Fix Camtasia Studio 7/8 Won't Edit MP4 Files Issues


Camtasia Studio 7/8 is a powerful video editing software that can record your screen or import your own video and audio files (MP4, WMV, MOV, AVI, etc.) for editing. However, some users still have problems when import some MP4 files into Camtasia Studio 7/8 for further editing. Issues as below:

Q1: "Anybody knows why my Camtasia Studio 7 won't edit some of mp4 files, I can play these mp4 files on my laptop smoothly. Need you help!"

Q2: "I'm uesd to edit videos with Camtasia Studio, but when I import some mp4 files into it, there's no sound. Anyone know why and how to solve?"

Actually, Camtasia Studio 7/8/8.6 does support mp4 format as input, but limited to these encoded in AVC/H.264, MP3, WAV. If your mp4 files are encoded with different codecs, you'll fail to import and edit them. An easy solution for you is to convert mp4 to Camtasia Studio more compatible .avi or .wmv formats via a third party video converter.

To save your time, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended to do this job. With it, you can convert MP4 to Camtasia Studio preferred formats e.g. AVI, WMV in fast encoding speed and excellent quality. Besides, it also supports various video formats to seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, etc. editing software. For Mac users, please turn to Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac

Free download best MP4 to Camtasia Studio Video Converter:

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Guide: Convert MP4 Files to Camtasia Studio 7/8 Supported Formats

Windows Version Brorsoft Video converter taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load MP4 Files

Install and launch the best MP4 to Camtasia Studio Video Converter, simply click “Load Files” to import your MP4 files to the program.


Step 2. Choose Output Format

Simply "Format" drop-down menu and pick up WMV HD(*.wmv), AVI in Common Video or HD Video category as the output format for Camtasia Studio.


Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video. 

Step 3. Start Converting MP4 to Camtasia Studio 

Click the Convert button to start encoding MP4 video to Camtasia Studio 7/8 friendly formats. 

Once the conversion is finished, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the "Open" button.

And then you can import the converted files to Camtasia Studio for editing via its "Import" option.

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