Camtasia is a tool that will let you record on-screen activity, as well as edit and enhance it, and share it in high-quality to viewers anywhere. Camtasia Studio and Camtasia for Mac are software suites, created and published by TechSmith, for creating video tutorials and presentations directly via screencast, or via a direct recording plug-in to Microsoft PowerPoint. The screen area to be recorded can be chosen freely, and audio or other multimedia recordings may be recorded at the same time or added separately from any other source and integrated in the Camtasia Studio component of the product. Both versions of Camtasia started as enhanced screen capture programs and have evolved to integrate screen capture and post processing tools targeted at the educational and information multimedia development marketplace. Camtasia Studio v8 for Microsoft Windows consists of two major components: Camtasia Recorder - a separate tool for capturing screen audio and video. Camtasia Studio editor - the component for which the entire product is named, which is now a multimedia authoring tool with the industry standard "timeline" interface for managing multiple clips in a stacked track form plus enhancements summarized below.
A specialist screen recording and video editing software from TechSmith
Camtasia Studio gives you the tools to record your computer screen and then turn those recordings into professional-grade videos. And once you've edited and polished your creation, you can share it directly from the app to YouTube, Google Drive, and Screencast.com. You just need: Camtasia Studio, your computer, and a microphone.
Smooth functioning: Camtasia provides a lot of nice features in a fluid interface that makes creating screen capture videos and processing them easily. You can set the program to record either the screen or a PowerPoint presentation. You can also choose to record your entire screen or only a portion of it that you preset before recording begins. The recordings are clear and sharp, providing you with an excellent framework on which to put all the finishing touches and effects you want.
Once you have your screen capture recording the way you want it, you can use the various tools included in the program to make your video complete. such as Transition Options, Voice Narration, Captions, Quizzing, and more. You can also use built-in tools to enhance and improve the audio quality of your voice recording.
Camtasia Studio is a great program for creating instructional or other videos using screen capture. The interface is accessible to all users at all levels, to create a product with the professional feel.
Ease of Use: all you have to do is to start Camtasia recorder to capture your screen activity and voice narration.
Tips for using the product
The latest version offers some new tools and improvements, such as Quizzing. This tool allows the user to add interactive quizzes to the clip. You just have to select the questions and the possible answers and then pick the correct one. You can also configure it to show the score or let the viewers see the answers after submitting.
Use SmartFocus, a tool that automatically applies zoom to areas where there is high activity.