Camtasia Studio and Snagit

Camtasia SnagitMiraCosta College has a site license for both Camtasia Studio and Snagit. The software is available at no cost to faculty for both PC and MAC computers.



Obtaining the Software

On Campus Computer

Open a helpdesk ticket requesting the latest version of Camtasia Studio and Snagit be installed on your campus computer. Contact the Employee Helpdesk at 760-795-6850 for questions and assistance.

Home Computer

Contact Abdy Afzali for more details. E-mail or call (760) 795-2121 ext 6731.

Software Overview

Find out more information about Camtasia Studio and Snagit.

Camtasia Studio Tutorials



Snagit Tutorials



Screen Recording for YouTube Recommendation

For screen recording (creating a video), either within Snagit or Camtasia Studio, Karen Korstad recommends the following settings for a clear YouTube video output.

  1. Use the Chrome web browser
  2. Record at the custom size  1280 x 720
    1. You can set this at time of recording by selecting a custom size.
  3. On the chrome browser zoom in to 110% or 120% .
    1. This will help create readable text within the video.