Camtasia Studio 8.5.2 - will it work on a Windows 10 machine?

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I'm currently using Camtasia Studio 8.5.2 on a Windows 7 machine. I am supposed to be getting a new Windows 10 machine next week. Will this version or Camtasia still work? Thanks!
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Susan Brecht

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Posted 8 months ago

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john

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It works on mine

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cineworks

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i have 8.6.0 working fine on win 10.
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rg

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I use v8.6 on a Win10 Pro 64-bit PC.

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cbkr.team

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While Windows has many flaws, the one thing that it is really good at, is backwards compatibility, so you'll have no problems with that.
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Rick Stone

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Indeed. Just yesterday I personally experienced this. I had someone asking me to do something with overlaying a countdown timer on a video. Something like XX minutes xx seconds and counting down. I had a small application I had downloaded several years back that did this. It was designed for Windows XP and when I installed it and ran it on my Windows 10 PC, it squawked and issued an error.




Naturally, I figured I was doomed and it would fail spectacularly. But after I clicked OK to dismiss the error, it worked flawlessly.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Paradoxically, Rick, backwards compatibility is just about the only flaw I've ever found with MacOS.

I have some old programs, from early versions of MacOS X, that simply won't work - not even in any shell I've tried - yet I've got some really old Classic MacOS programs that will at least work in a shell. As they say in America, go figure! It's like there's a black hole in the middle of MacOS evolution. The missing link, as it were. :-)

Hence, my best solution is if there is a Windows or DOS version of any old program that I particularly want, then I can run that version, either on a Windows laptop I have, or, to take the paradox even further, in a Windows shell on my MacBook Pro! As we say in Britain, you couldn't make it up. :-)

Cheers...