Camtasia (Windows): Entering Your License Key

The free trial of Camtasia is a fully functional 30 day trial.  If you decide to purchase, there is no need to download and install Camtasia again.  Instead, you simply need to unlock the trial with your software key.  This can be done a few ways.

Unlocking an Expired Trial

  1. Open Camtasia
  2. When prompted with the screen that the trial has expired, click, Unlock Camtasia.
  3. Enter your license key in the Please enter your software key section and then choose Unlock. *You can copy and paste your license key into this section to make it easier.

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Unlocking an Active Trial

  1. Open Camtasia
  2. Browse to the file menu Help > Enter software key...
  3. Click on Unlock Camtasia
  4. Enter your license key in the Please enter your software key section and then choose Unlock. *You can copy and paste your license key into this section to make it easier.

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New Install / Reinstall

  1. Install Camtasia and open it.
  2. When prompted with the screen that your trial has begun, click Unlock Camtasia.
  3. Enter your license key in the Please enter your software key section and then choose Unlock. *You can copy and paste your license key into this section to make it easier.

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Unlocking through "Share"

  1. In Camtasia, click on the menu bar Share tab at the top of Camtasia and choose your preferred share option.
  2. Enter your license key into the Enter Key section and then click Produce without watermark. *You can copy and paste your license key into this section to make it easier.

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