Creating and Sharing Mobile Content with Windows Devices

TechSmith Fuse is a mobile app that allows you to send images and videos from your mobile devices directly to Camtasia. It is available for iOS, Android, and Windows devices. This tutorial is intended for users who have Windows tablets. TechSmith Fuse is not currently available for Windows phones.

Launching TechSmith Fuse:

  1. If you haven't already, download TechSmith Fuse from the Windows Store.
  2. Once the app is installed on your Windows device, go to the Start screen and tap TechSmith Fuse.

  3. The application opens to the Library, which is empty at first.

To add content to the Library, capture a new image or video, or import existing media from your device.

Capturing a New Image or Video:

  1. From the Library, tap Capture.
  2. The first time you tap Capture, the application will ask to use your webcam and microphone. To enable sharing between Fuse and Camtasia, tap Allow.
  3. To begin recording a video, tap the video camera icon.
  4. When you are finished recording, tap the checkmark to save the recording to your Library, or tap X to discard it.
  5. To take a photo, tap the camera icon.

    The image is automatically saved to the Library.
  6. Tap the Back button to return to the Library.

Importing an Existing Image or Video:

  1. From the Library, tap Import.
  2. The application opens to your Videos folder by default. To select a different folder, tap Go up and navigate through the folder structure until you find the one you need.
  3. Tap the file you want to import, and then tap Open.

    The file you selected is added to the Library.

Sending an Image or Video to Camtasia:

  1. Make sure your computer and Windows device are connected to the same network.
  2. If TechSmith Fuse is not open on your Windows device, launch the application.
  3. From the Library, tap the image or video you want to send to Camtasia.
  4. Tap Send To > Camtasia.
  5. Tap Connect.

    The Scanner appears.
  6. Using your computer, open Camtasia and click File > Connect Mobile Device.
  7. Pick up your Windows device and point the Scanner in Fuse at the QR code in the dialog displayed on your computer screen.
  8. Once the Scanner reads the QR code, the image or video you selected is sent to the media bin in Camtasia.
Title Category Level Format
000 - 0: Introduction Getting Started I Video
001 - 1: Make a great recording: Prepare, Script, Rehearse Getting Started I Video
002 - 2: Make a great recording: Select, Start, Pause Getting Started I Video
003 - 3: Editing essentials: Explore the Editor Getting Started I Video
004 - 4: Editing essentials: What You Really Need to Know Getting Started I Video
005 - 5: Editing essentials: Preview, Trim, Cut Getting Started I Video
006 - 6: Increase viewer understanding: Zoom, Pan, Bam Getting Started I Video
007 - 7: Increase viewer understanding: Annotations Getting Started I Video
008 - 8: Increase viewer understanding: Cursors & Clicks Getting Started I Video
009 - 9: Make your screencast stand out: Transitions Getting Started I Video
010 - 10: Make your screencast stand out: Animations & Video FX Getting Started I Video
011 - 11: Make your screencast stand out: Maintain Consistency Getting Started I Video
012 - 12: Create better audio: Mics, Recording, Audio FX Getting Started I Video
013 - 13: Share your screencast: The Great Export Getting Started I Video
014 - 14: Share your screencast: and YouTube Getting Started I Video
015 - Zooming: The Often Misunderstood Half-Holy Grail of Screencasting Quality Main Concepts I Video
016 - Editing Dimensions Basics Edit I Video
017 - Recording Tips Record I Written
018 - Keyboard Shortcuts Reference II PDF
019 - Add Interactive Hotspots to Your Video Additions I Written
020 - Composite Assets with the Mask Effect Effects II Written
021 - For Camtasia Studio 8 Users: Feature Comparison Chart Reference II Written
022 - Add a Device Frame Around Your Video Video FX II Written
023 - Apply an Animated Highlighter Effect Animations II Written
024 - Brand Your Video with a Watermark Additions II Written
025 - Captions Audio II Video/Written
026 - Change the Canvas Background Color Canvas II Written
027 - Choosing Dimensions for Quality Video Production Reference II Written
028 - Create ADA-Compliant Captions Audio II Written
029 - Create a Table of Contents for Video Navigation Additions II Written
030 - Create a Title Additions II Written
031 - Embed Video on a Web Page or Blog Share III Written
032 - Magnify the Cursor with Cursor Effects Cursor FX II Written
033 - Maintain Privacy with the Blur Annotation Annotations II Written
034 - Markers Edit II Written
035 - Record a PowerPoint or Keynote Presentation Record II Written
036 - Remove a Color from a Video Effects II Video/Written
037 - Replace a Section of Audio on the Timeline Audio II Written
038 - Save an Annotation for Reuse Annotations II Written
039 - Speed Up or Slow Down the Speed of a Clip Effects II Video/Written
040 - Working with the FX Drawer Effects II Written
041 - Connecting Your Mobile Device Mobile I Video
042 - Creating and Sharing Mobile Content with Windows Devices Mobile I Written
043 - Access and Share Files with My Places Sharing II Written
044 - Recording Your iOS 8 Device Mobile I Video