TechSmith Camtasia 2021: New Features Make it Easier than Ever for Individuals and Teams to Quickly Create Great Looking Videos

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TechSmith Corporation today released the latest version of Camtasia 2021- their screen recording and video editing software. This new version expands the capabilities of organizations and teams to create videos with custom elements, consistency, and ease.

Camtasia 2021 users can take advantage of a host of new features that further simplify video editing. These include new features and improvements to visual effects, audio effects, and overall workflow.

“The demand for videos has increased significantly in recent months, especially in everyday work,” says Wendy Hamilton, CEO of TechSmith. “This makes it all the more important to have tools that enable efficient, uncomplicated video production. With Camtasia 2021, we are meeting the demands with a series of feature updates that streamline the overall workflow for video projects, enable polished results, and provide relief for employees in the changed daily work routine. “

The new version also addresses some of the most common customer requests for visual effects and audio settings, such as 75+ new modern transitions, audio effects to help emphasize the narrator over a music track, Motion Blur effect, and Corner Rounding, to name a few.

Watch the video: The New Features in Camtasia 2021

The new features of Camtasia 2021 at a glance:

Visual effects for professional results:

75+ new, modern transition effects
More than 75 new transitions to make videos more engaging and polished

Motion Blur Effect
Instantly make effects and movement feel smoother with the new Motion Blur effect

Corner Rounding Effect
Smooth out sharp corners on your media and instantly round all or individual corners

Lottie (JSON) Support
Import LOTTIE animation files from other applications into Camtasia 2021

Customizable media clips
Among the most popular features in Camtasia is the wide range of media clips and elements that can be added to created videos and easily customized in their properties. In this new version, it is now possible to create your own elements with such easily customizable properties, which is especially important when it comes to branding and working in a team.

Audio effects

Emphasize Audio Effect
Quickly mix background music and spoken commentary: Drag and drop it onto the clip whose audio you want to highlight, and it automatically adjusts the volume.

VU Audio Meter in Editor (Windows) 
Get a visual readout of your audio volume levels right in the editor.

Share Narration to TechSmith Audiate 
Quickly pass audio narration back and forth with TechSmith Audiate for detailed editing and improving the sound of your recording.

General workflow and performance improvements

Overall, numerous workflow and performance improvements have also been made to make it even easier for users to work with Camtasia on a daily basis, alone or in a team.

Custom assets for you and your team
Expanded control and customization of video assets through Quick Properties.

Fast Editing: Proxy Video
In order to display and edit large and high-resolution videos smoothly, Camtasia 2021 now offers the option to use proxy video. These temporary copies can be edited quickly due to their low data volume, and are then returned to the original HQ recording.

Improved representation of grouped assets
“Groups” have long been a proven way in Camtasia to organize sections and items on the Timeline. Instead of expanding them directly on the Timeline as before, groups in Camtasia 2021 are now displayed in their own tabs when opened, allowing you to open multiple groups at once. This is especially useful for complex and nested elements.

Clear organization and sharing: Standalone project files
All files used for a specific video project are now combined into a single, central project file. This can be quickly shared with colleagues, transferred to another computer, or archived.

Camtasia 2021 is now available for Windows and Mac for $249.99 MSRP in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese. Users with previous versions can upgrade for $139.99.

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