Best Camtasia Studio for Linux Alternative Open Source FREE. If you are familiar with Windows 7 there is a program called Camastia Studio, which can you use to edit videos, record video. This will show you the best Camtasia equivalent software for linux.
Best Camtasia Studio for Linux Alternative Open Source
Camtasia Studio wont work in Linux even you are using Wine to install. Let’s see basic function of Camtasia Studio as video recording anf video editing as follow:
- Cutting video
- Adding text to the video
- Zoom while the video is recording and playing
- Transitions are available when editing video
Okay I will be a linux software consultant here. as I see now, Camtasia is a tool for creating video tutorials. If you are searching for something like this you might try Simple Screen Recorder for Linux. SimpleScreenRecorder makes video from desktop, you can also record microphone and speakers, it is also able to zoom video when you do a desktop recording (following the cursor). Thus point 3 and 4 solved!
Now, for cutting video and adding text to your video…you can use OpenShot, Kdenlove or others video editor software for linux.I would recommend “Openshot” for video editing because it is very easy for beginner and easy to understand. Thus answer point 1 and 2 and all problem solved!
How to Install Camtasia Studio Alternative in Linux
There are two points of software to install, first SimpleScreenRecorder and second Openshot.
How to Install SimpleScreenRecorder
Open your Terminal and type these linux command to install SimpleScreenRecorder and adding PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder
How to Install OpenShot + Plugin
You should use plugin to meet perfection for editing video, open your Terminal and execute these command to install OpenShot and its plugin completely:
sudo apt-get install openshot
sudo apt-get install frei0r-plugins
Now you can open OpenShot after install from Start/Menu >> Sound & Video >> OpenShot Video Editor