PolicyPak for Techsmith Camtasia

Your users have Camtasia on their computers to record desktop videos. They have enough going on managing the various record mechanisms, navigating their desktops while recording and narrating the script without having to worry about configuring the application settings for this application as well. You especially don’t need the recording process interrupted as they call the helpdesk Camtasia isn’t functioning as expected due to misconfigured application settings. This interrupts your workflow as well.

That’s where PolicyPak comes in. We enforce and lock down the optimum settings values that you, the administrator, want them to have. PolicyPak sets and enforces expectations for your users’ applications, so that they get the same experience, every time they launch it.

Keep your Camtasia configuration settings enforced and streamlined with PolicyPak. Check out this video to see how it’s done:


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Our PolicyPak software snaps-in to the Group Policy Editor and gives you the same user interface as Camtasia itself. As a network administrator, you certainly want to manage the updates for this application and not leave it up to your users. Make sure that “Enable automatic upgrade check” and “Prompt before upgrade check” are always unchecked. You can also make absolutely sure that your users can’t modify these delivered settings by right clicking on each of them and selecting “Disable corresponding control in target application.”


So that your users see this every time.


You certainly don’t want your users to shoot that entire thirty minute video, just to have them calling the helpdesk in complete panic because they forgot to save their work. Always ensure the work your users do is continually saved by making sure that “AutoSave every” is always checked and lock it down by disabling it as well.


Once again, your users see this every time.


Your users expect an automatic countdown every time they click the record button so give them what they want by ensuring that “Show countdown before recording” is always checked and selected. Now lock this setting down all the way down to the registry itself by using PolicyPak’s unique signature feature, ACL Lockdown. Simply right click on this or any setting within this application and select “Perform ACL Lockdown.” This will ensure that even registry savvy users can’t work around these settings within the registry itself.


With PolicyPak, you’re the one in control.

Besides, once you’re using PolicyPak to manage Camtasia, you’ll also get to manage all your other enterprise desktop applications the same way: Flash, Lync, Java, Firefox, and any custom applications you have. They’re 100% included – absolutely free.

It’s all included when you’re a PolicyPak Professional customer.

PolicyPak was designed by Group Policy MVP Jeremy Moskowitz – who “wrote the book” on Group Policy, runs GPanswers.com, and lives and breathes Group Policy and enterprise software deployments and desktop lockdown.

When you’re ready to get serious about managing Camtasia, PolicyPak is ready for you.