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https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/hT/5F/EE6JEMET8MU6.PNGCamtasia Is Perfect For Screencast Project Updates To Web Development ClientsFor the past 12 years, our web design company has been using Camtasia to make great videos that show clients their website interfaces as we are developing them, and to create training videos explaining to clients on how to manage their websites. Project updates are easily communicated to clients and collaborators with Camtasia. When we look at the clients existing website or software for analysis we create friendly talkative screencast videos for the client. It's like we are right their next to the client talking to them as they can see our screens and hear our voices.,Camtasia makes it very easy to record everything on your screen or just certain regions of your screen Camtasia has advanced built-in editing tools to integrate video Adding music, sound and markup to screencast videos is very easy with Camtasia,Camtasia takes a lot of training to learn how to integrate and edit video Video editing is not as advanced as most major video editing software products Camtasia does not provide as many pre-made sound themes as they should. The selection is not very diverse.,7,Increased Web Design Sales Increased Client Understanding Of Project Updates Improved Collaboration With Developers and Partners,,Apache OpenOffice, Google Ads (formerly AdWords), Bing Webmaster Tools, Google Authenticator, Google Analytics, InMotion Hosting, Shopify, Magento Open Source, Magento Commerce Cloud (formerly Magento), OpenCart, Joomla!, Mailchimp, cPanel, WordPress, Yoast Wordpress SEO PluginsCamtasia gets the basics doneCamtasia is being used within our organization to supplement our training effort in deploying enterprise application systems. This along with other help documentation helps to reinforce learning and reduce the use of manpower for training. Camtasia allows the flexibility to incorporate PowerPoint slideshows, audio and video clips, and graphics and screen recording. Camtasia is also used to edit Skype recordings created during live trainings.,Provides a very clean user interface Very good technical support Easy to use editing tools,Price point is high compared to other video editing tools Would like to see more variety of callout, transitions and fonts. Would like a time estimate for compiling video,8,Helps staff to retain new information , reinforcing live training and serves as a refresher tool. Saves on having to commit manpower to training. Allows the trainer to record a live training session and to distribute statewide. Has assisted in improving the image of our organization in providing 24 hour support through our video library. Would love to see more flexibility to add interactive tools such as provided through Articulate/Captivate software.,Snagit,Snagit, MS SharePoint, SharePoint DesignerCamtasia best video and audio software out there.We are currently using it to create training videos for our end users. Right now it's only being used by 2 departments. I also use it to create and convert other videos for our events to help streamline presentations. It's quick to create and convert many videos and pretty simple to use.,Quick to create and convert videos. Good Training and supported videos for beginners. You can import any type of media, PPT, audio, video, photos, etc. Training videos are excellent. Their support staff is also great. Always imporving their software.,Maybe the screen capture syncing with the audio. Sometime you can get a delay on it.,10,Positive all the way. Its has saved me time and money in creating and converting videos in-house and not having to bother other staff to do this for us.,Dropbox, Snagit, Skype for Business, AvayaCamtasia is a Trainer's friendWe use Camtasia in two ways. Our upper-level management uses it to convey knowledge to the company, kind of like a recorded town hall meeting. Our HR staff and I use it as a visual training tool.,It has editing functions that allow you to cut and paste new pieces into your recording without having to re-record the parts you are happy with. It is easy and quick to set up and start. It has multiple ways to save the file so it can be distributed.,If you're not someone who uses this type of software regularly, it is a little intimidating. Placing the annotations and other features that are available into your clip have a lot of trial and error to them. I found it difficult to get the size and information I wanted where I wanted it.,10,Camtasia is particularly helpful when I have a manager that needs to understand how to use one of our systems and it is too complicated to talk them through it over the phone. I tell them to give me 10 minutes, and I open up the software and record the steps of what needs to happen for them to be successful. I send the video to them and they have everything they need without me trying to describe where to click next over the phone. Camtasia is huge for us in onboarding new employees. We have a massive amount of information that is unique to us. We use this software to maintain training videos so we do not have to tie up manager time explaining basics to our company. We have a series of 10, 15-minute videos that describe to an employee how to access information, what forms to use, where they are located, safety issues, etc. This allows us to know all employees are getting the same information. It also allows us to gauge how effective we are in conveying information. If we are consistently answering the same question, we modify the training video to reflect that.,Sage Intacct, Google ChartsCamtasia Studio Makes Video Editing Easy and FastI use Camtasia 2018 and previously Camtasia 7, then Camtasia 8 to produce product unboxing videos, review videos, showcases, video game narration videos, and screen recording and training videos on a regular basis every week. I use Camtasia for multi-layer video editing, multi-layer sound editing, adding annotations, transitions and more.,Very easy to work with multiple video and audio layers Easy to apply transitions and annotations Easy to resize and do picture in picture effects,Has some trouble with .mov file format when they are large size with preview playback Has trouble with 4K and working with 60+ fps video Sometimes crashes when using hardware mode for rendering instead of software mode Could have an effects subscription service or offer out more bonus effects,9,This software saves me time by making video editing fast and efficient. The audio features to clean up audio automatically also save time so you can edit your audio at the same time as the video. I am able to produce and upload more video content on a faster timeline which in turn helps me generate higher revenue and meet requirements.,Filmora, VEGAS Pro and Media Composer,Filmora, Microsoft Office 2016, WordPress, Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins, Bluehost, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service)A Video Editing Software for the MassesCamtasia is used as the primary method of recording videos and instructional walkthroughs for the department. It allows us to record our screen and make quick edits that make quick and easy videos that help prospective students and parents learn more about our processes and procedures. It is also used for recording screen recordings from mobile devices.,Speeds up the recording of screen recordings and video walkthroughs. Allows us to record mobile devices with ease. Really quick edits that allow us to take a recording to the final product instantly.,It is missing some editing features of more advanced programs. Some of the transitions could be improved in the editing process. Recording can be hard to track and sort with the structure of the files.,9,It has reduced the call volume in the office due to the demos. Video walkthroughs have eased student and parent anxiety about the move-in process. Sped up my ability to record, edit, and publish videos.,Adobe Premiere Pro,Hootsuite Pro, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe AuditionBest results for using Camtasia in Higher EdWe use Camtasia on a regular basis for online course modules as well as in the creation of technical training materials. Its preloaded call out effects, pan and zoom feature, and simple linear editor make it a fairly usable for even more novice faculty to use. Additionally, we've also noted quite a few enhancements and they've worked to make the Mac and PC versions more consistent than they were originally.,Easy to use Pre-canned special effects, transitions, and callouts ability to integrate/publish to your LMS with the additional of the RELAY software (recommended),The export process can be slow and it can monopolize your machine's RAM. It is difficult to do other tasks while Camtasia is rendering your final product. Old versions can be temperamental and occasionally corrupt/refuse to open if you don't practice good file management. Keep your files organized in with a master project folder! The built-in Screencast hosting solution isn't very good. We usually end up rendering