Save Presets and Favorites

Save frequently-used video enhancements and custom properties as presets or favorites to reduce your editing time.

Presets

Save custom properties for annotations, behaviors, cursor effects, and visual effects.

  1. Click one of the available tabs on the left. Add presets for annotations, behaviors, cursor effects, and visual effects.
  2. Drag an enhancement from the selected tab onto the canvas or timeline.
  3. Click the Properties button.
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  4. Edit the properties to customize the enhancement. See Edit Media Properties Overview.
  5. Click the c2021-AddPresetButton.png button to save the custom properties as a new preset.

Camtasia saves the preset to the tab. To view preset annotations, select User from the Style dropdown.

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Presets are indicated by the user icon.
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Tip: Customize the name to quickly find your presets.

To rename a preset, right-click the preset and select Rename. Type the new name and press the Enter key. Name customization is not available for annotations.

Favorites

Add frequently-used annotations, transitions, behaviors, animations, and effects to the Favorites tab.

 

Package your Favorites to share with others to: 

  • Maintain a consistent look or style across videos.
  • Help your team build professional videos based on your favorite video enhancements
  1. Click one of the available tabs on the left. Add favorites for annotations, transitions, behaviors, animations, cursor effects, audio effects, or visual effects.
  2. Click the Favorites icon c2021-FavoriteIcon.png.

Camtasia adds the enhancement to the Favorites tab.
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To remove a favorite from the Favorites tab, click the Favorites icon c2021-YellowFavoritesIcon.png.

Restore Defaults

Reset enhancements in the selected tab to the original defaults.

  1. Click a tab. Restore default annotations, transitions, behaviors, animations, cursor effects, audio effects, or visual effects.
  2. Right-click an empty area in the tab pane and select Restore All Default.

 

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