Camtasia (Windows): Camtasia UI Does Not Load

Problem

When Camtasia opens, only the user interface for the tutorials is shown and the rest of the software is not displayed.

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Solution

Camtasia 2018

  1. Exit Camtasia. Confirm that it is not running in Task Manager.
  2. Press Windows+R on your keyboard to open the Run window.
  3. Type the following and click OK: regedit.
    CamWind_RunWindow.png
  4. Browse to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\TechSmith\Camtasia Studio\18.0\Camtasia Studio\18.0.
  5. Click the 18.0 folder.
  6. Double-click UseHardwareRenderingForWPF on the right and change the Value Data from 1 to 0 and click OK.
    c9_wpf_reg.png
  7. Exit Registry Editor and open Camtasia.