and hosting elsewhere. (private Vimeo Channel, YouTube or Kaltura),8,It's allowed us to produce more media at a faster rate The license model isn't great, we'd love to be able to buy it in bulk but there doesn't seem to be much cost savings there if any Faculty generally like it though some are intimidated by the UI at first. Student overall love the end product, especially when callouts are utilized. The screencasts are consistently one of the most highly rated items on our end of course evaluations.,Adobe Premiere Pro,Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Blackboard Learn, Zoom Video Webinar, Poll Everywhere, MindTap, PanoptoEffortlessly create or edit videos with professional resultsIn my current role, I am responsible for the departmental communications. My team sets up knowledge share meetings, VP Town Hall meetings, etc. All of which involves video recordings. Often we need to either trim down videos or edit gaps. Camtasia is the first product I go to. I also use the software to combine images into videos to commemorate our employees participating in community events. And lastly, I will use Camtasia to create quick training videos.,The interface is very easy to use. Without any experience, a person can quickly create or edit and produce it in a format you need. Camtasia offers many extras included with the software at such a low price point. The product is feature rich. There are transitions and the ability to create animations. Many tools that allow a person to create a professional video. TechSmith offers many tutorials, both in video format and in articles. They have a great support system.,I'm hard pressed to find areas that need improvement. If I could recommend anything, it would be a faster video creation.,10,The value for this product is the ability to become proficient at using it in a very relative short period of time. The price point is very low for such a feature rich product. It almost is addictive. I have found myself trying to find videos to create just so I can use the product. Contracting out to a company to create videos will cost you much more than the small investment made in this software. Even if you invest in some of the other TechSmith products that can be used to supplement content to your videos, you will still find yourself well under a budget for a contractor.,,Snagit, Adobe PhotoshopA Screen Capturing Dream ToolCurrently, there are two of us that use it at Haselden. I have recommended that our IT people who do screen captures use Camtasia, but they are not currently. It provides us with an excellent screen capturing app at an affordable price. It works wonderfully.,Easy to screen capture. UX is wonderful. Editing is easy to use. I didn't need much training on how to use Camtasia.,Editing audio is not the best.,10,The biggest positive impact is the ease of use of Camtasia. I can edit video in less than half the time it would take on Premiere Pro. There are limitations with editing audio, but that is not what Camtasia was built to do. I go to Audition when I have to do some fine tuning with the audio. As the only trainer, time is important to me and Camtasia allows me to do video edits in a fraction of the time.,Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline,Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Articulate 360, Adobe CaptivateMid-level editing suited for new users with a real interest in editing and captureCamtasia is currently being used at our institution as a mid-range capture and editing platform for faculty, students, and staff. They are typically guided to use Camtasia over our simpler solutions if they need to add media into their production after recording - including photos, video, text, or music. Camtasia is a benefit to those users who need a slightly more robust solution (beyond simply capture and delivery), and allows them to learn only one piece of software for both creation, manipulation, and exporting a compressed file ready for delivery. We only retain a limited number of licenses because many users are satisfied with our simpler platform and only need capture and basic trimming features.,Provides an all-in-one software for capture and editing Guides users through the process of using the software for the first time Allows voiceover and editing in one system without the need to export/transfer and re-time or re-edit to align the VO with the visuals,There are very frequent updates recently, and with little to no improvement - but consistently bothering the user to upgrade whenever the software is opened. Deploying site-wide can be frustrating unless you buy a certain number of licenses and qualify for centralized license management It offers too many features in some cases - lots of things like animation and greenscreen are never touched by our users, and it would be nice to have an alternative UI or cheaper version that is even more watered down.,7,Single licenses allow for us to deploy a limited mid-range solution for editing and capture,ilos, Adobe Premiere Pro and iMovie,OneDrive, Todoist, Wunderlist,Trimming videos (from the end or removing a section in the middle) recording/replacing voiceover,Exporting - it defaults to an export option that includes HTML, java and other files that are completely unnecessary unless you are hosting your own website. Not intuitive at all for the average video creator Adjusting and finding audio controls has gotten more difficult over the past years splitting audio and video to adjust each independently of the other,No,7Camtasia doesn't have all that you want, but may have all you needCamtasia is primarily used in our hospital as a screen capture and video editing tool by our professional development and training department. Within the department, five employees actively use this application for video editing. Camtasia offers an intuitive video editing option with simple tools and a direct connection to other TechSmith tools that are commonly used by our department.,Camtasia offers cursor and click tracking and highlighting. This easily accessible option is amazingly useful in creating the system tutorials for which our department is responsible. Our first step in capturing screen steps and progress is using TechSmith SnagIt. SnagIt integrates seamlessly with Camtasia.,Camtasia lacks some of the pro options that are required to complete our videos. We often turn to some of our full-featured applications to finish a project. The import/export file formats are very limited.,8,Camtasia helps our staff achieve their learning objectives by providing our team with an intuitive tool for creating tutorials. Camtasia negatively impacts our business by forcing us to keep on hand at least two separate video editing suites in order to accommodate all scenarios. Camtasia is helping in reducing my video production time with its ability to record and highlight cursor movements and clicks.,Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie and Final Cut Pro X,Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro XCamtasia Gets You Up and Running QuicklyOur company uses Camtasia mainly for internal training videos; however we have recently started using it for external training videos and webinar recordings as well. Although I have the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite including Premiere Pro, I prefer Camtasia for its ease of use. You can watch their useful training videos and be up and running with recording and editing in less than an hour.,Internal employee software training videos. This is where Camtasia really excels, as you're able to record all your screen activity and add highlights, call-outs, etc. to your video during the editing phase. External pre-recorded webinars or training. Editing post-webinar recordings for later distribution.,I haven't yet come across something I've wanted to do and haven't been able to do. Even when it takes you a bit to figure out how to do something, or where to go to find it, there's probably a training video or other help files available.,10,We've been able to provide our employees with timely training information. For example, teaching the basics of using Salesforce in our organization. We've been able to provide training videos for clients that are more polished than just recording a presentation. The ability to edit audio and video, add transitions and fades, add call-out boxes and text... all add to a nice finished product. Our marketing team is always juggling multiple projects... Camtasia's ease of use translates into quicker project completion.,Adobe Premiere Pro,Adobe Acrobat DC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Canva,3,1,internal training videos of proprietary software external training videos of proprietary software external training videos of content internal training videos of general software such as Salesforce,n/a,n/a,8,No,Price Product Features Product Usability,We would not change the process.Camtasia - Easy Film EditingCamtasia is being used by my company to develop training videos that demonstrate ho to use systems and complete daily work procedures. These videos are edited to call-out key steps, system highlights, and best