Creating Chroma Key Videos from original videos online

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I wish to know if there is a function in Camtasia 9.0.3 whereby I can create my own chroma key (green screen) videos from original videos. For example, there is a video of my friend jumping into a pool and I want to crop out the movement of my friend jumping only, making it a green screen based video so I can add my own background.

In simpler terms, I am curious if I can use Camtasia to create chroma key videos either through screen recording or from video footage. 

An good example will be the photo that I have attached. The thing in the red box is from some game and I wish to record it off my screen then converting it to green screen so that I can use it with other backgrounds. Thank you.
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there is no such function within Camtasia

you can create green screen stuff but only when originally recording

you could partially do what you want by creating and using a mask, then animating the mask movement to follow the action

perhaps some help ...

http://www.screencast.com/t/XNYZ7bAfmB
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Thank you!! Its somehow helped and maybe I'll apply this technique. But by any chance you know other software online that can help me do what I want?
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No, Camtasia wont work.

If it were me I would load that image into Photoshop and extract and edit it the best I could there. Save it as a png and overlay it.Odds are you can find that image on the internet somewhere if it's a video game.

Regards,Joe