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A powerful, yet easy-to-use screen recorder, Camtasia helps you create professional videos without having to be a video pro. Easily record your screen movements and actions, or import HD video from a camera or other source. Customize and edit the content on both Mac and Windows platforms, and share your videos with viewers on nearly any device.

Show your ideas, spread the word, or share knowledge with a video. From quick video demos to extensive video projects, this software has all the editing tools to create the great video content you need to get the job done. Quickly record your webcam or screen, engage your viewers with a variety of effects, and easily share your videos to anyone, anywhere. Camtasia for PC is the best all-in-one screen recorder and video editing software. Every feature is built with beginners and experts in mind. Get features you won’t find in free video editors.

What’s New in TechSmith Camtasia 2023

75+ new, modern transition effects
More than 75 new transitions to make videos more engaging and polished.

Motion Blur Effect
Instantly make effects and movement feel smoother with the new Motion Blur effect.

Corner Rounding Effect
Smooth out sharp corners on your media and instantly round all or individual corners.

Lottie (JSON) Support
Import LOTTIE animation files from other applications into Camtasia 2023 for Windows PC.

Customizable media clips
Among the most popular features in Camtasia is the wide range of media clips and elements that can be added to created videos and easily customized in their properties.

Emphasize Audio Effect
Quickly mix background music and spoken commentary: Drag and drop it onto the clip whose audio you want to highlight, and it automatically adjusts the volume.

VU Audio Meter in Editor (Windows)
Get a visual readout of your audio volume levels right in the editor.

Share Narration to TechSmith Audiate
Quickly pass audio narration back and forth with TechSmith Audiate for detailed editing and improving the sound of your recording.

Custom assets for you and your team
Expanded control and customization of video assets through Quick Properties.

Fast Editing: Proxy Video
In order to display and edit large and high-resolution videos smoothly, Camtasia 2023 now offers the option to use proxy video. These temporary copies can be edited quickly due to their low data volume, and are then returned to the original HQ recording.

Improved representation of grouped assets
"Groups" have long been a proven way in Camtasia to organize sections and items on the Timeline.

Clear organization and sharing: Standalone project files
All files used for a specific video project are now combined into a single, central project file. This can be quickly shared with colleagues, transferred to another computer, or archived.

Note: 30 days trial version. Requires .NET Framework.

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What's new in this version:

Camtasia Studio 2023.3.2
- Fixed a crash that could occur with captions
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Camtasia Studio 2023.3.1
Updates for IT Administrators:
- Added Offline Activation option for users with restricted internet access

- Fixed a bug that prevented selection tabs from reattaching to the playhead when selection duration is 0
- Fixed a bug that prevented selection tabs from being dragged past one another
- Fixed a possible crash if Camtasia is launched multiple times before the sign in workflow is completed

Camtasia Studio 2023.2.0
New Features:
Audio Visualizers:
- Attention content creators, podcasters, musicians, vloggers, and just about anyone wanting to inject an irresistible dose of expressive flair into their visual projects! Camtasia's new audio visualizers bring your voice, music and sound effects to life, synthesizing your audio tracks with dynamic graphics that excite and engage your viewers more than ever before! And just like Camtasia's dynamic backgrounds, they're drag-and-drop easy to use, and can be easily extended to match the length of your audio on the timeline!

Updates for IT Administrators:
- Updated FreeType to version 2.12.1
- Updated FriBidi to version 1.0.12
- Updated libpng to version 1.6.39
- Updated Pixman to version 0.42.2
- Updated zlib to version 1.2.13
- Updated Pango to version 1.50.14
- Updated Cairo to version 1.17.8
- Updated HarfBuzz to version 8.0.0
- Updated PCRE to version 10.42
- Updated OpenSSL to 3.1.2

- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Camtasia Studio 2023.1.2
New Features:
- Added user preference for Recorder: Automatically minimize recording window

- a bug that could cause an empty graphics card name to appear in the list of available graphics cards
- a user-reported startup crash
- a bug that could cause a recording to be removed from the project if recording took place with the Project Settings dialog opened
- several issues that could cause the playhead to jump to the wrong time when editing captions
- a bug that Export Asset doesn't work when changing temp folder to any drive not C
- a bug that could prevent changing of audio properties after an Extend Frame
- an issue where imported media would sometimes sort into the "yesterday" category in Media Bin

Camtasia Studio 2023.1.1
- Added ability to filter typefaces by typing into the font menu
- Added support for opening Mac projects that were zipped instead of being Exported for Windows
- Improved hover preview performance for h.264 videos
- Project playback will now pause when starting a media preview from the Media Bin or Library