practices. It is also used to edit short interviews with leadership and other decision makers.,Camtasia is easier to learn for beginner film editors than some other, more complex software. It comes with prefabricated tools that take minimal effort to use and create, such as the ability to highlight areas of the screen. You can add audio, image, and video tracks with ease.,Camtasia does not have as many options as Adobe Premiere. It is a more basic video editing software. I would like some more options besides the prefabricated ones it provides. If you move the file for someone to use, the tracks can get jumbled. To fix this, you must first zip the file and then send it to someone to edit and/or use.,9,Camtasia has helped our new employees with little to no video editing experience quickly develop this basic ability. It is easy enough to use that projects can be completed in a timely fashion.,Adobe Premiere Pro,Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe CaptivateCamtasia/TechSmith Relay is a basic, easy to use screen capture program which has its pros and cons!Camtasia, now called TechSmith Relay, was used to record presentation videos for our faculty to share with their students. We switched from using it, after all these years, to Panopto.,It's very easy to learn and use. Uploading of videos was straightforward and easy. Integrated well easily with our video storage service.,Both a pro and a con of it being easy to use is that it has limited features. Better video editing abilities. More enhancements on creating videos. Added webcam in the video would be nice while presenting. Automated closed captioning would be great!,7,Many faculty members used it because it was easy to use and accomplish what they needed. No need for a lot of training or follow-up training due to it being very to use. Account management within our system and assigning permissions required a few steps when granting access.,Panopto,Canvas,200,10,Recording Powerpoint presentations with audio narration. Recording instructional videos for navigating and using programs on a computer with audio. We've also had users re-record presentations online that were streamed on their computer to be able to save.,We had class conferences that were not downloadable and had a 14-day time limit on how long they would be viewable and Camtasia was able to record them as they were being played back on their computer and saved as a file to keep permanently.,1,No,Product Features Product Usability,We have switched from Camtasia to Panopto. We needed more features.,7,Recording your computer screen and giving an audio presentation of what you are doing over on the screen. Uploading to our storage servers was very easy.,This isn't difficult or cumbersome, but the features are limited.,8Use Camtasia for Quick, Professional Video CreationCurrently Camtasia is used by multiple departments in-order to create quick content that can be pushed out. We use the screen capture function the majority of the time because it allows us to easily walk employees through changes in our software that seemingly happen monthly. It's a much easier and more digestible way to train people who already have some familiarity with a software system. They're able to watch when they're able from almost anywhere and the screen capture allows them to just watch that clicks the presenter is showing, and even start and stop the video to follow along.,The product is extremely intuitive. For a first time user, it doesn't take long to be able to produce a minimum viable product. There are enough editing capabilities to produce high-end, professional looking videos. Voice narrate, highlight cursors, zoom and pan, seamless transitions. The layout is simple and helps keep your projects in line. Being able to drag and drop from the clip bin to the timeline and then move objects around to the second makes creating easy.,We had some issues with the play button not playing the timeline, but the problem has been addressed with an early update. The Camtasia support page helped us with this issue. Sometimes getting a microphone to select can be tricky if we have a headset and a webcam plugged in to the computer. It's usually fixed by unplugging both devices and changing the order they're plugged in.,10,Saved time for our development department. Allows us to quickly edit and republish when new features are added to software. Helped us to create and maintain a robust course catalog.,Articulate Storyline,Articulate Storyline, Skype for Business (formerly Lync)Camtasia is your best tool for creating software demos!Various departments use Camtasia for various reasons but the Product Management team primarily uses Camtasia to record, edit, and produce marketing-quality and web-quality product demonstrations of all the software products we develop. These videos are used on web sites, presentations, webinars and customer visits to highlight existing product features or upcoming features to give us a competitive advantage in new opportunities.,Video structure editing Insertion of user guidance in demonstration videos Production software to publish videos to all formats Recording screen software,It could use an open environment that allows other users to create different templates for videos. better parity between versions of Camtasia. It is difficult to share projects across release versions of Camtasia. More tutorials in the platform itself to improve individual user knowledge.,8,Much faster production of demo videos of products. Simple editing tool allows for faster updates of site videos. Better presentation collateral for new sales opportunities based on future selling of upcoming product features.,Snagit,Microsoft 365 Business, Aha!, JIRA SoftwareGreat tool to produce and publish videosIt is being used by my department for developing videos to promote our product. Before every major product release, my teammates and I create short videos of the features included in the release. It helps us inform our customers of the new features and what problems of theirs these features solve. It also helps our sales reps and partners become aware of the new features so that they can position the product accordingly.,Camtasia helps you record audio and video very well. It can use your screencam to record you as you talk. It can also capture your screen video. It is able to detect all the audio devices on your computers such as your headphones and computer microphone. For screen capture, you can either capture full screen or choose a custom resolution. It can capture up to 1080p. You can also choose a specific area of the screen to record. You can choose to record system audio as well. You can edit the captured video and add and remove content as required. For example, you certainly want to remove the "ums" and "ahs" in your audio. You can also delete portions of the video where there was no screen action. You can insert captions and callouts on the video. These can be images or text or combinations thereof. It allows importin media files in a wide variety of formats. You can embed media files in several tracks. Your produced video can be published in several formats and resolutions up to 1080p. There are options to publish directly to popular platforms such as YouTube, Google Drive, OneDrive, Screencast.com, etc.,Nothing that I can think of.,9,It has helped us promote our product on our website and in our product community. It has helped us promote the new features of our product among partners and customers.,OneDrive, Atlassian ConfluenceCamtasia is my go-to product for video creationI use Camtasia to build instructional and training courses, as well as how-to videos. I use it for our internal teams and clients. Camtasia is easy to use and logical in structure, allowing a quicker start to product timing. It's a great tool for what I do.,Integrate audio narration directly using Camtasia. Edit tracks within a project. Export projects in multiple formats,There could be greater flexibility with animation. More free assets would be nice. Wish it was easier to hotlink an attachment.,8,Quick turnaround with projects, allowing us to be agile in responding to needs.,Articulate 360,Articulate 360Camtasia - Great Screencasting softwareWe use Camtasia for a number of screencasts for trainings and marketing material. We run through product demos, but also record animated slides from PowerPoint (although I do not use the PP plug-in - I just record it while running the presentation). Camtasia is quite intuitive and easy for quick edits of the recorded videos. We even use it sometimes for basic audio recordings (exporting the video file as an mp3), and have put in some actual video (interviews, introductions, etc.) for export. Be warned, however, that it's not really designed for that, so the program can get really choppy when trying to edit.,Love the interface. Easy to navigate and edit. The audio editing works very well. You can get down to a frame by frame edit. There is also a noise reduction option that is really good at getting rid of ambient noises (like an HVAC noise). Adding some basic effects, callouts, transitions, and zooms are easy to do, and makes our videos more compelling.,When you lower audio down to a very low level (less than 20% of original volume), it's very hard to edit out areas or splice music together. A vertical zoom of the timeline with audio would be nice. Could do a better job managing video, and not just screencasts. Any 'real' video gets pretty choppy when you try to use for introductions or transitions. Camtasia Recorder sometimes does a random reset for preferences, which might default to my laptop built-in microphone instead of the bluetooth mic I have plugged in. Or the recording dimensions change. So it's a good idea to always do a 5 second test recording before you actually record, to make sure your audio preference is correctly selected.,10,Hard to give exact ROI numbers, but we have been able to create customer-facing videos in a fraction of the time (and no extra budget needed) for showcasing our latest product features.,Articulate StorylineCamtasia is a must have tool for Media Creation!Camtasia is being used for training, support, and marketing within our company. We can easily create and edit training videos to include step by step instructions, alternate audio, and focus on key features. Camtasia also is used by our marketing team to create videos for prospective clients through emails, Youtube and social media. This product is simple to begin using and the UI is great.,Editing Video Mixing Audio Tracks Providing a Library Elements to Add to Videos Sync's with social platforms for quick upload,There could be easy to locate tutorials for creating transitions and elements within the software. Would like it to include more options to provide detailed descriptions in YouTube videos that are upload via Camtasia. Would like the ability to save Audio only files from the editor.,10,Camtasia provides a positive impact to our training at a minimal cost. Camtasia provides a positive impact with our marketing material. Camtasia provides a positive impact with our client support material.,iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X,iMovie, Weebly, Adobe PhotoshopCamtasia - A great Screen Capture and Basic Video Editing SoftwareOur institution uses Camtasia for screen recording of powerpoints or other software uses for instruction. Voice over powerpoints are great for our instructors and very easy to create, edit, and share. I even share with instructors how to edit other videos they are creating - Camtasia is a good basic video editor that doesn't take a long time to master.,Screen Capture - very easily grabs computer software, audio, and webcam for a pictures in picture if needed. Great basic video editor - with a nice set of video editing tools and not too much skill needed to learn, Camtasia is a very nice little video editor that can be used by all. Great tutorials online - I always send the tutorials to instructors to get them started and then help them as they continue to use the software and have questions.,I can't really think of any issues Mac versions and PC versions are different, but they keep getting closer and they do allow for cross platform projects, which is very helpful!,10,better quality videos faster turn around time for videos to be createdA great way to create and edit engaging videosCamtasia is regularly used in collaboration with my clients to record, edit and create training videos for on-demand learning and education.,Easy editing of pre-made videos - Often I get videos made by others that have issues. Camtasia makes it easy to take those videos apart and put them back together again Importing media; audio, images, other clips and transitions - makes it much easier to assemble my video and adjust it export video - several options based on your need, your audience and the type of viewing experience you want your end user to have,Always have to remember that the original file is in a proprietary format and can sometimes get saved in locations on your hard drive that are hard to find. A warning or instructions when saving would be helpful. Sometimes for no reason the "start from the beginning" button doesn't work and you have to manually slide to the beginning of your creation. I'd like to see annotations and highlights that I added to my clips move with the image if I adjust it. Otherwise I find that my annotations and additions are slightly off during playback and I have to go back and adjust them again. Would love to have a collaboration feature where two people in different locations could work on the same video at the same time, or at least switch back and forth in the creation.,9,Camtasia has allowed me to offer new services to my clients who don't have the time or experience to create their own content Camtasia has reduced the time I have to spend editing and creating detailed and engaging videos for training,iMovie,Adobe Connect,No,Price Product Features Product Usability,Thats the point - the process was easy because once I tried it, it worked. why look further?,importing media manipulating media in the timebar, adding transitions and annotations,adjusting the transitions to the right length and start time,No,7I highly recommend Camtasia!My company is a software training and consulting company. Camtasia is our primary program for creating and editing training and informational videos. Because of this, I work with Camtasia almost daily. I can quickly and effortlessly create professional looking videos with annotations, transitions, animations, etc. with no difficulty at all. Additionally, the share features allow me to produce too many different distribution methods quite easily. Because of this, I work with Camtasia almost daily.,Recording Options --The options I use are the webcam, computer screen, and voice narration. Other options include computer camera, voice narration, and other audio. Share Options -- Their share options give you great flexibility. I share using the custom production option as .mp4. You can also share directly to Screencast.com, Vimeo, YouTube, Google Drive, create your own custom production, export a frame or even export audio only. Video Enhancement Options -- The video enhancement options allow you to create polished, professional looking videos with ease. They include text annotations, behaviors, cursor effects, visual effects, animations, zoom-n-pan animations, transitions and editor properties. Help - Their help feature is incredible. They have everything you need right at your fingertips, including step by step instructions, definitions, tutorials, AND their support is Phenomenal!,Splicing -- The splicing feature doesn't seem as straight forward as other features.,10,Camtasia gives me the ability to efficiently create the professional training videos I need for my business without having to jump through a lot of hoops or spend a lot of money.,Snagit, Microsoft Office 2016,No,10Take your training and how-to demo videos to the next level in the YouTube digital eraCamtasia is used in my department to share how to videos and demo paths of the solutions we offer. It is a standard in the market. Super powerful when you are recording your screen because later you can edit that recording and add compelling effects that take your explanations to the next level.,Outstanding recording capabilities with no hassle Ability to edit in a compelling way the recordings to illustrate the explanations Video conversion capabilities that allow you to customize the video format and quality depending on the media on which it is going to be shared,I would suggest allowing the users to schedule recordings. That would be really useful when you would like to record a meeting,10,The high quality of the videos you produce, this is something really useful considering the average quality of videos the users are used to watch Reduce time and stress to produce training media,Snagit,Adobe Acrobat DC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere ProSuper easy, user-friendly, CamtasiaI use Camtasia to build fun and interactive webinars by utilizing the screen capture feature. I am also able to import separate, studio recorded audio into the tool to narrate the visuals. It is a great tool that is used across our organization for a number of different purposes.,Integrates Powerpoint slides Animation High quality, engaging presentations,More options to control file size would be nice Custom transitions Better selection of pre-made templates,10,Better employee engagement at meetings Cost-Savings Time Savings,Microsoft Movie Maker, Dream Weaver and Adobe Captivate,ON24, Adobe Captivate, Encompass
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For the past 12 years, our web design company has been using Camtasia to make great videos that show clients their website interfaces as we are developing them, and to create training videos explaining to clients on how to manage their websites. Project updates are easily communicated to clients and collaborators with Camtasia. When we look at the clients existing website or software for analysis we create friendly talkative screencast videos for the client. It's like we are right their next to the client talking to them as they can see our screens and hear our voices.
