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Spice Up Your Training Videos

Let’s face it, training videos probably aren’t the most exciting thing you’ll watch all day. In all honesty, they don’t need to be, however, with a few tips and tricks, you can quickly make your training videos more engaging with Camtasia.

To follow along, download this Camtasia Project.

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Add an Eye-Catching Intro

Start your videos with a bang by adding a pre-made intro from the Camtasia Library. These intros not only grab your viewer’s attention, but they also add a level of professionalism and help set the tone for the learning you’re about to provide.

**Note - Camtasia for Mac currently doesn’t have a Library. To download all of the Library assets, visit


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Smooth Out Those Transitions

Adding creative transitions to your training videos is a quick way to improve the quality of the viewer’s experience. With this in mind, Camtasia is full of options and makes it simple to add transitions throughout your video.


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Make Your Video Come Alive With Animations

Grab your viewer’s attention with fun, professional animations that require minimal effort for maximum impact. In Camtasia, we call these animations “Behaviors” and they come ready-to-use, yet customizable. 


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Add Music

Music is a powerful tool for setting the tone and mood of a video. It’s also a great way to get your viewers engaged, while making the video a little more fun to watch. In this tutorial, I’ll cover how to add a music track to a Camtasia project, along with some basic audio editing to make sure the narration and music work well together.


Start Here

Record, edit, and share a video with this series of essential skills and techniques. Or, pick just the one you need to perfect your project.

Reach Higher

Take your Camtasia skills to the next level with tutorials that cover advanced editing, animations and more!

Mobile Apps

Leverage TechSmith's mobile apps to enhance your Camtasia videos.

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