How to Produce Camtasia 9 Into Website (Without all FTP / ScreenCast) & Keep Functions?

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Is there a 'more straight forward' method to producing to site that is NOT using screencast, sill allows me to use hotspots / quiz etc, but I am not going through things like FTP and dragging files through backends or websites...

I am using Camtasia 9 and shocked there is still no simple Wordpress plugin. Have been using since version 6 and was surprised back then. Any help on this would be huge as I have been through a lot of questions / forums seeing people having similar issue, but with the complicated solution I could not put in place as I have no idea where to put the files..

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when you produce a video that contains interactive objects [TOC from markers, captions, hotspots, quizzes], a bunch of file are created [video plus support files]; the interactive object behaviors are scripted within 2 config files [config.xml and config_xml.js]; the behaviors are also embedded within the MP4 file as xmpmetadata; when you produce and share to, the smart player can decode the xmpmetadata within the MP4, so the interactivity works; when you upload all the files to a regular web site, and launch the video using one of the 2 .html files, the info within the config files is used by the smart player to enable interactivity

as I understand, sites like YouTube only work with the MP4 files and so are not able to extract the embedded xmpmetada; so no interactivity

unfortunately, to my knowledge, the only way to get all the required files up on a web site [ excepted] is to upload the files using FTP

however, this can be easily be done by using the right FTP program

I personally use a program called Beyond Compare 4 Pro [about $50]; its a powerful file compare utility that happens to have a great FTP capability; uploading the files is as easy as using Windows Explorer

BC4 is also a great tool for supporting many screencasting work flows
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I use one called Core FTP LE which is free and was recommended by my ISP.  As long as you know the username and password for your site, it's a simple drag 'n' drop