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Website Tools: Google Web Fonts

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in Videos, Website Tools | 0 comments

Welcome to Web Whiz! If you are writing in any program, whether it be on your website, on photoshop, or on a word document, you might not be happy with the fonts you have available. If you are looking for a great place to find fonts, look no further. Today we will be looking at Google Web Fonts, a free font library.

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Website Tools: The 3D Book Generator

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in Videos, Website Tools | 0 comments

Welcome to Web Whiz! If you are interested in creating or do create ebooks, than this video will be of value to you. In this video you will learn how to create a three dimensional image for your ebook. What am I talking about? Watch this tutorial to find out.

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Website Tools: The YouTube Subscribe Widget.

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Videos, Website Tools | 0 comments

Welcome to Web Whiz! If you have a YouTube channel, then you should add a YouTube Subscribe widget to your website. A subscribe widget looks like this: When someone subscribes to your YouTube channel they get an update every time you upload a new video, as well as every time you post into your feed. Watch this video to learn more, or continue reading: In order to add the widget, simply type this string of html code into your post, page, or sidebar: <iframe...

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Video Tools: Hand Brake.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in Video Tools, Videos | 0 comments

Welcome to Web Whiz! I recently created a short movie that was 1.59 GB (Giga Bites). It took me a few hours to upload it to YouTube. Then I found Hand Brake, a free program that can drastically reduce file size without reducing quality. I was able to convert my film into a 47.9 MB (Mega Bite) file. Watch this tutorial to learn how to use this program.

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Website Tools: Pretty Links.

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in Videos, Website Tools | 1 comment

Welcome to Web Whiz! In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own bit links using pretty links.

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Website Tools: Bit Links

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Videos, Website Tools | 0 comments

Welcome to Web Whiz! In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Bitly. Bitly allows you to transform large, bulky links into bit links, so that they take up less space on your blogposts. Bitly is a website that is free and easy to use.

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Video Tools: Royalty-Free Music

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Video Tools, Videos | 0 comments

Welcome to Web Whiz! In this tutorial, you will learn where you can find Royalty-Free music for all of your video productions. To find Royalty-Free Music, go to Incompetech at http://incompetech.com/ Then read the FAQ and browse the Royalty-Free Music library to find a piece of music that suits your film. Watch the video above for more info.

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Video Example

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Examples, Videos | 0 comments

This video was created with Final Cut Pro X, Garage Band, Adobe Photoshop Elements 9, and Adobe Flash CS5, as well as public domain archival footage and historic photographs from archive.org and The National Archives. Garage Band was used to record all of the narration, the royalty free images and footage was then matched to the audio in Final Cut, with some editing being done in Photoshop. Some of the images have arrows move across them, which was done using the motion and shape tween in Flash. The soundtrack is a collection of music that...

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Photoshop Tutorial: The Magic Wand Tool.

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in Photoshop Tutorials, Videos | 0 comments

Welcome to Web Whiz. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Magic Wand tool to remove unwanted backgrounds from images and logos in your videos and websites.

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Video Tools: Jing

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in Video Tools, Videos | 2 comments

Would you like to create free video screen casts of your computer screen? In this tutorial I will show you how to down load and use Jing. A free service that will allow you to record what you do on your computer. To install Jing, go to http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html Once Jing is installed on your computer, you can use it to record video and images of your computer screen. Mouse over the golden orb/sun image at the top right of your screen and click on the image that appears of a cross-hairs. You can then click and drag over the area of...

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