Create & Manage Themes

Learn how to create and customize themes in Camtasia.

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Create a theme

In Camtasia, Open the Theme Manager. If you’re on Windows, go to File, Manage Themes. If you’re on Mac, go to the Camtasia menu and choose Manage Themes.

From the Theme Manager, view and edit existing themes, rename them, or create new ones. When you create a theme, choose up to five colors and two fonts to associate with it. You can also add a logo to your theme.

Camtasia theme manager

Four different annotations

Apply a theme to an annotation

When you work with annotations, callouts, or text in a project, easily apply your theme to change the look and feel.

To do this, select the annotation, open the properties panel, then select a theme from the dropdown.

Mouse clicking on the theme dropdown in the properties panel

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Quickly access theme colors

To quickly access theme colors, select any of the color dropdowns in the properties panel, select your theme, then choose a color.

Color picker tool open with theme colors circled

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Quickly access theme fonts

To quickly access theme fonts, select the font dropdown in the properties panel, select your theme, then choose a font.

Font dropdown showing theme fonts

Share button

Share themes with others

Export your theme and share it with others. Click the gear button and select Export Theme.This creates a .camtheme file to share with others.

To open the Camtasia theme file, select the import theme option under the gear button then choose the .camtheme file.


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