Record, edit, and produce screencast videos from your desktop.
Camtasia features a powerful editor which allows users to create more detailed videos. There is a campus-wide license available to all Faculty, Staff, and students.

Software Features:

Camtasia Recorder

  • Select the area of the screen to record, and start and stop recording at any time
  • Audio can be recorded while screen-capturing is underway, which enables live narrating for demonstrations or presentations
  • Completed screen captures are imported automatically into the Studio Editor for editing

Camtasia Studio Editor

  • Multimedia objects of various formats can be imported into the editor to arrange, stack and incorporate on the video timeline
  • Edit, enhance and highlight portions of the video using tools such as pointers, cursors and text boxes
  • The created video can be exported to common video formats such as MPEG, WMV, AVI, and Flash


Getting Started

  1. Log into Connect ( with your UBC CWL
  2. Click on the Resources tab on the top of the page
  3. Locate the Software Distribution box and click on “Click here to download software
  4. Click on the Download button for Camtasia
  5. The license keys will be listed. Click on the link and follow the instructions to complete installation

Contact if you require assistance with installing the software on your computer or if you do not have access to Connect.

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