Camtasia is used to record screen, audio, and webcam, as well as narrate existing PowerPoint or PDF presentations. Camtasia also allows editing, producing, and sharing course content. Camtasia has a very extensive tutorial page explaining many functions of the program. Camtasia is available to buy at educational pricing.


Recommended for instructors who want the ability to do more advanced editing, annotations, animations, etc. However, the instructor must find a place to host video files (Cybox, EchoCenter or YouTube). In addition, the program must be purchased by the instructor or department.
Easy to useMany editing options including visual effects, green-screening, multi-track timeline and content animation.
Purchased for download
Where to get help
Techsmith Website