Import Media

Import videos, images, and audio files to use as source clips in your current Camtasia project.

 

To add media to your video, drag the clip from the Media Bin onto the timeline.
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Import Media from Your Computer

  1. Click the Media tab.
  2. Click cs9-addmedia.png > Import Media.
  3. Click to select the media to import. CTRL+click or CMD+click to select multiple files.
  4. Click Open.

The imported media appears in the Media Bin.

Import Media from a Mobile Device

Send images or videos to Camtasia from your mobile device.

  1. Select File > Connect to Mobile Device.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions in the Connect Mobile Device dialog.

The imported media appears in the Media Bin.

Import Media from Google Drive

  1. Click the Media tab.
  2. Click cs9-addmedia.png > Import From Google Drive.
  3. Enter your Google email and password.
  4. Click to select the media to import. Ctrl+click or Cmd+click to select multiple files.
  5. Click Import.

The imported media appears in the Media Bin.

Supported File Formats

Windows Mac

Video Files

AVI, MP4, MPG, MPEG, MTS, M2TS, WMV, MOV, SWF

Video Files

AVI, MP4, MPG, MPEG, WMV, MOV, SWF

Camtasia Recording Files

TREC, CAMREC (Camtasia Studio version 8.3 and earlier)

Camtasia Recording Files

TREC, CMREC (Camtasia version 2.x)

Image Files

BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG

Image Files

BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG

Audio Files

WAV, MP3, WMA, M4A

Audio Files

M4A, WAV, MP3

Other Files

PPT, PPTX, SAMI, SRT

Other Files

PPT, PPTX, SAMI, SRT

Media Bin Tasks

Change Media Bin View

For thumbnail view, click ThumbNails.png.

For list view, click ListView.png.

Sort Media

(Windows Only)

Right-click media, select Sort By and choose an option.
SortBy.png

View Media Details

(Windows Only)

Right-click media, select Details.
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Remove Unused Media from Media Bin

Right-click media, select Delete Unused Media.

This option is not available if all media is being used on timeline.

Rename Media

(Mac Only)

Right-click media, select Rename and type new name.

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