Top 3 Camtasia 2020 Alternatives – Free & Paid

Camtasia 2020 is no doubt one of the best professional screencast software for creating online training video nowadays. However, its license price seems to be pricey for those of you who have limited budget for software. Don’t worry! There are many good Camtasia 2020 alternatives you can use without spending that much money. In this article, I’ve compiled top 3 Camtasia 2020 alternatives for Windows and macOS users, both free and paid to help you save your time and effort. These programs have similar features and more affordable than Camtasia 2020.

1. Atomi ActivePresenter – Best Free Alternative to Camtasia 2020

ActivePresenter is my go to software when it comes to making YouTube tutorials. It’s one of the best free alternatives to Camtasia 2020 because of its high quality screen recorder and video editor. With ActivePresenter, you can also record screen video with audio and webcam simultaneously and save them in different tracks for further editing in post. You can also add annotations, texts, callouts, mouse cursor effect as well as cut, trim video, adjust the audio, webcam size, position and so on. Most importantly, ActivePresenter free edition will not leave a watermark on the output when you export your project into video formats such as MP4, AVI or MKV.

If you’re looking for a free program for making educational videos, ActivePresenter is no doubt a great free option to go. Take a look at below tutorial to learn more about ActivePresenter:

2. Filmora9 – More Affordable Price Than Camtasia 2020

Filmora9 is a video editor which has many features that are similar to Camtasia 2020. It’s also a classic timeline non-linear video editor like Camtasia. With Filmora9, you can also edit normal YouTube videos, or record screen with audio and webcam for making tutorials exactly the same way you do in Camtasia 2020. I’ve been using Filmora9 for 2 years and in my opinion, it’s better than Camtasia 2020 when it comes to performance and video rendering speed. Added to that, Filmora9 license price ($69.99 perpetual, one time payment) is much more affordable than Camtasia 2020 too. Take a look at below tutorial to learn more about Filmora9:

3. Movavi Video Suite (Video Editor and Screen Recorder)

Movavi Video Suite is another great option to use as an alternative to Camtasia 2020. This video suite includes Movavi Video Editor Plus 2020 and Movavi Screen Recorder which are two simple to use yet powerful programs for making both YouTube videos and tutorials. Like Filmora9, Movavi Video Suite lets you record screen, audio and webcam at the same time and edit your video recording in Movavi video editor plus. You can easily add texts, video effect and transition to your recording as simple as the way you do in Filmora9 or Camtasia 2020. Its lifetime license price is $75.95 only. Take a look at below tutorial to learn more about Movavi Video Suite:

The bottom line

Honestly speaking, Camtasia 2020 is a great software for making online training videos. There are many unique and useful features of Camtasia 2020 that you can’t get in these alternatives. However, if you find it too expensive, too difficult, or just don’t like its features, you can select any of the above mentioned alternatives to create your first online training videos.

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