Camtasia (Windows): How to Uninstall Camtasia Studio

Uninstalling Camtasia Studio

Windows Vista/Windows 7:

To uninstall Camtasia Studio on Windows Vista or Windows 7 first ensure that Camtasia Studio is closed. Once closed, go to your Start Menu and then Control Panel. In the Control Panel, select the option to Uninstall a program (located under the Programs category); the window that appears may take a moment to populate with a list of installed applications. Once the list populates, locate Camtasia Studio in the list of installed applications and right-click on Camtasia Studio and choose Remove.

Windows 8 and 10

To uninstall Camtasia Studio on Windows 8 first ensure that Camtasia Studio is closed. Once closed, go to your Start Menu (Windows Tiles in the Modern UI) and locate the Camtasia Studio and right-click on the icon; along the bottom of the Start Menu tiles you will see "Uninstall." When you click on this option you will be brought to a new window that may take a moment to populate with a list of installed applications. Once the list populates, locate Camtasia Studio in the list of installed applications and right-click on Camtasia Studio and choose Remove.

 

*Please note that during the uninstall process you will be prompted to keep or delete your library; if you choose to delete the library any items you may have added to the library will be removed.

 

There is a short video here showing this process: 

 

To manually uninstall Camtasia Studio , please do the following

  1. Close Camtasia Studio.
  2. Go to your [C:]\Program Files\Techsmith\ folder and delete the Camtasia Studio  folder and its contents for the version you wish to remove.
  3. Choose Start > Run and type regedit. The Registry Editor opens.
  4. Navigate with the left column explorer to the following locations, and right-click on the corresponding folder to delete these folders:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TechSmith\Camtasia Studio\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TechSmith\Camtasia Studio\
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