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Ficus Tech Lab

A guide of tutorials on the software and technology in Ficus.

Camtasia

Camtasia is an all in one screen recorder and video editor.  

Create videos for:

  • Video tutorials
  • Meeting recordings
  • Lectures
  • Presentation recordings

Features include added effects, music and audio, titles or annotations, zoom or pan, create quizzes, transitions, and import media.

To request access to the Assets Library of copyright free music, opening titles, and lower thirds, fill out this form.

Library Staff are not able to assist you with recording a video or editing the video.  You must make the time to complete the project yourself.  We are able to answer basic troubleshooting questions.

Tutorials

Record, Edit, Share Learn the Camtasia recording process, complete basic video edits, and successfully share a video.
Video Editing Basics Learn how to use the Canvas and Timeline to make basic edits to your video.
Editing Audio Learn how to edit audio clips, adjust their volume, read waveforms, and use audio effects.
Export & Share Learn to export a project as a video file on your computer, or share it to a website.
Editing In-Depth 1 Learn six editing techniques to minimize re-records, and edit video more efficiently.  This video covers trim, split, stitch and ripple move media.
Editing In-Depth 2 Learn six editing techniques to minimize re-records, and edit video more efficiently. This video covers clip speed, extend frame, and crop.
Annotations, Callouts & Custom Visuals Learn to improve your video and focus your user's attention with annotations and customizable visuals from the Camtasia library.
The Complete Camtasia Tutorial Library Get started with the basics or expand your skills with our full list of tutorials. These tutorials support Camtasia 2019, 2018, 9 (Windows), and 3 (Mac).