Camtasia is an application that records your computer screen, webcam video, and audio. It also provides a robust set of editing tools so that the finished videos can include transition effects, text callouts, and other engaging media components. Instructors can use Camtasia to create videos on their desktop or laptop for use in courses. No additional hardware is required beyond a laptop's built-in microphone and webcam, however, you can also record using a USB microphone, webcam, and/or drawing tablet.
Use Case and Benefits
Camtasia enables subject matter experts to record and edit video without a video production person.
Common uses of Camtasia are:
Screen recording tutorials/demonstrations
Short lecture videos with instructor on camera
Voiced-over slideshow recordings
Accessing the Technology
Software installation for Windows and Mac computers. Restricted to full-time faculty, part-time faculty, full-time staff, and part-time staff (including student employees) for use in creating videos for RIT business or academic purposes.