Audio Effects

Use Audio Effects to enhance or correct audio. There are two ways to work with audio in Camtasia: edit directly on timeline or add effects.

Add Audio Effects

  1. Click Audio Effects tab.
  2. Drag an effect onto a clip with audio on the timeline. To show or hide the effects, click the Effects tray on media.
  3. To adjust the duration, drag either end of the effect on timeline.
  4. To customize effects, click Properties.
Effect Customize Properties

Noise Removal

Helps reduce background noise.

  1. Click Properties.
  2. Choose Analyze to automate noise removal process. (Windows only)

Or, manually adjust the Sensitivity, Reduction (Mac), or Amount (Windows) to get desired effect.

Audio Compression

Helps even out audio levels.

  1. Click Properties.
  2. Choose level from Volume variation dropdown menu.

Or, manually adjust Ratio, Threshold, and Gain to get desired effect.

Fade In / Fade Out

Creates smooth transition in to or out of audio.

Automatically applied to beginning or end of audio clip. Grab audio points and drag to adjust.

Pitch (Mac Only)

Adjust frequency of sound waves to change voice sound.

  1. Click Properties.
  2. Manually adjust Pitch, Ease In, or Ease Out to get desired effect.

Clip Speed

Cause audio and video clip to play back faster or slower.

  • Drag effect on timeline to adjust speed.
  • Or, open Properties pane to adjust Duration and Speed to get desired effect.
    • Adjust speed higher to cause video to play back faster.

    • Adjust speed lower to the video to play back slower.

This help topic is for Camtasia version 2019. If you have a previous version, upgrade to the latest version of TechSmith Camtasia or view the help for another version in the Previous Versions section.


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