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NOTE: Faculty or staff looking for the quickest, easiest means of recording content and publishing it to Drexel Streams should take a look at TechSmith Relay first!

Camtasia is an application that facilitates the capture, editing and production of multimedia on a computer. Drexel IT holds a limited number of licenses which are available to Drexel faculty and staff after attending a face-to-face training or completion of our Camtasia Online Training Series.

The current version of Camtasia is available for both Windows and Mac OS X platforms. The version numbers are different (Camtasia 9 in Windows, Camtasia 3 on Macs), but the user experience is nearly identical and with one exception (noted below), the features and functionality are equivalent on either platform. 

Key features of Camtasia:

  • Record whatever is displayed on your screen (PowerPoint or other presentations, websites, applications, etc.)
  • Record audio from a connected microphone as well as system audio
  • Record video from a connected webcam
  • Capture PPT presentations with a click (Windows only)
  • Emphasize and elaborate with annotations
  • Add transitions, animations and effects for sophisticated-looking videos
  • Measure retention with interactive quizzes
  • Collect quiz results via email or in Drexel Learn
  • Make content accessible with closed captioning

To learn more you can visit the TechSmith website to see features for Camtasia.