For Camtasia Studio 8 Users: Feature Comparison Chart

This chart compares the features in Camtasia Studio 8.4 and Camtasia for Mac 2.8. 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 2.8 See Also
Full Screen checkmark checkmark

 

Region checkmark checkmark  
Web Camera checkmark checkmark  
DV Camera   checkmark  
Microphone Audio checkmark checkmark  
System Audio checkmark checkmark  
Voice Narration checkmark checkmark  
Pause Recording checkmark checkmark 2: Make a great recording: Select, Start, Pause
Restore Cursor Location After Pause checkmark    
ScreenDraw checkmark    
Add Markers

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Add in Editor

Markers
Capture Keyboard Input checkmark  checkmark  
PowerPoint Add-in checkmark   Record a Presentation
Presets checkmark checkmark  
Recently Recorded Areas checkmark checkmark  
Lock to Application checkmark    
Lock to Aspect Ratio when Resizing checkmark    

Edit

Feature or Task

Available in Camtasia Studio 8.4

Available in Camtasia for Mac 2.8

See Also

Share Projects and Files Across Computers

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Export Project as Zip

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Create a Standalone Project

 
SmartFocus checkmark checkmark  
Captions checkmark checkmark  
Title Clips checkmark checkmark Create a Title
Callouts, Annotations, and Shapes checkmark checkmark 7: Increase viewer understanding: Annotations
Video Effects checkmark 10: Make your screencast stand out: Animations & Video FX
Audio Effects

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12: Create better audio: Mics, Recording, Audio FX
Cursor Effects checkmark checkmark 8: Increase viewer understanding: Cursors & Clicks
Animations

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Transitions checkmark checkmark 9: Make your screencast stand out: Transitions
Direct Manipulation of Media on Preview Area (Canvas)   checkmark  
Quizzing and Surveys checkmark    
Add Markers checkmark checkmark Markers
Blur checkmark checkmark Maintain Privacy with the Blur Annotation
Highlight checkmark checkmark Apply an Animated Highlighter Effect
Multiple Video Tracks checkmark  
Hotspots checkmark checkmark Add Interactive Hotspots to Your Video
Clip Speed checkmark checkmark Speed Up or Slow Down the Speed of a Clip
Freeze Region
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Remove a Color
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Share

Feature or Task

Available in Camtasia Studio 8.4

Available in Camtasia for Mac 2.8

See Also

Share Project and Files Across Computers checkmark checkmark  
Presets checkmark checkmark  
Add or Edit Presets checkmark    
Production Preview checkmark    
Batch Production checkmark    
Produce a Selection checkmark    
Upload Video to Screencast.com checkmark checkmark 14: Share your screencast: Screencast.com and YouTube
Upload Video to iTunes   checkmark  
Upload Video by FTP checkmark    
Upload Video to YouTube checkmark checkmark 14: Share your screencast: Screencast.com and YouTube
Upload Video to Google Drive
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Embed in HTML Webpage checkmark checkmark Embed Video in a Webpage or Blog
Flash Options checkmark    
Table of Contents checkmark checkmark Create a Table of Contents for Video Navigation
Customize the Flash Controls checkmark    
Customize the Flash About Box checkmark    
Customize the Start and End Screens checkmark    
Include a Watermark checkmark checkmark 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

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