Update: Offer is no longer available
More freebies == More fun!! Camtasia Studio 3 is a brilliant screen capturing and video editing tool which is worth $200+, but now you can get it for FREE! As usual 4 Free was first to catch hold of this promotion but then the promotional offer page expired within a short time and I did not bother to post about it. But then, our beloved reader Abraham tipped with an alternative offer page which is still working. So hurry up before the offer expires again!
The latest version of Camtasia Studio is v6, so in case you like to upgrade to the latest version you can do it at Half the price!
Features of Camtasia Studio 3
Camtasia Studio gives you the power to easily record your screen, voice, and camera video to create compelling tutorials, presentations, and rich sales demonstrations for delivery via Web and CD-ROM.
– Significantly smaller Flash files
– Production Wizard for easier video sharing
– Web hosting for video files
– More audio and video tracks
– Audio editing toolbar
– Interactive callouts
– Title screens for video introduction or credits
– PowerPoint toolbar add-in to record presentations from within PowerPoint.
– Downloadable background templates for PowerPoint
– Create linked submenus in MenuMaker
– Record system audio from applications
– SCORM 1.2/e-learning compliance
– Add interactivity with Flash Hot Spots to create application simulations and navigation within your videos.
– Add personalized video introductions and digital video recordings to your screen videos.
– Native support for WMV, AVI and MPEG source files.
– Use Zoom-n-Pan to playback perfectly at any size.
– Preview your edits and transitions in real-time.
– Add callouts at any time in the production process.
– Narrate an entire timeline – across multiple clips.
– Preview your audio levels prior to recording narration.
– Enhanced Flash Controls when producing Camtasia Studio SWF videos
– Downloadable Theater for Camtasia Studio
– Downloadable Templates for Camtasia MenuMaker
– Production results available.
– Edit still image audio
– Audio editing shortcut keys.
– Enhanced volume control.
– Flash (.SWF) output.
– Components for Flash MX.
– Add a second audio track.
– Audio editing built-in.
– Add annotations after recording.
and many more!! The latest version of Camtasia Studio (v6) has lots of improvement. But if you are looking for a good review of Camtasia Studio 3, here is one from BitWiseMag.com
Free Download of Camtasia Studio 3
1. Go to this promotional offer page (copy paste in your browser)
2. Enter your Name, Country and email address. Make sure your eMail ID is proper.
3. You will receive the license key by eMail.
4. Download Camtasia Studio v3.1.2 from this old versions page of Techsmith.
5. During Installation, it will ask for installation type, choose “Licensed – I have the key”
6. Rest of the installation is straight forward.
Please note that this version of Camtasia Studio 3 works only on Windows XP. In case you are interested to upgrade to a higher or latest version go to this upgrade page and upgrade for half the price!!
Update: It looks like once you submit your details, it is throwing ASP error. But do not worry, go and check your inbox, the license key would be sent successfully.