Importing PPT or PPTx files

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I am trying to import a ppt or pptx file to Camtasia but these type of files doesn ́t apeear for me; just all media file types. I am using a notebook with windows 8.
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Rick Stone

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Hi there

What version of Camtasia are you using? Are you certain you have installed all the updates?

Cheers... Rick :)
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I just downloaded, so should be updated. It is Camtasia 9
Does not "see" any .pptx or .ppt files. Altho Camtasia should support these files, in actual fact what is happening is that these file types are not listed in the import selections. Ideas?
(Certainly not reasonable to make each of the 150 slides into a jpeg, nor is it likely a good idea to have to "play" and record them.) Camtasia is supposed to import a .pptx file.
 
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It would help to know the exact process you are trying to use.

For example, are you clicking File > Import and expecting to see PPT files among those few selections?

If so, you need to choose Media there, then from the ensuing dialog, click the drop-down and choose presentation files.

Cheers... Rick :)
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You need version 9.1.0 or later of Camtasia to import PPT files.


19 September, 2017: Camtasia (Windows) 9.1.0

  • Made improvements to the TechSmith Smart Player
  • New device frame visual effect to make videos more engaging
  • New properties panel to quickly adjust colors and text of animated graphics, like intros and lower thirds
  • New extend frame functionality to make extending your clips more intuitive
  • New functionality to import PowerPoint files
  • Addressed an issue where recordings would show as only one frame long on timeline incorrectly
  • Handling finding offline media on users' computer in a smoother way
  • Fixed a bug where batch production without subfolders option selected would still create subfolders
  • Fixed a bug where production dialog hangs with multiple files based on markers selected
  • Fixed AVI production for non TechSmith codecs
  • Fixed a bug where sometimes scrolling through the font dropdown caused a crash
  • Fixed a bug where media bin and canvas would end up being hidden on startup
  • Fixed a bug where dragging transitions on media that is split caused a hang
  • Fixed a bug where audio only TRECs caused a crash
  • Other bug fixes and improvements

What version of Camtasia 9 did you install?

Regards,Joe

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Ah! Here is the problem. I purchased and have been using 9.1.2, but when I downloaded to put on a new machine I got only 9.0.5! Is there a way for me to get another copy of 9.1.2?
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It looks like 9.1.4 is available here.It's the newest version  with the most bug fixes,etc.
https://www.techsmith.com/download/oldversions

All Camtasia 9 versions activate with a valid Camtasia 9 key.
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Great. This worked/is working. Thanks.