Adding a watermark is a common way of identifying images and discouraging unauthorized use online. Learn how to overlay text, a logo, or copyright information as a watermark over an image.

Watermark example

Effects are only available for image captures. Share your video to Camtasia to enhance it with annotations and effects.

Add a Watermark

  1. Click the Effects button.
    Effects button
  2. The Effects panel opens. Click the Watermark effect.
  3. The effect properties open. Click the Browse button to select an image file to use for the watermark.
  4. Click to select the watermark position.
  5. Drag the scale slider to resize the watermark on the image.
  6. Select the watermark type and properties:
    • Underlay: Displays the watermark in the background of the image giving it an embossed look.
    • Overlay: Maintains the watermark colors and positions the watermark on top of the image.
  7. Click the Apply button to apply the effect to the image.


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