tools). What do PC users typically use?

 

Note: I actually just completed a podcast on "Teaching Tips and Handy Apps," which focused on Mac users. That's not to say we can't do one later for PC users, though.


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Posted 12 March 2014 - 07:25 AM

Here are a few ideas:

 

There is a program called pointer focus that may do much of what Mouseposé does:

http://www.pointerfocus.com/index.html

 

and another called Presentation Assisatant

http://www.presentation-assistant.com/

 

KeyPosé

See a video of it here: http://jungsbluth.de...se/keypose.html

 

Or, you can write a script for Key input callouts:

see http://www.windowsli...een-426583.html

 

 

Now, I am going to check out that new video of yours. :)


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Currently running Accordance on:

Windows 10 (64bit)

FRNX Series  (2015)
Core i7-4710 MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz


#5 Timothy Jenney

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 08:05 AM

Oh, very good, thank you.

 

I wish we had had this conversation before I produced the podcast!


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MBP: Early 2011 17" MBP (8,3), 2.3 GHz quad core i7, 16 GB RAM, 480 SSD  + 1.5 TB HD, AMD Radeon HD 6750M, OSX 10.11, El Capitan

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#6 bkMitchell

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 11:25 AM

No, problem it was the least I could do and Thank you for your informative podcast.


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Currently running Accordance on:

Windows 10 (64bit)

FRNX Series  (2015)
Core i7-4710 MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz


#7 Dan Langston

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 06:05 AM

There is also Click Tricks

 

http://clicktricks.software.informer.com 







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