Camtasia Studio – The Best Video Editing and Screencasting Tool for Windows and Mac

Adding of various effects over a normal video is not yet so problematic since there is various video editing software like Windows Movie Maker those are available for major operating systems like Mac, Windows, Linux, etc., but you might fall in trouble when it comes to recording and editing screen by making use of only one software. However, Camtasia Studio makes it unpretentious. How?

Camtasia Studio is being developed by Tech Smith and obtainable for Windows and Mac. This is all-in-one software in terms of video editing and screencasting. Though it is a bit tough to use for the beginners but if you use it for at least seven days, I am 100% sure that you will not use or even think to use any other third party tool for video editing.

System requirements for Camtasia Studio:

If you are using Mac OS X, then it should have

  • Mac OS X v10.6.6+
  • 2GB of RA
  • 4GB hard disk space
  • Dual core 2.0 GHz processor

If you are using Windows, then it should have

  • Windows 8/7/Vista/XP(SP3)
  • Microsoft DirectX 9+
  • .NET Framework 4.0
  • Minimum Dual Core processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • PowerPoint 2007 or later

Key features of this video editing software, Camtasia Studio:

Though video editing and screencasting are two major features of this tool but here is a detailed list which could be done via this best video editing software

  • Join and split video
  • Add audio clip over video
  • Replace audio of an existing movie
  • Embed callout
  • Various transitions
  • Cursor effects
  • Captions
  • Visual properties
  • Custom voice recording and adding
  • Zoom video on demand
  • Create video in different resolutions
  • Create GIF image from an existing video
  • Save video in various formats like .avi or .mp4
  • Upload self-made video to YouTube and directly
  • Share via FTP

Although there are some other minor features of Camtasia Studio, all of these are the major features of this movie editing software.

Get started with Camtasia Studio:

[Note: I am giving a basic idea. Not the complete procedure.]

At first download the 30-days trial pack of this tool. Then I would like to explain how you can record screen. To do so, just open this software and click the Record the screen button. You can either choose your manual screen or PowerPoint presentations.

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Then it comes to selecting screen resolution in which you would record. You can also edit the cursor style and other effects.

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After recording, now its time to edit that. Alternatively, you can also choose any other video file that you want to edit. For that, you have to add it in the timeline after importing them by pressing Import Media button.

You can add various things such as callouts, voice, captions, etc. in your video.

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After completing your edit, you can either save it in your hard disk, or you can also upload it to YouTube or

That’s it! Hope this advanced video editing software will help you to improve your experience of video editing.

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