About Camtasia

Camtasia is a screen recording and video making solution that allows users to create, edit, save, and share videos. It is designed to help businesses create tutorials, demos, webinars, or other types of instructional videos. Users can record Mac and Windows device screens or webcams to capture software functionalities, video calls, and other content. Camtasia allows users to add annotations, effects, templates, and other editing tools to help increase viewer engagement.

With Camtasia's editing tools, users can zoom in or out of video content, insert transitions, and add pan animations to screen recordings. Customizable video quizzes can also be added to measure viewer learning and engagement. Users can record audio clips or add music and sound effects from the Camtasia library. This solution provides a variety of pre-built video templates including unique designs for projects that require more efficiency.

Videos created within Camtasia can be shared on online platforms including YouTube, Screencast, or Vimeo, and can also be embedded into online video courses.

Pricing starting from:

US$179.88/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India and 11 others

Supported Languages

Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese and 2 others

Pricing starting from:

US$179.88/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Camtasia: 47

  • Animation
  • Animations & Transitions
  • Annotations
  • Audio Capture
  • Audio Mixing
  • Brand Overlay
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Color Grading
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Content Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Sharing
  • Interactive Content
  • Media Library
  • Multi-Language
  • Multi-Screen Recording
  • Multimedia Support
  • On-Demand Recording
  • Preview Functionality
  • Privacy Options
  • Screen Capture
  • Screen Recording Software
  • Social Media Integration
  • Social Sharing
  • Speed Adjustment
  • Split/Merge
  • Subtitles/Closed Captions
  • Supports HD Resolution
  • Template Management
  • Templates
  • Text Overlay
  • Text to Video
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Video Call Recording
  • Video Capture
  • Video Creation
  • Video Editing
  • Video Management
  • Video Marketing Software
  • Video Streaming
  • Video Support
  • Voice-Over/Audio
  • Watermarking
  • YouTube Uploading

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(329)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Support
4.2/5

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  • Industry: Consumer Services
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

‘’Users of various skill levels might produce excellent videos with Camtasia’’

Reviewed on 26/7/2022

For anyone who has to capture their screen and then edit that recording, I believe Camtasia is...

For anyone who has to capture their screen and then edit that recording, I believe Camtasia is fantastic. Camtasia has been used to record presentations on the computer screen. We use these recordings after editing to create webinars or online courses. The software costs a fair amount with a one-time purchase fee. Camtasia is an easy-to-use tool that develops learning experiences that demand desktop visuals while producing content that is entirely compatible with a range of video-carrying devices. Additionally, the application uses pixelation or blurring techniques to conceal information that could otherwise be used to individually identify people to prevent any violations of student confidentiality laws or Institutional Review Board standards. A convenient library of visual pictures, icons, backdrops, and audio beds may be combined with user-generated content to give presentations that are eye-catching "pizzazz." Some educators utilize it to communicate concepts that call for a visual component. Both multiple timeline storage and the inclusion of audio-scrubbing in the editing toolbox would be significant advancements. For illustration, a project might promote

Pros

Every internet project these days needs editing. This covers activities incorporating images, sound, video, and other components. I've used it for more than 6 years. Camtasia was initially used to create instructional videos for students, learners, coworkers, and the online courses my company provides. Camtasia is, in my opinion, relatively easy to use when compared to some of the other products available on the market. Even if we don't have as many bells and whistles, the completed product still feels and looks professional. Rapid video production and transmission. For novices, there are informative courses and supplemental videos. Any variety of media, including PPTs, audio, video, and graphics, can be imported.
Training videos can be amazing.
They also have fantastic support people.
They patch their frequency
I would strongly recommend such an item!

Cons

Alternating Period
Filters
Asset Inventory
White Balance modifications
Possibly accurate are the audio and screenshot. There might periodically be a delay.
On rare occasions, a projected screen will be done but still be listed as a recent project.

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  • Industry: Media Production
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Record and edit simple training videos

Reviewed on 28/4/2022

I believe it's a must-have if you are looking into a reliable software to capture your screen. It...

I believe it's a must-have if you are looking into a reliable software to capture your screen. It has some great features to minimize the post-editing, meaning you can use it to simplify your work when creating a series of training videos.

Pros

It's very easy to use and it helps you configure to your needs through assistant wizards.
The result is very good, it does a nice compression on the files.
The editing features are surprisingly good for a software to capture your screen and allows to create interactive and really great videos with some work.

Cons

As an editor, it might be too simple to do more advanced and customized things.

David
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Barely functional program with useless support

Reviewed on 27/4/2023

Terrible. It's glitchy, updates ruin projects and force remakes or reshoots. Tech support is...

Terrible. It's glitchy, updates ruin projects and force remakes or reshoots. Tech support is standoffish and difficult, and the dev team seemingly has no interest in taking user feedback.

Pros

It's relatively simple so you can figure out the basics pretty quick.Try doing ANYTHING more than cutting a clip together though...

Cons

Technical Support and User Experience. Every update ruins SOMETHING about the program and it takes weeks or even months to get it fixed. The latest version deleted entire asset libraries that I've been using for 5+ years, and most interactions with the support team leave me more frustrated than when I started. They even insulted me and said I couldn't read once.

Mike
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  • Industry: Media Production
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

My Go-To Editing Software

Reviewed on 20/11/2023

I have been using Camtasia for nearly 10 years and like how they constantly try to innovate the...

I have been using Camtasia for nearly 10 years and like how they constantly try to innovate the software.

Pros

It is easier to use than other editing software.
Reasonable price subscription
Excellent customer service
Great editing options and continues to improve with each version

Cons

Have some more editing features available on the main screen

Wassim
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  • Industry: Computer Networking
  • Company size: 501–1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Camtasia: A Comprehensive Video-Editing Solution for E-Learning

Reviewed on 19/6/2023

Great experience. Some performance enhancements would be definitely recommended but overall it is a...

Great experience. Some performance enhancements would be definitely recommended but overall it is a great video-editing/making package.

Pros

Camtasia supporting me in developing high quality e-learning courses in higher education and training. Easy time-line management made the tasks very smooth and executed on time. The ability to include random quizzes and assignments in the Video at several points in time was an amazing feature that I can't really find in that flexibility in other products. Screen recording (even on mobile phones), Annotations, transitions, and several other video effects result in professional video development results.

Cons

The rendering time in Camtasia is very slow. This isn't as bad in other rival software such as Apple's imovie. But Still in spite of this, the feature-rich software makes one tolerate that delay in return of the amazing video editing features it provides.

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Camtasia offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$179.88/year
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

$299 one-time fee

Camtasia has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Camtasia supports the following languages:

Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Camtasia supports the following devices:

We do not have any information about what integrations Camtasia has

Camtasia offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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