Camtasia Studio 7/8 is a hot video editing tool that supports lots of video and audio files (MP4, WMV, MOV, AVI, etc.) as input and edit these videos in a simple way. However, still lots of users have problems when import and edit MP4 files in Camtasia Studio 7/8.
Actually, Camtasia Studio supports MP4 files as input but limited to video codec in H.264/AVC at no more than 30 frames per second. While, MP4 is a multimedia container file format that can be encoded with various different video codec such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (A)SP, H.265/HEVC, VC-1/WMV, Real Video, Theora, Microsoft MPEG4 V2, VP8, VP9, MVC, etc, etc. If your mp4 files video/audido codec are not compatible with Camtasia Studio 7/8, probably you won't edit mp4 files in it.
To fix Camtasia Stuido not working on MP4 file, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate to convert MP4 to Camtasia Studio preferred formats i.g. AVI, WMV without quality loss. 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.
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Step-by-step to Convert MP4 files to Camtasia Studio 7/8 for Editing
Step 1. Install and run the best MP4 to Camtasia Studio video converter, and click "Add" button to load MP4 files. You can add multiple files at a time an convert them in batch.
Step 2. Click "Format" bar and then move your pointer HD Video or Common Video-> AVI or WMV as target format. Besides, you can also choose MPEG-2(*.mpg) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.
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. Click the Convert button to start encoding MP4 video to Camtasia Studio 7/8/8.6 friendly formats. When 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.