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TipCam v2.0 Released

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

We are pleased to announce the availability of TipCam version 2.0. This version includes new and exciting features that make screencasting available for even wider audience. With this release our team strived to incorporate the feedback we received from the community and to secure our lead as the easiest-to-use screencast service for everyone.

The significant new features include:

  • Multi-language support – Option to switch the user interface to your native language. Swedish language is now available. Additional languages are supported by dropping in standard XLIF formatted language files into TipCam installation directory. Please join us to support international community and contribute language files back to uTIPu. Instructions of how to add additional language files available in the readme.txt file packaged in the tipcam download.

  • Option to save captured videos in AVI file format – Alternative video capture format allows for easy video editing using free tools, (Windows Movie Maker, VirtualDub, etc)
  • Addition of 800×600 and 480×360 resolution and zoom options – Smaller video size work better for sharing on and embedding into BLOG’s, and WIKI’s. Larger video size is available for those that require extra level of details and intend to share videos on the fast networks.

  • Support for uploading videos to a specific community space – Claim your own space and create a community around your company, product or an interest group. uTIPu is now supporting creation of branded communities. Please visit our first partner site at Citrix VideoTips powered by uTIPu and inquire about setting up your own.
  • Option to broadcast TipCam captured video to - Share your screencast with the largest video community on the Web.

  • Optional countdown before recording starts - give yourself a moment to prepare.
  • Option to cancel file upload - If you start uploading a video by mistake, you can now cancel the uploading without having to wait for it to complete.
  • Automatic tipcam issue reporting - One click is all it takes to report potential TipCam issues to uTIPu when there is a problem.
  • Optional “Help us to improve TipCam feature” - Anonymous usage statistics collection helping us to know what features you use the most.

Have an idea of how to make TipCam even better? Please comment on this post.

- Oleg.

TipCam v1.5 Released

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

We are pleased to announce that TipCam v1.5 is available for immediate download. This version includes many new features and improvements, and is another milestone on our journey to become the easiest-to-use screencasting service.

The exciting new TipCam features include:

  • New intuitive user interface - Greatly improved visual feedback and single-click access to features that previously required multiple clicks or menu actions.

  • Mini-bar - A miniature action bar shown during recording to keep controls at your fingertips..

  • Voice-over – Have you ever recorded the perfect video, but botched the audio narration? voice-over let’s you redo just the audio. You can record a new narration or background music. Use pause the video feature during voice-over to add a long narration on a single video frame. It’s great for narrating a fast-paced video, like the recording of a video game.

  • Record video longer than 5 minutes – You said 5 minutes was too short, and we listened. Now you can record videos up to 20 minutes!
  • Public Computer Mode – In this mode, TipCam will not keep your account information when you sign-in to uTIPu from TipCam. Now you can safely install TipCam on a publicly accessible computer.

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