Camtasia (Windows): Error 8581 in PowerPoint

Problem

Error 8581 in PowerPoint

Solution

This issue is still under investigation by our development team.  Some users have reported that the following have solved the issue. 

  • Unchecking the web cam in the PowerPoint Addin Recording Options.
  • Disabling a secondary monitor that was connected to the PC
  • Moving the .ppt file from the My Documents folder to the Desktop on the PC.
  • Make sure the file name of the PowerPoint document does not contain periods or other punctuation.
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