Enhance Your Video with Camtasia Assets

Learn how to take your video to the next level with our royalty-free online assets.

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Camtasia Assets Overview

Assets are now easier than ever to access and add to your projects. You can browse over 100 million professional, royalty-free video assets directly in Camtasia. Add polish to your video with photos, videos, audio, and customizable digital content, without ever leaving the Camtasia Editor. 

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If you are starting with a blank Camtasia project, browse our premade assets for inspiration, such as adding a title to introduce your video or a music track to set the tone.

1. Find Camtasia Assets

  1. To access the free and premium assets in Camtasia version 2023.3.0 and later, select Media tab > Camtasia Assets subtab.
    Camtasia Assets subtab

    Note: To learn how to download assets in Camtasia version 2023.2.0 and earlier, see Find Camtasia Assets on the Website tutorial.

  2. Complete any of the following:
    • Browse the assets in each category. Click See All to view additional assets within that category.
      See All option for Titles asset category
    • Enter a search term into the Search field and press the Enter key.
      Camtasia Assets search results
    • Click the Search Filter dropdown to filter the results by free assets, safe search, or your recent searches.
      Search Filter dropdown
  3. Double-click to preview an asset.

2. Add Camtasia Assets to Your Video

To add an asset to your video, drag the asset from the Camtasia Assets subtab onto the desired location on the timeline or canvas.

To learn how to position media on the canvas or timeline, see Position Media on the Canvas and Explore the Timeline.

3. Customize Assets

After you add an asset from the Camtasia Assets subtab or from your personal library, customize the properties to:

  • Edit the text.
  • Match your brand colors and logos.
  • Set the aesthetics or video tone.
  • Get the desired effect by changing the speed or other visual properties.

To customize an asset:

  1. Click to select the asset on the timeline or canvas.
  2. Click the Properties button.
    Properties button
  3. The Properties panel opens. Each asset has its own unique set of customizable properties, such as color, size, text, and speed. Edit the desired properties for each.
    customize asset in properties
  4. To preview the changes, drag the playhead on the timeline to the desired start location and click the Play button or press the Spacebar. The canvas displays a preview of your video.

Camtasia Asset Types

The following asset types are available directly in Camtasia from the Camtasia Assets subtab. Some assets (templates, themes, and device frames) are accessed through other locations in Camtasia and their in-product locations are noted below.

  • Titles
    Capture the attention of your viewers with the perfect title animation. Easily add your logo, text, and colors to make it your own.
  • Dynamic Backgrounds
    Looping background animations for your next project. Customize speed, color, skew, and more. See Add a Dynamic Background.
  • Motion Graphics
    Get your point across with ease. Choose from hundreds of motion graphics, like lower thirds, callouts, animations, and more to create powerful explainer and product videos.
  • Callouts
    Annotations, animations, and customizable graphics designed to focus viewer attention: arrows, indicators, shapes, and more. See Add Arrows, Shapes, and Callouts.
  • Templates
    Create video faster than ever with drag and drop video templates you can customize in just a few clicks. See How to Use a Template.
  • Asset Packs
    Themed video elements thoughtfully curated to help you accomplish your goals.
  • Themes
    Customizable themes instantly make your video look more professional and polished with coordinated colors and fonts. No graphic design experience necessary! See Build Your Color Palette (Themes).
  • Device Frames
  • Quickly make any video look like it’s playing on a desktop, laptop, or mobile device screen. Establish context and add a level of professionalism to your videos with customizable device frames.

    Note: To access device frames in Camtasia, select Visual Effects tab and drag the Device Frame effect onto media on the timeline. Click the Properties button and select the desired device frame from the Type dropdown. See Provide Context with Device Frames.

  • Footage
    Enhance your video projects with royalty-free footage. Explore millions of high-quality video clips that bring your stories to life.
  • Animations
    These fun and expressive animations help you convey emotion, simplify complex ideas, and will delight your viewers.
  • Motion Backgrounds
    Make your videos pop with animated, looping video backgrounds. Explore millions of royalty-free motion backgrounds.
  • Effects
  • Find the perfect video effect to improve your next video. Video effects library of royalty-free, short clips with an alpha channel.
  • Photos
    Bring your ideas to life with stunning, royalty-free photos.
  • Icons
  • Discover the perfect royalty-free illustrations and icons for your next video project.
  • Music
    Find high-quality background music for videos. Explore royalty-free instrumental and vocal audio tracks in various moods, styles, and genres.
  • Sound Effects
    Emphasize important content in your video with sound effects. Find the perfect royalty-free sound effect to accompany the action on screen.

Get Inspired

Check out these tutorials to continue build your skills and discover new ways to use Camtasia assets in your videos:

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