Camtasia is a one of the most popular screen recorder & video editing software available for Windows and macOS. The program includes 2 essential components that taken both separately and together are powerful tools for those who wish to create online tutorials or educational videos.
- Screen Recording Software: Camtasia 2020 (but also the older versions) has probably the best in class screencast software. With a simple click of the Record button, Camtasia captures everything you do on your computer screen. Even when capturing complex frames you can expect amazing results thanks to Camtasia’s improved frame rate editing capabilities, allowing you to edit and produce videos at 60 frames per second!
- Video Editing Software: Camtasia comes equipped with an almost complete vide editor tool that can compete with best in class standalone editors. This feature is especially interesting to the users that don’t need just a screen recorder app to capture their screen. The rendering time is also surprisingly short, test it out and you will noticed the difference to previous versions or other products.
What you can basically do with Camtasia 2020:
- Amazing screencasts thanks to the powerful screen recorder
- Video editing : trimming, splitting and stitching the footage
- Add annotations such as arrows or callouts, just to name a few
- Choose from a wide variety of animations and visual effects
- Add motion graphic
- Add voice narration that is easily syncing it with the video
- Assets, assets, assets : Camtasia has got plenty of royalty free assets (intros, outros, music, images,etc.) but you can also opt in for the paid service giving you access to over 500K other items.
If you haven’t used the software in the past it will not be hard to learn using it as the software enjoys a fairly good UX and you can find insightful tutorials offered by TechSmith themselves.
The price of $249 per yearly license doesn’t make Camtasia a cheap product. However if you need something more than a screen recorder for a basic screencast it is definitely worth the $$$.
If you’re a Mac user and haven’t had a TechSmith account in the past, you can pay for a limited time only $149 for you Camtasia license.
If you’re a Windows user, save money when adding the Camtasia Maintenance plan to your purchase allowing you upgrade to the next software version for free!