Dependency Updates:
- Updated libexpat to v2.5.0
- Updated Microsoft.Rest.ClientRuntime to v2.3.24
- Updated Lua to v5.4.6
- Removed outdated D3DX9_42.dll
- Removed outdated Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable files from installation

- Fixed a bug that could cause Speech to Text to stop before transcribing an entire media
- Fixed a bug that could cause auto-normalization settings for media to be out of sync with Project settings
- Fixed a bug that could cause a user to be prompted for a license key when one had already been entered
- Fixed a bug that caused images to be saved in PNG format when saved as a JPG
- Fixed a bug that could cause flickering in some MP4 source files
- Fixed a crash that could occur when online activation fails
- Fixed a crash that could occur when importing from Google Drive after a reinstallation
- Fixed a hang that could occur when closing the application while loudness calculations were taking place

Camtasia 2023.1.0
New Features:
- Added Variable Speed Playback

Feature Updates:
- Added MP3 Export Option
- Added option to purchase an individual subscription license

- Fixed an issue when playing back audio with clip speed applied
- Fixed an issue with changes to cursor path and images not saving properly for library assets

Camtasia 2023.0.3
- Made improvements to capturing cursor metadata on Silicon hardware
- Fixed an issue where system may indicate the camera was in use when it was not
- Fixed a bug that could cause transfer of projects between Camtasia and Audiate to fail
- Fixed a crash that could occur when exporting with SCORM options
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Camtasia 2023.0.2
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Camtasia 2023.0.1
- Fixed an issue where Camtasia may hang when loading
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Camtasia 2023.0.0
New Features:
Cursor Color Effect:
- The new Cursor Color effect lets you instantly change the color scheme of any cursor on the screen. Tired of black and white? Us too. Simply drop the Cursor Color effect onto any media with a recorded cursor or Cursor Path Creator effect and use the color pickers to breathe new life into your cursors. Use bold color choices to grab your audience's attention, or map the cursor colors to your brand with this simple drag and drop effect found in the Cursor Effects tool bin.

Cursor Shadow Effect:
- The cursor is the lead actor of any video that has screen content. You know every hero needs depth and contrast to stand out in a scene. That’s where the new Cursor Shadow effect comes to the rescue. Simply drag the Cursor Shadow effect from the Cursor Effects tool bin onto your media and then adjust the Angle, Offset, Blur and Opacity to draw the cursor away from the screen and increase contrast.

Cursor Packs:
- Really want to stand out from the crowd? Need to put a smile of delight on your audience's face? Our visual designer CoCo has created two cursor packs that unleash a visual feast that’s sure to engage viewers. Replace any cursor in your recording using the drop down menu inside the Cursor Image Replace properties of any recording or media with the Cursor Path Creator effect applied. You won’t be disappointed.
- Neon Cursor Pack - (58 cursors)
- Hand Drawn Cursor Pack (25 cursors)

Visual Effects:
Camtasia Filters:
- Create a wide range of looks from warm and sunny to cool and moody. Whether you’re looking to achieve a cinematic color tone, give your footage a vintage feel, or lean into a futuristic look Camtasia Filters gets you there with a simple drag and drop effect.
- Thirty-two unique color Filters (Color LUTs) can now be found in the new Filters tab of the Visual Effects tool bin.

Motion Path Effect:
- Add dynamic animation that flows and swoops along a path using the new Motion Path effect. This delightfully simple effect lets you add movement to any element in your video. Once applied, it’s super simple to add additional path animations just by context-clicking anywhere on the canvas and choosing Extend Path to Here. Looking for some EXTRA awesome sauce? Toggle on Auto Orient in the properties panel and make your media rotate as if it really is following the path. And that’s just the beginning my friends–dig into the effect properties for granular control over easing and line types.

Vignette Effect:
- One of the most iconic and versatile effects in the photo / video world is now a simple drag and drop effect in Camtasia. The new Vignette effect makes it easy to create a cinematic look that draws viewers attention to the center of your content. Make your photos or videos appear as though they were shot using expensive, vintage glass, or just wash away unwanted details at the edges of your media. Vignette ships with a number of simple adjustments that let you refine and shape the effect.
- Control the intensity and black and white color tone of the effect using the Amount slider.
- Use the Size, Roundness, and Feather sliders to control the focus area.

