Upload Content to Screencast

Learn how to upload content from your computer or Snagit 2023 to your Screencast Library.

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Learn how to upload content from your computer or record content with TechSmith products to share with your audience. In this tutorial:

Upload from Your Computer

  1. In a web browser, go to app.screencast.com and sign in.
  2. On the Library tab, click the Upload button.
    Upload button
  3. The Upload New Media dialog appears. Drag a file onto the dialog or click browse for file. Ctrl+click (Windows) or Command+click (Mac) to select multiple files. See Supported File Formats.
  4. A checkmark appears to indicate the content has been uploaded to your Screencast Library. Click the Close button.
    Upload Complete status

Upload from Snagit

Note: You must have Snagit version 2023 or later installed. Download the latest version of Snagit.

Record a video or capture anything on your screen with Snagit version 2023 or later. Enhance your captures in Snagit Editor to create visually-engaging content.

Click the Share Link button to copy a link to your clipboard to share with your audience.
Share link pasted into chat

Snagit uploads the content into your Screencast Library. To learn how to provide more context to engage your audience, such as updating the title, description, or starting a conversation, see Tips for Content Engagement.

Upload from Camtasia

Record and create professional-looking videos, such as a software demo or presentation, with TechSmith Camtasia. Upload your videos to your Screencast Library to share with your audience.

Note: You must have Camtasia Windows version 2022.4.0 or later or Camtasia Mac version 2023.0.0 or later installed. Download the latest version of Camtasia.

  1. In Camtasia, select Export > Screencast.
  2. The Export to Screencast dialog appears. Enter a title and optional description.
  3. Click the Export button.
    Camtasia uploads the video to your Screencast Library.

Note: If you do not see all of your content in your Screencast Library, you may have content located in both Screencast and Screencast Classic Libraries. Learn more.

Upload from TechSmith Capture

  1. Install or open TechSmith Capture.
  2. Click the Gear icon icon and select Destination > Screencast.
  3. Click the Capture button.
    Capture button
  4. The orange crosshairs appear. Click and drag to select an area.
  5. Click the Image Capture or Video Capture button. To learn more about setting up and recording a video, see Record Video with TechSmith Capture.
    Image Capture and Video Capture buttons in toolbar
  6. Click the Upload button.

Supported File Formats

You can upload the following file formats into your Screencast Library:

  • Videos (MP4)
  • Screenshots (PNG, JPG, GIF)
File FormatSupported Video CodecsSupported Audio Codecs
MP4 (.mp4)AVC (H.264)ACC (ACC-LC, HE-ACC)
QuickTime (.mov)AVC (H.264)AAC (AAC-LC, HE-ACC)