  • Camtasia makes it very easy to record everything on your screen or just certain regions of your screen
  • Camtasia has advanced built-in editing tools to integrate video
  • Adding music, sound and markup to screencast videos is very easy with Camtasia
  • Camtasia takes a lot of training to learn how to integrate and edit video
  • Video editing is not as advanced as most major video editing software products
  • Camtasia does not provide as many pre-made sound themes as they should. The selection is not very diverse.
In looking at client's existing websites and speaking our thoughts about them to our potential web design clients via screencast videos, Camtasia is nearly the perfect solution. Camtasia is also great for providing project updates and training videos to our web design clients. For complex integrated screencast presentations, we might need to integrate a better software program like Adobe Premier or After Effects. For faster and more simple screencast vidoes we use Jing via Screencast.com instead.
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Camtasia is being used within our organization to supplement our training effort in deploying enterprise application systems. This along with other help documentation helps to reinforce learning and reduce the use of manpower for training. Camtasia allows the flexibility to incorporate PowerPoint slideshows, audio and video clips, and graphics and screen recording. Camtasia is also used to edit Skype recordings created during live trainings.
  • Provides a very clean user interface
  • Very good technical support
  • Easy to use editing tools
  • Price point is high compared to other video editing tools
  • Would like to see more variety of callout, transitions and fonts.
  • Would like a time estimate for compiling video
Camtasia is well suited for small projects that do not require interactive learning. It is good for screen recording and using PowerPoint recording add ins. Would like to be able to add interactive features in an easy way such as quizzes, etc. If you have a project with a lot of objects, Camtasia can sometimes misbehave. I have also found issues with the audio tools not being easy to adjust.
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We are currently using it to create training videos for our end users. Right now it's only being used by 2 departments. I also use it to create and convert other videos for our events to help streamline presentations. It's quick to create and convert many videos and pretty simple to use.
  • Quick to create and convert videos. Good Training and supported videos for beginners.
  • You can import any type of media, PPT, audio, video, photos, etc.
  • Training videos are excellent.
  • Their support staff is also great.
  • Always imporving their software.
  • Maybe the screen capture syncing with the audio. Sometime you can get a delay on it.
  • Quick training video for end-user support.
  • Good converting and uploading video contact to the web.
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We use Camtasia in two ways. Our upper-level management uses it to convey knowledge to the company, kind of like a recorded town hall meeting. Our HR staff and I use it as a visual training tool.
  • It has editing functions that allow you to cut and paste new pieces into your recording without having to re-record the parts you are happy with.
  • It is easy and quick to set up and start.
  • It has multiple ways to save the file so it can be distributed.
  • If you're not someone who uses this type of software regularly, it is a little intimidating.
  • Placing the annotations and other features that are available into your clip have a lot of trial and error to them. I found it difficult to get the size and information I wanted where I wanted it.
I use it often when trying to help our managers generate specific types of reports or learn repetitive processes. I can go through the procedure on my screen and talk them through step by step so they can refer back to it at later dates to generate the information they need in a report or understand the process to submit something to our department.

We have a detailed customer quoting system that has 7 steps to it. If you miss one, it completes stops the process. By videoing the steps through a complete process, our staff can see how to handle the situation and it is available for new hires so we don't forget to tell them a step.
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I use Camtasia 2018 and previously Camtasia 7, then Camtasia 8 to produce product unboxing videos, review videos, showcases, video game narration videos, and screen recording and training videos on a regular basis every week. I use Camtasia for multi-layer video editing, multi-layer sound editing, adding annotations, transitions and more.
  • Very easy to work with multiple video and audio layers
  • Easy to apply transitions and annotations
  • Easy to resize and do picture in picture effects
  • Has some trouble with .mov file format when they are large size with preview playback
  • Has trouble with 4K and working with 60+ fps video
  • Sometimes crashes when using hardware mode for rendering instead of software mode
  • Could have an effects subscription service or offer out more bonus effects
When working with multiple video layers, and doing picture in picture few software programs are as easy as Camtasia for just adding additional video players and doing picture in picture. Also for auto importing PowerPoint files and adding voice narration over them is where this software also shines. It is also excellent at full screen recording able to record video game play, or any window and you can resize, pause/start recording again as needed.
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Camtasia is used as the primary method of recording videos and instructional walkthroughs for the department. It allows us to record our screen and make quick edits that make quick and easy videos that help prospective students and parents learn more about our processes and procedures. It is also used for recording screen recordings from mobile devices.
  • Speeds up the recording of screen recordings and video walkthroughs.
  • Allows us to record mobile devices with ease.
  • Really quick edits that allow us to take a recording to the final product instantly.
  • It is missing some editing features of more advanced programs.
  • Some of the transitions could be improved in the editing process.
  • Recording can be hard to track and sort with the structure of the files.
I would recommend Camtasia for anyone in my department. It is an entry-level video software that is easy to learn and makes video recording easy. It works for software demos and also allows me to edit quick projects to get them live by the end of the day. It isn't meant for high-quality video production.
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We use Camtasia on a regular basis for online course modules as well as in the creation of technical training materials. Its preloaded call out effects, pan and zoom feature, and simple linear editor make it a fairly usable for even more novice faculty to use. Additionally, we've also noted quite a few enhancements and they've worked to make the Mac and PC versions more consistent than they were originally.
  • Easy to use
  • Pre-canned special effects, transitions, and callouts
  • ability to integrate/publish to your LMS with the additional of the RELAY software (recommended)
  • The export process can be slow and it can monopolize your machine's RAM. It is difficult to do other tasks while Camtasia is rendering your final product.
