For Camtasia Studio 8 Users: Feature Comparison Chart

This chart compares the features in Camtasia Studio 8.4 and Camtasia for Mac 2.9. Click the See Also links to learn how to complete similar tasks in Camtasia for Mac.

Record

Feature or Task
Available in Camtasia Studio 8.4
Available in Camtasia for Mac 2.9
See Also
Full Screen
     
Region  
 
 
Web Camera
 
 
 
DV Camera
 
 
 
Microphone Audio
 
 
 
System Audio
 
 
 
Voice Narration
 
 
 
Pause Recording
 
 
2: Make a great recording: Select, Start Pause
Restore Cursor Location After Pause
 
   
ScreenDraw  
   
Add Markers
 
 
Markers
Capture Keyboard Input
 
 
 
PowerPoint Add-in
 
  Record a PowerPoint or Keynote Presentation
Presets  
 
 
Recently Recorded Areas
 
 
 
Lock to Application
 
   
Lock to Aspect Ratio When Resizing
 

   

Edit

Feature or Task
Available in Camtasia Studio 8.4
Available in Camtasia for Mac 2.9
See Also
Share Projects and Files Across Computes
 
Export Project as Zip
 
Create a Standalone Project
 
SmartFocus  
 
 
Captions
 
 
 
Title Clips
 
 
Create a Title
Callouts, Annotations, and Shapes
 
 
7: Increase viewer understanding: Annotations
Video Effects
 
 
10: Make your screencast stand out: Animations & Video FX
Audio Effects
 
 
12: Create better audio: Mics, Recording, Audio FX
Cursor Effects
 
 
8: Increase viewer understanding: Cursors & Clicks
Animations
 
   
Transitions  
 
9: Make your screencast stand out: Transitions
Direct Manipulation of Media on Preview Area (Canvas)
 
 

Quizzing and Surveys
 
 
 
Add Markers
 
 
Markers
Blur  
 
Maintain Privacy with the Blur Annotation
Highlight
 
 
Apply an Animated Highlighter Effect
Multiple Video Tracks
 
 
 
Hotspots
 
 
Add Interactive Hotspots to Your Video
Clip Speed
 
 
Speed Up or Slow Down the Speed of a Clip
Freeze Region
 
 
 
Remove a Color
 
 
Remove a Color from a Video 

Share

Feature or Task
Available in Camtasia Studio 8.4
Available in Camtasia for Mac 2.9
See Also
Share Projects and Files Across Computes
 
Export Project as Zip
 
Create a Standalone Project
 
Presets  
 
 
Add or Edit Presets
 

 
Production Preview
 


Batch Production
 
 

Produce a Selection
 
 

Upload Video to Screencast.com
 
 
14: Share your screencast: Screencast.com and YouTube
Upload Video to iTunes

 

Upload Video to FTP
 

 
Upload Video to YouTube
 
 
14: Share your screencast: Screencast.com and YouTube
Upload Video to Google Drive
 
 

Embed in HTML Web Page
 
 
Embed Video in a Web Page or Blog
Flash Options
 

Table of Contents
 
 
Create a Table of Contents for Video Navigation
Customize the Flash Controls
 


Customize the Flash About Box
 

 
Customize the Start and End Screens
 


Include a Watermark
 
 
Brand Your Video with a Watermark

Title Category Level Format
000 - 0: Introduction Getting Started I Video
001 - 1: Make a great recording: Prepare, Script, Rehearse Getting Started I Video
002 - 2: Make a great recording: Select, Start, Pause Getting Started I Video
003 - 3: Editing essentials: Explore the Editor Getting Started I Video
004 - 4: Editing essentials: What You Really Need to Know Getting Started I Video
005 - 5: Editing essentials: Preview, Trim, Cut Getting Started I Video
006 - 6: Increase viewer understanding: Zoom, Pan, Bam Getting Started I Video
007 - 7: Increase viewer understanding: Annotations Getting Started I Video
008 - 8: Increase viewer understanding: Cursors & Clicks Getting Started I Video
009 - 9: Make your screencast stand out: Transitions Getting Started I Video
010 - 10: Make your screencast stand out: Animations & Video FX Getting Started I Video
011 - 11: Make your screencast stand out: Maintain Consistency Getting Started I Video
012 - 12: Create better audio: Mics, Recording, Audio FX Getting Started I Video
013 - 13: Share your screencast: The Great Export Getting Started I Video
014 - 14: Share your screencast: Screencast.com and YouTube Getting Started I Video
015 - Zooming: The Often Misunderstood Half-Holy Grail of Screencasting Quality Main Concepts I Video
016 - Editing Dimensions Basics Edit I Video
017 - Recording Tips Record I Written
018 - Keyboard Shortcuts Reference II PDF
019 - Add Interactive Hotspots to Your Video Additions I Written
020 - Composite Assets with the Mask Effect Effects II Written
021 - For Camtasia Studio 8 Users: Feature Comparison Chart Reference II Written
022 - Add a Device Frame Around Your Video Video FX II Written
023 - Apply an Animated Highlighter Effect Animations II Written
024 - Brand Your Video with a Watermark Additions II Written
025 - Captions Audio II Video/Written
026 - Change the Canvas Background Color Canvas II Written
027 - Choosing Dimensions for Quality Video Production Reference II Written
028 - Create ADA-Compliant Captions Audio II Written
029 - Create a Table of Contents for Video Navigation Additions II Written
030 - Create a Title Additions II Written
031 - Embed Video on a Web Page or Blog Share III Written
032 - Magnify the Cursor with Cursor Effects Cursor FX II Written
033 - Maintain Privacy with the Blur Annotation Annotations II Written
034 - Markers Edit II Written
035 - Record a PowerPoint or Keynote Presentation Record II Written
036 - Remove a Color from a Video Effects II Video/Written
037 - Replace a Section of Audio on the Timeline Audio II Written
038 - Save an Annotation for Reuse Annotations II Written
039 - Speed Up or Slow Down the Speed of a Clip Effects II Video/Written
040 - Working with the FX Drawer Effects II Written
041 - Connecting Your Mobile Device Mobile I Video
042 - Creating and Sharing Mobile Content with Windows Devices Mobile I Written
043 - Recording Your iOS 8 Device Mobile I Video

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