ArticleListsBest Camtasia Keyboard Shortcuts 2023: to boost your productivity

Best Camtasia Keyboard Shortcuts 2023: to boost your productivity

Master Camtasia with these important keyboard shortcuts.

The best Camtasia Keyboard Shortcuts, developed by Techsmith, is a user-friendly software designed for video editing and screen recording. It can be used to show how to use a computer, walk you through a process, or turn a PowerPoint presentation into a movie with a voiceover. Camtasia makes it easy for anyone, even beginners, to make high-quality instructional videos quickly and without much trouble.

Right now, Techsmith gives users a 30-day free trial of Camtasia so they can try it out. During the trial, any files that are exported will have a watermark on them. Camtasia’s full version must be bought if you want to use it fully and without restrictions. In 2020, you could buy it for $249.00 all at once.

Camtasia by Techsmith is a great tool for editing videos in general. Even though it may not have as many features as other powerful editing programs, it is still a great choice for people who want to start editing videos. It is the best tool on the market for making software tutorial videos, even for professionals, because it is the only one that can capture the screen. Below we have mentioned the best Camtasia Keyboard Shortcuts.

Best Camtasia Keyboard Shortcuts

General Shortcuts:

Ctrl+NCreate a new project
Ctrl+OOpen an existing project
Ctrl+SSave the current project
Ctrl+ASelect all
DeleteDelete selected media or timeline
Ctrl+DDuplicate media on the timeline
Ctrl+TSplit media at the playhead
Ctrl+RRipple delete selected media
Ctrl+HHide/show media on the timeline
Ctrl+GGroup selected media
Ctrl+Shift+GUngroup selected media
Ctrl+KAdd callouts and annotations
Ctrl+Shift+KRemove callouts and annotations
SpacebarPlay/pause media
F11Toggle full screen

Timeline Navigation:

HomeMove playhead to the start of timeline
EndMove playhead to the end of timeline
Page UpMove playhead to previous frame
Page DownMove playhead to next frame
Ctrl+HomeMove playhead to the start of media
Ctrl+EndMove playhead to the end of media
Ctrl+Left ArrowNudge playhead left by one frame
Ctrl+Right ArrowNudge playhead right by one frame
Ctrl+Up ArrowMove playhead to the previous marker
Ctrl+Down ArrowMove playhead to the next marker

Recording and Editing:

F9Start/stop recording
F10Pause/resume recording
F8Split media at playhead during recording
F7Toggle webcam on/off
F6Toggle microphone on/off
F12Take a screenshot
Shift+PAdd a new media point on the timeline
Ctrl+JAdd a marker at the playhead
Ctrl+Shift+JAdd a marker at the current time
Ctrl+Shift+RRipple move media on the timeline
Ctrl+Shift+MExtend frame duration
Ctrl+Shift+FFit media to timeline

Audio Editing:

Ctrl+LSplit audio at playhead
Ctrl+Shift+LSplit audio at all cut lines
Ctrl+MMerge audio clips
Ctrl+Shift+MSplit audio at marker
Ctrl+Alt+MMove audio clip to marker
Ctrl+Shift+TToggle audio ducking on/off
Ctrl+Shift+AAuto-duck selected audio
Ctrl+Shift+VPaste special (audio)
Ctrl+Shift+BDetach audio from media
Ctrl+Shift+UNormalize audio volume

Camtasia keyboard shortcuts for Different Platforms


Capture screenCtrl + Shift + F9
Capture videoCtrl + Shift + F10
Capture audioCtrl + Shift + F8
Pause/Resume captureCtrl + Shift + F9
Stop captureCtrl + Shift + F10
Add markerM
Split selected mediaCtrl + Shift + S
Trim mediaCtrl + Shift + T
Delete mediaDelete
UndoCtrl + Z
RedoCtrl + Y
Play/Pause previewSpace
Jump to startHome
Jump to endEnd
CutCtrl + X
CopyCtrl + C
PasteCtrl + V
Select allCtrl + A
Save projectCtrl + S


Capture screenCommand + Shift + 2
Capture videoCommand + Shift + 1
Capture audioCommand + Shift + 3
Pause/Resume captureCommand + Shift + 2
Stop captureCommand + Shift + 1
Add markerM
Split selected mediaCommand + Shift + S
Trim mediaCommand + Shift + T
Delete mediaDelete
UndoCommand + Z
RedoCommand + Shift + Z
Play/Pause previewSpace
Jump to startCommand + Left Arrow
Jump to endCommand + Right Arrow
CutCommand + X
CopyCommand + C
PasteCommand + V
Select allCommand + A
Save projectCommand + S


What are keyboard shortcuts in Camtasia?

A: Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of keys that perform specific functions in Camtasia without the need for using menus or buttons. They allow you to work more efficiently and quickly navigate through the software.

What are F2 shortcuts?

F2 lets you change the name of a file or folder you have chosen. F3: Starts a search for an application that is currently running. When you press Alt and F4, the active window closes. F5 lets you reload the page or document window or refresh it.

What is stitch in Camtasia?

If you split media to break it up, stitch the clips back together to edit them as one. See Remove Mistakes (Trim & Split) to learn more about how to split. Select the two media clips you want to put together by clicking and dragging your cursor.

Dian Erwin
Dian Erwin
Dian Erwin is a review writer for Bollyinside, covering topics related to computing, such as laptops, tablets, phones, and other hardware. Dian spends much too much of his free time on Twitter, reading speculative fiction novels, playing video games, and reading comic books. He also enjoys reading video game manuals.
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