AI Background Removal (Beta):
- Don’t have the time, patience or money to set up a green screen? No problem–let the robots do the heavy lifting. Fire up your camera, record yourself, add that video to your Camtasia timeline and then just drop the Background Removal effect onto the clip. Now place your footage in the perfect position over your screen content to get that modern streaming influencer look.

Corner Pinning:
- Use the new Corner Pin editing mode to map an image or video to a 3d perspective. Found the perfect hand model photo? It’s now super simple to make a screenshot of your app appear as if it’s part of the original scene in that stock photo–just click on Corner Pin mode and drag the corners of your content to match the desired scene.

New 2023 Asset Library:
- Hand crafted with love in the Mitten, the 2023 Camtasia Asset Library has been revamped from the bottom up. This year's focus has been on making the content easier to browse and even more customizable. There are a ton of new assets including the headliners of the Camtasia 2023 release–Dynamic Backgrounds and Dynamic Fills. Just dropping these assets on the Canvas will instantly elevate the style and appearance of your video. Camtasia’s powerful and flexible Quick Properties and Dynamic Properties make it easy to customize the assets to put your own personal spin on how your content looks.

Dynamic Background / Dynamic Fill Assets:
- Whether you’re looking for a stunning background or a sexy fill, Camtasia has you covered. These aren’t run of the mill video assets or stock footage, either. Need that background to last a few seconds or a few hours? No problem, just drag the length to match whatever you want. Need to scale things, but don’t want jaggies / softness? Again we’ve got you covered. Tired of backgrounds that eat up hundreds of megabytes or even gigabytes? Our Dynamic Backgrounds and Fills are insanely small–just a few kilobytes in size. Want that background to contain fluid, looping motion? Just drag the speed slider to set the speed of the motion in your background for the duration it appears on the timeline. Really want to have some fun? Every single Dynamic Background and Fill has its own set of dynamic properties that allow you to adjust color, speed, number of elements and much, much more. It’s as if Camtasia ships with an ultra slick set of expensive plugins that create beautiful motion backgrounds and fills. No extra cost. No plugins needed.

- Looking for some inspiration? Need a beautiful layout to drop a title and a screenshot on? On the hunt for elegant framing that wraps around mobile and desktop screen content? Our new unstructured templates give you the perfect starting point without forcing a narrative structure that doesn’t fit your needs.

Asset Discovery in Camtasia Home:
- Looking for more inspiration? Facing a deadline and need stunning results immediately? A collection of customizable titling, lower thirds, animations, motion graphics and more is available via our cloud based asset service. Our content team is working hard to surface the best free, premium, and featured assets for use in your next video. And now, it’s easier than ever to discover these assets in Camtasia Home just below Recent Projects.


Snagx Support and Roundtrip Snagit Editing (Mac):
- Captured the perfect screenshot only to discover that its UI elements are too busy for your video? No problem, simply context-click on the image in the media bin, choose Edit in Snagit, let the Simplify Tool there do its magic and then send it back to Camtasia. Even better, the Snagx image format is now supported, allowing you to perform roundtrip editing of annotations and adjustments made in Snagit.

Feature Updates:
- An all new state of the art rendering engine improves preview performance and export rendering speed. Those export coffee breaks just got a whole lot shorter.

Screencast Export (Mac):
- Share directly to Screencast and take advantage of all the feedback and collaboration features of our modern online video platform.

Lottie Color Quick Properties:
- Camtasia's Lottie color support makes it easy to quickly customize slick animations to match your branded content. Quick Properties take this to the next level. Group any Lottie animation and color wells are automatically generated in the properties panel. The Quick Property Asset editor allows you to map Lottie colors to Theme colors making it incredibly easy to style elements from the Camtasia Asset Library and Asset Service.

Improved Radial Angle Controls (Mac):
- Radial controls have been reworked from the ground up to allow precise, fluid control of angle values when dragging radial controls in the properties panel.

- Edit All Animations now applies when making changes to media on the Canvas.
- Fixed a hang that could occur when updating a stitched media.
- Fixed a bug that could lead to all-black frames when reversing a video.
- Fixed a bug that could lead to a corrupt video when exporting a project with no audio.
- Fixed a bug that could cause a gap between media on the timeline when trimming a transition.
- Fixed a bug that could cause Themes to be missing in the dropdown for non-ENU customers.
- Fixed a bug that could cause an error when changing the color of text-only annotations.
- Fixed a bug that could cause fx trackers to fail to properly scale down with small media.

Updates for IT Administrators:
- Fixed a folder permissions issue that prevented some enterprise end-users from accessing Camtasia