Get Started with WidgetCast

Welcome to WidgetCast Training Resource Home! You can follow the video tutorials below to quickly get familiar with WidgetCast. You can also click "Online Help" for more product knowledge.

Create popWidgets (v2.5 New)     

popWidgets will get your marketing message noticed! Learn how to take your typical widget to the next level of marketing reach with popWidgets with features such as drag widgets and transparent backgrounds in which the widget will appear to float either on your desktop or website.

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Convert your videos or images into popVideo
(v2.5 New)  

In this tutorial, you will learn how to take your chromo key videos and export them into WidgetCast to help design your widgets. Also, you will learn how to take any typical video formats or image sequences and convert those videos into iWidget files.

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Cross Platform Output (v2.5 New)  

In this tutorial, you will learn how to output your widgets for either online publishing or desktop distribution to get your marketing, educational or business message out fast and easily! Since Adobe AIR output is cross platform, your offline widgets for can be distributed for either Windows or Mac computers.

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Hints & Tips (v2.5 New)  

This tutorial includes the basics on a few useful features included in WidgetCast that will make your widget creation faster and easier, as well as give you the ability to create widgets that are more functional, useful, and visually appealing for both your desktop and website.

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Bring in iClone or CrazyTalk content as popWidget

iClone and CrazyTalk are great tools to help design your widgets. With iClone, you can create transparent background videos of avatars with full body animation, or of items and scenes with animation. With CrazyTalk, learn how to create accurate facial animation for hosting your widgets.

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Web 2.0 Mashup with YouTube, Picasa, Flickr

Web 2.0 Mashup is a powerful form of communication. WidgetCast enables you to make use of such powerful online tools such as YouTube, Flickr, Picasa and Yahoo! Maps. In this tutorial, you will see the benefit of using these tools, as well as how to incorporate these tools in your next widget design.

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Social marketing with Twitter, RSS, News Feed

Web 2.0 Mashup is also a powerful tool for social marketing. You can further enhance the generation of social marketing and real-time updates of your special marketing events through your widgets. Use Tweeter and other RSS news feeds to keep your viewers engaged and informed.

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Convert PowerPoint to Flash media

Import your Power Point Presentations into Flash! In this tutorial, you will learn how to import your power point presentations into your widget designs, thus bringing your presentations to a wider audience through your widgets via internet or desktop outputs!

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Empower your widget with Flash Components

Flash Components are the centerpiece of multimedia design. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use WidgetCast to import, edit and use flash components within your widget designs. Also you will learn how to use XML code editing to easily customize your flash components.

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Rich Media Editing

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use WidgetCast to create rich media for your widget designs. Also learn how to enhance your imported content with the tools within WidgetCast.

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