transparent canvas

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Hi there,

I am using Camtasia 2018. I have a video of a person on a solid white background. I found how to remove the background of that layer but I can't seem to find any settings to turn the canvas transparent. I've seen posts here from previous versions but i'm hoping in version 2018 that's something that can be done. Can you show me how?

Thanks,
Steffi
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You can change the color of the Canvas/Background  in project settings.

However, you cannot make it transparent. Camtasia doesn't have that capability. You can remove the color of a layer like your white background.But that's it.

You cannot export a video with a transparent background.

Regards,Joe
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another very close photo finish
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Thank you, Joe!
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the canvas always must have a background color; you can work with a clip that has a transparent background, but when you produce that project, you will see a colored background, per your selection
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Thank you, kayakman!