Camtasia 2021 Review [Pros/Cons/Price/Alternatives]

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Camtasia is a highly popular and advanced video editing with a cool user-interface.

The video is suitable for small creators or even professionals who wants to make fast but effective customizations and transformations to their videos.

This software is equipped with numerous features that you may not get in any other software in its competition. But, the price should be your consideration because it is a little bit costly software.

The software is widely used for screen recording purposes. Also, it is suitable for making educational and tutorial-types videos pretty easily.

I personally found its a great tool when it comes to learning. Adding transitions, texts, animations, images, overlays (logos), etc is very easy with this amazing software.

But, there are ups and downs of each software which you should also consider before picking the right software for you. In this article, I am going to help you with the same.

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Camtasia 2021 Pricing Plans

Trial 2021 Version30-days Trial Period
Camtasia 2021 [Individual]US$291 Approx per license
Camtasia 2021 [Business]US$291 Approx per license
Camtasia 2021 [Education]US$198 Approx per license
Camtasia 2021 [Government and Non-Profit]US$262 Approx per license

Note: You will be able to install Camtasia on two systems with one license. The price of some plans is the same but the business and education plans come along with some additional features.

Camtasia 2021 Minimum System Requirements

Operating SystemWindows 10 [64-bit]
macOS 10.13
ProcessorIntel Core i3 with 2 core and 2 GHz Frequency
Ryzen 3 with 2 cores
RAM8 GB Minimum
Storage Space4 GB
Detailed System Requirements

Pros and Cons of Camtasia Video Editor

Camtasia is considered as one of the best video editors in the industry. But, the thing which I liked the most is the easy user-interface. You can easily learn video editing using this software without even having prior experience in this domain.

  • Suitable for screen recording
  • Numerous output formats
  • Easy to add graphical elements and overlays
  • Green-screen editing is supported
  • Lots of pre-installed library items
  • Large file output sizes
  • Poor audio editing features
  • Could be costly as compared to other editors
  • Limited color correction features

I have worked with Camtasia a lot and it is a good video editor in all terms. However, they should try to add new features to it. Also, adding effects and transitions is complex.

In my opinion, Camtasia is a good video editor if you are a beginner. But, it is not suitable to edit videos professionally. A limited number of features may cause hassles for you.

Also, I also found it a bit expensive if we look at its features. So, you can consider some of the best alternatives like Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.

Alternatives to Camtasia Video Editor

  1. VSDC Video Editor
  2. Lightworks Video Editor
  3. Adobe Premiere Pro
  4. Vegas Movie Studio 17
  5. Filmora9

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