Export a selection on the timeline to create a short video or to preview an effect.
Drag the green and red playhead handles to make a selection on the timeline.
Export the selection:
Right-click the selection and select Produce Timeline Selection As.
The Production Wizard appears. Step through the wizard to create your video.
Select Export > Local File.
A confirmation window appears. Click Continue to export only the selected portion of the timeline.
The Export As dialog appears. Choose the desired options to create your video.
Export to YouTube
Upload your videos directly from Camtasia to YouTube.
Note: Recommended YouTube video resolutions vary. 720p or 1080p (HD) are best for playback on standard monitors.
Click Export > YouTube. You may be asked to sign in to your YouTube account.
Enter a title, description, tags, privacy, and category (Windows only).
Tip: Add tags to improve improve search engine optimization (SEO).
Add commonly misspelled words from your content as tags so YouTube can help users find your video.
Set the privacy settings to the desired level.
To upload captions or markers, select Upload captions (Windows) or Create table of contents from markers (Windows and Mac). If your timeline includes captions on Mac, Camtasia automatically uploads the captions to YouTube.
Click Finish (Windows) or Export (Mac). Camtasia uploads the video to YouTube and opens the video in a browser window for playback.
Note: Quizzes and interactive hotspots in Camtasia are not supported on YouTube.
The Video Options dialog opens. Customize the desired settings such as quiz reporting for SCORM compliant packages (LMS packages).
Note: You must have a quiz on your timeline to view the Reporting options.
The Produce Video dialog opens. Edit the video file name, file location, and video playback option.
After export, click Open production folder to view the exported files.
Smart Player Options (Windows)
Customize the Smart Player’s color theme, playback settings, thumbnail image, and more.
Produce with controller: Select this option if your video includes quizzing, captions, or interactive hotspots.
Exported vs. Hosted Smart Player files: