23 – Camtasia

Up 1 place in 2019

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

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 18
Top 100 Tools for Education 2019: 24

Past Overall Rankings
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 10 Tools in 2019

  • “This is a new one this year because I used iMovie to create videos however, some clients want me to create screencasts for them as quick reference guides.  I am kicking myself for not learning how to use Camtasia from years ago. I taught myself how to use it through doing Lynda.com courses and also the videos from within the Camtasia website.  I’ve downloaded Camtasia onto my Surface Pro which seems to do the job – and my Surface Pro is a MASSIVE LEARNING TOOL in itself.  Everything I need is on it.” Helen Blunden, Australia http://activatelearning.com.au/2019/08/my-top-10-tools-for-learning-2/
  • “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
  • “this screen cast tool is fundamentally the easiest to use and gets good results easily.” L&D Specialist, Australia
  • “I use Camtasia to create training and marketing videos for my company. I also edit videos others have created.” Instructional Designer, USA
  • “Camtasia is great for creating videos of any kind. I love how easy it is to manipulate objects and combine effects to produce very professional videos.” Senior elearning designer and developer, USA
  • “Camtasia is a great tool to produce learning content, and it is easy to use.” Senior Portfolio Manager, Germany
  • “To create tutorials / edit videos quickly” Senior Portfolio Manager, Sweden
  • “Easy to use video editing tool.” Instructional Designer, USA
  • “Camtasia makes it really easy to capture and create videos” Instructional Designer, India
  • “It is very easy to use and it is not so expensive. Also it can be use with MS PowerPoint.” Instructional Designer, USA

How to use Camtasia for Learning

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

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