System Requirements

Camtasia Studio:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or later version
  • Microsoft .NET 4.0 (included)
  • Dual-core processor minimum ~ Recommended: Quad-core processor or better
  • 2 GB RAM minimum ~ Recommended: 4 GB or more
  • 2 GB of hard-disk space for program installation 
  • Display dimensions of 1024x768 or greater 
  • Dedicated Windows-compatible sound card, microphone, and speakers (recommended)

Camtasia for Mac:

  • Mac computer with an Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.8 or later
  • Quartz Extreme support (rendering is not supported on external USB monitors)
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 4GB of available disk space (minimum)
  • QuickTime X or later
  • Playback using the Smart Player is supported on Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome, Firefox, Safari 5.1+, iOS 6+, Android 4+ (Chrome for Android Recommended)

Feature-Specific Requirements:

  • Camtasia Studio Add-in for PowerPoint requires PowerPoint 2007 (32-bit) or PowerPoint 2010 or 2013 (32-bit or 64-bit)  
  • Import of .mov and production to .mov and .m4v requires Apple QuickTime 7.2 or later
  • Playback using the Smart Player is supported on Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome, Firefox, Safari 5.1+, iOS 6+, Android 4+ (Chrome for Android Recommended)
  • Camera video recording requires a USB Web Camera. Recording live from a DV camera is not supported
  • Integration with TechSmith Relay requires TechSmith Relay Client Recorder
  • GPU acceleration requires DirectX 9 compatible video adapter with 128 MB of video memory or greater and Pixel Shader 2.0 or later

Recommended:

  • Mac computer with an Intel processor (dual core 2.0GHz or faster)
  • 4GB of RAM or greater

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