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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,699
United States Rank #10,604
Reach 0.0535%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.47 days
279.23 days >
Average installed length: 146.72 days


6.0.3 39.85%
6.0.2 13.19%
6.0.1 15.56%
6.0.0 31.40%

Camtasia Studio 6

What is Camtasia Studio 6?  (from TechSmith)

Record high-quality videos in no time with Camtasia Studio’s advanced screen recorder. Whether you’re recording HD video,
a PowerPoint presentation, or a video game, you’ll get smooth playback – that’s blazing fast too. Easily import HD video, photos, music, and more to create unique videos that stand out. Import e...  Read more


Camtasia Studio 6 is a software program developed by TechSmith. The most common release is 6.0.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named camtasiastudio.exe. The setup package generally installs about 72 files and is usually about 1.68 MB (1,762,304 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 29% of users of Camtasia Studio 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.techsmith.com
Help link: support.techsmith.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Camtasia Studio 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A589DA26-51BD-475D-8C32-E19E34145842}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Camtasia Studio 6

Program executable:camtasiastudio.exe
Name:Camtasia Studio
Path:C:\Program Files\techsmith\camtasia studio 6\camtasiastudio.exe
Additional files:
  • TSCRec3.dll - TechSmith Screen Recorder SDK (TechSmith Screen Recorder Control)
  • CamMenuMaker.exe - Camtasia Studio (Camtasia MenuMaker Author)
  • CamMenuMakerRes.dll - Camtasia MenuMaker Author Resources
  • CamMenuPlayer.exe - Camtasia MenuMaker Player
  • CamPlay.exe - Camtasia Player
  • CamRecorder.exe - Camtasia Recorder
  • CamrecShellExt.dll - Camtasia Studio Shell Extension
  • CamtasiaFilters.dll - Camtasia Studio DirectShow Filters
  • CamtasiaOfficeAddin.dll - Camtasia Studio PowerPoint Add-In
  • CamtasiaOfficeAddinRes.dll - Camtasia Studio PowerPoint Add-In Resource DLL
  • CamtasiaStudioRes.dll - Camtasia Studio Resources
  • CamTheater.exe - Camtasia Theater
  • Recovery.exe - Capture Recovery Tool
  • camtasf.dll - Camtasia (Camtasia RealSystem File Format Plugin)
  • camtasr.dll - Camtasia RealSystem Rendering Plugin
  • Setup_EnSharpen_Decoder.exe - TechSmith EnSharpen Installer
  • TSCC.exe - TechSmith Screen Capture Codec Installer
  • TscHelp.exe - TechSmith HTML Help Helper
  • mcstdh264vout.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept (Consumer)® H.264/AVC Video Encoder Wrapper (H.264/AVC Video Encoder Wrapper)
  • dnet3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • ednt3260.dll (by RealNetworks)
  • cook3260.dll - Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • mcstdh264dec.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept (Consumer)® AVC/H.264 Video Decoder (AVC/H.264 Video Decoder)
  • erv33260.dll - Video Encoder 3.0 for RealVideo(tm) (32-bit) (Video Encoder 3.0 for RealVideo(tm))
  • 14_43260.dll - 14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • 28_83260.dll - 28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • atrc3260.dll - RealAudio 8, Sony ATRAC3 audio codec (Sony ATRAC3 Audio Codec for RealAudio 8(tm))
  • mcaacaenc.dll - MainConcept® AAC Audio Encoder (AAC Audio Encoder)
  • mcmpegin.dll - MainConcept® MPEG File Decoder (MPEG File Decoder)
  • mcmp4mux.dll - MainConcept® MP4 Multiplexer (MP4 Multiplexer)
  • lfbmp10N.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® DLL for Win32
  • LFcmp10N.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfgif10N.dll
  • LTDIS10N.dll
  • ltefx10N.dll
  • ltfil10N.DLL
  • ltimg10N.dll
  • ltkrn10N.dll
  • mcmp4dmux.dll - MainConcept® MP4 Demuxer (MP4 Demuxer)
  • pncrt.dll (by Real Networks, Inc) - RealPlayer/RealServer (Real Networks C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • pngu3266.dll - RealPlayer (32-bit) (GUI Library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • espr3260.dll
  • msvcp71.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CamtasiaStudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF6ADFAE-6D5B-492E-9A00-D7A8BA621697}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CamRecorder.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Camtasia Recorder' and executes as "C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Camtasia Studio 6\CamRecorder.exe" /m.

How do I remove Camtasia Studio 6?

You can uninstall Camtasia Studio 6 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Camtasia Studio 6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Camtasia Studio 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Server 2003 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.25%
Windows 10 15.17%
Windows XP 11.09%
Windows Vista 5.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.37%
Windows 7 Professional 15.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.90%
  Iran 5.29%
  France 4.05%
  Germany 3.79%
  Brazil 3.61%
  Spain 3.17%
  Mexico 3.08%
  MA 3.00%
  Argentina 2.73%
  Italy 2.56%
  Canada 2.38%
  Saudi Arabia 2.20%
  United Kingdom 2.11%
  IQ 2.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.06%
Hewlett-Packard 23.65%
Acer 15.82%
ASUS 7.50%
Toshiba 4.73%
Samsung 3.43%
Lenovo 3.26%
Intel 3.10%
American Megatrends 1.31%
Apple 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.41%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.57%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.21%

About TechSmith

Sells SnagIt, Camtasia Studio and other applications as well as hosts screencast.com, a screencast hosting service.
Publisher URL: www.techsmith.com


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