Camtasia Studio

TechSmith (Shareware)

Camtasia Studio is a video editing and screencasting application published by TechSmith. It is used for creating video presentations and tutorials. This program can be used for capturing what users can see and do. With the application’s screen recording options, users can record selected window, entire window screen, a PowerPoint presentation, or a webcam video. The program also offers advanced screen recorder that can be used for recording normal or HD videos. Customizing and importing video is also possible with this program.

After the recording is done, Camtasia Studio can be used for editing or polishing the video with its edit tools. It has a multi-track timeline for manipulating, overlaying, or grouping objects. Video, images, audio, animated content or any media files can also be arranged on unlimited tracks. The application also offers pre-installed callouts, music tracks, banners, animated backgrounds, and buttons for customization. Visual effects such as shadows, borders, cursor effects and more are available as well. Other customization features of this program include animated content, rotation/resize/tilt tool, and Smart Focus.

Media projects created through Camtasia Studio can be shared with other people. Users can add quizzes and puzzles to their videos to test whether their audience has been listening to the presentation. The program also features TechSmith Smart Player that can be used for sharing HD videos. This feature detects whether your audience has Flash Support. Videos created through this program can also be shared to other websites such as YouTube.