Camtasia (Mac) Version History

Camtasia 2018

6 November, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 2018.0.6

  • Fixed issue that prevented users on MacBook Pro (2018 or later) and iMac Pro (2017 or later) from recording system audio
  • Fixed issue that could prevent users from importing Powerpoint slides
  • Fixed issue that could cause the playhead bar to become invisible on macOS Mojave
  • Fixed issue that prevented users on macOS Mojave from clicking on items in the Library
  • Fixed issue that prevented users on macOS Mojave from closing open Groups on the timeline
  • Fixed issue that caused Table of Contents thumbnails to appear as blank when exported as a SCORM package
  • Fixed issue that prevented Cursor FX from being applied when the system cursor was not the default size

3 October, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 2018.0.5

  • Added support for macOS Mojave (version 10.14).
  • Added support to resume a SCORM e-learning lesson with the TechSmith Smart Player. Users will be able to resume the video at the time they exited the video..
  • Fixed a bug that prevented quizzes from appearing when using SCORM.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Camtasia to crash on launch when users' keyboards were not set to English..
  • Fixed a crash when unzipping files on OS X 10.11.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

18 September, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 2018.0.4

  • Added support for French language.
  • Fixed a problem that prevented upgrading Camtasia 2 projects in some cases.
  • Fixed a problem that could cause a crash when combining animations with the clip speed effect.
  • Fixed a problem importing media with special characters in projects exported from Windows.
  • Fixed a problem that prevented quizzes from being shown when email reporting were not .
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  • Bug fixes and improvements.

28 August, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 2018.0.3

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

14 August, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 2018.0.2

  • Security Fixes.
  • Fixed a bug where transitions can render the wrong image.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during rendering if a behavior's loop time is set to 0.03 or below.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the canvas dimensions from being set to 3840x2160 in the canvas dimensions preferences.
  • Fixed a bug where files larger than 4GB created corrupt zip files.
  • Fixed a bug where renaming media with special characters could result in the media being deleted from the project.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

28 June, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 2018.0.1

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when editing callout text.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

19 June, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 2018.0.0

  • New Library - Save frequently used assets, effects, and media.
  • Theming - Create themes with colors and fonts and apply to assets and effects.
  • Additional customizable and stock video assets.
  • 60 fps video import, editing, and production.
  • New Behaviors (Explode and Fly In).
  • Fixed project hang related to incorrectly displayed audio waveforms.
  • Fixed issue with stereo audio with stitch exporting as mono.
  • Fixed issues related to 30bit depth monitors.
  • Fixed issue with Quiz Preview displaying white.
  • Fixed issue with incorrect color in imported/exported videos.
  • Camtasia Windows ZIP projects now unzip as .cmproj in Camtasia Mac for better support.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

Camtasia 3

14 August, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 3.1.6

  • Fixed a bug where renaming media with special characters could result in the media being deleted from the project.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

3 April, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 3.1.5

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

15 March, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 3.1.4

  • Fixed an issue with fonts not displaying correctly on the canvas.

13 March, 2018: Camtasia (Mac) 3.1.3

  • Made improvements to the TechSmith Smart Player.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when exporting projects with behaviors.
  • Fixed an issue where the playhead would sometimes jump to zero.
  • Fixed issue with freeze region not respecting video rotation information.
  • Fixed an importing issue regarding utf8 encoded SRT files.
  • Fixed an issue with pdf files not rendering correctly during transitions.
  • Fixed an issue with temporary files being deleted when in a standalone or zipped project.
  • Added shift qualifier for restricting translations to horizontal and vertical motion.
  • Improved the cleanup of unused media when closing projects.
  • Fix a crash that could occur when closing a project while text editing is in progress.
  • Fixed cursor capture with 3rd party cursors.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when pasting an empty string from the clipboard.
  • Fixed an issue where viewing percentage was automatically set to 100% complete even if the quiz/video was not completed.
  • Fixed an issue where a message would appear when saving that the project was changed by another application.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

16 November, 2017: Camtasia (Mac) 3.1.2

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when importing MOV files.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when splitting a track on a stitch.
  • Fixed a bug that would prevent Camtasia from closing.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

