Organize Media in Camtasia

View and manage recording, video, audio, and image source files for your current project in the Media Bin.

 

Add Source Files to Your Project

To add media to your video project, select one of the following options:

 

To add content to your video, drag media from the Media tab onto the timeline.

Camtasia 2020 Supported File Formats

Windows Mac

Video Files

AVI, MP4, MPG, MPEG, MTS, M2TS, WMV, MOV

Video Files

AVI, MP4, MPG, MPEG, WMV, MOV, SWF

Camtasia Recording Files

TREC

Camtasia Recording Files

TREC

Image Files

BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, PDF

Image Files

BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, PDF

Audio Files

WAV, MP3, WMA, M4A

Audio Files

M4A, WAV, MP3

Other Files

PPT, PPTX, SAMI, SRT

Other Files

PPT, PPTX, SAMI, SRT

 

  1. Click the Media tab.
  2. Click Add Media button > Import Media or double-click in the Media Bin.
  3. Click to select the media to import. Control+click or Command+click to select multiple files.
  4. Click Open.

The imported media appears in the Media Bin.

Send images or videos to Camtasia from your mobile device.

  1. Select File > Connect to Mobile Device.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions in the Connect Mobile Device dialog.

The imported media appears in the Media Bin.

  1. Click the Media tab.
  2. Click Add Media button > Import From Google Drive.
  3. Enter your Google email and password.
  4. Click to select the media to import. Control+click or Command+click to select multiple files.
  5. Click Import.

The imported media appears in the Media Bin.

Media Bin Tasks

After adding media to your project, the following tasks help you view and organize content in the Media Bin.

Change Media Bin View

On the Media tab, click the Media Bin View button to change the media display to one of the following options:
 

  • Extra Small Thumbnails
  • Small Thumbnails
  • Medium Thumbnails
  • Large Thumbnails
  • List View

Sort Media

On the Media tab, select an option from the Sort By dropdown. Click theAscending or Descending button.

View Media Details

Right-click (Windows) or Control-click (Mac) media and select Details.

Locate Unused Media

(Media not located on the timeline)

  • To remove unused media, right-click (Windows) or Control-click (Mac) and select Delete Unused Media.
  • To select unused media, right-click (Windows) or Control-click (Mac) and select Select Unused Media.

Rename Media

(Mac Only)

Control-click media, select Rename and type new name.

This help topic is for Camtasia version 2020. 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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