Zoom and maintain the aspect ratio (Pictures)

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In a previous version of Camtasia, in the "zoom and pan" button, there was the "Maintain aspect ratio" option. This option does not exist anymore in Camtasia 9. This makes the zooms more difficult to realize.
Is there anything in Camtasia 9 that replaces this option and if so, what is it?
Thank you in advance.
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Joe Morgan

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The new versions of Camtasia won't allow you to change the aspect ratio using the Pan and Zoom feature.
Thats why the option to maintain aspect ratio doesn't exist any longer.

If you hold the Shift Key and grab a corner handle of the video in the canvas area.You can distort the videos aspect ratio.
But that has nothing to do with pan and zoom.
You could distort the video first, and then zoom in if you wanted to.

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Hi there

You should be able to achieve a "distorting zoom" using a basic animation. Just add the animation to the clip, then adjust the size and aspect ratio to what you want.

Cheers... Rick :)