Center for Instructional Innovation

Camtasia Application

Camtasia Application

Tech Smith Camtasia is screen recording and video editing software. Camtasia enables you to record your screen movements and actions, or import HD video from a camera or other source. Customize and edit content on both Mac and Windows platforms, and share your videos with viewers on nearly any device.

How To Create Video Captioning and Audio Transcripts

Under federal and state law, we are required to provide all instructional material in a format that is accessible to people with disabilities regardless of whether we have received a request from an individual student.

  1. Click on the Captions icon (click on more if hidden) or Tools > Captions.

  2. A new caption track will appear on the timeline and a captioning edit window will appear in the upper left window.

  3. The settings will be default to ADA compliant closed captioning.

  4. Click and type to create a caption.

  5. Adjust the timing in the timeline caption track to match video.

Captions Overview from Techsmith


Creating Video Captioning and Audio Transcripts  Document