Camtasia

Camtasia

The other night I came across a referral link to an AppSumo deal that is running for July – 50% off Camtasia video editing software.  I hadn’t heard of Camtasia before, but the referral was from a reliable source, the AppSumo reviews were really positive, and at ~$200 AUD/$149 USD (normally $399 AUD / $299 USD) with a 60 day money back guarantee, I couldn’t really go wrong.

Best decision ever!  I LOVE IT.  I was hoping for a relatively easy method of recording and editing tutorials, and have definitely got that, plus a tonne of fantastic and unexpected features like captions, animations, and music, that I’m now making full use of. The software includes music samples and basic theme templates which are dead-easy to add to your videos.  Best of all, there’s a tonne of well-made free tutorials on the Techsmith website (Camtasia is Techsmith’s product, AppSumo are just providing the deal – you end up with a Software Key direct from Techsmith).

There is a new Camtasia update coming out soon (Camtasia 9 I think) which is why I think the current version 8 is being offered so cheaply, however, the update will be offered at 50% at a further the already reduced price, as part of the AppSumo deal.

I can’t wait to post some videos here — I think a few tutorials might be fun.

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