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Working with Callouts


Callouts can grab your viewers' attention and point out important information. This video tutorial provides some great callout examples and teaches how to add, adjust, position, fade, and duplicate callouts.

Key takeaways from this video

  • Use callouts when you want to point out or highlight important information on the screen.

    To add a callout to the timeline:

    1. Position the Playhead at the time you'd like the callout to appear in your video.
    2. Select the Callouts tab.
    3. Click Add callout, then adjust the shape, style, and position of your new attention grabber.

    Bonus Tip!
    Press the "C" key on your keyboard to add another copy of your most recently used callout to the timeline.

    Camtasia Callouts interface

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