Limited sound editing in camtasia

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using a xlr to 3.5mm to record sound causes a play back issue on mobile devices. There is a software workaround as shown in this video link  https://youtu.be/Ihod6KqKk64  
Unfortunately Camtasia doesnt have the ability to edit the sound in this manner.  Hitting the mix to mono doesnt do it.   the cable is a common one used for lavalier and xlr mics mounted on cameras.  Has anyone discovered a solution using camtasia for this problem? 
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Hi John, others can post in with their experiences, but I do have some experience with XLR microphones, so I have the following questions (no particular order):   

1) is it essential to your workflow that you record your audio into Camtasia, as opposed to a dedicated audio editing application? 
2) Have you looked at Audacity, a free, open-software to see if it can do this left-only/right-only workaround he recommends?
3) Can you advise as to what your setup is? 

I want to be very careful not to pass myself off as an audio expert, which I am not, but that video had a few red flags for me. A single microphone capsule can only produce a single, mono channel (a Blue Yeti is sold as a single microphone, but contains more than one capsule, allowing its users to create stereo recording).

So unless that camcorder + the XLR microphone are each recording and being combined into a stereo recording, I'm not sure how he got to a left/right?