Exported Video Had Faded or Incorrect Color


When a project is exported from Camtasia Mac as a MP4, the color is faded or incorrect.


This is a known issue that is fixed in Camtasia 2018.0.9 and later. For more information on upgrading, from the menu bar select Camtasia > Check for Updates.

Users have reported this happening in 2018 and later still. If that is the case, please reach out to technical support.

Camtasia 3 / Camtasia 2

  1. In Camtasia (Mac) 3 select Share > Local File. In Camtasia (Mac) 2 select Share > Advanced Export.
  2. In the File format dropdown menu and select Export to QuickTime Movie (.mov).
  3. Click Options.
  4. In the Compression Type dropdown menu and select Apple ProRes 422.
  5. If you still need a MP4 file, download Handbrake to convert your MOV to MP4. Here is a video on how to use Handbrake.