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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great Software!"

    April 29, 2014  |   By Algeroch

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    1) Fantastic screen recording, I lose absolutely 0 frames when I record
    2) Easy to use editing
    3) Uploads directly to YouTube quickly

    Cons

    LOTS of errors. I know it's good software, and I would definitely recommend it, it has too many errors. Just today I tried to record my webcam, and got "An unexpected error has occurred. Capture cannot be started". I have searched for answers and typically could not find any. Sometimes when I edit clips they crash the software and then I lose sometimes hours of hard work.

    Summary

    It is fantastic, however the errors and bugs and crashes really need to be ironed out. Also, the price is about £200 - Jesus Christ! It is a shame when I try to use it and it either crashes, lags or doesn't work. And if you reply, don't say I mush have a bad computer, I have one of the best computers going.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Good Video Editing Software; Best Screen Capture"

    December 30, 2012  |   By JumpmanAgainstTerran

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    +HD Screen Capture
    +Zoom and Pan was Great!
    +You can adjust video quality! (With Fast Rendering!)

    Cons

    -No Effects :(
    -Adding something in timeline can split the track
    -You can't make it fade while adding the transitions (Not like Windows Movie Maker)

    Summary

    FIRST OF ALL! I am pretty pissed at some reviewers who keeps on saying the following:
    "It keeps on crashing!"
    "So many bugs..."
    "Laggy Screen Recorder"
    I am going to be honest with you. Mine is also lagging (the screen recorder) but, why did I say best?

    Because I am doing this review not just for myself but for others to get interested on this product too. I have a reason why it lagged. It is because I have a bad computer. Look at others in YouTube, theirs did not lag. So, do you have a good computer? NO! So stop posting bad stuff about this product because it is your PC's fault not the product because this product is great.

    Now onto the review. First up the screen capture. The screen capture is great! You can capture it HD! If it lags for you, go get another screen recorder and edit it with Camtasia. You can adjust the quality on this product. The video size is smaller? USE THE ZOOM AND PAN! God, this video editing software is great. And what is better is that the rendering is faster than Windows Movie Maker!

    My concerns about this product is that there is no effects. This is my biggest concerns so far on why there is no effects... Not like Windows Movie Maker. Adding something on the timeline splits the track which makes the editing ruined. Why can't it just stay? And adding transitions can't fade the video. If you don't know what I mean, It is like the sound and will fade when you add the transitions. If you still don't get it, try adding transitions on Windows Movie Maker, it fades the sounds.

    Overall, this product is great. Although, the price is a ripoff. They should lower the price. Like $230. But I did not add them in my concerns because it is not much of a big deal. Although I mentioned Windows Movie Maker to this review, it is still better than Windows Movie Maker. BUT they just have things that Camtasia Studio doesn't have.

    If Camtasia Studio and Windows Movie Maker were to be combined, I could have gave this product a perfect score! Thanks for reading my review and hope you get my point!

    ~JumpmanAgainstTerran

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Fast Screen Capture"

    June 18, 2012  |   By Weegidy

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    This is the best screen capture software out there. I'm interning at a large computer company and we needed to record powerpoints. I found this software and it works great.

    Cons

    It's expensive. But I didn't have to pay for it.

    Summary

    All in all, it is extremely good screen capture.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Easy to use and very powerful software...love it"

    May 4, 2012  |   By gregsnyders

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    Creates beautiful HD movies
    Tutorials are easy to follow
    Great transitions and effects
    Has useful presets
    Pretty intuitive design
    Good Support staff

    Cons

    A bit of a steep learning curve at first

    Summary

    I didn't know the first thing about making videos when I got the program. I found the first few tries a bit confusing but later found that it was because I really wasn't paying attention as well as I should to the tutorials.
    Since doing what I'm supposed to the process has been so much easier. The end product is quality stuff.
    I still have much to learn but I'm having fun with it now. Just started using it to edit and upload iPhone movies for work purposes and instructional vids.......awesome!!!!

    If you're not sure try out the trial version for 30 DAYS. You have nothing to lose and you won't be dissapointed.

    All the best,
    Greg Snyders
    Red Ridge Wine Cellars
    http://www.redridgewinecellars.com

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Very robust and easy to use"

    May 3, 2012  |   By sdskii

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    Fast ramp up from install to being creative and feature selection is intuitive. Introduction video is a plus.

    Cons

    Some features such as changing from video edit to sound track edit could be easier but overall this was very minor as it took a couple of 'guess clicks' in the interface to achieve the change.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "very nice !"

    April 20, 2012  |   By drstogiehead

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    It works !!

    Cons

    I am just getting started.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great in all way"

    February 18, 2012  |   By fob911

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    Records from webcam, easy editing, nice special effects, great for recording computer screen for tutorials, beats Windows Movie Maker in the long run, and is just great in the end.

    Cons

    The only con I can think of is that it records terrible low quality footage from a webcam, but that can be changed by using alternative programs such as windows live movie maker or AMcap

    Summary

    This program is really great. If you hate windows movie maker like I did, then you will love this program. Also, I was able to get this program absolutely free! I can't type the serial here, so I typed it onto a text document and uploaded it to mediafire. Here is the link:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?8nwjpygo5mit4wd

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Frustrating, corrupted waste of time."

    December 22, 2011  |   By julie859

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    Online tutorials are easy to follow (and necessary).
    Zoom and pan look nice.

    Cons

    Just 5 days in to the 30-day, free trial, I have had to un-install and re-install Camtasia twice now.
    The first time I installed, I was not able to use the transition feature and a couple of the others did not function like the tutorial videos showed they should.
    Today, am having to re-install AGAIN because over 2 days worth of recording and editing have been invested and now when I "play" the video (not "produced" yet), it runs for between 5 and 15 seconds before crashing. I have "sent" 7+ "error reports". I've restarted my computer, played other videos trying to troubleshoot, etc. The other videos that were produced by other people also cause Camtasia to crash. The videos don't even have audio. Just basic videos with basic editing, nothing fancy.

    Summary

    I'll be looking for an alternative program. Especially since I see that this fragile, finicky piece of software is priced at $299!?
    I don't see that kind of value in it.
    My time is worth something.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Product!"

    December 14, 2011  |   By adamf30

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    Used for recording videos

    Cons

    Cons? What Cons? None.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "This Program Is Terrible"

    November 15, 2011  |   By mhh3gt

    Version: Camtasia Studio 7.1

    Pros

    Pretty graphics on the recording screen

    Cons

    Not Stable - very easy to crash and force a reboot
    Features you would want are not available and the ones that are there are awkward and not intuitive.
    The on-line help/manual is terrible.

    Summary

    This software is a piece of junk and not worth the bits it takes to download. The final straw with my working with this software is when it repeatedly crashed and forced me to reboot my computer when I clicked on the "Recorded Audio" button to change the audio source. Don't waste your time with this one.

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