Best Cheap Camtasia Studio Alternatives

Diana Joan

Feb 19, 2017 01:03 pm / Posted by Diana Joan

Camtasia Studio is a screen and video recording program that will take you from the start of screen recording to the end of finished video. This program can turn your screen recordings into a compelling videos with a lot of video editing features in shape of animations additions, effects and various other multiple editing tools. Given all its benefits, its latest version has a steep price of $299! For people who releases occasional instructional videos or content, it is not worthy buying such an expensive editing software. The good news is that there are some cheap Camtasia Studio alternatives output there that can provide some basic but essential video editing functions to produce enhanced video with your desired quality and effect.

Camtasia Studio alternative

Best Cheap Camtasia Studio Alternatives

Pavtube Media Magician for Windows/Mac (Price: $45)

Pavtube Media Magician for Windows/Mac is a remarkable camcorder assistant manager, lossless camcorder video joiner, converter, editor and efficient camcorder video uploader for YouTube.

With the smart camcorder wizard, you can effortlessly organize, backup and import camcorder videos with ease. The time line-oriented editing tools help accurately trim and cut clips frame by frame. Format presets provide you the easiest way to output the right format with the best recommended settings. The output task manager also helps create multiple tasks in different formats for Andoid/iOS/Windows tablets and phones like Galaxy Tab/ Amazon Kindle Fire HD/ iPad/ AppleTV/ Microsoft Windows Surface RT, editing software such as Adobe Premiere/ Sony Vegas/ Cyberlink PowerDirector, or upload to YouTube at the same time.

Media Magician editing interface

Main editing functions of Pavtube Media Magician

Sort/backup/convert camcorder footages

Using the Smart Camcorder Wizard, you can automatically detect the camcorder, sort, preview, backup and import videos with ease.

Lossless trim, join and output lossless MTS/M2TS or MKV

If import MTS/M2TS/MOD/TOD video with same codec, you can output lossless videos with original format or MKV. And on the timeline, you can accurately cut and trim unwanted commercials at any point and join them into one.

Timeline editing without rendering

You needn’t render the camcorder video clips while editing on timeline. And it’s easy and accurate to trim or cut frame by frame, delete, rearrange, and join the clips.

Add 3D effect to camcorder 2D videos

By highlighting a clip on timeline, and go to the 3D effect tab, you can enable and choose 3D effects for the output video.

Optimize video by adjusting/adding effects

In Effect tab, you can adjust brightness, contract, saturation, as well as add special effects like Aged Film, Simple Gauss Blur, etc. and help you get the best effect for the video.

Reduce or enlarge volume for clips

It’s easy to modify volumes for clips with too small or too large volume. Just drag and preview, and you can get the best volume

Specification of Pavtube Media Magician for Windows/Mac

Pavtube Media Magician for Windows

Input Formats

Camcorder footages (MXF, AVCHD*(MTS, M2TS), AVCHD Lite*(MTS, M2TS), MOV,TOD, MOD, etc.)
Other video formats (*.avi,*.divx, *.wmv, *.wma, *.asf, *.dvr-ms, *.wav, dts in wav, *.rm, *.rmvb, *.ra, *.mov, *.qt, *.mp4, *.3gp, *.3g2, *.dv, *.m4b, *.m4v, *.m4a, *.aac, *.flv, *.f4v from YouTube, Hulu, Fox, etc., *.dat, *.mpg, *.m2v, *.m2t, *.m2ts, *.ts, *.tp, *.evo, *.mkv, *.dv, *.flc, *.fli,*.gxf, *.pss, *.mvi, *.mtv, *.vdr, *.pmf, *.pva, *.k3g, *.vp6, *.nsv, *.nuv, *.dmskm)

Output Formats

Common format: MPEG-2 (*.mpg), MPEG-4 (*.mp4), *.avi, *.wmv, *.mov, *.mkv, *.m2ts
Device: Andoid Tablets and smart phones, Windows Tablets and smart phones, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, HD Player, PSP/PS3, HDV (*.mp4, *.m4v, *.wmv)
Editor: Avid Studio (*.mov), Adobe Premiere & Sony Vegas (*.wmv, *.mov, *.mpg), Adobe After Effect (*.mpg, *.mov), Cybelink PowerDirector (*.avi, *.wmv), Pinnacle Studio (*.mp4, *.mpg).
Lossless: Original format (*.mts, *.mov, *.m2ts, *.tod), MKV (*.mkv)
Online: YouTube (*.mp4, *.webm)