4 October, 2017: Camtasia (Mac) 3.1.1

  • Added support for macOS 10.13
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using non-English keyboards
  • Fixed a bug where canceling an export prevented movement of media on the timeline
  • Fixed the ability to use Tab and Shift+Tab to cycle between visual media on the timeline
  • Other bug fixes and improvements

19 September, 2017: Camtasia (Mac) 3.1.0

  • Added ability to import PowerPoint files
  • Added new device frames
  • Added quick properties
  • Fixed a bug where audio effects would not work on videos exported at frame rates other than 30 fps
  • Fixed a bug that caused panning on the canvas to pan in an inconsistent behavior
  • Other bug fixes and improvements

23 May, 2017: Camtasia (Mac) 3.0.6

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when sharing to YouTube and Google Drive
  • Fixed a snapping to the center of the canvas when media is cropped
  • Other bug fixes and improvements

18 April, 2017: Camtasia (Mac) 3.0.5

  • Added a display of playhead time and project duration
  • Added support for media with PNG codec to allow MOV files with transparency
  • Addressed an issue with YouTube sign in and Google Drive Sign in due to Google’s change to OAuth support
  • Fixed an issue that could occur when updating projects from Camtasia for Mac 2
  • Fixed a bug where the wrong cursor color could be captured in a recording
  • Removed OneDrive and O365 SharePoint sharing destinations (known as ‘My Places’) due to security vulnerability
  • Other bug fixes and improvements

24 January, 2017: Camtasia (Mac) 3.0.4

  • Made improvements to the TechSmith Smart Player
  • Fixed a bug where videos could export with black frames
  • Fixed a bug where right-to-left character sets disappear when behaviors are applied
  • Other bug fixes and improvements

15 November, 2016: Camtasia (Mac) 3.0.3

  • Made improvements to the TechSmith Smart Player
  • Bug fixes and improvements

1 November, 2016: Camtasia (Mac) 3.0.2

  • Fixed a bug where quiz scores were not being displayed in SCORM packages
  • Bug fixes and improvements

11 October, 2016: Camtasia (Mac) 3.0.0

  • New Behaviors as way to quickly animate images, video, or text
  • New callouts
  • New Recorder UI
  • New grouping of images and videos
  • New Voice narration
  • Quizzing (SCORM, per question feedback)
  • UI updates (more similarities with Windows)
  • Ability to share projects with Windows

Camtasia 2

1 November, 2016: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.8

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when applying noise reduction to media

20 September, 2016: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.7

  • Added support for macOS 10.12
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when recording
  • 64-bit PowerPoint presentations

21 June, 2016: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.6

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when exporting

08 March, 2016: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.5

  • Addressed Sparkle security vulnerability during update processes

01 October, 2015: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.4

  • Added support for OS X 10.11
  • Made improvements to the TechSmith Smart Player
  • Fixed crash that could occur when exporting to MOV
  • Other minor bug fixes

25 August, 2015: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.3

  • Fixed a bug that could prevent audio playback while previewing in editor and in exported projects
  • Improvements and bug fixes for the TechSmith Smart Player
  • Encoding settings added
  • Other minor bugs fixes

12 May, 2015: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.2

  • Fix for Color Picker not selecting accurate color
  • Bug fixes and improvements

17 March, 2015: Camtasia for Mac v2.10.1

  • Bug fixes and improvements

24 February, 2015: Camtasia for Mac v2.10

  • You can now sign in to your TechSmith account in-product and on the website
  • Added My Places, which includes OneDrive for Business integration, and import and export from OneDrive for Business
  • Removed support for Mac OS X 10.8
  • Bug fixes

13 January, 2015: Camtasia for Mac 2.9.2

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when unplugging USB headsets and mics
  • Other bug fixes

18 November, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.9.1

  • Bug fixes

05 November, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.9.0

  • Camtasia for Mac is now a 64-bit app
  • Added GIF export
  • Added the ability to record iOS devices
  • Added gesture effects
  • Added ability to convert unsupported file formats used in older projects
  • Added the ability to export a selected region of the timeline
  • Introduced in-product tips and tricks
  • Made improvements to the TechSmith Smart Player
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when renaming media
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when pausing a recording
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when exporting at the maximum canvas dimensions
  • Other minor bug fixes

