Camtasia Studio 8 Tutorials

You can explore, create and share faster than ever before with Camtasia Studio 8. Whether you're a new or existing user, our video tutorials are here to help you get the most out of your Camtasia Studio experience.

Our downloadable Camtasia Studio Help Guides are written tutorials and tips to help you work, collaborate, and engage your viewers.

Getting Started

The very basics of using Camtasia Studio 8. This series starts by preparing you for your first recording and ends with sharing a finished video project. (Includes a sample script and recording to work along with.)

Title Length
01: Prepare, Script, Audio 2:26
02: Record Your Screen 2:35
03: Saving Files and Project Management 2:49
04: Explore the Editor 5:10
05: Apply SmartFocus to Zoom and Pan 5:49
06: Cut Unwanted Media on the Timeline 2:51
07: Add a Callout to Direct Viewers' Attention 4:16
08: Visual Properties 3:10
09: Produce and Share Your Video 3:38

Editing

Once you have the essentials down, take your editing to the next level by exploring advanced features and techniques.

Title Length
Canvas: In-Depth 4:05
Timeline: In-Depth 5:20
Editing: In-Depth 3:57
Animations: In-Depth 4:38
Introduction to Grouping 2:08
Introduction to Markers 5:05
Using Crop Mode 1:26
Remove a Color (Green Screen) 5:29
Stitching Essentials 2:50
Editing Dimensions Basics
2:55

Audio

Looking to improve your narration or add music to your videos? This short series walks you through audio editing in Camtasia Studio.

Title Length
Audio Basics 4:18
Cleaning Up Mistakes 4:22
Working with Music 4:33

Captions

Captioning makes your videos accessible and searchable. Explore the many ways Camtasia Studio 8 makes adding and managing captions a breeze.

Title Length
Speech to Text 3:17
Sync with Script 3:05
Add Captions Manually 4:24
Import and Export 2:25
Make Videos Searchable 1:45

Interaction

Need to check for viewer understanding? Adding quizzes to your videos can help close the feedback loop.

Title Length
Introduction to Quizzing - Engage Your Viewers 6:14
Receiving Quiz Results via Email 4:12
SCORM Content Packages 8:03
Quizzing - A Sample 0:15

Other Concepts

Title Length
Zooming: Quality Concepts 2:19
Custom Production Settings 5:16
Connecting Your Mobile Device 2:44
TechSmith Smart Player: What You Should Know 1:03
Creating Mobile Content with Windows Devices  --
Camtasia Relay and Camtasia Studio 8 Integration --
Title Category Level Format
000 - 01: Prepare, Script, Audio Getting Started I Video
001 - 02: Record Your Screen Getting Started I Video
002 - 03: Saving Files and Project Management Getting Started I Video
003 - 04: Explore the Editor Getting Started I Video
004 - 05: Apply SmartFocus to Zoom and Pan Getting Started I Video
005 - 06: Cut Unwanted Media on the Timeline Getting Started I Video
006 - 07: Add a Callout to Direct Viewers' Attention Getting Started I Video
007 - 08: Visual Properties Getting Started I Video
008 - 09: Produce and Share Your Video Getting Started I Video
009 - Zooming: The Often Misunderstood Half-Holy Grail of Screencasting Quality Main Concepts I Video
010 - Canvas: In-Depth Editing I Video
011 - Timeline: In-Depth Editing I Video
012 - Editing: In-Depth Editing I Video
013 - Animations: In-Depth Editing I Video
014 - Editing Dimensions Basics Editing I Video
015 - Introduction to Grouping Editing I Video
016 - Introduction to Markers Editing II Video
017 - Using Crop Mode Editing I Video
018 - Remove a Color (Green Screen) Editing II Video
019 - Stitching Essentials Editing I Video
020 - Custom Production Settings Sharing II Video
021 - Audio Series: Audio Basics Audio I Video
022 - Audio Series: Cleaning Up Mistakes Audio II Video
023 - Audio Series: Working with Music Audio II Video
024 - Caption Series: Speech to Text Captions II Video
025 - Caption Series: Sync with Script Captions II Video
026 - Caption Series: Add Captions Manually Captions II Video
027 - Caption Series: Import and Export Captions II Video
028 - Caption Series: Make Videos Searchable Captions II Video
029 - Introduction to Quizzing - Engage Your Viewers Interaction II Video
030 - Receiving Quiz Results via Email Interaction II Video
031 - SCORM Content Packages Interaction II Video
032 - Quizzing - A Sample Interaction II Video
033 - Connecting Your Mobile Device Mobile I Video
034 - Creating and Sharing Mobile Content with Windows Devices Mobile I Written
035 - The TechSmith Smart Player: What You Should Know Sharing I Written / Video
036 - Camtasia Relay and Camtasia Studio 8 Integration Integration II Written

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