Pavtube Media Magician for Mac

Input Formats

Camcorder footages (MXF, AVCHD*(MTS, M2TS), AVCHD Lite*(MTS, M2TS), MOV,TOD, MOD, etc.)
Other video formats (*.avi,*.divx, *.wmv, *.wma, *.asf, *.dvr-ms, *.wav, dts in wav, *.rm, *.rmvb, *.ra, *.mov, *.qt, *.mp4, *.3gp, *.3g2, *.dv, *.m4b, *.m4v, *.m4a, *.aac, *.flv, *.f4v from YouTube, Hulu, Fox, etc., *.dat, *.mpg, *.m2v, *.m2t, *.m2ts, *.ts, *.tp, *.evo, *.mkv, *.dv, *.flc, *.fli,*.gxf, *.pss, *.mvi, *.mtv, *.vdr, *.pmf, *.pva, *.k3g, *.vp6, *.nsv, *.nuv, *.dmskm)

Output Formats

Common format: MPEG-2 (*.mpg), MPEG-4 (*.mp4), *.avi, *.wmv, *.mov, *.mkv, *.m2ts
Device: Andoid Tablets and smart phones, Windows Tablets and smart phones, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, HD Player, PSP/PS3, HDV
Editor: iMovie and Final Cut Express, Avid Studio, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effect, Apple Aperture, Final Cut Pro (Apple ProRes MOV).
Lossless: Original format (*.mts), MKV (*.mkv)
Online: YouTube


Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac (price: $65)

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac is your one-stop media editor solution for commercial Blu-ray/DVD and digital video in virtually any file formats, the program offers full editing package tool to assist you to complete the following simple and basic video editing tasks on Blu-ray/DVD title and video clips:
– Flip or rotate video: Flip video horizontally or vertically, rotate video clockwise or counterclockwise to get it displayed in the right angle
Trim: cut off video to remove unwanted parts from the video to have only your desired parts to be converted
Split: Split large video into small clips by file size, count or length
Crop: Get rid of the black edges and unwanted area of the image from the video.
Text watermark: Add image/video/transparent text watermark to the selected video clip to make it more personalized.
Deinterlace: Deinterlace interlaced video into progressive form.
Effect: Apply special effects like Simple Gauss Blur, Flip Color, Invert, Aged Film to your source video or correct color by adjusting brightness, contrast, and saturation.
Edit Audio: Replace/remove original audio, or set audio fade in/out effects.
Subtitle: In this tab, you can add *.srt or *.ass/*.ssa external subtitle-files to video files as hard subtitles.


Pavtube HD Video Converter for Windows/Mac (Price: $35)

Have recorded some HD footage or 4K video with your smartphone, tablets or professional camera or camcorders and look for an ease of use tool to do some basic editing work such as merging, splitting, cropping or adding watermarks or apply special effects, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Windows/Mac is such an affordable but reliable HD/4K Video Editor for all professional or consumer video makers. With the program, the program has enhanced media compatibility with various common and uncommon HD and 4K file formats such as AVCHD MTS/M2TS, MXF, H.264, H.265, XAVC, XAVC S, Prores, etc. You can flip or rotate video change video display angel, trim or cut off video to remove unwanted parts, split large video into small clips by file size, count or length, crop video to remove black bars around the video frame, or flexibly adjust output aspect ratio, add video/image/transparent text watermark, deinterlace interlaced video into progressive form, remove/replace audio into video, add external srt/ass/ssa subtitle to video, etc.

Conclusion:

How do you think about Camtasia Studio and its cheap alternatives for simple video editing. After reading above illustration, wish that you you can make a good choice by selecting the most suitable cheap Camtasia Studio alternatives based on your own needs and the price and functionalities of the programs.


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