09 September, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.8.3

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when selecting a custom region to record in OS X 10.10
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when adding hotspots to media in OS X 10.10
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when canceling out of the advanced export options menu in OS X 10.10
  • Fixed a bug that did not preserve mask rotations

29 July, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.8.2

  • Fixed a bug that set the default image duration to one frame

24 June, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.8.1

  • Fixed a crash that could occur after copying effects
  • Fixed a crash that could occur while retrying a share to YouTube
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when ripple deleting a range with captions
  • Fixed a bug that prevented sketch motion callouts from being saved without drop shadows
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent the use of TREC files when recorded with external webcams
  • Fixed a bug where the user could not log into Screencast.com if an incorrect username/password was stored in the keychain
  • Fixed a bug on 10.6 where the cursor was not displayed in recordings

20 May, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.8.0

  • Added a cross platform Techsmith Recording format (.trec) that allows users to record on Camtasia (Mac) and edit in Camtasia (Win), or vice-versa.
  • Added a timeline context menu option to remove all empty tracks
  • Fixed a bug that changes callout stroke width when scaling shape callouts
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Camtasia for Mac from closing after modifying the getting started project
  • Fixed a bug that prevented sharing to Screencast.com if login information was not saved in the keychain
  • Fixed a bug that caused a hang when dragging files with .cmrec in the filename or path
  • Fixed a bug that would prevent multiple items from being selected in the clip bin
  • Fixed a bug where markers on the timeline would not update
  • Fixed a bug that failed to display the title in the share history window when sharing to Relay
  • Fixed a bug that created extra space between media when multiple sources were added to the timeline at once
  • Fixed a bug where adding multiple media to the timeline at once results in multiple undos
  • Fixed a bug that allowed media to be forced onto a locked track
  • Fixed a bug that deleted the share history from the disk
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the retry function from working in the share history window
  • Fixed a bug where closing a project without saving can cause any media deleted from the project to be removed from the project when reopening it again
  • Fixed a bug that creates an empty entry in the share history window
  • Fixed a bug that appends .mp4 to files uploaded to Google Drive that already have the .mp4 extension
  • Fixed a bug that scaled shape callouts instead of resizing them after cropping
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when doing an advanced export as a Quicktime MPEG-4 or Quicktime Movie

15 April, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.7.2

  • Fixed a crash when sharing to Screencast.com when only 1 folder exists
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when opening the marker track
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when a large number of media are placed in the bin

02 February, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.7.1

  • Fixed a bug that caused blur and highlight annotations to appear in the wrong location after export
  • Fixed a bug that was causing flashing video in the editor and exported projects
  • Fixed a bug where a crash could occur when sharing to YouTube
  • Fixed a bug where a crash could occur when opening a project

28 January, 2014: Camtasia for Mac 2.7.0

  • Made improvements to the Relay plugin
  • Added the ability to crop annotations
  • Made improvements to the TechSmith Smart Player
  • Fixed an issue with files imported from Fuse do not have thumbnails
  • Fixed an issue where images are imported sideways from Fuse
  • Fixed a crash when resizing an annotation while pressing Command
  • Fixed an issue where double-clicking a .cmproj opens an untitled project also
  • Fixed an issue where the playhead does not move on a ripple delete when using the context menu on a selected region
  • Fixed an issue with media scaling while dragging control points
  • Added the ability that when a track is hidden associated markers are also hidden

19 December, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.6.2

  • Fixed a crash when sharing to Camtasia Relay
  • Fixed a hang when the media path contained the characters 'cmrec' or 'trec' anywhere in the path
  • Fixed a bug where the play head sometimes jumps back to time zero when clicking or dragging it

03 December, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.6.1

  • Fixed a bug that was causing Fuse videos larger than 1GB to fail to transfer
  • Fixed a bug where special characters in file names sent from Fuse were not handled correctly
  • Fixed a bug where deleting media from the bin followed by a save did not delete the media from the project
  • Fixed a bug where after dragging a freeze region effect on the timeline, multiple undo operations were required to undo the drag operation
  • Fixed a bug where dragging two video effects to the timeline required three undo operations to undo the two changes
  • Fixed a bug where a crash would occur when cropping a callout by using the option key while resizing the callout
  • Fixed a bug where an error message would occur when the user double clicks a .cmrec file

