Shadow

Add a shadow effect to a side or around the entire image.

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

Add a Shadow Effect

  1. Click the Effects button.
    Effects button
  2. The Effects panel opens. Click the Shadow effect.
  3. The effect properties open and a preview of the effect is shown on the canvas.
  4. Click to select the shadow location.
  5. The effect properties open and a preview of the effect is shown on the canvas. To change the shadow color, click the Color dropdown and complete one of the following:

    Color options

    • Click to select a color from the preset colors or from the color palette.
    • Click the Eyedropper tool and and then click to select a color from anywhere on the screen.
      Select a color
    • Enter a HEX or RGB value into the field.
  6. Drag the slider to adjust the size of the effect.
  7. Click the Apply button to apply the effect to the image.

TIP: Add to Quick Effects

To save the effect settings for future use, click the Add to Quick Effects button.

 

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