43 – Camtasia

DOWN 20 places in 2020

Techsmith’s Camtasia is a tool to record, edit and enhance on-screen activity in the form of screencasts.

Website: techsmith.com/camtasia.html
Cost: Commercial. Free trial
Availability: Download

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning:
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 27
Top 100 Tools for
Education: 36

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 43 2019: 23 2018: 24 2017: 24 2016: 24 2015: 31 2014: 23
2013: 28 2012: 28 2011: 28 2010: 27 2009: 26 2008: 26 2007: 50

Comments from some of those who selected Camtasia as one of their top tools

“While I won’t be winning any video production awards, I have used Camtasia to take amateur videos of my SMEs and polish them up a bit for use in training materials. I’m able to add captions, split one long video into multiple short videos, adjust audio quality, etc.” Susan Manos, Global Learning & Development Director, USA, 2020

“Can create screencasts, very easy to use with great looking end results.” Instructional Designer, 2020

“Use it to produce learning content, capture screens and simple video editing.” Daniel Perdigão, Chief Energizer Officer, Portugal, 2020

“Easy to use tool for the development of video tutorials with useful resources that allow the realization of immersive audiovisual learning objects.” Producer of elearning training material, Spain, 2019

“I use Camtasia to create training and marketing videos for my company. I also edit videos others have created.” Instructional Designer, USA, 2019

Quick Guide to Camtasia

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Camtasia for teaching, training, learning and development.

Get access to the Quick Guide sections at the bottom of each of the Tools page (for guidance and resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training and learning) for just £15.

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