  • Old versions can be temperamental and occasionally corrupt/refuse to open if you don't practice good file management. Keep your files organized in with a master project folder!
  • The built-in Screencast hosting solution isn't very good. We usually end up rendering and hosting elsewhere. (private Vimeo Channel, YouTube or Kaltura)
It's pretty industry standard software at this point and it integrated well with TechSmith's other software like Snaggit, JING etc. A hardcore multimedia/video person can learn it easily but may find it restrictive and prefer to use a more robust tool such as Adobe Premiere or After Effects. However, it is still a solid capturing tool to start with. Unfortunately, the program's native file type (.cmp?) doesn't really carry over well to anything else. We typically convert to .mp4 or .mov and go from there.
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In my current role, I am responsible for the departmental communications. My team sets up knowledge share meetings, VP Town Hall meetings, etc. All of which involves video recordings. Often we need to either trim down videos or edit gaps. Camtasia is the first product I go to. I also use the software to combine images into videos to commemorate our employees participating in community events. And lastly, I will use Camtasia to create quick training videos.
  • The interface is very easy to use. Without any experience, a person can quickly create or edit and produce it in a format you need.
  • Camtasia offers many extras included with the software at such a low price point.
  • The product is feature rich. There are transitions and the ability to create animations. Many tools that allow a person to create a professional video.
  • TechSmith offers many tutorials, both in video format and in articles. They have a great support system.
  • I'm hard pressed to find areas that need improvement. If I could recommend anything, it would be a faster video creation.
One of Camtasia's strengths is the fact that it can be used without any knowledge of video editing, giving anyone the ability to begin their first project right away. The program is very intuitive and for those areas you might need help, you can quickly find a "How to" video on the internet.

Due to the ease of use, it comes in handy cleaning up videos from any source, even your smartphone. It can create product demonstration videos, training videos, even personal videos. Due to transitions, pan and zoom and animations, you will be producing professional videos that you can be very proud of. The product even provides quite a few royalty-free audio clips to be used as background audio in any type of video project.

The only criticism I can offer is the length of time it takes to create the final video when you have completed editing. (I honestly think it really isn't that long - we just have the expectation of everything being instantaneous) However, I do know that TechSmith has committed to an annual release schedule and will work continuously to improve an already excellent product.
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Currently, there are two of us that use it at Haselden. I have recommended that our IT people who do screen captures use Camtasia, but they are not currently. It provides us with an excellent screen capturing app at an affordable price. It works wonderfully.
  • Easy to screen capture.
  • UX is wonderful.
  • Editing is easy to use. I didn't need much training on how to use Camtasia.
  • Editing audio is not the best.
This is great for software simulation. Recording and doing edits are easy. It takes less time to edit videos than it does using Premiere Pro. We use Camtasia almost exclusively for software simulation. Recording narration, which we do often, is another easy to use function. We use Audition when we are recording small snip-its of voice over.
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Camtasia is currently being used at our institution as a mid-range capture and editing platform for faculty, students, and staff. They are typically guided to use Camtasia over our simpler solutions if they need to add media into their production after recording - including photos, video, text, or music. Camtasia is a benefit to those users who need a slightly more robust solution (beyond simply capture and delivery), and allows them to learn only one piece of software for both creation, manipulation, and exporting a compressed file ready for delivery. We only retain a limited number of licenses because many users are satisfied with our simpler platform and only need capture and basic trimming features.
  • Provides an all-in-one software for capture and editing
  • Guides users through the process of using the software for the first time
  • Allows voiceover and editing in one system without the need to export/transfer and re-time or re-edit to align the VO with the visuals
  • There are very frequent updates recently, and with little to no improvement - but consistently bothering the user to upgrade whenever the software is opened.
  • Deploying site-wide can be frustrating unless you buy a certain number of licenses and qualify for centralized license management
  • It offers too many features in some cases - lots of things like animation and greenscreen are never touched by our users, and it would be nice to have an alternative UI or cheaper version that is even more watered down.
Camtasia is great for new users who have never edited before but need more capability than something like iMovie or Windows Movie Maker. Camtasia is not as well suited for true beginners who only need to record and deliver because the interface quickly feels overwhelming. It is also not a full-featured NLE for professionals, as the media options, effects, and exporting leaves much to be desired.
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Camtasia is primarily used in our hospital as a screen capture and video editing tool by our professional development and training department. Within the department, five employees actively use this application for video editing. Camtasia offers an intuitive video editing option with simple tools and a direct connection to other TechSmith tools that are commonly used by our department.
  • Camtasia offers cursor and click tracking and highlighting. This easily accessible option is amazingly useful in creating the system tutorials for which our department is responsible.
  • Our first step in capturing screen steps and progress is using TechSmith SnagIt. SnagIt integrates seamlessly with Camtasia.
  • Camtasia lacks some of the pro options that are required to complete our videos. We often turn to some of our full-featured applications to finish a project.
  • The import/export file formats are very limited.
Camtasia is excellently suited for opportunities where your aim is to create video tutorials of a process and/or workflow. Using the embedded screen recorder or in conjunction with SnagIt, I can easily capture my active use or the tool or process that I wish to teach.

However, in scenarios where a more polished video design is necessary, Camtasia lacks the options. Also, there are a number of popular file types that Camtasia is not capable of importing or exporting.
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Our company uses Camtasia mainly for internal training videos; however we have recently started using it for external training videos and webinar recordings as well. Although I have the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite including Premiere Pro, I prefer Camtasia for its ease of use. You can watch their useful training videos and be up and running with recording and editing in less than an hour.
  • Internal employee software training videos. This is where Camtasia really excels, as you're able to record all your screen activity and add highlights, call-outs, etc. to your video during the editing phase.
  • External pre-recorded webinars or training.
  • Editing post-webinar recordings for later distribution.
  • I haven't yet come across something I've wanted to do and haven't been able to do.
  • Even when it takes you a bit to figure out how to do something, or where to go to find it, there's probably a training video or other help files available.
Camtasia really excels with such uses as internal employee software training videos. You're able to record all your screen activity and add highlights, call-outs, etc. to your video during the editing phase.
It certainly doesn't have all the bells and whistles of Adobe Premiere Pro, but for the average business user or marketing team, it should meet your needs and is much easier to learn quickly.
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Camtasia is being used by my company to develop training videos that demonstrate ho to use systems and complete daily work procedures. These videos are edited to call-out key steps, system highlights, and best practices. It is also used to edit short interviews with leadership and other decision makers.
