Share Projects

The Camtasia Project files (.tscproj) allow you to share your video projects to other computers and collaborate with others.

 

Incompatible Media and Effects

The Camtasia Project file format (.tscproj) is cross-platform compatible. However, not all media and effects are supported across platforms.

Media Windows
Incompatible with Camtasia Mac
Mac
Incompatible with Camtasia Windows
Video Effects AVI, WMV, MTS -
Image Files - JPG2000
Audio Files WMA

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Enhancements Windows
Mac
Captions Not cross-platform compatible Not cross-platform compatible
Shortcuts Not cross-platform compatible Not cross-platform compatible

 

Effects Windows
Mac
Gesture Effects - Not cross-platform compatible
Visual Effects -
  • Not cross-platform compatible:
    • Sepia
    • Reflection
    • Spotlight
    • Window Spotlight
    • Region
  • Partially compatible (imports with project but cannot edit):
    • Freeze Region
    • Outline Edges
    • Mask
    • Mosaic
    • Spotlight
Audio Effects -

Partially compatible (imports with project but cannot edit):

  • Pitch

Share a Project to the Same Platform

Create a zip file to backup or share your project. Zip files contain the Camtasia Project file (.tscproj), content in the Media Bin, and enhancements added to the project.

 

  1. In Camtasia Editor:
    • Windows: Select File > Export > Zipped Project.
    • Mac: Select File > Save As.

  2. Name the project and choose a file destination.
  3. Click Save.

Camtasia saves a zipped project file to your computer.

To export all Camtasia resources, including asset libraries, presets, themes, and templates, see Package and Share Camtasia Resources.

 

Import a Project on the Same Platform

  1. Select File > Import > Zipped Project.
  2. Browse to the location of the zipped file.
    • Windows: Click Import.
    • Mac: Click Open.
  3. A save dialog appears. Click Save to import the project to the selected location.

Camtasia saves the project file to your computer and opens the project.

 

Share a Project to Another Platform

  1. In Camtasia Editor, select File > Export > Project for Windows/Mac.
  2. If you receive a warning about incompatible or partially supported media in the project, click Continue to export the project.
    Not supported/partially supported dialog
  3. Name the zipped project and choose a file destination.
  4. Click OK.

Camtasia saves a zipped project file to your computer.

 

Import a Project on Another Platform

  1. In Camtasia Editor, select File > Import > Zipped Project.
  2. If you receive a warning about incompatible or partially compatible media in the project, click Continue to open the project.
    Incompatible/partially compatible media dialog

Incompatible media displays as a placeholder in the timeline. If you open the project on the original platform, the media is visible.

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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