Camtasia for Mac: Add Captions

Adding captions to your Camtasia for Mac videos is a great way to expand your potential audience and increase your videos’ impact. A little extra work up front makes your content accessible to the wide range of viewers who depend on captions: including those with hearing impairments, non-native English speakers, and even those who aren’t able to play external audio.

In the short tutorial below, you’ll learn the most efficient way to add captions to your Camtasia for Mac videos. Check it out, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a captioning pro.

Can’t see the video? View it on our tutorials page.
Submit Tutorial Feedback 

Learn more about Camtasia for Mac

Check out more free product tutorials.
Want us to make a tutorial about a specific topic? Post your idea at

Cait Ryan

Cait is a Design Researcher at TechSmith.
Follow her on Twitter @caitrb.

  • Favorites: traveling, musicals, being barefoot, words, and climbing things.
  • Random Fact: She used to write backwards in her diary so you couldn't read it without a mirror.
  • Guilty Pleasures: Philippa Gregory novels, YA fiction, and Ben and Jerry's Cherry Garcia.