How to Deactivate Camtasia 2020 and Later Licenses

Deactivate using TechSmith Account

  1. Login to your TechSmith account.
  2. Under My Products you can locate the Deactivate button next to Camtasia 2020.
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If your Camtasia 2020 key is not listed you can add your key and then deactivate it.

Deactivate on Windows

If you are running Camtasia 2020 on Windows and are connected to the Internet, you can uninstall Camtasia as shown here to deactivate the license so it can be used again.

Deactivate on Mac

If you are running Camtasia 2020 on Mac and are connected to the Internet, complete the following steps to deactivate your license: 

  1. Select Camtasia 2020 > Manage License
  2. Click Deactivate License.

To uninstall Camtasia, see this article

Offline Deactivation

If you are not connected to the Internet, select an option below based on your operating system to learn how to deactivate your software key to use on another computer.

Camtasia (Windows): Offline Deactivation

  1. Open Camtasia Editor.
  2. Select Help > Deactivate Offline.
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  3. Click Generate Deactivation Certificate. The deactivation certificate is generated. Click Copy to copy to the clipboard or click Save As to save a .txt file.
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  4. Using a device that is connected to the Internet, navigate to the link provided http://camtasiadeactivation.en.tsc.lc and paste the text generated in the previous step. Click Deactivate.
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The key is now available for use again. To uninstall Camtasia, see this article

Camtasia (Mac): Offline Deactivation

  1. Open Camtasia.
  2. From the menu bar, select Camtasia 2020 > Manage License.
  3. Click Deactivate License. If you are online, this will deactivate the license. If Camtasia is unable to connect to the activation service, click Offline Deactivation.
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  4. Click Copy to copy to the clipboard or click Save As to save a .txt file.
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  5. Using a device that is connected to the Internet, navigate to the link provided and paste the text copied or saved in the previous step. Click Deactivate.
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The key is now available for use again. To uninstall Camtasia, see this article