Camtasia (Windows): Supported File Formats

You can import the following file formats into Camtasia for editing:

  • MP4 (AVC/h.264 codecs required, 30 frames per second or less)
  • MTS and M2TS files (version 8.4 and later).  The AC-3 Filter is required if you are running Windows 8 or Windows 7. For more information, see this article.
  • AVI
  • WMV
  • MPEG-1
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • MOV H.264 and PNG MOV codecs are supported. For more information, see this article.
  • M4A
  • BMP
  • JPG
  • PNG
  • PPT
  • PPTX

For Unsupported File Formats:

  • Open the file in a desktop media player or web browser and record the playback with Camtasia Recorder. The TREC recording file opens in Camtasia and can be imported into other projects.
  • You can convert some video formats to the MP4 file format. Download Handbrake and watch the tutorial below to learn how to convert the file to MP4.

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