Camtasia (Windows): Camtasia Cross Platform File Formats

Problem

Which Camtasia file formats are cross platform compatible?

Solution

Camtasia has had multiple versions on both Mac and Windows platforms. In earlier versions, recordings and projects were not cross platform compatible. The chart below shows the different recording and project formats for Camtasia, and which versions of Camtasia they are compatible with.

File Type Supported Windows Versions Supported Mac Versions Legacy Format
.TREC - TechSmith Recording File Camtasia (Windows) 8.6 and later Camtasia (Mac) 2.9 and later No
.TSCPROJ - TechSmith Project File Camtasia (Windows) 9.0 and later Camtasia (Mac) 3.0 and later No
.CAMREC - Camtasia Windows Recording File Camtasia (Windows) 7.0 and later None Yes
.CAMPROJ - Camtasia Windows Project File Camtasia (Windows) 7.0 and later None Yes
.CMREC - Camtasia Mac Recording File None Camtasia (Mac) 2.0 and later Yes
.CMPROJ - Camtasia Mac Project File None Camtasia (Mac) 2.0 and later Yes