19 November, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.6.0

  • Added import of videos and images from Google Drive
  • Added sharing of video to Google Drive
  • Added import of videos and images from mobile devices using TechSmith Fuse for iOS and Android
  • Added Ctrl+Shift modifier to use snapping while trimming a media with the mouse on the timeline
  • Fixed a bug where exporting would continue after the user clicked the cancel button
  • Fixed a bug where you could get into a state where changes to audio actions were not applied
  • Fixed a bug where a volume adjustment could end up inside a visual action leading to a crash
  • Fixed a bug where clicking on the playhead drop line would deselect the media behind it, making editing a media near the playhead more difficult.
  • Fixed a bug where the double arrow callout could be clipped when the width is set to 100
  • Fixed a bug where the Update File context menu in the clip bin should have been disabled because selecting it would have no effect.
  • Fixed a bug where copy and paste of an animation could change the interpolator on the animation
  • Fixed a bug where the drop zones don't draw correctly when dragging an effect to a rotated media on the canvas.
  • Fixed a bug where it took two undo actions to remove a video effect after adding it
  • Fixed a bug where the Mix to mono setting was not saved on a stitched media
  • Fixed a bug where you could not tab between input boxes when adjusting the canvas dimensions

30 October, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.5.1

  • Fixed a bug that was causing blank recordings on secondary screens on OSX 10.8 and later
  • Fixed a crash on OSX 10.9 after 4,110 frames on some systems
  • Fixed recording artifacts on OSX 10.9

24 September, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.5.0

  • Added a share history window
  • Added Facebook and Twitter buttons in the share history window using the built-in social features of OS X 10.8 and later
  • Improved capture frame rate by leveraging a new capture method on OS X 10.8 and later
  • Added an integrated color picker and a user preference for those who prefer the system color picker
  • Added a "Mix to mono" option which is useful when all the audio is in the left or right channel, and you'd like it in both
  • Added the ability to lock tracks to prevent edits from affecting the media on the track
  • Added the ability to turn tracks off, which hides the visuals and mutes the audio on the track
  • Added the option to use linear interpolation for key frame actions
  • Fixed an issue where the Media bin thumbnail was black for images larger than 5000x5000
  • Allow user to press Shift key after mouse down in order to make a range selection
  • Added the ability to use the Shift key with the comma and period keys to fine tune a timeline range selection
  • Limit the max width of an arrow to 100 to prevent rendering errors
  • Fixed an issue where the timeline didn't auto-scroll when dragging the edge of a media clip to extend its duration
  • Disabled context menu items that will not work for offline source files in the media bin
  • Fixed an issue where keystrokes are not recorded correctly when the system is configured with JPN language settings
  • Fixed an issue where the canvas width could be selected but typing would not change the number in the edit box
  • Fixed an issue where a project could get into a corrupt state where it could not be saved or opened
  • Fixed an issue where thumbnails in the media bin could appear stretched
  • Fixed an issue where a freeze region effect is added to entire media rather than a set duration when added from the context menu
  • Fixed an issue where control + click did not bring up the contextual menu for an effect in the asset bin
  • Fixed an issue where repeated use of cut and undo could lead to a crash
  • Fixed an issue where the zoom slider could get stuck at a particular zoom level
  • Fixed performance problems when 2 stacked clips have a freeze region effect at the same time
  • Fixed a crash when exporting an annotation that has a device frame applied to it
  • Fixed an issue where dragging an action to the end of a media does not move it to the end unless you first zoom in on the timeline
  • Fixed a crash when exporting to Screencast.com using a project that contains markers
  • Fixed an issue where not all mask properties were red when in global edit mode
  • Fixed a crash when entering the captions view on systems where the "Arial" font is disabled
  • Fixed an issue where the lock aspect ratio in the Adjust Canvas dialog was not working correctly
  • Fixed an issue where you couldn't tab between the input boxes in the Adjust Canvas dialog
  • Fixed a crash when trying to split media with multiple actions selected

14 August, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.4.2

  • Fixed a crash that could occur after removing items from the media bin
  • Fixed a bug that made pasting in external media fail after copying an animation

25 June, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.4.1

  • Fixed a crash in OS X 10.6 when trying to produce with markers on the timeline
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when clicking repeatedly in the media bin

