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Camtasia Studio 8 - Starting a project and recoding

This article will instruct users how to start a new project in Camtasia Studio 8, create a recording, and how to import media into Camtasia.

Starting a New Project

1. Go to File
2. Click New

Starting a Screen Recording

1. Click the Record button (the button is next to the import media button.)
2. A recording menu as shown below should appear, click Record to start recording
3. For other options, there is a microphone toggle button and drop down to pick a mic
4. Other options include recording a webcam at the same time, or recording only a portion of the screen

Recording a Custom Screen Region

1. Pick Custom Region
2. After choosing Custom Region, move the box to the area you want to recording and resize as needed
Custom screen recording region for Camtasia

Importing Media

1. Go to File in the top left, click Import Media
2. Choose the media that is to be added (look for a file with a downwards pointing arrow) 
3. The media will now appear in the box on the left hand side of the screen

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:Camtasia, 8, starting, project, recording   Doc ID:71587
Owner:Regina N.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2017-03-09 14:51 CDTUpdated:2018-10-04 13:55 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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