  • Camtasia is easier to learn for beginner film editors than some other, more complex software.
  • It comes with prefabricated tools that take minimal effort to use and create, such as the ability to highlight areas of the screen.
  • You can add audio, image, and video tracks with ease.
  • Camtasia does not have as many options as Adobe Premiere. It is a more basic video editing software.
  • I would like some more options besides the prefabricated ones it provides.
  • If you move the file for someone to use, the tracks can get jumbled. To fix this, you must first zip the file and then send it to someone to edit and/or use.
Camtasia is best suited for beginner film editors. It is a good starting point with some descent options and effects. As your skills increase, you may want to move on to more complex and powerful tools, such as Adobe Premiere. It is, however, a good tool for screen captures, filming a demo on your computer, and editing other video projects.
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Camtasia, now called TechSmith Relay, was used to record presentation videos for our faculty to share with their students. We switched from using it, after all these years, to Panopto.
  • It's very easy to learn and use.
  • Uploading of videos was straightforward and easy.
  • Integrated well easily with our video storage service.
  • Both a pro and a con of it being easy to use is that it has limited features.
  • Better video editing abilities.
  • More enhancements on creating videos. Added webcam in the video would be nice while presenting.
  • Automated closed captioning would be great!
For an easy screen capture program, use Camtasia/TechSmith Relay works great. For a bells and whistles screen capture program, not so great. If you want to do a quick Powerpoint presentation with a voice-over, it's perfect. Anything beyond that, not so much.
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Currently Camtasia is used by multiple departments in-order to create quick content that can be pushed out. We use the screen capture function the majority of the time because it allows us to easily walk employees through changes in our software that seemingly happen monthly. It's a much easier and more digestible way to train people who already have some familiarity with a software system. They're able to watch when they're able from almost anywhere and the screen capture allows them to just watch that clicks the presenter is showing, and even start and stop the video to follow along.
  • The product is extremely intuitive. For a first time user, it doesn't take long to be able to produce a minimum viable product.
  • There are enough editing capabilities to produce high-end, professional looking videos. Voice narrate, highlight cursors, zoom and pan, seamless transitions.
  • The layout is simple and helps keep your projects in line. Being able to drag and drop from the clip bin to the timeline and then move objects around to the second makes creating easy.
  • We had some issues with the play button not playing the timeline, but the problem has been addressed with an early update. The Camtasia support page helped us with this issue.
  • Sometimes getting a microphone to select can be tricky if we have a headset and a webcam plugged in to the computer. It's usually fixed by unplugging both devices and changing the order they're plugged in.
We have a very limited number of team members to support a very large organization. Camtasia provides us a platform to produce content we're proud to present to the company while saving us the time of putting together full elearning videos. I'm not suggesting that there isn't a place for both, but this helps us save time when we don't have a lot of it. We can create video screen shares, that capture the quick attention of our target audience and function very closely to a YouTube style of video that our demographic is used to.
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Various departments use Camtasia for various reasons but the Product Management team primarily uses Camtasia to record, edit, and produce marketing-quality and web-quality product demonstrations of all the software products we develop. These videos are used on web sites, presentations, webinars and customer visits to highlight existing product features or upcoming features to give us a competitive advantage in new opportunities.
  • Video structure editing
  • Insertion of user guidance in demonstration videos
  • Production software to publish videos to all formats
  • Recording screen software
  • It could use an open environment that allows other users to create different templates for videos.
  • better parity between versions of Camtasia. It is difficult to share projects across release versions of Camtasia.
  • More tutorials in the platform itself to improve individual user knowledge.
The Camtasia recorder was a superb tool for capturing screen audio and video on your desktop which is a huge benefit when your role requires the creation of demos on software products or the creation of tutorials to guide users through a new feature. The Camtasia editor is useful for more complex editing when needed (such as adding transitions, cutaways, etc). Combined, these two product features provide a much-needed tool to record and edit items for knowledge transfer and marketing collateral.
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It is being used by my department for developing videos to promote our product. Before every major product release, my teammates and I create short videos of the features included in the release. It helps us inform our customers of the new features and what problems of theirs these features solve. It also helps our sales reps and partners become aware of the new features so that they can position the product accordingly.
  • Camtasia helps you record audio and video very well. It can use your screencam to record you as you talk. It can also capture your screen video. It is able to detect all the audio devices on your computers such as your headphones and computer microphone. For screen capture, you can either capture full screen or choose a custom resolution. It can capture up to 1080p. You can also choose a specific area of the screen to record. You can choose to record system audio as well.
  • You can edit the captured video and add and remove content as required. For example, you certainly want to remove the "ums" and "ahs" in your audio. You can also delete portions of the video where there was no screen action.
  • You can insert captions and callouts on the video. These can be images or text or combinations thereof.
  • It allows importin media files in a wide variety of formats. You can embed media files in several tracks.
  • Your produced video can be published in several formats and resolutions up to 1080p. There are options to publish directly to popular platforms such as YouTube, Google Drive, OneDrive, Screencast.com, etc.
  • Nothing that I can think of.
Camtasia is apt for producing videos to promote software products. It is also appropriate for producing videos for information purposes about software systems, typically used in product documentation.
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I use Camtasia to build instructional and training courses, as well as how-to videos. I use it for our internal teams and clients. Camtasia is easy to use and logical in structure, allowing a quicker start to product timing. It's a great tool for what I do.
  • Integrate audio narration directly using Camtasia.
  • Edit tracks within a project.
  • Export projects in multiple formats
  • There could be greater flexibility with animation.
  • More free assets would be nice.
  • Wish it was easier to hotlink an attachment.
Great for short how-to videos as well as longer training scenarios. Not as effective if you need or want to integrate engagement.
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We use Camtasia for a number of screencasts for trainings and marketing material. We run through product demos, but also record animated slides from PowerPoint (although I do not use the PP plug-in - I just record it while running the presentation). Camtasia is quite intuitive and easy for quick edits of the recorded videos. We even use it sometimes for basic audio recordings (exporting the video file as an mp3), and have put in some actual video (interviews, introductions, etc.) for export. Be warned, however, that it's not really designed for that, so the program can get really choppy when trying to edit.
  • Love the interface. Easy to navigate and edit.
  • The audio editing works very well. You can get down to a frame by frame edit. There is also a noise reduction option that is really good at getting rid of ambient noises (like an HVAC noise).
  • Adding some basic effects, callouts, transitions, and zooms are easy to do, and makes our videos more compelling.