04 June, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.4.0

  • Added stitching (usability enhancement for editing on the timeline)
  • Added the ability to copy and paste properties and animations
  • Added spell check for callouts
  • Added freeze region video effect
  • Added a getting started project
  • Updated device frame video effects
  • Additional bug fixing and enhancements

23 April, 2013: Camtasia for Mac 2.3.1

  • Fixed a crash when closing windows in OS X 10.6
  • Fixed a bug with Intel HD 4000 cards on OS X 10.8.3

11 December, 2012: Camtasia for Mac 2.3.0

  • Added sketch motion animated callouts
  • Added ability to capture hotkeys during recording and display them in your project
  • Added ability to copy/paste annotations and media between projects
  • Added ability to apply transitions to both the beginning and end of media
  • Added a new default rounded rectangle callout with a semitransparent fill
  • Added new default lower thirds callouts
  • Added a tooltip that shows the start time and duration of media when trimming
  • Added indication of where hotspots are added on the timeline
  • Added an option to choose 25 FPS recording frame rate
  • Added an option to show captions underneath a video shared to Screencast.com or a webpage
  • Added ability to ripple extend frames and add space on the timeline
  • Added ability to insert new tracks on the timeline
  • Added a button that zooms to show everything on the timeline
  • Additional bug fixing and enhancements

23 October, 2012: Camtasia for Mac 2.2.2

  • Improved quality of table of contents thumbnail images
  • Tutorial viewer offline message is now translated for German locale
  • Mask effects now rotate correctly with properties panel controls
  • Improved memory usage for media on the timeline
  • Reduced delay between finishing a recording and entering a new project
  • Additional bug fixing

18 September, 2012: Camtasia for Mac 2.2.1

  • Added German product localization
  • Improved system audio capture with new TechSmith Audio Capture Component
  • Improved support for Retina display devices
  • Added support for OS X 10.8
  • Improved support for systems with USB external monitors
  • Improved performance and memory usage in the editor
  • Additional bug fixing

19 June, 2012: Camtasia for Mac 2.2.0

  • Enhanced viewing experience for videos shared to Screencast or embedded in a web page
  • Added support for video hotspots
  • Added a new spotlight video effect
  • Added a new mask video effect
  • Added inverted blur annotation
  • Added inverted highlight annotation
  • Added table of contents points for sharing to YouTube
  • Added a button to close the marker track
  • Clips that do not have effects on them after a split will no longer show the effects drawer
  • Reduced minimum duration for timeline preferences to 0.1 seconds
  • Added a timeline duration display
  • Added tooltips for filenames of clips on the timeline and media bin
  • Added a context menu for deleting all markers

24 April, 2012: Camtasia for Mac 2.1.0

  • Added clip speed to allow compressing or expanding the duration of a clip
  • Added a video effect to remove a color
  • YouTube sharing options now include tags, description, and privacy
  • Increased the number of fonts available for text elements
  • Added support for .mov files with more than audio channels
  • Added keyboard shortcut to show/hide the marker track
  • Added keyboard shortcuts to select next and previous media
  • Add preference to turn off recording status icon
  • Added ability to scroll on the timeline via the keyboard
  • Added the option to scale media from the center instead of the corner
  • Added an arrow shape with a border
  • Added aspect ratio lock in adjust canvas dialog
  • Added scale readout while resizing objects on the canvas
  • Increased the scale precision in properties panel
  • Improved rendering of resized frame effects

06 December, 2011: Camtasia for Mac 2.0.0

  • Added annotations – callouts, lines, arrows, highlights, and blur
  • Added ability to save custom annotation styles
  • Improved organization of effects and media
  • Added scale to fit, tilt left, and tilt right animations
  • Added new default shapes
  • Added a preference for default color presets
  • Added cursor and click effects
  • Added the ability to edit the duration of effects on media
  • Added the ability to extend frames
  • Added device frame video effects
  • Added the ability to modify the canvas color
  • Added additional support for dragging media from other applications
  • Redesigned iTunes export dialog
  • Updated property panel design
  • Improved exporting engine performance
  • Improved editor rendering performance
  • Improved editor responsiveness
  • Improved timeline zooming and scrolling performance