How to Uninstall Camtasia on Mac OS X?

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Issue: How to Uninstall Camtasia on Mac OS X?

Hello. I need help with Camtasia because for some reason I cannot delete it permanently. Don't know what to do. Please provide Camtasia removal or uninstall guide on Mac OS X. 

Solved Answer

Camtasia by TechSmith Corporation is “The best all-in-one video editor and screen recorder”, as the developer presents it.[1] It allows creating videos, record screen, import user’s camera footage, edit videos easily, and perform many other video development related tasks. However, in this post, we will describe neither pros nor cons of this application.

There are many people on the Internet who are looking for the guide on how to uninstall Camtasia on Mac OS X or Windows or fix other issues regarding the application.[2] While some of the users opt for its removal due to the fact that they don’t use it, the others claim that it diminishes the performance of the system, uses lots of resources or collides with other software. The problem is that Camtasia removal on Mac may appear to be a challenging task.

Ways to Uninstall Camtasia on Mac OS X 

Unlike software developed for Windows OS, Mac OS X applications can be uninstalled easily. However, it’s a third-party application, which scatters its files all around the system and, therefore, has to be installed completely. Otherwise, it may keep using the system’s resources and may eventually trigger software incompatibilities. Also, Mac malware is a huge problem nowadays that causes various system malfunctions.[3] Therefore, the following guide will explain how to check for system problems and uninstall Camtasia on Mac OS X completely.

Ways to uninstall Uninstall Camtasia from Mac OS

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First of all, we would like to emphasize that simple drag-and-drop Camtasia to Trash is not everything that you have to do. While that’s an indispensable step, it requires additional clearance of system folders. If you are not fond of checking your Mac for miscellaneous files to uninstall Camtasia completely, you may try to get rid of it automatically. For this purpose, you will have to install additional software, install it, and launch a system scan. However, automatic Camtasia removal is an easier, faster, and assured way to for proper system clearance. Thus, try using Reimage.

Terminate Camtasia Processes via Activity Monitor

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  • In case Camtasia is frozen, click Cmd + Opt + Esc, select Camtasia, and click Force Close.
  • After that, open Activity Monitor, select All Processes, find all processes related to Camtasia, click on each f them separately, and select Quit Process.

Remove Camtasia to Trash

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  • Log into your Mac with an administrator account.
  • Open Go menu on the Menu Bar and select Applications.
  • Find Camtasia, click it, hold it, and then drag to Trash folder.
  • After that, click on the Trash and select Empty Trash.
    Move Camtasia to trash

Remove all components that are related to Camtasia

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As we have already pointed out, moving Camtasia to Trash does not mean the end of the uninstalling. In addition to that, you have to delete all files, logs, caches, and other scattered files from the hard disk. Therefore, for complete Camtasia removal, do the following:

  • Look for the Camtasia’s components in the following locations:

    ~Library/Application Support/TechSmith






Clearing the system from Camtasia related files 

  • If you find any files related to the Camtasia or its developer, right-click on them and select Move to Trash. Once done, empty the Trash.

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Lucia Danes
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Lucia Danes is the news editor at UGetFix. She is always on the move because the eager for knowledge makes her travel around the globe and attend InfoSec events and conferences.

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