Will Camtasia Studio install in Linux?

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Before I purchase Camtasia I want to be certain that the software will install in Linux. Can someone help me with question please?
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Glenn Hoeppner, Employee

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Hi Donald,

Camtasia Studio is a Windows application, and will not run on linux out-of-the-box. You might be able to make it work with WINE, CrossOver or some other Windows-enabling Linux application, but we haven't tested those at TechSmith.

For what it's worth, our 30-day trial is fully-functional, so you should be able to download that and give it a try yourself. If you do, please consider sharing your results and what Linux version and distribution you're running.

-Glenn
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_BEqzPwApk
En Linux Ubuntu desde la versión 10.04 en adelante probado tambien en Ubuntu 12.04 Lts. Se puede instalar y ver el vídeo guardándolo en formato .avi, editarlo de momento no lo he conseguido salvo con cualquier programas de Ubuntu de vídeo. La version recomendada para instalar es Camtasia 7.0 funciona. en el vídeo se puede ver.
In Linux Ubuntu from version 10.04 onwards also tested on Ubuntu 12.04 Lts. You can install and view the video by saving it in. Avi, edit it when I have not got any programs except Ubuntu video. The recommended way to install version 7.0 is Camtasia works. in the video you can see.
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Luke Douglas

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No hablo inglés.
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Kevin Genus

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Dude, Google Translate. Those days are over.
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I'm not Donald, but I did try to install Camtasia Relay using Wine. Unfortunately, the installation failed because Camtasia Relay's installation program doesn't come with all the .dll's that Camtasia Relay needs.

Supposedly Winetricks (a helper app to Wine) can be used to install the dlls, but I haven't found a safe source of the files.
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it installed for me on wine +play on linux 
ubuntu 13.10
wine 1.5.11
you need to install these into your wine  before opening the software install file(.msi)

directx9
flashplayer
gecko

play on linux will do the rest

after install is done you can record the screen but you cannot preview it  :(
and you cannot upload it directly from software.
but its still good better than any alternative in ubuntu
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Instalar Camtasia Studio 7 y 8 en Linux Ubuntu 10.04 - 12.04
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_BEqzPwApk
En Linux Ubuntu desde la versión 10.04 en adelante probado tambien en Ubuntu 12.04 Lts. Se puede instalar y ver el vídeo guardándolo en formato .avi, editarlo de momento no lo he conseguido salvo con cualquier programas de Ubuntu de vídeo. La version recomendada para instalar es Camtasia 7.0 funciona. en el vídeo se puede ver.
In Linux Ubuntu from version 10.04 onwards also tested on Ubuntu 12.04 Lts. You can install and view the video by saving it in. Avi, edit it when I have not got any programs except Ubuntu video. The recommended way to install version 7.0 is Camtasia works. in the video you can see.




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No hablo inglés.
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Pos kas tas bobo
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Berkay Çağlı

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
can i install camtasia studio on linux ubuntu ?.
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carolsand

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Is a linux version of Camtasia on the roadmap?
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Glenn Hoeppner, Employee

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Not at this time.
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Alin Popescu

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Too bad. Many of the people who could be potential clients for Camtasia are using Linux. I'd be happy to pay for it under Linux. As a company owner I would still save a lot on Windows and Mac licenses.
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I have actually paid for Camtasia (bought it when using Windows). Since then I've switched to Ubuntu 15.04, and hoping to get native camtasia some day :)
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Now that .NET core is mainstream and runs on windows and linux, perhaps the cost of porting Camtasia to Linux will be low enough now to justify the effort and enable increased profits for TechSmith via Linux user revenue capture. 
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I've tried several ways running camtasia studio on linux and I've got nothing but trouble.

Keep things as simple as you can, but not simpler ;-)

How about a separate windows 10 boot partition for the things you better use with windows? For the other things working better with linux you simply boot from your linux partition.  In my case only camtasia don't work with linux but all my other tools work on both windows and linux.  So I switch from one world to the other, just where life is easier in a certain case.

This way I get my work done without any os-problem.
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Jani Kajala

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You are assuming all the things a customer wants to record work on Windows, which is not my case at least. I have a full software development stack setup on Linux side, and I cannot replicate it (at least with reasonable effort) on Windows side.
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Also, I'm (most of the time) working on laptop with limited disk space, so first thing this "simple" solution would need for me is upgrade hard disk to bigger one, setup (&maintain) second OS, and reboot every time I want to record something. Doesn't sound simple to me.
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Jani Kajala

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If thinking about Windows based solution, VirtuaBox/VMWare Player are in many ways better than a fully separate partition for Windows (e.g. you can start Windows without booting). Still, as I explained even that solution is not without problems as I specifically want to record on Linux side.
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Hi Jani,  I fully agree with you. 

My "solution" works fine in my own special case and it may be an option for someone out there.   For me, this was the simplest solution to avoid any os-related or virtualization-related problem.
Not only the time but also the simplicity is relatively.
I hope, camtasia studio will be available for linux one day. 

cheers
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What you could try is the Mac version, because Mac is a version of Linux.
P.S Sorry if I'm wasting your money.
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Jani Kajala

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Macs run OSX which has BSD roots, but its not a version of Linux.
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David Clinton

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I don't want to take anything away from Camtasia - which really is a great product - but until they have a product available on Linux, you should consider the free package, Kdenlive. I've been using it for months - and have produced hours of very complex videos with it - and I can say that it's really robust and stable and more than capable of handling everything I've thrown at it.
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Jérôme Louvel

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Well, Unfortunately KDEnlive appears not to be as stable as that, from my own experience, that is. Several crashes and an overall complexity rebuked me from using it even on Linux. Why is DVDfab for instance able to propose (paying) Linux versions of their software(s) and not TechSmith? Maybe they are Chinese ... that may be the reason ... the cost of labour ;)