Activepresenter vs camtasia

2018-04-25 18:23:21
ActivePresenterCamtasia Studio
Latest version58.0.2
Release date2012-10-182012-07-24
DistributionProprietary softwareProprietary software
Price0 USD - $349.95 - $449.95299 USD
LanguagesEnglishEnglish, Français, Deutsch, Korean, Japanese
Last update2016-11-24 09:50:342018-04-25 18:23:21
Mac OSYesYes
Webcam recordingNoYes With PC
Record microphone audioYesYes
Record system audioYesYes
Video EditingYesYes For pros, lots of features.
Type of generated filesAVI, MP4, WMV, WebM, FLV, HTML, PDF, JPEG, PNG, DOC/DOCX, XLS/XLSX, PPT/PPTX, AJAX, and SWFH.264, Windows Media, AVI, SWF, FLV
Other features
Screen annotations
Follow MouseYes
Mouse highlightingYes
Custom presetsYes
Custom backgroundsYes
Upload to web
Embed watermarks
Record KeystrokesYes
Pen or highlighter tool
Record fullscreen
Your reviews
Images quality rating5.0 2 ratings5.0 1 rating
Sound quality rating4.0 1 rating3.0 1 rating
Overall rating5.0 4 ratings4.3 3 ratings
Price299 USD
AvailabilityIndividual License
Free trial periodYes 30 days
Free planNo
Creator's commentsGreat tool, but encountered lots of bugs - lost sync on the videos / audio / webcam and took me a lot of time to recover from it.
Take screen capture (videos)Yes
Webcam synchronization- The video, audio and pip (webcam) are not locked - might easily loose sync.
System requirementsMicrosoft Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 Microsoft DirectX 9 or later version Microsoft .NET 4.0 Client Profile (included, except with MSI installer) Dual-Core Processor minimum, Quad-Core Processor or better recommended 2GB RAM minimum, 4GB RAM or greater recommended 2GB of hard-disk space for program installation Display dimensions of 1024x768 or greater Dedicated Windows-compatible sound card, microphone and speakers recommended Camtasia Studio Add-in for PowerPoint requires PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 (32 bit) Import of .mov and production to .mov and .m4v requires Apple QuickTime 7.2 or later Camera video recording requires a USB Web camera. Recording live from a DV camera is not supported Integration with Camtasia Relay requires Camtasia Relay Client Recorder GPU acceleration requires DirectX 9 compatible video adapter with 128 MB of video memory or greater and Pixel Shader 2.0 or later
Screen sharing (other computers)No May use it along with google hangouts
Live StreamingNo Must use outside service to broadcast
Learning AnalyticsYes or Google Analytics
Sharing PermissionsYes Thru
LDAP AuthenticationNo
LMS IntegrationNo Can Manually Add Files
Downloadable OptionYes Thru
Searchable Media Meta-DataNo
Automatic CaptionsYes
Content SharingYes Link from
Student Video dropboxNo
Batch UploadNo
View Video on Mobile DeviceYes or App for Interaction
Institution Channel/ShareNo Playlist
Directory UploadNo
Automatic UploadNo
Control AvailabilityYes
Video UploadYes To External Service
Audio UploadYes To External Service
iTunes/iTunes U compatible RSS feedYes From
Include Attachments and LinksNo
Lecture/Screen CaptureYes
  • 2016-01-27 15:17:33
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  • English
  • Unlisted
  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL
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