  • When you lower audio down to a very low level (less than 20% of original volume), it's very hard to edit out areas or splice music together. A vertical zoom of the timeline with audio would be nice.
  • Could do a better job managing video, and not just screencasts. Any 'real' video gets pretty choppy when you try to use for introductions or transitions.
  • Camtasia Recorder sometimes does a random reset for preferences, which might default to my laptop built-in microphone instead of the bluetooth mic I have plugged in. Or the recording dimensions change. So it's a good idea to always do a 5 second test recording before you actually record, to make sure your audio preference is correctly selected.
If you're doing any screencasts or powerpoint slide demos that you want to record, Camtasia is the program for you. It's pretty quick to learn, and has enough features for editing and publishing without overwhelming the interface. From time to time, we overclock what it was designed to do in order to make some interesting video mixed with the screencast. That said, if you're looking for true video editing, go with a Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, or even iMovie.
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Camtasia is being used for training, support, and marketing within our company. We can easily create and edit training videos to include step by step instructions, alternate audio, and focus on key features. Camtasia also is used by our marketing team to create videos for prospective clients through emails, Youtube and social media. This product is simple to begin using and the UI is great.
  • Editing Video
  • Mixing Audio Tracks
  • Providing a Library Elements to Add to Videos
  • Sync's with social platforms for quick upload
  • There could be easy to locate tutorials for creating transitions and elements within the software.
  • Would like it to include more options to provide detailed descriptions in YouTube videos that are upload via Camtasia.
  • Would like the ability to save Audio only files from the editor.
Camtasia is so easy to use that I have not found a scenario where it is inappropriate to use as a video creation tool. It is great for quick videos such as introductions, tips, Youtube videos and can also be used to record your screen (including audio) and then turn around and edit the recording for use.
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Our institution uses Camtasia for screen recording of powerpoints or other software uses for instruction. Voice over powerpoints are great for our instructors and very easy to create, edit, and share. I even share with instructors how to edit other videos they are creating - Camtasia is a good basic video editor that doesn't take a long time to master.
  • Screen Capture - very easily grabs computer software, audio, and webcam for a pictures in picture if needed.
  • Great basic video editor - with a nice set of video editing tools and not too much skill needed to learn, Camtasia is a very nice little video editor that can be used by all.
  • Great tutorials online - I always send the tutorials to instructors to get them started and then help them as they continue to use the software and have questions.
  • I can't really think of any issues
  • Mac versions and PC versions are different, but they keep getting closer and they do allow for cross platform projects, which is very helpful!
Creating a voice over powerpoint video to teach on a specific topic and sharing the final video.
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Camtasia is regularly used in collaboration with my clients to record, edit and create training videos for on-demand learning and education.
  • Easy editing of pre-made videos - Often I get videos made by others that have issues. Camtasia makes it easy to take those videos apart and put them back together again
  • Importing media; audio, images, other clips and transitions - makes it much easier to assemble my video and adjust it
  • export video - several options based on your need, your audience and the type of viewing experience you want your end user to have
  • Always have to remember that the original file is in a proprietary format and can sometimes get saved in locations on your hard drive that are hard to find. A warning or instructions when saving would be helpful.
  • Sometimes for no reason the "start from the beginning" button doesn't work and you have to manually slide to the beginning of your creation.
  • I'd like to see annotations and highlights that I added to my clips move with the image if I adjust it. Otherwise I find that my annotations and additions are slightly off during playback and I have to go back and adjust them again.
  • Would love to have a collaboration feature where two people in different locations could work on the same video at the same time, or at least switch back and forth in the creation.
Well suited for:
Creating explainer videos
Adjusting the sound and video when they dont line up
Converting a video for use in another platform - example - converting a windows file to an mp4 for use in Adobe Connect
uploading to Screencast for easier access by end users
Creating training videos
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My company is a software training and consulting company. Camtasia is our primary program for creating and editing training and informational videos. Because of this, I work with Camtasia almost daily. I can quickly and effortlessly create professional looking videos with annotations, transitions, animations, etc. with no difficulty at all. Additionally, the share features allow me to produce too many different distribution methods quite easily. Because of this, I work with Camtasia almost daily.
  • Recording Options --The options I use are the webcam, computer screen, and voice narration. Other options include computer camera, voice narration, and other audio.
  • Share Options -- Their share options give you great flexibility. I share using the custom production option as .mp4. You can also share directly to Screencast.com, Vimeo, YouTube, Google Drive, create your own custom production, export a frame or even export audio only.
  • Video Enhancement Options -- The video enhancement options allow you to create polished, professional looking videos with ease. They include text annotations, behaviors, cursor effects, visual effects, animations, zoom-n-pan animations, transitions and editor properties.
  • Help - Their help feature is incredible. They have everything you need right at your fingertips, including step by step instructions, definitions, tutorials, AND their support is Phenomenal!
  • Splicing -- The splicing feature doesn't seem as straight forward as other features.
Camtasia is a great program for creating professional looking videos easily as there is not a huge learning curve to get started. If you watch their videos, you can quickly pick up the program and run with it!
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Camtasia is used in my department to share how to videos and demo paths of the solutions we offer.
It is a standard in the market. Super powerful when you are recording your screen because later you can edit that recording and add compelling effects that take your explanations to the next level.
  • Outstanding recording capabilities with no hassle
  • Ability to edit in a compelling way the recordings to illustrate the explanations
  • Video conversion capabilities that allow you to customize the video format and quality depending on the media on which it is going to be shared
  • I would suggest allowing the users to schedule recordings. That would be really useful when you would like to record a meeting
It is super useful to use it for preparing training videos and how-to demos for customers and employees.
The tools that it provides allow you to go straight forward to unleash your creativity and focus on getting the job done.
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I use Camtasia to build fun and interactive webinars by utilizing the screen capture feature. I am also able to import separate, studio recorded audio into the tool to narrate the visuals. It is a great tool that is used across our organization for a number of different purposes.
  • Integrates Powerpoint slides
  • Animation
  • High quality, engaging presentations
  • More options to control file size would be nice
  • Custom transitions
  • Better selection of pre-made templates
Camtasia as a whole is easy to use and really excels at helping you put together a movie file quickly. If you are looking for something to bring your presentations to life, Camtasia is the easiest thing out there. While it is very helpful, it is not very powerful. Don't expect to create movie files that will be appropriate for creating TV ads or small commercials. It is better suited for presentations and mild animations.
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About Camtasia

Camtasia from TechSmith is a tool for making screen and video recordings.

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