TechSmith Smart Player

The TechSmith Smart Player is designed to support interactive video features and ensure playback across web browsers and devices. If your video contains a table of contents, closed captioning, keyword search, quiz, or hotspots, the TechSmith Smart Player is required for playback.

TechSmith Smart Player Hosting Options

To include the TechSmith Smart Player, produce the video to MP4 with Smart Player or share to

Host on

Hosting your video on provides the optimal viewing experience since the TechSmith Smart Player is built into Viewers do not need to download or install anything. Select Share >

Host on a Website

When you produce the video, Camtasia generates the MP4 video and the required files for hosting your video on a website. You can then host the files on your own web server.

  1. Select Share > Local File > MP4 with Smart Player.
  2. Upload the production files to your web server.
  3. On your webpage, link to the .html file in the uploaded files.

iPhone Compatibility

The TechSmith Smart Player is compatible on most mobile devices and tablets. However, for iPhone users, the viewer will be directed to download the free TechSmith Smart Player App. After download, they can play back video content created from Camtasia.


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